Southland Area Theatre Ensemble will stage "Assassins" on Feb. 1 and 2 at the Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University in University Park.
Southland Area Theatre Ensemble's "Assassins" will bring to life people such as John Wilkes Booth, who murdered President Abraham Lincoln. | File photo
Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated President John F. Kennedy, will be among the people portrayed on stage during Southland Area Theatre Ensemble's "Assassins." | AP file photo
"Assassins," which will be staged by the Southland Area Theatre Ensemble, includes portrayals of real-life people such as Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, who tried to assassinate President Gerald Ford. | AP file photo
John Wilkes Booth. Lee Harvey Oswald. Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme. Stephen Sondheim’s “Assassins” brings some of the most reviled figures in American history to the Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University in University Park for two performances. “Assassins,” a bold and thought-provoking musical about …