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Date Of Birth:
January 27, 1832
Date Of Death:
January 14, 1898 (65)
Birth Place:
Daresbury, Cheshire, ENGLAND
Gender:
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BWW Reviews: THE S&S AWARD GALA, St James Theatre, November 23 2014BWW Reviews: THE S&S AWARD GALA, St James Theatre, November 23 2014
by Gary Naylor - Nov 24, 2014

Gary Naylor enjoys an Awards Show that seeks out new talent in musical theatre and provides them with a step on the rung to the West End with a West End Gala showcase. (more...)

ALICE IN WONDERLAND Comes to The Provincetown Theater Stage this Winter, 12/04-21ALICE IN WONDERLAND Comes to The Provincetown Theater Stage this Winter, 12/04-21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2014

The Provincetown Theater is proud to present ALICE IN WONDERLAND , directed by Tony Jackman. The play opens Thursday, December 4th, running 3 weeks to December 21st. Thursdays - Saturdays are scheduled at 7:30pm and Sundays at 3pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LOOKINGGLASS ALICE's Chicago ReturnPhoto Flash: First Look at LOOKINGGLASS ALICE's Chicago Return
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the return of signature Lookingglass production Lookingglass Alice, adapted and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin from the works of Lewis Carroll, produced in association with The Actors Gymnasium. Artistic Associates Lauren Hirte and Lindsey Noel Whiting both return to share the role of Alice. Lookingglass Alice runs now through February 15, 2015 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from LOOKINGGLASS ALICEBWW TV: Watch Highlights from LOOKINGGLASS ALICE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 19, 2014

Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the return of signature Lookingglass production Lookingglass Alice, adapted and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin from the works of Lewis Carroll, produced in association with The Actors Gymnasium. Artistic Associates Lauren Hirte and Lindsey Noel Whiting both return to share the role of Alice. Lookingglass Alice runs now through February 15, 2015 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Click below to watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Pushcart Players to Bring ALICE IN WONDERLAND to Kaplen JCC, 12/7Pushcart Players to Bring ALICE IN WONDERLAND to Kaplen JCC, 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's Emmy-nominated and award-winning theatre for young audiences brings its newest touring production, 'Alice in Wonderland' to the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, Tenafly, NJ on Sunday December 7th at 2:00 pm. Cleverly adapted from Lewis Carroll's classic books, this musical is now being scheduled for performances in schools, theaters, production houses and community centers throughout the United States through June 2015. (more...)

Quintessence to Present ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, Begin. 12/10Quintessence to Present ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, Begin. 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Quintessence Theatre Group continues its fifth season of progressive classic theatre with Simon Reade's stage adaptation of Lewis Carroll's ALICE's ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. Last Christmas Quintessence took you on an adventure across the English countryside and into the wild wood. This year we will venture down the rabbit hole. A theatrical event for the whole family, Quintessence's special brand of imagination theatre will take you on a whirlwind adventure with Alice and allow you to escape the holiday madness in Wonderland. Bringing together the best professional actors and designers from Philadelphia and across the country, Artistic Director Alexander Burns leads this collective of artists on a mission to ignite the classics through visceral, actor-focused and text-driven productions. ALICE's ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND will begin previews on Wednesday, December 10 at 7pm and open on Saturday, December 13 at 7pm. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. To purchase tickets visit QuintessenceTheatre.org or call 215.987.4450. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Dos Pueblos Theatre Presents the Wild and Wondrous Circus of ALICE IN WONDERLANDBWW Reviews: Dos Pueblos Theatre Presents the Wild and Wondrous Circus of ALICE IN WONDERLAND
by Maggie Yates - Nov 13, 2014

Sayre's version of Alice in Wonderland takes place in a circus, a setting not so far removed conceptually from Carroll's Wonderland: a place of familiar elements without typical context-not quite reality (more...)

