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Lyceum Theater
At Vanguard University 55 Fair Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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Theater is located on the campus of Vanguard University, but the best street to use is not Fair Dr., but Newport Ave. There is plenty of free parking.
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The weather was warm (afternoon matinee). I wore casual maxi dress.
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586 reviews
122 stars
attended Sep 24 2010

Phenomenal! A very clever, new spin on this classic tale. You don't want to miss out on this one.

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5 stars
attended Sep 26 2010

This was a delightful musical and excellent performance. I loved the way the pre-play "announcements" were presented. They have moved the musical instruments to above and behind the stage, which makes for less competition between the singers and...continued

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92 stars
attended Sep 24 2010

We gifted tickets for this production to a Theater buff on his birthday... and suprised him by getting seats right beside for the same show! Being the single young folk we are, we wondered if we'd be the only child-less patrons there. We actually...continued

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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.”— The New York Post


_Alice _

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.