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On a Golden Afternoon

October 3, 2015

..Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland began as a performance. On a “golden afternoon” in 1862 Lewis Carroll improvised the story aloud, as he looked after and entertained the three daughters of Henry Liddell, including, most importantly, the precocious Alice Liddell. Charlie Lovett, author, scholar and curator of the Library’s current exhibition, shares the details of Carroll’s love for performing and his invention of Alice in Wonderland. See artifacts from Carroll’s world up close. Participate in a reading from a facsimile of Carroll’s own hand written early draft of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, and enjoy a morning of storytelling, wordplay, and interactive Wonderland fun.

Reserve your seat HERE (For assistance with online reservations, please visit the welcome desk at the Library for the Performing Arts’ Lincoln Center Plaza entrance, where volunteers will make a reservation for you, even if you do not use email. All registered seats are released 15 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early.)

This program takes place in the Library for the Performing Arts’ Cafe, on the first floor, plaza level.   Enter via the Cafe entrance by ascending the stairs at the corner of Amsterdam Ave. and West 65th St.  Mobility impaired people may enter via 111 Amsterdam Ave.

 

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