Repertory Philippines’ Theater set to unveil “Alice In Wonderland” on August 17

In celebration of its 21st year of producing well-loved musicals for children of all ages, Repertory Philippines’ Theatre for Young Audiences proudly announces its 2013 offering with the staging of ALICE IN WONDERLAND.

For over 150 years, ALICE IN WONDERLAND has captivated children with its timeless and whimsical story written by Lewis Caroll. The classic tale is now re-told in an enchanting adaptation with Book by Jim Eiler. Music by Jim Eiler and Jeanne Bargy. Lyrics by Jim Eiler.

With toe-tapping lively music and highly-spirited dance numbers, ALICE IN WONDERLAND follows Alice through the looking glass and down the rabbit hole in a whirlwind of twists and turns through an enchanting Wonderland. In this whimsical fantastic journey, Alice meets all of Wonderland’s famous and popular residents brought to life with full flair and color including: the King & Queen of Hearts, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Gryphon, Mock Turtle, Dormouse, Mad Hatter and March Hare, the Dutchess, Cheshire Cat and of course, the White Rabbit, and a whole world of characters for the audience to enjoy.

Alice’s strange  adventures unexpectedly changes her size, attends a tea party with the March Hare and the Mad Hatter, and even testifies at the trial of a knave who has stolen some tarts from the Queen of Hearts!

ALICE IN WONDERLAND is set to open on August 17, 2013 at Onstage, 2/F, Greenbelt 1, Paseo de Roxas cor. Legazpi St., Makati City. The show runs until December 15, 2013.

The cast is composed of the following: Dani Gana and Chaye Mogg (Alice), Nacho Tambunting, Jim Ferrer and Reb Atadero (Rabbit), Liesl Batucan (Duchess), Bituin Escalante and Natalie Everett  (Queen of Hearts), Becca Coates and Janine Tolentino  (Storyteller / Flora), Rachel Coates and Marie Delgado (Storyteller / Dora), Oliver Usison and Kendrick Ibasco (Walrus / King of Hearts), Nic Campos and Joel Trinidad (French Mouse / Carpenter / Mad Hatter), Onyl Torres and James Stacey (Caterpillar / March Hare), Antonio Lane and Jay Pangilinan (Mock Turtle), Reymund Domingo and Khevin Almario (Duck / Kettle), Edward Briones (Lory / Baby), Dingdong Rosales (Lory / Baby / Tweedledum), Josh Ramirez and Chino Veguillas (Dodo / Tweedledee / Doormouse), Shalee Vicencio and Gold Soon (Moon / Court Member), Ina Salonga (Tears / Court Member), Kyla Rivera (Tears / Oyster / Door), Clark Francis dela Riva and Bobby Superales (Door / Oyster) and Bym Buhain (Door / Tweedledum).

Ms. Joy Virata, the brainchild of the novel concept behind Repertory Philippines’ Theatre for Young Audiences had its first production in 1992 which featured “Sleeping  Beauty.”

By providing the audiences “quality and professional productions,” which Repertory Philippines has been well-known for, more shows were produced since then. The roster of productions include: Sleeping Beauty (1992, 1999 and 2010), Cinderella (1993 and 2001), Aladdin (1993), Jack & the Beanstalk (1994, 2000 and 2009), The Emperor’s New Clothes (1994 and 2005), Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs (1995 and 2002), Annabelle Broom (1995), Pinnochio (1996 and 2004), Alice in Wonderland (1997), The Wizard of Oz (1998 and 2012), Beauty & the Beast (2003), Disney’s Aladdin, Jr. (2006), Disney’s Cinderella Kids (2007), Disney’s Mulan, Jr. (2008) and Seussical (2011).

Co-presented by  the City of Makati, ALICE IN WONDERLAND  is a  perfect treat for the whole family.

The artistic and creative team of  ALICE IN WONDERLAND is led by Joy Virata (Director), Liesl Batucan (Assistant Director), Baby Barredo (Musical Director), Jamie Wilson (Technical Director), Gino Gonzales (Set Designer), Raven Ong  (Costume Designer), John Batalla (Lights Designer),  Lisa, Tintin and Cecille Martinez (Choreographers), Onyl Torres (Vocal Coach) and Jay Pangilinan (Musical Arranger).

ALICE IN WONDERLAND’s production staff is composed of Gidget Tolentino (Production Manager), Ayam Barredo (Company Manager), Jojo Amboy (Stage Manager), Pol Roxas (Sound Technician), Pablito Salvador (Lighting Technician) and Adul Lasin (Set Execution and Scenic Artist).

The marketing, sales and publicity of  ALICE IN WONDERLAND is led by David Bianco (Marketing, Sales), Toots Tolentino and Oliver Usision (PR & Publicity),  Marie Talay and Rose Silva (Marketing & Sales) and Jojo Mamangun (Photography) and John Alaras (Art Direction).

To accommodate all inquiries, Repertory Philippines is now  accepting reservations for schools, civic groups and corporate sponsorships.

For details of show, please call tel. nos. 571-6926 and 571-4941; or email : shows@repertoryphilippines.com or log on to: http://www.repertoryphilippines.com. Tickets are also available through Ticketworld at 891-9999 or visit http://www.ticketworld.com.ph

Connect to Repertory Philippines online through the following social media networks:

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ALICE IN WONDERLAND’s madcap and hilariously satiric series of adventures with a kaleidoscope of action and zaniness will definitely be an enjoyable family adventure.

See you at the theater !!!!

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