Big Country Children’s Theater Presents “Alice In Wonderland Jr”
The Big Country Children's Performing Arts Theater proudly presents "Alice In Wonderland Jr." Directed by Melanie Unger, at the historic Paramount Theatre. The classic play that is likened to Disney's original movie 'Alice In Wonderland', only it's performed by children ages 8 to 18 as you'll see in the photos below.
In this play get ready to travel down the old rabbit hole and join the beloved Alice, in her wild and crazy journey. The performance features many updated versions of songs from the original 1951 animated film. Disney’s "Alice in Wonderland JR." is more a a sped up tale. This version is totally updated, upgraded and ready for some fun adventure. And it's about an hour long.
Alice’s curious adventure starts off innocently enough as she goes chasing the old White Rabbit. Her adventures become increasingly more strange as she races off down the hole after the Dodo Bird. Plus, she gets tied up with Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, she then collaborates with the highly talented Caterpillar and beats the Queen of Hearts at her own game.
There are plenty of whacky characters like three Cheshire Cats and dozens of other strange characters, providing lots of opportunities to showcase all the different musical skill levels that kids have.
Don't miss this classic performance of "Alice In Wonderland" Enjoy all your favorite classic movie characters in junior form though. The event will take place at the historic Paramount Theatre located at 352 Cypress Street in downtown Abilene.
"Alice In Wonderland JR." will be shown on Thursday, May 6th, Friday, May 7th both and Saturday, May 8th all performances at 7PM. "Alice in Wonderland Jr." is a presentation of the Big Country Performing Arts organization.
Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for children, get them in advance online at ParamountAbilene.com due to limited capacity.
As with most venues in Abilene and around the Big Country CDC guidelines are still being followed.
The Paramount Theatre has just updated their coronavirus statement saying: "We want patrons to feel welcome and to have a fun and safe experience at the Theatre. Please see below the safeguards and limits we are following to ensure that both patrons and staff are as protected as possible during this transitional period. Click this link for a concise up to the minute update.
"Alice In Wonderland Jr." is not part of the Paramount's film series, which continues through out 2021. Check back frequently for show updates and/or cancellations, due to COVID-19.