Eden Espinosa joins the cast of ‘Lizzie’ at Greenwich Theatre in February 2017

Fredericia Teater in association with Aria Entertainment present the UK premiere of

LIZZIE

Directed by Victoria Bussert

Music by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer and Alan Stevens Hewitt | Lyrics by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer and Tim Maner | Book by Tim Maner

Starring Eden Espinosa, Bjorg Gamst, Jodie Jacobs, Bleu Woodward

Greenwich Theatre, London

22 February – 12 March 2017

Fredericia Teater and Aria Entertainment today announce that Eden Espinosa will join the cast of Lizzie. She replaces Ciara Renee who has withdrawn from the production due to a scheduling conflict. 

Lizzie is based on an original concept by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer and Tim Maner and features additional music by Tim Maner, additional lyrics by Alan Stevens Hewitt and orchestration by Alan Stevens Hewitt.


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On a sweltering summer morning in 1892, in a small New England city, a prominent businessman and his wife were axed to death in their home.

Their daughter Lizzie Borden was the prime suspect. Lizzie’s trial was a coast-to-coast media sensation, and her story has become an American legend.


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 Bjørg Gamst plays Lizzie Borden. She trained at the Danish Academy of Musical Theatre. Original casts Denmark: Avenue Q as Kate Monster and Lucy the Slut . Janet van de Graff in The Drowsy Chaperone). She played the title role in Fredericia Theatres original production of LIZZIE. Other theatre includes: Ariel in Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Constance in The Three Musketeer (George Stiles), Heidi in [title of show], Maria in The Sandman, Cille in Shubidua the Musical, woman 1 in Edges, Gracy Lou in A Midsummer Night’s STEAM, Disney’s Aladdin, all original Danish productionsFiona in Shrek the Musical.


 Jodie Jacobs plays Bridget Sullivan. Theatre includes 27 (Cockpit Theatre), Oliver! (Grange Park Opera), Legally Blonde (Kilworth House Theatre), Carrie (Southwark Playhouse), Happy Ending (Arcola Theatre), Sister Act (Arts Centre, Aberystwyth), Rock of Ages (West End), Me & Juliet (Finborough Theatre), State Fair (Trafalgar Studios 2), Evita(Adelphi), Fame (Aldwych), We Will Rock You (Dominion), Rent (Garrick Theatre Gala performance), Footloose (UK and National Tour), Cats (Arena Tour), The Wedding Singer (original cast/UK tour), Another Kind Of Magic – A Queen Concert (Scandinavia Tour) and Broadway and Beyond (Dubai).


Bleu Woodward plays Alice Russell.  Theatre credits include Oh! What a Lovely War (Theatre Royal Stratford East), Kinky Boots (Adelphi), Hairspray (Macau Cultural Center), Kiss Me, Kate (BBC Proms at Royal Albert Hall), Priscilla Queen of the Desert (National Tour), Jack and the Beanstalk (Theatre Severn), South Pacific (Barbican and National Tour) and Mamma Mia! (International Tour).


Lizzie has lighting design by Martin Jensen and Bo Kudsk and sound design by Tim Hoyer. Set design is by Anders D. Jensen and Jens Frausing and costume design by is Michael Nøhr. Original costume design by Michael Nøhr. Additional costume design by Anna Juul Holm. UK casting is by Anne Vosser.


Eden Espinosa is most recognized for her critically acclaimed portrayal of Elphaba in Wicked on Broadway and in Los Angeles and San Francisco. She originated the title character in Brooklyn the Musical, played Flora in Flora the Red Menace, and Maureen in the closing company of Rent. Most recently she portrayed Eva Peron in TPAC and Studio Tenn’s production of Evita. Her television appearances include Law and Order and Ugly Betty. Voiceover credits include Cassandra in the upcoming Disney show Tangled, the series Robot Chicken, MAD TVElena of Avalor, and Titan Maximum. Eden was the featured soloist in Magical, the fireworks spectacular at the Disneyland Resort and can be heard on such recordings as Hair (BCEFA benefit recording), The Maury Yeston Songbook, Bright Lights, Big City, John McDaniel Live at Joe’s Pub, and Scott Alan’s Dreaming Wide Awake. 


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