Wednesday, November 16

Casting announced for new rock musical Lizzie.

Casting has just been  announced for new rock musical Lizzie which will premiere  at the Fredericia Theater in Denmark in January before receiving its UK debut at Greenwich Theatre from 24th February to 12th March 2017, with previews from 22nd February.

Broadway's Eden Espinosa will be joined by Jodie Jacobs (Carrie, 27), Bleu Woodward (Kinky Boots) and Bjørg Gamst (The Little Mermaid).

Lizzie is set in New England in 1892, and focuses on the trial of Lizzie Borden, who was put on trial for murder after her parents were axed to death in their own home. "Lizzie Borden took an axe,
Gave her mother forty whacks,When she saw what she had done,Gave her father forty-one"

It has music by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer and Alan Stevens Hewitt, lyrics by Cheslik-DeMeyer and Tim Maner and a book by Maner. It will be directed by Victoria Bussert, and is produced by Aria Entertainment.

Katy Lipson of Aria Entertainment said: "Lizzie is one of those contemporary, chamber and also commercial new musicals which instantly grabbed my attention due to its vibrant rock score and dark subject matter.We are excited to be working with an incredible international cast and can't wait to help introduce this phenomenal piece to the UK."

 Tickets for Lizzie

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