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! Oct. 31 8PM
A Color & Light Theatre Ensemble Production
NOW EXTENDED! HALLOWEEN NIGHT
One evening only - LIZZIE will be back for Halloween
(Extended from Sep. 2018)
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018
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
LIZZIE features an all-female cast and a blistering rock score.
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
Cast and Creative team bios here
PLAYING AT RESIDENT DTLA
The Bordens are taking over Resident DTLA -and will now be back on Halloween. This staple of the Arts District in downtown LA is a 21+ live music venue and bar.
428 S Hewitt St
Los Angeles, CA 90013
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
Parking: Please allow time for parking. Guests can find street parking and a number of paid parking lots available near Resident DTLA.
Venue: Resident is a 21+ bar and concert venue. LIZZIE will take place in the inside performance space. There is some seating, though as a traditional live music space, the majority of the space will be for guests to stand and enjoy Lizzie's story in a true concert setting.
Advisory: LIZZIE uses strobe lights and dry ice. The story includes adult themes and violence.
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