Fuse Theater Review: New Rep Comes up With a Sly and Loose Version of “Assassins”

October 13, 2014
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The fine efforts of the New Rep performers and Jim Petosa’s thoughtful staging can’t solve this musical’s central flaw.

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Judicial Review # 8: Making Sense of the “Assassins”

May 8, 2012
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What is a Judicial Review? It is a fresh approach to creating a conversational, critical space about the arts and culture. This is our eighth session, a discussion about the Boston University College of Fine Arts production of the 1990 Stephen Sondheim/John Weidman musical Assassins, which looks at the lives and sensibilities of men and women who attempted (successfully or otherwise) to kill the President of the United States.

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Fuse Arts Commentary: Freedom of the Web

August 29, 2007
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Some show biz flair-ups are dead debacles walking. Producers sparked a flap in Chicago recently by tossing accusations of foul play at a critic whom they claimed wrote about shows she didn’t have permission to review.

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