Charles County’s local resident theatre company, the Port Tobacco Players, is about to open the curtain on a chilling musical with deep local roots. Assassins, written by Stephen Sondheim, is a finctional look at some of the darkest moments in American history.
The show is set in a carnival like-atmosphere (this is a musical, after all), and it focuses on historal figures who have at some point taken their aim at the President of the United States. From John Wilkes Booth to John Hinckley, 8 murderers and attempted killers have their turn in this musical revue.
Assassins has enjoyed a couple of turns on Broadway, won ton’s of Tony awards, and now it’s anticipating a sell-out run here in Charles County. The show opens on January 21st and runs until February 6th, so visit the Port Tobacco Players website today and book now so you don’t miss out!
January 21 – February 6, 2011
508 Charles Street • La Plata MD 20646 •