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Assassins: A Musical

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Friday, October 15, 2021 at 8:00 PM

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Theatre 166

October 15 @ 8:00 pm 11:00 pm

HEALTH & SAFETY: At the Renaissance Theatre, your safety is our top concern. To protect the health of our community, volunteers, artists, crew and staff, all attendees to performances at Theatre 166 will be required to wear a mask while inside any Renaissance Theatre building, and provide proof of either a negative COVID-19 test or full COVID-19 vaccination. We are not mandating a vaccine to attend, but instead, providing options to you in order to continue bringing you engaging experiences in a safe atmosphere.

For those looking to get a negative COVID-19 test result, it must be obtained within 72 hours of the performance you plan to attend. For those looking to obtain a vaccination, you must receive your second shot of Moderna or Pfizer, or the single dose of Johnson & Johnson (14) days prior to the performance you plan to attend.

These protocols are subject to change at any point, for the most up-to-date information, visit our website at rentickets.org/renaissance-safety-measures-for-public-performances

About Assassins the Musical:

In this darkly humorous musical, Stephen Sondheim depicts nine misfit men and women who attempted (four of them successfully) to assassinate American Presidents. While every nation has its assassins and would-be assassins, only in America, the authors suggest, do disturbed and disturbing individuals act not because they hope to influence national politics, but because they are wrapped up in a malignant sense of entitlement. Feeling betrayed by the failed promise of American democracy and the American Dream, they strike out at the symbol for America: the American President.

Assassins spans several musical styles and many decades in a dizzying series of musical and theatrical inventions that culminate in the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

A multiple Tony Award-winning theatrical tour-de-force, Assassins combines Stephen Sondheim’s signature blend of intelligently stunning lyrics and beautiful music with a panoramic story of our nation’s culture of celebrity and the violent means some will use to obtain it, embodied by America’s four successful and five would-be presidential assassins. Bold, original, disturbing and alarmingly funny, Assassins is perhaps the most controversial musical ever written.

Brought to you by our proud Blackbox Series Presenters: Hudson & Essex and Cypress Hill Winery

With additional support from Hitchman Bail Bonds. Thank you Hitchman!

Special thanks to our season presenters and season sponsors who make arts and culture possible in Downtown Mansfield: OhioHealth, Park National Bank, Avita Health System, Mechanics Bank, Techman Sales, Lind Media, DRM, Schmidt Security Pro, WMFD, WVNO 106.1 FM, Hughie’s Event and Production Services, Richland County Foundation, Richland Source, Cleveland Financial Group, Hudson & Essex, Cypress Hill Winery, Downtown Mansfield, Richland Area Chamber of Commerce, Destination Mansfield, and Ohio Arts Council.



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PLEASE READ: The Renaissance is currently utilizing a seating chart that recognizes social distancing for the 2021-2022 season; patrons who purchase a group of 2 or more tickets for a show are welcome to sit together within their purchased ticket range upon arrival at the theatre. Seat availability is subject to change pending government regulations, and patrons who would like to maintain a socially-distanced seat or are interested in changing their seats if restrictions are lifted should contact the Box Office directly to be added to a notification list.

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