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Wonderland, Alice’s Rock & Roll Adventure

Wonderland, Alice’s Rock & Roll Adventure

April 22, 2015 - May 24, 2015

Based on the books Alice in Wonderland and Through the Lookingglass by Lewis Carroll

Box Office: 872-222-9555
Box Office Phone Hours:
9 AM – 1 PM on Monday-Friday

Get $26 tickets to our Friday Pizza Parties! $26 includes admission and pizza. Valid only for performances on May 1st, 6:30 PM and May 8th, 6:30 PM. Use promo code PIZZAFRIDAY.

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Kids, parents, grandparents and school groups, get ready to rock. Wonderland, Alice’s Rock & Roll Adventure, a new family musical created by top Chicago director Rachel Rockwell and music director Michael Mahler, is Chicago Children’s Theatre’s second world premiere in 2014-15, and its big season finale. Chicago’s theater scene promises to get curiouser and curiouser when this powerhouse duo of A-list Chicago theater artists, both making their CCT debut, boldly reimagine Lewis Carroll’s books Alice in Wonderland and Through the Lookingglass.

Wonderland is the search for one’s authentic self. How can you march to the beat of your own drummer when you’re still writing the song? Carroll’s beloved, poetic tale of self-actualization is brought to life by a cast of actor/ musicians who create an eclectic rock soundtrack as 7-1/2 year-old Alice searches for her own inner musical voice. Ranging from classic rock to punk to ska with a little bit of Bollywood, the actors surround Alice in a rich musical tapestry as she searches for her destiny. Along the way, Alice faces challenges and fears, but meets the ultimate test in the form of the Jabberwocky, an insidious monster made of up of the dark thoughts and self-doubt that lurks inside of us all. In learning to believe in the impossible, Alice learns to believe in herself.

**If you have special seating accommodations, please inform the Box Office 72 hours before the performance.

**If you are coming to our autism-friendly show on Thursday, May 14 at noon. Please download CCT Social Story – Wonderland 2015 to prep your students.

Venue:
Ruth Page Center for Arts
1016 North Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60610

*Run time 70 – 75 min.

*Tickets can be purchased at the Box Office one hour prior to performances with no additional fees.

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