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Alice Sight Gag in Twilight Parody Film

If you haven’t already seen this clip (or the film from which it comes), one of our UK mimsy minions pointed out that this parody of the Twilight series included a brief (and semi-violent) sight gag cameo from Alice.  Perhaps the makers of Vampires Suck will next turn their attention to spoofing Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland.  Unless… [read full post]

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New Musical Version of Through the Looking-Glass

Feedly recently offered me links to information about a new musical version of Through the Looking-Glass with music by Piers Chater Robinson, and book & lyrics by Chris Blackwood, available for licensing to theatres.  Even if you’re not a producer, you might enjoy checking out the twelve songs in the score, and seeing how the writers… [read full post]

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New Narrative Poetry Book About Alice and Her Adventures in Wonderland

We have just received this nice note from poet/author Jessica Young: “Hi, My name is Jessica Young, and I am a poet and teacher (at the University of Michigan).  I have a poetry book coming out that seeks to re-envision “Alice in Wonderland” to try to figure out why Alice was having all of those… [read full post]

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New Carroll-inspired Group Art Show in Chicago

We have just received this notice of a new multimedia art exhibit that will run in Chicago through November 5th (the Opening Reception is free): “”The Mad Hatter’s Tea party” is a Multi-media wacky, whimsical group art show including mixed media sculpture, soft sculpture, 3-D photography, paintings inspired by Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’ and other… [read full post]

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New Julia Margaret Cameron Exhibit at Met Museum Features Alice Liddell

Alice Liddell has made the front page of the New York Times again!  This time, it’s an image of Alice as the mythical figure “Pomona,” as photographed by Lewis Carroll’s contemporary, Julia Margaret Cameron.  The Metropolitan Museum in NYC has opened a new exhibit of 38 Cameron images.  The exhibit runs through January 5th, 2014…. [read full post]

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New Book of Dutch Essays on Lewis Carroll

This just in from one of our well-traveled mimsy minions: Netherlands literary critic Carel Peeters has written, in Dutch of course, a fine series of essays, Het wonderland van Lewis Carroll, dealing with “seventeen sides of Carroll’s personality in his life and work.” You can find out more at: http://www.deharmonie.nl/uitgave/uitgavedetail.asp?id=1203 And you can order a copy… [read full post]

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Then She Fell Immersive Alice Theatre Piece Extends Run in NY

Attention, New York area theatre and Carroll lovers!  The widely praised immersive theatrical dance experience Then She Fell, presented by Third Rail Projects, has now extended its run in Brooklyn through October 27th.  Characters for this surreal adventure set in a hospital ward include Alice and also Lewis Carroll, and their relationship is the focus of… [read full post]

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Sherlock Through the Looking-Glass

What if a series of puzzling crimes was being committed in Victorian London, and the only man to solve the mystery was Sherlock Holmes?  What, then, if he had to travel through the looking-glass, where logic doesn’t exist, to do it?  That’s the intriguing premise of the new play Sherlock Through the Looking-Glass by the ambitious… [read full post]

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New Alice Opera for Families in Holland Park

One of our Mimsy Minions alerted us to this item: composer Will Todd (who wrote the Queen’s Jubilee anthem, among other things) has composed a family-oriented opera inspired by Alice’s adventures.  He notes that it’s not a literal adaptation, more like a single adventure with Alice and some of the familiar characters. The opera premiered… [read full post]

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Alice’s Bloody Adventures in Wonderland

We mentioned this book’s Facebook page in a prior post, but here is more information on Alice’s Bloody Adventures in Wonderland, courtesy of one of our Mimsy Minions: A “demented modern interpretation” of Wonderland, with text by Raul Alberto Contreras and illustrations by Los Angeles-based street artist Tweedle Guns, is upon us. “The White Rabbit has… [read full post]

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