Drawn by Light: The Royal Photographic Society Collection Opens 2 Dec at Science MuseumDrawn by Light: The Royal Photographic Society Collection Opens 2 Dec at Science Museum
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

Treasures from the world's oldest surviving photographic society are to go on display in South Kensington, the site of one of the UK's first ever public exhibitions of photography. (more...)

Pushcart Players to Bring ALICE IN WONDERLAND to Center for the Arts, 11/15Pushcart Players to Bring ALICE IN WONDERLAND to Center for the Arts, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's award-winning theatre for young audiences brings its newest touring production, "Alice in Wonderland" to Center for the Arts at College of Staten Island on Saturday, November 15 at 3:00 pm. Cleverly adapted from Lewis Carroll's classic books, this musical is now being scheduled for performances in schools, theaters, production houses and community centers throughout the United States through June 2015. (more...)

Quintessence Extends AS YOU LIKE IT & RICHARD II Through 11/16Quintessence Extends AS YOU LIKE IT & RICHARD II Through 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Quintessence Theatre Group has launched its fifth season of progressive classic theatre with an all-male Shakespeare repertory: AS YOU LIKE IT presented in rotating repertory with RICHARD II. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Wheelock Family Theatre's ALICE Appeals to the Little OnesBWW Reviews: Wheelock Family Theatre's ALICE Appeals to the Little Ones
by Nancy Grossman - Oct 21, 2014

Wheelock Family Theatre opens its 34th season with ALICE, a musical reimagining of Lewis Carroll's classics, ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND and ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS. WFT veteran Andrew Barbato wrote the adaptation and directs the production featuring a garden of flower buds played by children who may one day follow in his footsteps, as well as some perennials on local theater stages who deserve to have more than a few bouquets tossed their way. From seedlings to adolescents to full-grown, the vibrant members of this ensemble are all ready to embark on the journey with Alice, down the rabbit hole and wherever it may lead. (more...)

The CSO to Present DANNY ELFMAN'S MUSIC FROM THE FILMS OF TIM BURTON, 11/15The CSO to Present DANNY ELFMAN'S MUSIC FROM THE FILMS OF TIM BURTON, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton explores the collaborative relationship between music and storytelling, and the process and importance that this has in filmmaking. Composer Danny Elfman and visionary Hollywood filmmaker Tim Burton have created a unique concert experience, blending music and visuals to celebrate the nearly three decades long partnership of two of Hollywood's top creators. Conducted by Jason Hiester, this live concert features Danny Elfman's famous film scores brought to life on stage by the Columbus Symphony, enhanced by visuals on the big screen of Tim Burton's original film sketches, drawings, and storyboards. Please note: Danny Elfman and Tim Burton will NOT be present at the concert. (more...)

Pontine Theatre's 37th Performance Series Kicks Off 11/7Pontine Theatre's 37th Performance Series Kicks Off 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

Pontine Theatre announces its 37th Annual Performance Series at their West End Studio Theatre in Portsmouth NH. This season, Pontine presents a five-event Performance Series and its annual WEST-FEST New Vaudeville Holiday Shows. Pontine is a resident company at the West End Studio Theatre located at 959 Islington Street in Portsmouth, NH. Contact the company at -- info@pontine.org or 603-436-6660. Pontine's 37th Season is supported by grants from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. Production underwriters include Gillian Aguilar, Chris Dwyer & Mike Huxtable, and Piscataqua Savings Bank. (more...)

BWW Review:  ALICE (IN WONDERLAND) Opens the Kansas City Ballet SeasonBWW Review: ALICE (IN WONDERLAND) Opens the Kansas City Ballet Season
by Steve Wilson - Oct 11, 2014

Alice fell down the rabbit hole and into the hearts of Kansas City on Friday October 10 at the opening and Kansas City premiere of Alice (in Wonderland) produced by the Kansas City Ballet Company. Opening the 57th season for the Kansas City Ballet the full-length ballet is a delightful interpretation of Lewis Carroll's, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, and characters from Alice Through the Looking Glass. (more...)

