Sun, May 29|
Kentucky Center for the Arts
Lizzie The Musical
Lizzie Borden took an axe Gave her mother forty whacks When she saw what she had done Gave her father forty-one
Time & Location
May 29, 2022, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Kentucky Center for the Arts, 501 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
About the Event
Mind's Eye Theatre Company is proud to present the Regional Premiere of "Lizzie The Musical", by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer, Tim Maner, and Alan Stevens Hewitt, with sponsorship provided by Pints and Union.
Lizzie Borden took an axe, gave her mother forty whacks and when she saw what she had done, gave her father forty-one.
Synopsis: In 1892, Lizzie Borden was the primary suspect for her father and stepmother’s brutal murder. Though eventually acquitted, Lizzie became a tabloid sensation–and the most controversial figure of her time. Did she do it? And if so, why? Lizzie imagines the story behind the legend with a cast of four women and a driving rock score, melding this infamous 19th-century story with a modern-day twist.
***CONTENT WARNING: This production includes content that may be disturbing and/or triggering to some audience members. Including violence, adult content, language, and a depiction of sexual assault. Due to the mature subject matter, this piece is recommended for audiences 18+.***
Talent so nice, we cast it twice:
Velvet Grass Cast: Lizzie: Taylor Kearschner Emma: Jill Sullivan Alice: Joy Beth DeWitt-Riley Bridget: Emily Vergason
Shattercane Cast: Lizzie: Sarah Tonini Emma: Kelley Brady Alice: Ashleigh Skaggs Bridget: Mary Kate Vanegas
Director: Valerie Canon Vocal Director: Tasha Wilson-Hatchett Conductor/Music Director: Nina Espinueva
Premiering at the MeX theatre within the Kentucky Center for the Arts. (501 W Main Street, Louisville KY 40202)
Friday, May 27, 2022: 7:30pm - Velvet Grass Cast Saturday, May 28, 2022: 7:30pm - Shattercane Cast Sunday, May 29, 2022: 2:30pm - Velvet Grass Cast & 7:30pm - Shattercane Cast
Wednesday, June 1, 2022: 7:30pm - Velvet Grass Cast Thursday, June 2, 2022: 7:30pm - Shattercane Cast Friday, June 3, 2022: 7:30pm - Velvet Grass Cast Saturday, June 4, 2022: 7:30pm - Shattercane Cast
Tickets are available for purchase at: https://tickets.kentuckyperformingarts.org/20389?fbclid=IwAR3YNqSPFn82rG9Oy8OSzuX2RIbGnZi_WbOZYUbnKzzMB1X2jWUgDX2HbQk&queueittoken=e_tnewsafetynet~q_82f6f343-a6cc-4fec-b83d-5af525cc161e~ts_1652291122~ce_true~rt_safetynet~h_17598f9ae97ec732dddd18c1067aba45602ae290a7fe6d41aaa06a79b35aa6d1
Or by calling: 502-584-7777
We will be adhering to the Kentucky Center for the Art's COVID/Vaccination/Masking policies which can be found here: https://www.kentuckyperformingarts.org/.../covid-19 Please check prior to your arrival for the most up-to-date information.
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