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

In the late summer of 1892, Lizzie Borden was accused of murdering her father and stepmother with an axe. Testimonies were muddled, evidence was incomplete, and Lizzie was acquitted. LIZZIE: The Musical delves into the mysterious mind of Lizzie Borden and speculates on the motivations she may have had: loss of inheritance, history of sexual abuse, overwhelming oppression and madness. By her side is her older sister Emma, maid Bridget, and neighbor Alice. Together, the four women create a punk rock score to tell the story of why Lizzie Borden took an axe and gave her mother 40 whacks, and why when she saw what she had done, gave her father 41.

The Bentley Theater
May 13th- 8PM
May 14th- 8PM
May 15th- 2 PM

Directed by Emma Lavaune '24 
Music Direction by Cait Deerin '22
Produced by Jelinda Metelus '22


Lizzie- Lexy Piton '24
Alice- Emma Ginsberg '23
Emma- Lila Hovey '23
Bridget- Caileigh Dowell '24


Bass: Ana Lucia Noriega
Drums: Grant Foley
Cello: Sherrina Hwang
Guitar 1: Tishya Khanna

This event will be FREE and NO TICKETS ARE REQUIRED.
To respect the safety of the cast, please wear a mask while in the theater and in the lobby.