The UK’s Debut Tour LIZZIE! comes to Gainsborough!

An image of an axe smashing in to an amp. With the words 'Lizzie' at the top.

The eagerly anticipated new production of the punk rock musical LIZZIE! is coming to Trinity Arts Centre this October! LIZZIE! explores the life of Lizzie Borden, who was accused of murdering her father and stepmother with an axe in the late summer of 1892.

The punk rock musical, which premiered in New York in 2009, delves into Lizzie’s complex psyche and speculates on her possible motives: loss of inheritance, history of sexual abuse, oppression, and madness. Lizzie, along with her older sister Emma, maid Bridget, and neighbour Alice, bring to life the infamous story and will be supported on stage by an all-female band.

It’s a must see for anyone obsessed with true crime, and perfect for any fans of shows like Wicked, Chicago and SIX.

Lauren Drew (SIX, Legally Blonde, The Voice) will play Lizzie, Maiya Quansah-Breed (SIX, Rent) is Alice, Shekinah McFarlane (SIX, Parade, The Voice) will play Emma, and Mairi Barclay (Pippin, Mother Goose) will take the role of Bridget. Joining the cast is Ayesha Patel (Broken Wings) as cover Bridget and Emma, and Emma Louise Hoey (Club Mex) as cover Lizzie and Alice.

Centre Manger, Craig Sanders is delighted to welcome LIZZIE! to Gainsborough. He said: “We are excited to help bring this brilliant musical to Lincolnshire. We know there are many committed musical theatre fans in the county and this is our first step to bring high quality original musical theatre to the area.”

LIZZIE has swung her axe in over 60 cities, in 6 countries, in 5 languages, across 4 continents and has been honoured with dozens of awards including 8 Best Musical Awards! (and she’s still swinging…)

LIZZIE! The Musical

Tuesday 17th October – Saturday 21st October 2023
2.30pm & 7.30pm
Book tickets online.
Box Office: 01427 676655

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