Written by Sharon Pollock
Directed by Diana Lobb
Auditions: July 9, 10, 11
Performances: September 27, 28, 29; October 4, 5, 6; 11, 12, 13
It's not easy being a woman in the 19th century, particularly if your family thinks you're incapable of being a “lady”. Knowing the family fortune is being manipulated away, knowing her beloved birds were exterminated for being “a nuisance”, knowing there was absolutely nobody to trust, Lizzie Borden finally snaps — turning an axe against those who wronged her. Did she commit murder? Or did her parents end themselves?