Catch the Port Washington Play Troupe’s Children Show’s presentation of “Alice in Wonderland” in the Parish Hall at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church.
The show runs Thursday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 3p.m. and 8pm, and Sunday at 3 p.m.
A multi-generational production, the cast includes seven adults and 43 children, grades 4-10.
“Play Troupe's multi-generational approach to community theater for children provides an atmosphere of admiration, respect and encouragement among the cast, while presenting an exciting dynamic for the audience,” Director Diana vonRoeschlaub said, in a statement.
“When presenting classic fairy and folk tales, it just adds such a wonderful sense of ‘the way it’s meant to be’ when actors of the appropriate age portray characters in the story,” she added. “And to see so many generations having fun together will just warm your heart.”
Diana vonRoeschlaub, who grew up performing in the Children’s Show and Port Summer Show, directs “Alice in Wonderland,” a stage adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass” by Play Troupe President Pamela Meadows, with Executive Producer Sandra Ehrlich leading the production team.
Meadows specifically adapted the story in 1973 to accommodate greater numbers of young performers, but various incarnations of "Alice in Wonderland" have made regular appearances throughout the Children's
Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $5 for children, and tickets can be reserved by calling Port Washington Play Troupe at (516) 473-6243.
The production's robust cast of 50
Donations for the displaced families of the Main Street Fire will be collected at all performances.