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MURDER  &  MAYHEM

A bloody rock retelling of the story behind the world's favorite murderess

 

On a sweltering summer morning in 1892, in a small New England city, a prominent businessman and his wife were brutally axed to death in their home. Their daughter Lizzie Borden was the prime suspect. Her story has become an American legend, and now her story sings. 

 

You know the rumors, now discover Lizzie's truth. This September, experience one of the most notorious murder trials in raucous rock musical with a brutal edge. 

From writers Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer, Alan Stevens Hewitt, and Tim Maner, this piece of American mythology meets rock concert has been welcomed by audiences around the world. And now, Lizzie hits Los Angeles.  

 

THE AXE COMES DOWN
Now extended!
January 2019
Bootleg Theater

 

A Color & Light Theatre Ensemble Production

colorandlighttheatre.org

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TICKETS

 
 
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NOW EXTENDED - LIZZIE will be back

JANUARY 2019

HOUSE OF BORDEN MOVES TO THE BOOTLEG THEATER

SATURDAY 1/19PM 7:30PM

SUNDAY 1/20/19 7PM
(u/s cast)

FRIDAY 1/25/19 7:30PM
(u/s cast)

SATURDAY 1/26/19 7:30PM

SUNDAY 1/27/18 7PM

Part throat-ripping rock concert, part riveting theatre invention. This is rage rock at its finest.
— Broadway World
A Rock ’n’ Roll ode to the tale, a feminist anthem for freedom. RECOMMENDED
— Stage Raw
A Badass Musical Starring Four Badass Women. Energetically brought to ravenous life by amazing performers.
— Media Geeks

LIZZIE

Music by Steven Cheslik-deMeyer and Alan Stevens Hewitt
Lyrics by Steven Cheslik-deMeyer and Tim Maner
Book by Tim Maner
Additional Music by Tim Maner
Additional Lyrics by Alan Stevens Hewitt
Based on an original concept by Steven Cheslik-deMeyer and Tim Maner
Orchestrations by Alan Stevens Hewitt

More info about the writers here
 

CAST

LIZZIE features an all-female cast and a blistering rock score. 

LIZZIE BORDEN
Leslie Rubino*

EMMA BORDEN
Brooke Van Grinsven

ALICE RUSSELL
Jenni Marie Lopez

BRIDGET SULLIVAN
Samantha Labrecque

 

UNDERSTUDIES

LIZZIE u/s
Kelley Dorney*

EMMA u/s
Renée Cohen

ALICE u/s
Jade Taylor

BRIDGET u/s
Kelsey Schulte

 

Directed by Joanna Syiek
Musical Direction by Jennifer Lin
Stage Manager/ Set Design: Mitchell Webb
Lighting Design: Tyler Ledon
Sound Design: Corwin Evans
Costumes: Samantha Teplitz
*AEA

Cast and Creative team bios here

 

BRINGING THE AXE DOWN AT THE BOOTLEG

The Bordens have made a change of address, moving over to the Bootleg Theater.. This Los Angeles theatre staple is home to cutting-edge indie bands, plus theater, spoken-word & dance events. . 

Bootleg Theater
2220 Beverly Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90057

(213) 389-3856

 

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
Parking: Please allow time for parking. There is ample street parking in the area and most restrictions end at 7pm if not earlier. The Bootleg also has a free lot at the church across the street on Beverly/Roselake within walking distance of the venue.
Seating: shows and events at Bootleg are general admission unless otherwise noted. All seating is first come first served.
Advisory: The story includes adult themes and violence.

 

Contact

Need to get in touch?
You could send a pigeon, or simply drop us a line here. 

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MORE ABOUT LIZZIE

 BWW Cast Announcement and show information

BWW Cast Announcement and show information

 Named one of the 41 Best Events coming to DTLA this fall

Named one of the 41 Best Events coming to DTLA this fall

 LAist’s Best Things to Do in Southern California

LAist’s Best Things to Do in Southern California

 BWW Photo Flash gives a peek into LIZZIE in DTLA's Arts District

BWW Photo Flash gives a peek into LIZZIE in DTLA's Arts District

 Cover Story from LA Downtown News on LIZZIE's incoming arrival

Cover Story from LA Downtown News on LIZZIE's incoming arrival

 

For more information about the show: www.lizziethemusical.com