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Alice, Based on the Books by Lewis Carroll

Date & time

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 –
Saturday, April 9, 2016
8 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Cost

$10 regular, $5 students and seniors

Contact

Department of Theatre
514-848-2424, ext 4555

Where

Henry F. Hall Building
1455 De Maisonneuve W.
D.B. Clarke Theatre

Wheelchair accessible

Yes

Adapted by Harry Standjofski

Directed by Dean Patrick Fleming

When Alice follows the white rabbit down the rabbit hole, she encounters a colourful and quirky cast of characters in her dream world. But these characters are more than what they appear. In this dark and mature reimagining of the classic stories, Alice discovers that growing up can be as illogical as it is inevitable. As Alice attempts to cross the confusing bridge from childhood to adolescence, she must wonder: How and when do we grow up?

Director Dean Fleming, (artistic director of Geordie Productions and Concordia alumnus) explains how this particular production of Alice, which recreates both Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking Glass, is definitely for mature audiences (16 years and older).

“By raising Alice’s age to 13, Harry [Standjofski] has provided us with the chance to create a different type of wonderland. While the nonsense still is in abundance, we’ve also been able to explore some of the darker and deeper questions that a 13-year-old girl might be grappling with. The design process has been thrilling and imaginative and the actors have thrown themselves into the process. This has been and continues to be a great ride and I am truly excited to share this new adaptation.”

Preview: April 6 at 8 p.m.

Performances: April 7, 8, and 9 at 8 p.m.; April 8 and 9 at 2 p.m.

Box Office: Ticket reservations will begin on Monday, March 28.

To reserve tickets, send an email to tickets.finearts@concordia.ca with the following information:

  • Your name
  • Phone number
  • Number of tickets requested
  • Date and time of performance

The type of ticket you are requesting. e.g. Regular, Student or Senior

A box office representative will contact you by email regarding ticket availability. This service is available until 12 p.m. on Friday, April 8, 2016, after which tickets are only available at the theatre on the day of the performance, one hour prior to the show.

Tickets will be held under your name at the box office until 20 minutes prior to the start of the performance, at which point they will put on sale.

Tickets will also be available at the door.

The D.B. Clarke Theatre is wheelchair accessible.

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