Join LCT on a topsy-turvy adventure! Follow the fearless Alice as she learns about growing up while still staying true to herself amid a wacky, upside-down world. This classic adaption of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland will be an outdoor experience! We can’t wait for you to follow us down the rabbit hole in LCT’s Discovery Production of Alice in Wonderland!
Based on the book by Lewis Carroll
Adapted by Vivian Robin Snipes
Best enjoyed by All Ages
Length of Show: 45 minutes
School Streaming Passes:
Weekly passes available NOW through May 27, 2022
School passes run from all day Monday through Friday at 4:00pm
Alice in Wonderland is recommended for PreK – 5th grade
Curricular Connections – English-Language Fiction & Literature, Fantasy, Logic, Symbolism, Poetry
Family Streaming Passes:
Alice in Wonderland is one of the shows in our Holiday Streaming library! You can purchase a pass to watch it any time between December 19-31, 2021. Learn more at the link below!
Things to Understand Before You Stream On Demand
About our Video Streaming Process
We are thrilled to offer this unique opportunity to see our 2016 production of The Snow Queen! The stream features video from one of our school performances of the show at The Lexington Opera House.
Remember, the video link and passwords can be found in your confirmation email! During the time period your pass is valid for, you can use this link and password combo to watch the show as many times as you would like. If you do not receive your confirmation email within one hour of purchase, please check your spam filter. If you experience technical difficulties, feel free to email Kathryn at firstname.lastname@example.org! Thank you!
About LCT’s Discovery Productions
Alice in Wonderland was one of our Discovery Shows for the 2020-2021 season, which means it is a show about young people, performed by young people. Discovery Shows are always open for Lexington community members – children and grown-ups alike – to audition to be part of the cast or technical crew. So, you might see a few people you recognize on stage or behind the scenes!
About Alice in Wonderland
Our production of Alice in Wonderland is based closely on the book by Lewis Carroll (the pen name of mathematician Charles Dodgson), which itself is based on a story Mr. Dodgson made up for his friends the Liddell Family, including the titular Alice Liddell. Like the original book, our production uses lots of wordplay and conversation to tell the story, but there’s also enough action to keep the youngest audience members engaged as well.
Our youngest audience members might find the Queen of Hearts a little bit scary, but while she does like to say “off with their heads” a lot, nothing actually comes from her threatening. At one point the Knave of Hearts is dragged offstage to be “executed” but nothing happens and we see the Knave alive and well one scene later so we know everything’s okay.
This play is a great way to spark conversations about how imagination, stories, and play can help us cope with change and bring us joy. As Mr. Dodgson says, “One should never grow too old to play,” and his cheerful playfulness permeates the rest of the story he tells to the Liddell sisters. In a lot of ways, this story also seems to be a perfect metaphor for the last year of our lives. When she falls into Wonderland, Alice’s world is turned upside-down, inside-out, and every which way. Everything has changed and she doesn’t know what the rules are or where to go next in this new mixed-up world… sound familiar? But she still manages to find moments of fun and play amidst the confusion that ultimately make her visit to Wonderland a joyful experience.
We love this story because it is just a whole lot of fun! Alice in Wonderland celebrates absurdity and teaches us that you’re never too old to be playful and tell silly stories. It’s a classic story with iconic characters that we still remember and talk about over a hundred and fifty years later. We can’t wait to share it with you and your family!