AAAA to present Alice in Wonderland, Jr.
The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) presents Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, Jr., January 17-19 and 24-26 at the AAAA Theatre.
Travel down the rabbit hole and join Alice’s madcap adventures in Wonderland as she chases the White Rabbit, races the Dodo Bird, is tied up with Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, and beats the Queen of Hearts at her own game!
Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, Jr. is a fast-paced musical stage adaptation with classic Disney songs, including, I’m Late, The Un-birthday Song, Painting the Roses Red, and many more.
The musical is based on the novels The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll, and the 1951 Disney animated feature, Alice in Wonderland.
The musical production features more than 35 actors from around the region and is designed for attention-spans of any length.
Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr., is produced with permission from Music Theatre International. Music and lyrics are by Sammy Fain and Bob Jilliard, Oliver Wallace and Cy Coban, Allie Wrubel and Ray Gilbert, Mack David, Al Hoffman and Jerry Livingston.
Music is adapted and arranged (with additional music and lyrics) by Bryan Louiselle. The book was adapted (with additional lyrics) by David Simpatico.
Performances are Fridays and Saturdays, January 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m., with Sunday matinees on January 19 and 26 at 2 p.m.
Tickets are available by phone at (320) 762-8300 for $15 for adults, $13 for students and seniors, and $10 for children ages 10 and younger.
The production has two 40-minute acts with a 15 minute intermission.
For more information, visit alexandriaareaarts.org.
CAST Cole Mercier – Cheshire Cat (Head)
Paige Mackedanz – Cheshire Cat
Ben Borden – Cheshire Cat
Isabella Greathouse – Alice
Ashley Donley – Small Alice
Katie Bowen – Tall Alice
Emily Prestby – Mathilda
Ian Heseltine – White Rabbit
Ben Long – Doorknob
Jackson Grove – DoDo Bird
Makia Krippner, Ki Blaser, Haley Poynter, Samantha Bailey – Rock Lobsters
McKayla Petrie – Tweedle Dum
Emily Erickson – Tweedle Dee
Madison Nowling – Rose
Bethany Odden – Petunia
Mari Senstad – Lily
Hope Burnham – Violet
Josie Gompf – Daisy
Brittany Wallerich – Caterpillar 1 (Head)
Bianca Wegner – Caterpillar 2
Sophie Setterlund – Caterpillar 3
Spencer Schmidt – Caterpillar 4
Benae Pederson – Caterpillar 5
Daniel Roers – Mad Hatter
Shelby Ebacher – March Hare
Cami Pederson, Lucillia DiCenso, Grace Nowling, Myra Nelson , Madeline Dudley, Rachel Kumorovicz – Royal Cardsmen
Lexie Hagen – Queen of Hearts
Gavin Burns – King of Hearts
CREW Ann Hermes – Director
Colin Robertson – Assistant director
Rachel Capistrant – Musical director
Christine Reilly – Choreography
John Thalmann – Set design
Hilary Ninman – Props
Nancy Berns – Costume design
Jamie Sandberg – Costume design
Merlin Peterson – Lighting design
Deb Long – Hair/makeup
Colin Robertson – Sound technician
Matthew Pilgrim – Lighting technician
Miranda Novak – Stage manager