Alice in Wonderland: Alice unchained

publicity photo for Alice in Wonderland

Tess Benger plays a modern Alice in Wonderland. (Photo by John Holosko and Robert Metcalfe)

All alone in my office, I was laughing out loud and clapping my hands.

Bad Hat Theatre’s Alice in Wonderland is streaming online, but it does what theatre does best: it activates the concrete imagination. Without resorting to illusion, it uses sounds, bodies, and materials — clearly in a theatre, clearly in an artificial space — to create three-dimensional creatures and fully-fleshed worlds. It’s about pretending. That’s what I’ve been missing. [Read more…]

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