Shows, Ticket Info

Assassins opens September 26

VWCT is pleased to present the powerful show Assassins. Our nation’s most notorious assassins gather on stage to violently pursue a twisted American Dream. Assassins lays bare the lives of nine individuals who assassinated or tried to assassinate the President of the United States. Music and Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM and book by JOHN WEIDMAN. Assassins run September 26, 27, 28, 29* & October 3, 4, 5, 6*, 2019. All shows are at 8 p.m. except for Sundays which are a 2 p.m. matinee.

This show contains STRONG LANGUAGE and live gunfire. It is performed in one continuous act.

Tickets go on sale Monday, September 23. Visit vwct.org or call 419-238-9689 from 2 – 6 p.m. Monday – Friday to buy your tickets.


Meet the team leading this production….

Director: Christa Manning

Music Director: Dee Fisher

Choreographer: Maddy Emerick

Assistant Director: Deb Duncan-Faul

The Cast — The Assassins

Sara Jane Moore – Julie Crawford

Leon Czolgosz – Doug Grooms

Samuel Byck – Jonathan Hodges

John Wilkes Booth – Drew Kantonen

Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme – Kristin Lee

John Hinckley Jr. – Christopher Butturff

Balladeer- Joe Warnement

Lee Harvey Oswald – Chad Rode

Proprietor – Jeff Kerr

Giuseppe Zangara – Jon David Faeth

Charles Guiteau – Doug Norton

Billy/Ensemble – Jamie Emerick

Emma Goldman/Ensemble – Sarah Glover

David Herold/Ensemble – Joseph Klir

Ensemble – Stacy Rife

Ensemble – Emily Penton

Ensemble, Additional Voices – Steve Faul

Ensemble, Proprietor Assistant – Deb Duncan-Faul

Orchestra–Conductor, Keyboard 1 – Dee Fisher, Keyboard 2 – Eli Knodell, Reeds 1 – Jeff Squire, Reeds 2 – Jane Stevens, and Percussion – Elliott Mueller.