Royal Ballet presents Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland in yet another incarnation,
choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon of London's Royal Ballet
Mar 2-15, 2011 ~ Royal Opera House in London
June 4-25 ~ National Ballet of Canada

1) Edward Watson as the White Rabbit 2) Lauren Cuthbertson as Alice,
with Sergei Polunin as Jack, the gardener's son who is deeply infatuated with her.
3) Zenaida Yanowsky appears as the ferocious Queen of Hearts
[photos: Johan Persson/Royal Opera House]


"One night at London's Royal Opera House, 2,000 people in their best attire chatter excitedly as they take their seats for what promises to be the ballet event of the year. The curtain rises on Oxford, 1862, and Lewis Carroll reading stories to three little girls — one of them called Alice. When Carroll takes her photograph, he disappears underneath the camera cloth only to emerge in the form of a White Rabbit and jump down a rabbit hole. Alice plunges after him and the audience watches as the Royal Ballet company attempts to do the unimaginable: introduce a new full-length story ballet to the repetoire..." Read entire article at TIME






Read more at TIME, New York Times


Alice in Wonderland at Royal Opera House and National Ballet of Canada

3 comments:

  1. Winnipeg's Royal Winnipeg Ballet debuts its presentation of "Wonderland" this weekend in Wpg before taking the show on the road. It looks quite ,,,,yummy,

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  2. Thanks for letting me know about that one! It does look good! (especially for someone like me who doesn't appreciate traditional ballet)

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  3. Margravine Louisa,
    Thanks again for mentioning! Just posted about it and now I'm wondering who I can convince to go with me when it comes to Ottawa!

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