Alice Ballet at the Lincoln Center, NYC

As you’ve probably guessed by now, we’re huge fans of this ballet.  We’ve posted on it numerous times, and there is going to be a live stream of it this December (see this post for details).  BUT, if you live in New York City and act quickly you can see it live Sept 9-14, 2014 at the Lincoln Center.  Don’t be late!

Public Performance of 1915 Silent Film in Fairfax, VA with Live Accompaniment

I can’t believe we’re going to miss this, hopefully some of our DC-area Carrollians will get to go.  The Arts Council of Fairfax County and Virginia Friend is hosting a performance of the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra.  As their website puts it “A family-friendly evening in Strawberry Park combining orchestra and film, based on the 1915 silent movie adaptation, this hour-long program includes musical interludes between sections of the film as well as underscoring of the entire film with new arrangements of familiar children’s songs.  Bring your own blanket and picnic.”

Sep 6, 2014 – 6:00 PM – Strawberry Park

 

Locations Now Available for Streaming Alice Ballet

As we mentioned back in April, the brilliant Alice ballet by Christopher Wheeldon will be streamed to movie theaters around the world on December 16.  American theater locations are now available here.  I urge you to see this if you can.

Crocodiles in Cream One Man Show Returning for Alice’s 150th Anniversary in the UK

Kevin Moore is reprising his role as Lewis Carroll in David Horlick’s  one man show entitled Crocodiles in Cream just in time for the 150th anniversary of Alice’s publication.  Check out the trailer below.  Visit the official site for more details as they become available.

1954 Kraft Television Theatre Alice on YouTube

From our elevator buddy Jenna comes this link to something I’ve never seen, but is way cool.  A 1954 TV version of Alice on the Kraft Television Theatre, featuring Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy.  Interesting that they are involved as they were also on the Disney TV show One Hour in Wonderland on Christmas 1950 that promoted the soon-to-be-released Disney animated film.  Share and enjoy!

The Hunting of the Snark @ Edinburgh Fringe!

Josh Sobel and crew of  “The Forks & Hope Ensemble” have previously mounted showings of Snark in Chicago as mentioned here.  But now they are taking their show on the road, all the way to Fringe in Edinburgh! Check out their trailer below.  And if you want to help them get to Fringe, visit their campaign page where you can see the full trailer and donate.

Details of their Fringe appearance (wish I could go)

What: The Hunting of the Snark
Who: The Forks & Hope Ensemble, originally produced by Strawdog Theatre
Where: Greenside Theatre at Nicolson Square, Downstairs (Venue 209)
When: 11:30AM on August 11, 12, 13,14, 15
Tickets: £8 (£6 concession, £24 family price)
https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/hunting-of-the-snark

Still More Alice Theater Across the Pond

Will Todd’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland returns to Opera Holland Park this summer, for the best that children’s opera has to offer.  They show amazing good taste as well, as they have linked to our site on their page!  Shows begin July 19th!

New World Jabberwocky

From our good friends at the Cassady Collection at USC (hosts of our Fall Meeting 2013) comes this entry to their annual Wonderland Award.  Quite stunning.  You can see the entire collection of videos uploaded by the Wonderland Awards on their YouTube channel here.

WWI Alice Play in the South of England

Seems like all the coolest Alice theatre is happening in Britain…including this intriguing adaptation with a WWI spin.  And puppets!  Click me to get all the details.

A Bellydance Alice?

This is a new one on me, but who knows?  A troupe called Bellydance Evolution is adapting Alice “through world fusion and Middle Eastern dance.”  Sounds intriguing.  August 1, 2014 in Los Angeles.  Visit the Ford Theatre site for details.