NOMINATED FOR 11 BROADWAY WORLD AWARDS
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. 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 history meets rock concert has been welcomed by audiences around the world. And now, Lizzie has been slashing her way through Los Angeles. After two extensions in 2018, the show is playing in 2019 at the Bootleg Theater.
THE AXE COMES DOWN
A Color & Light Theatre Ensemble Production
AFTER 3 EXTENSIONS from 2018 into 2019, LIZZIE is Now closed
September-October 2018 Resident DTLA
November-January 2019 BootlEg Theater
Thanks to all who joined us for LIZZIE’s Los Angeles journey!
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
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. .
2220 Beverly Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90057
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.
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