White Rabbit, Mad Hatter take the stage at Anoka Middle School for the Arts

Kicking off its season of tribute to great literature, Anoka Middle School for the Arts Theater presents its stage adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s classic novel, “Alice in Wonderland.”

Gryphon (Sydney Gatlin) and the Mock Turtle (Maddie Heimer) pause for a photo op while rehearsing for Anoka Middle School for the Arts’ production of “Alice in Wonderland.”

Gryphon (Sydney Gatlin) and the Mock Turtle (Maddie Heimer) pause for a photo op while rehearsing for Anoka Middle School for the Arts’ production of “Alice in Wonderland.”Photo courtesy of Jefferson Fietek

Re-imagining Carroll’s tale in the artistic style of Steam Punk, the middle school thespians re-interpret beloved characters, including the White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts – and Alice, of course.

A new visual twist promises to make this “Alice” a unique experience for audience members of all ages.

“Alice in Wonderland” has been adapted for the stage by playwright Charlotte Chorpenning and directed by Jefferson Fietek.

Costume design is by Josie Liebenow and Stirling Callander is the lighting designer.

Set designer is Matt Kari and graphic designer is Tara Nitz.

“Alice in Wonderland” appears on stage at the middle school’s Fred Moore campus (1523 Fifth Ave. S, Anoka).

General seating tickets ($10 for adults; $5 for seniors/students under 18) can be purchased at the door or by calling the box office at 763-506-3667.

‘Alice’ takes the stage

• Friday, Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m.

(ASL interpreted performance)

• Saturday, Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m.

• Sunday, Oct. 27, 2 p.m.

• Friday, Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m.

• Saturday, Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m.

• Sunday, Nov. 3, 2 p.m.

Sue Austreng is at
sue.austreng@ecm-inc.com

 
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