We’re very honored to be a part of the next NAMT Songwriter Spotlight on August 25th, alongside Kyle Jarrow (Hostage Song, NAMT Fest ’09) and Joe Iconis (Bloodsong of Love, NAMT Fest ‘11). Iconis and Jarrow will play songs from their NAMT Fest shows plus other projects. We’ll be doing 4-5 songs with Mary Kate Morrissey (Lizzie), Ciara Renée (Emma), Carrie Cimma (Bridget) and Ryah Nixon (Alice).

Featuring: Nick Blaemire (Dogfight, Godspell), Hanna Cheek (Hostage Song, Goodbar), Carrie Cimma (Drama Desk Nominee, Lizzie), Mary Kate Morrissey (Tamar of the River), Ryah Nixon (Fat Camp), Ciara Renée (Pippin, Big Fish), Paul Thureen (Hostage Song, The Debate Society), Lauren Worsham (Tony Nominee, Gentleman’s Guide), Rebecca Naomi Jones (Passing Strange, American Idiot), Katrina Rose Dideriksen (Hairspray), Jason SweetTooth Williams (Nine Wives), Eric William Morris (Mamma Mia!), Jeremy Morse (Bloodsong of Love), with Kristin Piacentile and Jessi Suzuki from Sky-Pony

Visit the NAMT Facebook Event page for even more info (and perhaps a discount code…) then order tickets here.

Join us at 54 Below on August 25 for some edge of your seat rock-and-roll action! Tickets start at just $25!

Concert produced by Branden Huldeen with Jesse Rothschild

Mary Kate Morrissey (Lizzie/PCS) - IMAGE: Patrick Weishampel

Here’s a complete list of all the amazing press LIZZIE got at PCS:


The Oregonian Review

Willamette Week Review

Oregon ArtsWatch Review

Examiner.com Review

The Stark Insider blog (from San Francisco) Review

Portland Radio Project Review – 10 minute audio clip

Artslandia Review

Portland Theatre Scene Review

Theatre Reviews by Dennis Sparks Review

The Crippled Critic Review

Be Portland Blog Review

Pech Luck Blog Review

Bakery Bingo Blog Review

Love, Rachel Blog Review

Randall Tumble Blog Review

Queerlandia Review

Features, News and More

KGW’s Live @ 7 Interview with Alan Stevens Hewitt & Teaser for interview

The Oregonian Lizzie Borden rock opera closes Portland Center Stage’s season

Portland Tribune Interview with producer Brisa Trinchero, Give’em the ol razzle dazzle: Portland native Brisa Trinchero details the business of theater and her Broadway aspirations

Portland Tribune LIZZIE made the Short List

Portland Monthly Editor’s Pick: This musical sets the transcripts from her trial to a beat, turning her early tabloid stardom into a rock-‘n’-roll legend. 

Portland Monthly  Interview with Brisa Trinchero The Biggest Name in Portland Theater

PQ Monthly Interview with Mary Kate Morrissey

PQ Monthly Interview with Steven Cheslik-deMeyer, Tim Maner and Alan Stevens Hewitt  “LIZZIE”: A QUEER, GORY ROCK MUSICAL

Seattle Gay News  Interview with Mary Kate Morrissey  LIZZIE – The Rock Opera! – An interview with Mary Kate Morrissey

Portland State University’s The Vanguard  Interview with Rose Riordan and Carrie Cimma Lizzie Borden took an axe… PORTLAND CENTER STAGE TO FEATURE ROCK AND ROLL TELLING OF BORDEN MURDER LEGEND

ByronBeck.com  Interview with Storm Large Storm Large Talks LIZZIE from Her Bed In Sardinia, Italy

Portland Radio Project Video interview with Tim Maner

Portland Radio Project  Video interview with Steven Cheslik-deMeyer and Tim Maner

Portland Radio Project  Backstage Tour for LIZZIE

The Shadow Over Portland Blog  Based on the legend of Lizzie Borden, this production contains mature themes, sexuality and FAKE BLOOD!  Oh hell YES!!!!

The Shadow Over Portland Blog Lizzie continues its run

Lunar Bistro Blog Cartoonists/illustrators at LIZZIE rehearsal

The Lay of the Lacrymer Blog Cartoonists/illustrators at LIZZIE rehearsal

Photo: Mary Kate Morrissey (Lizzie/PCS) by Patrick Weishampel


On Monday, June 23rd we were very honored to receive three PAMTA Awards (Portland Area Musical Theatre Awards):

Outstanding Song: “The House Of Borden”
Outstanding Orchestrations
Outstanding Score

Thanks to everyone at PAMTA, PCS and the entire Portland area theater community.



Yes, it’s true! Thanks to Søren Møller and Fredericia Theater, we are thrilled to announce that our Studio Album  is now available as a Danish-import-only vinyl gatefold double-LP!!!!

Get your hands on a copy — now available at the Fredericia webshop!

From the opening night of LIZZIE at Fredericia Teater, Denmark
100% Live – No overdubs – No sound post editing – straight from the mixing console
Sex, Axe & Rock’n'Roll!
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