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Lizzie Borden took an axe …

Laura Fair took a pistol … Belle Gunness took thirteen Norwegian bachelor farmers … These and other notorious female killers from American history reveal their secrets in this suite of hair-raising monologues.

Women’s Prison Book Project Ticket Discount:

Bring in a donation for the Women’s Prison Book Project and get a $12 discount ticket at the door. Not valid opening night.



Director: Miriam Monasch
Presenter: Emma Gochberg

Fate and Mrs. Fair

Director: Tracey Maloney
Laura Fair: Amanda Whisner

Christmas at the Hossacks’

Director: Leah Adcock-Starr
Margaret Hassock: Muriel J. Bonertz

Celia Tells a Story to the Good People of Jacksonville

Director: Wendy Resch Novak
Celia: Chenea Love Green

The Truth About Miss Toppan

Director: Mishia Edwards
Jane Toppan: Laura Wiebers

Case Closed for Mrs. Gunness

Director: Carolyn Levy
Belle Gunness: Ellen Apel

Miss Borden’s Decorating Scheme

Director: Sarah Teich
Lizzie Borden: Megan Engeseth

Creative Team:

Producer: Stacey Poirier
Stage Manager: Jennifer Long
Costume Design: Lisa Conley
Lighting Design: Brittany Eastburn
Prop Design: Anne Bertram
Set Coordinator: Ursula Bowden
Sound Design: Dixie Treichel
Sound Board Operator: Tyler D. Martin
Graphic Design: Greg Vanselow
Video Trailer: Edward Linder
Program Design: Shannon Buchda
Intern: Amanda Gurria


Press Release
Pre-Show Seminar
Sample Night Live
Article: City Pages
“Emotionally compelling…terrifying…darkly comedic.” – Minneapolis Star Tribune

March 19, 2011
7:30 pm
Post-Show Reception
March 20, 2011
2:00 pm
March 24, 2011
7:30 pm
Pay What You Can
March 25, 2011
7:30 pm
Free Beer Friday
March 26, 2011
7:30 pm
March 27, 2011
2:00 pm
Sold Out
March 31, 2011
7:30 pm
Pay What You Can
April 1, 2011
7:30 pm
Free Beer Friday
April 2, 2011
7:30 pm
April 3, 2011
2:00 pm
April 7, 2011
7:30 pm
Pay What You Can
April 8, 2011
7:30 pm
Free Beer Friday
April 9, 2011
7:30 pm
Audio Described, Pre-Show Seminar
April 10, 2011
2:00 pm

From start to finish, entertaining, intelligent, witty and funny.

Goldstar audience member Audience review

Emotionally compelling...terrifying...darkly comedic.

William Randall Beard Minneapolis Star Tribune

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