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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Ballet

Closed September 14, 2014

A brilliantly theatrical, superbly designed extravaganza of color and costume, madcap action, and fluent dance.

The New York Times

Why See Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Ballet?

Alice arrives in New York City

Don't be late, New York City! You'd hate to miss this New York premiere of The National Ballet of Canada acclaimed production of Christopher Wheeldon's enchanting and utterly magical Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. This surreal children's story is brought to life on the stage through Wheeldon's choreography and striking production design.

The production has been called 'sublime', 'irresistibly captivating' and 'brilliantly theatrical' by critics, and is celebrated for as much for its timeless choreography as it is for Bob Crowley's unforgettable sets and costumes. Young audiences will delight in the ballet's many magical scenes, such as the larger-than-life Cheshire Cat with his limbs controlled by puppeteers, while adults will appreciate the darker humor of Lewis Carol's novel.

What is Alice's Adventures in Wonderland about

First published in 1865, Lewis Carol's story follows a young girl called Alice who tumbles down a rabbit hole and into a dream world filled with weird and wonderful talking animals and even curiouser humans. Following the March Hare, Alice meets the Mad Hatter and his nonsensical, unending tea party, the elusive Cheshire Cat and, of course, the highly temperamental Queen of Hearts.

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Dates

Opening night: 9 September 2014

Audience

May not be suitable for very young audience members

Run time

Two hours and 35 minutes with two intervals

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Creative

Choreography by Christopher Wheeldon
Staged by Jacquelin Barrett
Original Music by Joby Talbot
Scenario by Nicholas Wright
Sets, Costume and Prop Design by Bob Crowley
Lighting Design by Natasha Katz
Projection Design by Jon Driscoll and Gemma Carrington

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