Alice: A Musical Rendition of Lewis Carroll's Classic Fantasy Tales
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It may be from 429 B.C., but Oedipus Rex is just as relevant today as it was way back then. This modern translation reimagines the world of Oedipus, the newly crowned king of Thebes, who is charged with finding the murderer of his predecessor, King Laius. As Oedipus investigates the past in Sophocles' classic tragedy he discovers dark secrets and learns that no man can control his fate (spoiler alert: his fate involves murdering his father and marrying his mother). Oedipus Rex has been called the perfect Greek tragedy by none other than philosopher Aristotle. However, this contemporary spin promises to be a little different than your great-great-great-grandfather's Oedipus. Learn More
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Alice was a very modern take on the classic. 1st Act was energetic and entertaining, while the 2nd Act was a bit drawn out and dry. The talet is well rounded and as for performances, it was a delight. I waited with my kids to meet Alice after the performance and was diappointed that she came out in jeans and tshirt. It sort of ruiened the fantacy
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- “Ms. Swados’ new dramatized cantata...made me think of Carroll very deeply...[She] magnificently catches most of Carroll’s divine nuttiness.”— <em>The New York Post</em>
A musical rendition of Lewis Carroll’s classic storybook characters
Music and Lyrics by Elizabeth Swados
Directed by Vanda Eggington
Lewis Carroll’s children’s stories, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, have delighted readers and inspired imaginations since they were written almost 150 years ago. This musical adaptation is no different as it presents catchy original songs through such beloved characters as Alice, The White Rabbit, The Cheshire Cat, The Mad Hatter and more.
Suitable for all ages.