Alice in Concert

Alice in Concert

by: Lewis Carroll, Elizabeth Swados

by: Lewis Carroll, Elizabeth Swados

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Alice in Concert

Alice in Concert

by: Lewis Carroll, Elizabeth Swados

by: Lewis Carroll, Elizabeth Swados

Overview

This "music hall" version of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass was a New York Shakespeare Festival production. Swados composed the score, adapted the book and directed for the stage. Meryl Streep starred as "Alice" at New York's Public Theatre.

Later aired on PBS and titled Alice at the Palace, this imaginative rendering of the Lewis Carroll classic is performed concert-style on a bare stage, the actors in modern rehearsal clothes. Stylistically, the music ranges from rock to country/western to calypso, as the outlandish characters of "Wonderland" are reinterpreted in this "story theatre"-type setting.

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Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

Details

  • Genre: Adaptations (Literature)
  • Time Period: Not Applicable
  • Cast Attributes: Reduced casting (Doubling Possible), Expandable casting
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences

Authors

Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll

Elizabeth Swados

Elizabeth Swados has composed, written, and directed over 30 theater pieces including The Trilogy, The Red Sneaks, Nightclub Cantata, Runaways, Alice in Concert, Doonesbury, Rap Master Ronnie,The Haggadah, Jewish Girlz, Jonah, Job, Esther, Jerusalem (with Yehudah Amichai), The 49 Years, and Missionaries. Her work has b ...

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