Lizzie Borden has jumped the bounds of just New England lore. West Coasters love Lizzie too! The popular play, Blood Relations is on tap for December in Olympia, Washington. http://www.olytheater.com/index.htm Not only transcontinental, Miss Borden and that hatchet are on the way to becoming transglobal, thanks to the Internet and the Travel Channel!
Blood Relations by Sharon Pollock
Directed by Tim Samland
Venue: The Midnight Sun“In 1892 Lizzie Borden was tried for the double murder of her father and stepmother. She was acquitted but the crime was never solved. 10 years later, at tea with an actress, Lizzie suggests a game in which the actress will portray Miss Lizzie and Lizzie will take the role of Bridget, the family’s maid.”