LIZZIE BORDEN LIVE !
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND !!
IN PROVIDENCE, RI
Friday the 13th thru The Ides of March
“Sweet, innocent, witty and savagely murderous.”
Ed Wismer, Cape May Star and Wave
~ Columbus Theatre ~
270 Broadway, 2nd floor ~ Cinematheque
Providence, RI 02903
(Accessible by stairs only)
…Think you know her?…Think again….
THE LEGEND COMES TO LIFE
Written & Performed by: Jill Dalton
Directed by: Jack McCullough Music by: Larry Hochman
Lighting Design by: John P. Boomer
Friday March 13, 2009 ~ 8:00 p.m.
Saturday March 14, 2009 ~ 8:00 p.m.
Sunday March 15, 2009 ~ 3:00 p.m.
Advance Tickets ~ $25.00
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JILL Dalton As: Lizzie Borden
Winner 2007 Jacoby Award:
MOST OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS
“The nod goes to Jill Dalton for her Lizzie Borden in “Lizzie Borden Live.” She runs the gamut of emotions in her performance from that of a mild Christian woman to a ruthless murderer. Her reenactment of the murder of her mother (it was my stepmother!) and father is a chilling scene in this play and Dalton, who also wrote the script, vividly brings it to the audience.”
Jacob Schaad Jr., The Cape May Gazette
Dalton is nothing less than superb in her depiction of the character, as her Lizzie is alternating sweet, innocent, witty and savagely murderous. The audience is left to decide which Lizzie is the real one.” Cape May Star Wave
“I heartily recommend you see Lizzie Borden Live. . . . complex and most interesting Lizzie, in the person of Jill Dalton.
Cape May Star Wave
“Absorbing performance . . . Dalton runs the gamut of emotions from supposedly mild Christian woman to that of a ruthless murderer.”
Cape May Gazette
“Everything from Jill’s facial features (like Lizzie herself) to the way her voice can change throughout the play makes for compelling and oddly sympathetic viewing.” Exit Zero
“Truly superb . . . the script is fascinating. Jill Dalton is an astonishingly talented actress – she changes her mood and characters in a split second. The play should get a Pulitzer.”
Charles Alexander, writer for Time Magazine
“Miss Dalton’s performance is a tour de force”
Richard Behrens, The Hatchet: Journal of Lizzie Borden Studies
“Our audience comes to see Lizzie Borden Live expecting to find a monster….
and instead they find themselves.” Jack McCullough, Director of Lizzie Borden Live
Lizzie Borden Live was originally commissioned by: East Lynn Theater Company, Cape May, NJ