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10.13.2017 | LIZZIE at New Line Theatre | $10 - $25

October 13 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 21, 2017


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It’s a sweltering August in 1892, in Fall River, Massachusetts. And Lizzie’s had enough. A prominent businessman and his wife are brutally axed to death in their home. Their daughter Lizzie Borden is the prime suspect. Lizzie’s trial is a coast-to-coast media sensation, and her story becomes an American legend.

LIZZIE is ferocious, powerful musical theatre as rock concert, four women and a six-piece rock band, chock full of rage, sex, betrayal, and bloody murder, an American mythology set to a blistering rock score, a radically new American musical with a sound owing less to Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber than to Bikini Kill, the Runaways, and Heart. The show has music by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer and Alan Stevens Hewitt, lyrics by Cheslik-DeMeyer and Tim Maner, book and additional music by Maner, and additional lyrics by Hewitt. Lizzie contains adult language and content.

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