STAGE TUBE: Edward Staudenmayer Talks WONDERLAND

By: Apr. 24, 2011

Edward Staudenmayer, who plays the white rabbit in the new Broadway musical WONDERLAND, recently sat down to talk to CBS 2's Emily Smith about the play. Click below to watch the video.

Edward Staudenmayer (The White Rabbit) heads down the Rabbit Hole with an over 16 year association with Forbidden Broadway to his credit, taking him Off-Broadway, around the world, onto three cast recordings, and recently, a stint as director for the Tampa production. He appeared on Broadway in Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me, and starred across the country in Spamalot, Beauty and the Beast, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Joseph..., Cats, and Noises Off. A soloist with the Baltimore, Syracuse, Bartlesville, and Adelaide, Australia Symphonies, he also received nominations for the Barrymore Award, National Theater Award, and received the Carol Burnett Award while attending UCLA.

WONDERLAND stars Janet Dacal (In The Heights) as Alice, Darren Ritchie (Little Shop of Horrors, Thoroughly Modern Millie) as Jack the White Knight, E. Clayton Cornelious (The Scottsboro Boys, A Chorus Line) as Caterpillar, Jose Llana (Spelling Bee, Flower Drum Song) as El Gato, Karen Mason (Hairspray, Mamma Mia!) as The Queen of Hearts, Kate Shindle (Legally Blonde, Cabaret, Jekyll and Hyde) as The Mad Hatter, Carly Rose Sonenclar (Les Miserables, Little House on the Prairie) as Chloe, Edward Staudenmayer (Spamalot, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me) as The White Rabbit and Danny Stiles (Guys and Dolls and Sister Act: The Musical) as Morris the March Hare. With a book by Gregory Boyd and Jack Murphy, lyrics by Jack Murphy, music by Frank Wildhorn, choreography by Marguerite Derricks and direction by Gregory Boyd, WONDERLAND opened at Broadway's Marquis Theatre on Sunday, April 17, 2011 (performances began Monday, March 21.)

The ensemble includes April Berry, Grady McLeod Bowman, Joey Calveri, Sae La Chin, Mallauri Esquibel, Derek Ferguson, Wilkie Ferguson III, Laura Hall, Natalie Hill, Lauren Lim Jackson, Morgan James, Ryan Link, Kate Loprest, Renee Marino, Heather Parcells, Stefan Raulston, Julius Anthony Rubio and Tanairi Vasquez.

A new spin on the classic story of Alice and her Looking-Glass world, WONDERLAND is about a modern-day woman who goes on a life-changing adventure far below the streets of New York City, where a colorful cast of strange but familiar characters help her rediscover what's really important. Featuring a fresh, contemporary pop score from the creator of Jekyll and Hyde, WONDERLAND arrives on Broadway this spring following two sold-out national stage premieres.

Tickets to WONDERLAND - A New Alice. A New Musical are now available through or by calling 877-250-2929, and in person at the Marquis Theatre box office, 1535 Broadway between at 46th Streets. Box office schedule is Monday through Saturday 10am to 8pm and Sunday 12pm to 6pm.

Ticket prices range from $49.00 to $132.00. All prices include a $2.00 facilities fee.

Performance Schedule:
Performance schedule: Tuesday at 7pm, Wednesday through Saturday at 8pm, matinees Wednesday and Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 3pm.

Original Broadway Cast Recording available on Masterworks Broadway