Lewis Carroll News

Date Of Birth:
January 27, 1832
Date Of Death:
January 14, 1898 (65)
Birth Place:
Daresbury, Cheshire, ENGLAND
Gender:
Male
Desert Stages Theatre to Open 20th Anniversary Season with ALICE IN WONDERLAND, 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Desert Stages Theatre will kick off its 20th season in the valley with Alice In Wonderland, the classic children's story by Lewis Carroll. (more...)

Cast Announced for Christopher Wheelon's ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND at Lincoln Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

The Joyce Theater Foundation and The National Ballet of Canada today announced the casting for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, having its New York premiere at the David H. Koch Theater at the Lincoln Center, September 9 - 14, 2014. (more...)

Mensa Members List Top 10 Children's Books
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

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Forks & Hope's THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK Begins at Edinburgh Fringe Festival Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

The Forks & Hope ensemble has brought their celebrated devised adaptation of the Lewis Carroll poem The Hunting of the Snark to the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, playing through August 15. Originally produced by Strawdog Theatre Company in Chicago, the 50-minute, family-friendly adventure has been hailed by audiences and critics alike as 'mesmerizing,' 'thrilling,' and above all: 'fun.' (more...)

BROADWAY THEATRE ARCHIVE: GREAT PERFORMANCES Set 1 Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 09, 2014

An impressive collection of filmed plays featuring a host of world renowned performers is now available to order via BROADWAY THEATRE ARCHIVE: GREAT PERFORMANCES Set 1, which includes the plays DEATH OF A SALESMAN, FOR COLORED GIRLS..., UNCOMMON WOMEN and ALICE AT THE PALACE. (more...)

LA Children's Chorus to Perform with Los Angeles Master Chorale, LA Phil & More During 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

Los Angeles Children's Chorus (LACC), led by highly regarded Artistic Director Anne Tomlinson and acclaimed for its agile bel canto sound that has made it one of the nation's most in-demand children's choirs, announces its 2014-15 season, entitled "Celebrating American Song...California and Beyond." (more...)

BWW Reviews: ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, August 4 2014
by Gary Naylor - Aug 05, 2014

Gary Naylor enjoys an adaptation of a classic that stretches both the running time and the whimsy , but delivers on the spectacle and the humour. Do wrap up warm though! (more...)

FROZEN Director to Re-Team with Disney for 'A Wrinkle in Time' Big Screen Adaptation
by Movies News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

Jennifer Lee, who recently co-wrote and helmed the Disney mega-hit FROZEN, has signed on to adapt Madeleine L'Engle's classic children's novel 'A Wrinkle in Time' to the big screen for the studio. (more...)

Anne Hathaway, Johnny Depp & More Being Filming on Disney's ALICE IN WONDERLAND: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
by Movies News Desk - Aug 04, 2014

Disney's 'Alice In Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass' begins principal photography this week, featuring an award-winning production team and all-star ensemble cast, including Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Mia Wasikowska, Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen. (more...)

BWW Review: A Clevelander's View of the Stratford Theater Festival - A Season of Being Pushed to the Edge
by Roy Berko - Jul 30, 2014

The Stratford Festival of Canada, whose present artistic director is Atoni Cimolino, started on July 13, 1953, when Sir Alec Guiness walked onto a stage located in a large tent and spoke the first lines of what has become the internationally-recognized celebration of theatre. Now housed in five theatres, offering plays and other entertainment from late April to November, Stratford is the largest repertoire theatre in North America. The offerings are not only the writings of Shakespeare, but a variety of classical and contemporary works, including musicals. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Iris Theatre's ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

After last summer's critical success with a promenade adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, Iris Theatre are returning to the gardens and grounds of St Paul's Church, Covent Garden for a sixth year of family-friendly theatre, and its sequel, Alice through the Looking Glass. Alice through the Looking Glass, by Lewis Carroll in a new adaptation by Daniel Winder and Candida Caldcott, will be presented from today, 30 July - Saturday 30 August. Press night is Monday 4 August at 7 pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below! (more...)

