Alice in Wonderland
29 Mar 2018, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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. 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.
ABOUT US: Incorporated in 2015, L’arietta Productions produces high quality bite-sized operas in English that are cozy, entertaining, and relevant. Collaborating with award winning artists such as Namiko Chan, Wan Xiang Lee, Chen Zhangyi, and Aaron Lee; Straits Times regards L’arietta’s approach “vital in conveying the message that modern opera could be unstuffy, accessible and even fun.”
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)
$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 Noble, Akiko Otao, Leslie Tay, Eleanor Tan
Aliwal Arts Centre
28 Aliwal Street