MY BARKING DOG, SEVEN SPOTS ON THE SUN & More Set for Theatre @ Boston Court's 2015 SeasonMY BARKING DOG, SEVEN SPOTS ON THE SUN & More Set for Theatre @ Boston Court's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

The Theatre @ Boston Court announces its 2015 Main Stage Season plus a production at The Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades, CA. The season begins January 31 with the World Premiere of The Missing Pages of Lewis Carroll, by Lily Blau. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ALICE'S ANTHEM Gets Wonderland Even More Drugged UpBWW Reviews: ALICE'S ANTHEM Gets Wonderland Even More Drugged Up
by Jay Irwin - Sep 28, 2014

I'm all for taking classic stories and turning them on their head as long as you have something interesting to say about them. A new twist on the mythology can be quite fun. And Copious Love's "Alice in Wonderland" musical retelling, "Alice's Anthem", certainly has that with their dark and macabre modern thrill ride through Wonderland. But as much as it has going for it, it has almost as much going against it (which is not difficult in its three hour run time) as many of the scenes, like Alice, tend to lose their way and go beyond what the story wants to tell and into what felt like insider jokes and self indulgences. (more...)

THE GIFT HORSE by Leslie Silton is Available NowTHE GIFT HORSE by Leslie Silton is Available Now
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

As a writing coach, Leslie Silton often edits other people's books. But she enjoys writing her own. (more...)

Festival Ballet Theatre Presents ALICE IN WONDERLAND AND MIXED REPERTOIRE, 10/4-5Festival Ballet Theatre Presents ALICE IN WONDERLAND AND MIXED REPERTOIRE, 10/4-5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

With masterful dancing and a delightful charm, Festival Ballet Theatre's Alice in Wonderland takes you on a heart-racing adventure. Lewis Carroll's classic tale comes magically to life with all your favorite characters the lovable White Rabbit, the Cheshire Cat, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, and the infamous Queen of Hearts. Take a journey down the Rabbit Hole, into Wonderland Garden and through the Mad Hatter's Tea Party, all adorned with whimsical sets, wildly realistic masks and colorful costumes. Choreographed by Emmy Award-winning choreographer Robert Sund to Jean Sibelius' lyrical melodies, Alice in Wonderland is an enchanting adventure that will delight children and adults alike. (more...)

Kevin Douglas, Anthony Fleming III & More Join Lookingglass's 'ALICE'; Full Cast AnnouncedKevin Douglas, Anthony Fleming III & More Join Lookingglass's 'ALICE'; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Lookingglass Theatre Company announces casting for the return of signature Lookingglass production Lookingglass Alice, adapted and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin from the works of Lewis Carroll, produced in association with The Actors Gymnasium. Artistic Associates Lauren Hirte and Lindsey Noel Whiting both return to share the role of Alice. Lookingglass Alice runs November 12, 2014 - February 15, 2015 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 and can be purchased through the box office at (312) 337-0665 or www.lookingglasstheatre.org. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Wheeldon's ALICE Gets a Score of 'Dance 10, Story 3'BWW Reviews: Wheeldon's ALICE Gets a Score of 'Dance 10, Story 3'
by Sondra Forsyth - Sep 12, 2014

On September 9th 2014, opening night of the NATIONAL BALLET OF CANADA's six-day run at the Koch Theater in Lincoln Center presented by the Joyce Theater Foundation, I found myself enchanted by most of Christopher Wheeldon's choreography for the evening-length production of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland". I was also delighted overall with the inventive score by Joby Talbott as well as the elaborate costumes and sets by Bob Crowley. The dancing was first rate, too. What wasn't so wonderful was the silly love story that dramaturge Nicholas Wright felt compelled to introduce into Lewis Carroll's deservedly iconic childhood tale of a plucky young heroine off on her own for a great adventure in dreamland. (more...)

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