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Dates:Friday, December 3, 2021 - Sunday, December 5, 2021
Hours:Hours Vary see below
Ages:Kids, Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Indoor
Cost:$$ see below
Category:Theater & Shows
through the looking glass and what alice found there photoStep through the mirror and join Wellesley Theatre Project (WTP), presenting THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE on Friday, December 3rd and Saturday, December 4th at 7pm and Sunday, December 5th at 2pm.

All performances will take place at the Wellesley Theatre Project Studio Theatre at The Wellesley Community Center, located at 219 Washington St. Wellesley Hills, MA 02481. Tickets are priced $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors, and may be purchased online in advance, or at the door for $18 for adults and $12 for students and seniors.

Masking and proof of vaccination are required for admission to performances, or – for attendees unable to be vaccinated – proof of negative test within 72 hours will be required.

THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE, a play adapted by Rosemary Nursey-Bray, finds Alice, on a sleepy afternoon, playing chess when she enters the looking glass into a world of strange back-to-front magic.

Stepping through the mirror, she meets kings and queens of her chess set. The world inside the glass is marked out as a chess board, across which she must travel as a pawn.

She meets talking flowers, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, sees Humpty Dumpty, meets the Mad Hatter and the March Hare, and witnesses the furious battle between the Lion and the Unicorn fighting for the crown.

The gentle White Knight rescues her from the cruel Red Knight, as she is able to reach the eighth square and become queen. Or is it all a dream?

THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE features a talented cast of twelve students between the ages of twelve and seventeen.

Cast members of THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS reside in Wellesley as well as neighboring communities including Natick, Needham, Newton, and Dover.

The production staff includes: Lydia Jane Graeff, Director; Alexa Brooke Lambert, Stage Manager & Prop Master; Tristan Bouchard, Music Arranger; Jennie McGuiness, Puppet Design & Construction; Ben Rush, Scenic, Lighting, & Projection Designer; Ash Long, Costume Designer, and Bec Lowe; Assistant Costume Designer.

About Wellesley Theatre Project
Wellesley Theatre Project is an arts academy and a Wellesley nonprofit devoted to providing students (PreK - 12th Grade) with the opportunity to study and experience theatre and performing arts through year round classes, staged productions, workshops and summer camps. Upcoming WTP performances include You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown December 17th-19th, and Best of Broadway Jr. Revue, December 18th & 19th at Babson College’s Sorenson Center for the Arts. Tickets are available at http://wellesleytheatreproject.org.

Registration is open soon for WTP’s Winter/Spring semester, which includes weekly classes in theatre, acting, musical theatre dance, private voice lessons, and musical theatre for students Kindergarten through 12th grade. In addition, registration is open for WTP’s Winter/Spring productions of The Wizard of Oz, Youth Edition (Grades 2nd- 12th) and Spring Awakening (Audition Only- Grades 9th-12th).

For more information about THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS or other Wellesley Theatre Project classes and productions, please visit www.wellesleytheatreproject.org or call 781- 235-1550.

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Friday, December 3rd and Saturday, December 4th at 7pm
Sunday, December 5th at 2pm


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$18 for adults and $12 for students and seniors | Purchase online in advance

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wellesleytheatreproject.org

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219 Washington St., Wellesley Hills, MA, 02481 map

219 Washington St.
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481

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