Posted on 29 July 2013

They Killed in Bedford: Assassins Onstage

  Supposedly Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins is his only musical about which he asserts he “wouldn’t change anything”. It’s a sprawling, unruly, anachronistic, absurdist pastiche, a darkly animated view into the anguished minds and twisted motivations of desperate, angry, delusional people who assassinated US presidents, or made the attempt. Chilling, unworldly, as if brewed up by … Continue reading