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Why are we doing Assassins for a third time? Just a few reasons...

December 24, 2007 – a couple in their twenties shot and killed six members of their family, including two children, on Christmas Eve

December 11, 2007 – two students shot and wounded six other students at a Las Vegas school bus stop, in a dispute over a girlfriend

December 9, 2007 – a 24-year-old gunman killed two and wounded three at a mega-church in Colorado Springs, then was shot and killed

December 9, 2007 – the same gunman shot four people, killing two, at a Missionary Training Center outside Denver

December 5, 2007 – a 19-year-old boy opened fire in an Omaha, Nebraska mall, killing eight, wounding five, then killing himself

April 16, 2007 – a student at Virginia Tech killed thirty-two students and faculty before killing himself

Oct. 2, 2006 – a 32-year-old man took ten girls hostage in an Amish school in Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania, then killed five of them before killing himself

Sept. 27, 2006 – a 53-year-old man took six girls hostage at a high school in Colorado, molesting them before fatally shooting one girl and then himself

March 21, 2005 – a student at Red Lake High School in Minnesota killed nine people, then killed himself

Feb. 11, 2004 – a ten-year-old child was shot in the face outside an elementary school in Philadelphia, and later died, having been caught in a shootout between two rival gangs

Apr. 14, 2003 – gunmen armed with an AK-47 rifle and a handgun opened fire in the packed gymnasium of a high school in New Orleans; one student was killed and three others were wounded

Mar. 5, 2001 – a 15-year-old boy killed two students and wounded thirteen others at a high school in Santee, California

Feb. 29, 2000 – a first-grade boy in Mount Morris Township, Michigan fatally shot a 6-year-old classmate after the two children had an argument

July 29, 1999 – a stock trader opened fire in his office, killing nine people and wounded thirteen, before killing himself

That's why we're doing Assassins for the third time.

Long Live the Musical!