Dark musical is a case of male fraud

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘Assassins’

A KILLER PLAY—From left are Courtney Reed, Parker Apple, Renee Cohen and Sarah Kline in “Assassins” at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts. Courtesy of Paul CranmerImagine, for a moment, that John Wilkes Booth, the actor who shot President Abraham Lincoln, was a woman.
Find it hard to believe? This is the dilemma faced by audiences viewing Young Artists Forever’s current production of “Assassins,” Stephen Sondheim’s dark, serio comic musical that assembles all of America’s would-be and successful ...

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