Alice

by  Laura Wade

Full Length Play, Drama  /  9m, 3f

 Follow Alice as she escapes her Sheffield home to find adventure in a topsy-turvy world. Based on Lewis Carroll's classic tale, Alice breathes fresh life into a much-loved story about rabbit holes, pocket watches and talking caterpillars. 

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    9m, 3f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Fantasy, Adaptations (Literature), Theatre for Young Audiences

Additional Info

The White Rabbit is late for the Duchess. The Cheshire Cat won't stop grinning. And the Hatter is, well, mad. In the middle of it all is Alice, a young girl with a vivid imagination and a family life that's less than perfect. Follow Alice as she escapes her Sheffield home to find adventure in a topsy-turvy world. Based on Lewis Carroll's classic tale, Alice breathes fresh life into a much-loved story about rabbit holes, pocket watches and talking caterpillars. Sheffield native Laura Wade brings you Wonderland as you've never seen it before. Alice was first presented in June 2010 at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.
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Reviews

"A brilliant slant on an old tale." - Independent
"Laura Wade grabs hold of Lewis Carroll's classic and runs in this furiously inventive adaptation ... Frabjous." - Sunday Times

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  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

Production

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  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Setting: Various simple settings

Casting

9m, 3f
Alice, 12.
Mum/Queen of Hearts.
Dad/King of Hearts.
Grandad.
Auntie/Duchess/Mock Turtle.
Uncle.
Teacher/ Humpty Dumpty.
Tom and Dan/Tweeledum and Tweedledee.
Waiter
Cousin/Cheshire Cat.
Len/Hatter
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Large flexible cast

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Laura Wade

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