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Alice in Glitterland
September 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
You’ve fallen down the rabbit hole, and everything is beautiful.
As you gain your bearings, you might be passed by a showgirl in a fringed flapper dress, peering haughtily at you from behind a jewelled mask with the long ears of a hare, or an aristocratic woman all in red, caressing scarlet roses only to discover she’s staining her fingers with crimson paint. A man all in white might murmur to you about your lateness as he checks a shining pocket watch and ushers you up a staircase to a fitting for your new hat… where the distracted Hatter thrusts a cup of tea into your hands whilst feverishly asking your opinion of a love poem he’s written for a girl in blue.
You’ve entered Glitterland, and you, like Alice, need to choose whether to stay or leave.
Geekenders and the Playwrights Theatre Centre present ‘Alice in Glitterland’, a new, full-length, immersive dance and theatre experience located inside East Vancouver’s historic WISE Hall as part of the 2019 Vancouver Fringe Festival.
Audience members will don playing card masks and explore a retro-glamourous world invoking the captivating charm of a 1960s cabaret palace… where every nook and cranny, from the backstage dressing rooms to the stage itself… have been transformed.
The only limit to your adventure is your own penchant for exploration.
Geekenders is known in the Pacific Northwest as being a leader in the creation of immersive theatre. Their last immersive fringe production, Slumber Here, won Spirit of the Fringe 2017.
Tickets on sale soon! http://www.vancouverfringe.com/
Pre-show starts 30 minutes before every performance. We strongly recommend arriving early for this show.
Thursday, Sept 5: 9pm Invited Preview, FREE FOR FRINGE VOLUNTEERS!
Friday, Sept 6: 8pm
Saturday, Sept 7: 2pm, 8pm
Sunday, Sept 8: 8pm
Monday, Sept 9: 8pm
Tuesday, Sept 10: NO SHOW
Wednesday, Sept 11: 8pm
Thursday, Sept 12: 8pm
Friday, Sept 13: 8pm
Saturday, Sept 14: 2pm, 8pm
There are audience options for those of limited mobility and those who are hearing impaired; please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to book your specially-curated experience.
‘Alice in Glitterland’ features….
Lyndsey Britten, Curly Bright, Michael Gnansounou, Matthew Beaver, Molly Wilson, Jordan Svenkeson, Isabella Halladay, Shara Turner, Reilly Ellis, Lindsay Braynen, Hannah Theresa, Eryka Alanna
Conceived and directed by Fairlith Harvey
Writing by Fairlith Harvey with additional material by Matthew Beaver
Choreographed by Erin Foster, Jackie T. Hanlin, Nathania Barnabe, Fairlith Harvey, Hannah Theresa, Lindsay Braynen, Lyndsey Britten, Jordan Svenkeson, Isabella Halladay, Caitlin Hill, Lauren Gula, Phay Moores, Jayne Fondue, Patrice Bowler, Curly Bright
Intimacy Direction by Phay Moores
Design Direction and Scenic Design by Ariel Slack
Stage Management by Julia Lank
Lighting Design by Keagan Elrick
Costume Design and Construction by Alexandra Morris and Jacqueline Uhtoff
Immersive Design Consultation by Mily Mumford
Assistant Stage Management and Prop Design by Meredith Fraser
Set and Prop Fabrication by Shawn Major
Graphic Design by Julia Lank and Erin Foster
Dramaturgy by Kathleen Flaherty
Produced by Ryan Caron
Associate Rehearsal Producing by Shara Turner