The 1st Street Gamers, a compact group theater in Birdsboro, offers the rock exhibit “Lizzie: The Musical” about the infamous Lizzie Borden at Tuned Up Brewing Enterprise in Spring Metropolis from Oct. 22 to 24.

This award-winning rock musical by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer, Tim Maner and Alan Stevens Hewitt proposes some new theories on what really happened in August of 1892 in the peaceful town of Drop River, Mass. The present is dim, disturbing, moving, at times humorous, and generally entertaining.

The creation of “Lizzie: The Musical” is centered on the legitimate tale of the notorious alleged axe-wielding murderess Lizzie Borden, her sister Emma, mate Alice Russell, housekeeper Bridget and Mr. and Mrs. Borden. The tale is told through the voices of four girls, fronting a six-piece rock band with a strong rating impressed by the songs of Bikini Kill, The Runaways, Heart and much more.

"Lizzie: The Musical" is a rock show based on the true story of the infamous alleged axe wielding murderess Lizzie Borden, her sister Emma, friend Alice Russell and housekeeper Bridget. The tale is told through the voices of the four women. (Submitted photo - Perceptions by Jilly)
“Lizzie: The Musical” is a rock present based on the genuine tale of the infamous alleged axe-wielding murderess Lizzie Borden, her sister Emma, good friend Alice Russell and housekeeper Bridget. The tale is instructed by means of the voices of the four women. (Submitted image – Perceptions by Jilly)

1st Avenue Players director Nicole Napolitano enjoys the option to convey with each other gifted musicians from both equally her theater and heavy metal backgrounds to inform a tale that has unforeseen depth and powerful messages.

“There are just so many intricate layers and so a lot meaning to be observed inside of this 90-minute rock exhibit,” stated Napolitano. “I appreciate that it takes advantage of the woman voice to show the true effect of abuse and mental health struggles on people’s lives.”

The generation of “Lizzie: The Musical” is a fundraising event for 1st Road Gamers of Birdsboro, in partnership with Tuned Up Brewing in Spring City. The present features actors and musicians from all over the tri-condition place, with a selection of backgrounds, from theater to opera to hefty steel.

“What I find actually inspiring is the legitimate collaboration energy in this fundraiser,” said Dee Leech, inventive director. “It is a blending of seasoned rock musicians, qualified artists and theater people coming jointly in a local brewery to convey to lifetime 1 of the most grisly murders and trials of that time interval.”

“The demo was certainly a public obsession at the time, and there is continue to speculation as to no matter whether Lizzie did it now,” additional Leech. “Come to the present to come to a decision for on your own.”

Reveals will be done at Tuned Up Brewing Business, 135 N. Primary St., Spring City on Oct. 21 and 22 at 8 p.m. and Oct. 23 at 4 p.m. Invest in tickets in two sections: $25 for reserved dinner theater-fashion seating and $20 for standard admission bar concert seating with a limited watch.

Foods and drinks will be readily available for purchase at the location. The celebration involves distributors and raffles for a wide range of things donated by organizations like the Lizzie Borden Dwelling, Axe Heaven, Splitting Edge Axe Throwing and Darker Arts Studio.

All audience users will be carded upon entry. Grown ups age 21 and older will get a ticket for one particular free of charge beer.

Ideal suited for mature audiences, “Lizzie” contains strong language, sexual circumstances, violence and abuse. Parental advisory is suggested and supervision is required for any viewers member under the age of 18.

To invest in tickets, go to or connect with 610-404-8436.