Irish Times

“Dazzling … a cracker of an ensemble”
Sunday Independent

Irish Examiner

“Hugely entertaining … vaudevillian comedy at its best”

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by John Weidman

Until 2nd June, 2018

The multiple Tony Award-winning ASSASSINS lays bare the lives of nine people who assassinated (or tried to assassinate) the President of the United States.

The nation’s most notorious assassins gather on stage to violently pursue a twisted American Dream… Stephen Sondheim’s signature blend of intelligently stunning lyrics and beautiful music combine in this bold, original, disturbing, and alarmingly funny musical.

Please note, this production contains strobe lighting and loud noises throughout. This show also contains adult content and strong language and may not be suitable for all ages.

ASSASSINS is based on an idea by Charles Gilbert Jr. Original orchestrations by Michael Starobin. Playwrights Horizons Inc., New York City produced ASSASSINS off-Broadway in 1990.

First Broadway production, 2004, Roundabout Theatre Company, * Todd Haimes, Artistic Director. Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe) Limited.

Assisted Performances

We are pleased to announce a Sign Language Interpreted Performance (SLIP) on Thursday 31st May at 7.30pm. Contact Box Office at boxoffice@gate-theatre.ie for more information

*Supported by Arts & Disability Ireland

Cast & Crew

Music and Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM

Cast includes: Rory Corcoran, Muiris Crowley, Brian Gilligan, Kate Gilmore, Dan Gordon, Ger Kelly, Andrew Linnie, Aoibhéann McCann, Ruth McGill, Sam McGovern, Helen Norton, Rachel O’Byrne, Mark O’Regan, Nicholas Pound, Matthew Seadon- Young.

  • Director
    Selina Cartmell
  • Musical Director
    Cathal Synnott
  • Set & Costume Designer
    Sarah Bacon
  • Lighting Designer
    Sinéad McKenna
  • Choreographer
    David Bolger
  • Sound Designer
    Alexis Nealon
  • Associate Director
    Marc Atkinson

Dates & Tickets

We ask that patrons with mobility issues please book directly through our Box Office on 01 874 4045.

Previews: from Thurs 12th Apr, 2018
Opening Night: Wed 18th Apr, 2018
Saturday Matinees: 2.30pm
Shows: Mon to Sat – 7.30pm

Tickets: €27 – €42

Running Time: 1 hour 45 minutes with no interval.

Season Tickets

Weekday Insiders
See four shows for €125

Applicable to premium price tickets for Monday– Wednesday performances of AssassinsThe Snapper, Hamlet and The Great Gatsby.

Preview Peekers
See four shows for €100

Applicable to premium price tickets for preview performances of The Snapper, Hamlet and The Great Gatsby, and for Monday to Thursday performances of ASSASSINS.

Season Ticket discounts will apply automatically online when applicable tickets are added to your basket. They are also available by phone or in person at the Gate Box Office while stocks last. Online booking fees are waived for season ticket purchases.

“The nation’s most notorious assassins gather on stage to violently pursue a twisted American Dream…”

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