BWW Review: TOMMY Puts the Pinball Wizard in a Spectacular Wonderland
by Jeff Davis - Jul 29, 2014

Genius is not a term to throw around lightly. Genius suggests distinctiveness and even superiority. Geniuses are people that are seldom matched in their field. It's a level that most of us strive to reach but never achieve. Yet for director Dave Steakley, it's a well-deserved moniker. With his current production of Tommy, now playing at the Zach Theatre, Steakley pairs The Who's beloved rock-opera with the imaginative world of Alice in Wonderland. The result is a theatrical event that is impossible to forget. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ADELAIDE INTERNATIONAL GUITAR FESTIVAL 2014: ANDREY LEBEDEV AND SYDNEY GUITAR TRIO WITH RORY O'DONOGHUE Goes From Sublime to Ridiculous
by Barry Lenny - Jul 22, 2014

Andrey Lebedev is one of the new faces at this year's Festival, and the Sydney Guitar Trio, brought a very different type of concert. (more...)

The Kansas City Ballet's 2014-2015 Calendar of Events Includes ALICE (IN WONDERLAND), THE NUTCRACKER and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

The Kansas City Ballet calendar for the 57th season will be filled with Kansas City premieres, the presentation of The Nutcracker at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts and other exciting and diverse events at the Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity. Single tickets for the 2014-15 season will be available to the public on Monday, August 18 at 9 a.m. Tickets for The Nutcracker will be available to the public on Monday, Sept. 8 at 9 a.m. Purchase tickets online at www.kcballet.orgor through the Kansas City Ballet ticket office 816.931.2232. (more...)

THEN SHE FELL to Celebrate 1000th Performance Off-Broadway, 8/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Third Rail Projects' critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production of THEN SHE FELL will celebrate its 1000th performance on Friday, August 15th. This immersive theater event is inspired by the life and writings of Lewis Carroll (Alice in Wonderland). It is written, directed, designed and choreographed by Zach Morris, Tom Pearson and Jennine Willett and in collaboration with The Company. Performances of this open-ended run take place at The Kingsland Ward at St. Johns, a century-old institutional building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn that allows the action to play out on 3 floors. Tickets are currently on sale through December 28, 2014. (more...)

The Ford Presents a World Fusion Dance Version of ALICE IN WONDERLAND
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

Celebrating, exploring, and uniting Middle Eastern and Western dance for the 21st century, Bellydance Evolution presents its latest production with the world premiere of "Alice in Wonderland" at the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre on Friday, August 1, 2014 at 8:30pm. (more...)

Theatre Aspen Kicks Off 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

Award-winning Theatre Aspen opened last week, with a production of The Full Monty receiving rave reviews. Tonight the season continues to unfold with the opening of Little Women, the Broadway Musical. The Hurst Theatre offers a summer repertory season, which will also include a brand new comedy by Sandy Rustin called The Cottage (more...)

Steven Carl McCasland Goes Solo at The Metropolitan Room, 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Steven Carl McCasland, Artistic Director of Beautiful Soup Theater, goes solo at The Metropolitan Room. Wit songs and stories, Steven brings his one-man romp, Mother Wanted Me To Come Out In A Kimono, to the famed New York venue. (more...)

Nathan Tysen and Arthur Perlman Win 2014 Kleban Prizes for Musical Theatre; Ceremony Held Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

The Kleban Foundation's 24th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Nathan Tysen and the 24th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Arthur Perlman.The 2014 prizes will be presented tonight, June 23, 2014, in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted by ASCAP and BMI. (more...)

Cast Announced for Summer Musical THE WHO'S TOMMY at ZACH Theatre, 7/9-8/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

ZACH Theatre announces the cast of this summer's most highly anticipated musical - The Who's Tommy in an all-new production created for ZACH's Topfer Stage July 9 - August 24, 2014. This dynamic cast includes some of Austin's best rock vocalists joined by a Guest Artist from NYC, a professional hip hop DJ/break-dancer, gymnasts, and a live band under the musical direction of ALLEN ROBERTSON. (more...)

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