Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

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Please note: the Fugard Theatre’s scheduled screenings will not be affected by load-shedding.

From the Royal Ballet. Screened as part of the 2014 & 2015 World Cinema Season

Christopher Wheeldon’s full-length ballet based on Lewis Carroll’s book is an exuberant piece of storytelling featuring an instantly recognizable cast of characters, among them a tap-dancing Mad Hatter, a tetchy White Rabbit and a raucously bad-tempered Queen of Hearts.

Wheeldon, along with composer Joby Talbot and designer Bob Crowley, have created a genuine family ballet in the spirit of Carroll’s much-loved children’s classic. While regular ballet goers can appreciate nods to other famous works – there’s a parody of the Rose Adagio from The Sleeping Beauty, for example, with jam tarts instead of flowers – the ballet is above all a brilliant realization of Carroll’s zany dream-world featuring stunning choreography, a colourful score and ingenious stage-magic ...

Dates & Times

  • Dates

    08 Feb 2015 - 08 Feb 2015
  • Time

    11 AM
  • Price

    R100
  • Duration

    2 hours 55 minutes

Cast & Creative

  • Creative

    • Christopher WheeldonChoreography
    • Joby TalbotMusic
    • Bob CrowleyDesigns
    • David BriskinConductor