Doctuh Mistuh Production returns to Austin after a five-year hiatus to present Lizzie, The Musical. In association with the Haymaker Players, DMP will present Lizzie, a rock musical adaption of the grizzly Borden Family murders in 1893 and the subsequent trial of Lizzie Borden.
Lizzie, The Musical, written by Steven Cheslik-deMeyer, Tim Maner, and Alan Steven Hewitt, made its premiere at New York’s Living Theater in 2009. Since then, Lizzie has “swung her axe in over 60 cities in 6 countries,” winning Best Musical honors in numerous cities.
The Lizzie cast features Stella Frye-Ginsberg (Lizzie Borden), Leslie Hollingsworth (Emma Borden), Libby Detling (Bridget Sullivan), Maryanna Tollemache (Alice Russell), Madi Sipe (ensemble and understudy), and Jess Powers (ensemble and understudy). The creative team includes DMP’s artistic director Michael E. McKelvey (stage director), Ellie Jarrett Shattles (music director), Glenda Wolfe (costume designer), Sam Chesney (lighting designer), and Angelica Chesney (production stage manager).