“Alice! A childish story take, And with a gentle hand lay it where childhood dreams are twined in memory’s mystic band” Come play with Alice and her curious friends this Easter weekend in L’arietta Production’s Alice in Wonderland. The 75 minute operatic adaptation welcomes you to a magical garden, filled with nostalgic toys and modern twists. Bring the whole family because kids and kids at heart can enjoy a carnival as well as the opera! March 29-April 1st, Aliwal Arts Centre. Tickets at http://AliceOpera.peatix.com. Come for the opera, stay for the party!
L’arietta Productions, the local chamber opera company that brought you Purgatory for Halloween takes a colourful turn for Lewis Carroll’s classic, Alice in Wonderland in the second half of “Season of Literary Works”. Composed by Robert Chauls and premiered in 1978, it was the second most performed American opera in the United States during the 1981-82 season. L’arietta will give this beloved opera its Southeast Asian Premiere.
Celebrate the child in us all with your loved ones, and be surprised by how fun an opera can be! The show features opera veterans Akiko Otao, Leslie Tay, Brent Allcock, as well as fresh faces to the Singapore opera scene. The production welcomes collaborations with award-winning video artist Pandora Wong, as well as local hat brand The Girl with a Hat, and the return of Namiko Takahashi Chan as she reveals an entire line of hand-painted costumes.
What: Alice In Wonderland by Robert Chauls When: March 29 - April 1 (Thurs 8pm, Fri 3pm, Sat 3pm & 8pm, Sun 3pm) Where: Aliwal Arts Centre (28 Aliwal Street) Tickets: AliceOpera.peatix.com Price: $40/Standard $25/Student $105/Bundle deal! 2 kids at heart + 2 kids
Director: Mary Ann Tear Music Director: Aloysius Foong Video Artist: Pandora Wong Photography: Jamie Chan Costume Design: Namiko Takahashi Chan Cast: Brent Allcock, Jana Choa, Jonathan Khoo, Syakirah Nobel, Akiko Otao, Leslie Tay, Eleanor Tan