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ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND - ROH 'LIVE' via satellite

Monday 23rd October

Time: 7:15pm

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND - ROH 'LIVE' via satellite at the Festival Drayton Centre

Christopher Wheeldon's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland burst onto the stage in 2011 in an explosion of colour, stage magic and inventive, sophisticated choreography. Joby Talbot's score combines contemporary soundworlds with sweeping melodies that gesture to ballet scores of the 19th century. Bob Crowley's wildly imaginative, eye-popping designs draw on everything from puppetry to projections to make Wonderland wonderfully real.

Alice encounters a cast of extraordinary and instantly recognizable characters, from the highly strung Queen of Hearts – who performs a hilarious send-up of The Sleeping Beauty's famous Rose Adage – to a playing card corps de ballet, a sinuous caterpillar and a tap-dancing Mad Hatter. But the ballet does not avoid the darker undercurrents of Lewis Carroll's story: a nightmarish kitchen, an eerily disembodied Cheshire Cat and the unhinged tea party are all here in vivid detail. The delicious result shows The Royal Ballet at its best, bringing together world-class dance with enchanting family entertainment.

 

 

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Admission
Standard £16.50
Under 21 £10.00
Friends £15.00
Event Details
Monday 23rd October
 7:15pm
 
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