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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 is on her way to Los Angeles.  

 

THE AXE COMES DOWN
September 14-29, 2018

 

A Color & Light Theatre Ensemble Production

colorandlighttheatre.org

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TICKETS

 
 
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Tickets are now available
SEPT 14-29, 2018

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2018 8PM
THIS SHOW HAS PASSED

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2018 8PM
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 7:30PM
THIS SHOW HAS PASSED

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2018 8PM
THIS SHOW HAS PASSED

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2018
8PM SHOW   |  Understudy Performance

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
8PM SHOW

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2018
8PM SHOW

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

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

NOW PLAYING AT RESIDENT DTLA

The Bordens are taking over Resident DTLA from Sept. 14-29, 2018. This staple of the Arts District in downtown LA is a 21+ live music venue and bar. 

Resident DTLA
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.

 

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