Janet Dacal
Janet Dacal
Janet Dacal will star as Alice in WONDERLAND - A New Alice. A New Musical, which will play a pre-Broadway engagement at the Ferguson Hall at the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa, Florida, January 4-16, 2011. As previously reported, the production will begin a Broadway run at the Marquis Theatre on March 21, 2011 in anticipation of an opening on April 17.

Featuring music by Frank Wildhorn, lyrics by Jack Murphy, and a book by Gregory Boyd and Jack Murphy, the show will be directed by Boyd, with choreography by Marguerite Derricks.

The musical is a story about a new Alice who has lost her joy in life. Estranged from her husband, alienated from her daughter and in danger of losing her career, Alice finds herself in Wonderland where she encounters strange though familiar characters that help her rediscover the wonder in her life while searching for her daughter.

The principal cast will also include Darren Ritchie (White Knight, Jack/Lewis Carroll), Tituss Burgess (Caterpillar), Jose Llana (El Gato), Karen Mason (Queen of Hearts), Kate Shindle (Mad Hatter), and Edward Staudenmayer (White Rabbit). The ensemble will include April Berry, Sae La Chin, Dan Domenech, Mallauri Esquibel, Derek Ferguson, Lauren Lim Jackson, Morgan James, Stefan Raulston, Julius Anthony Rubio and Danny Stiles.

The design team is comprised of Neil Patel (set), Susan Hilferty (costume), Paul Gallo (lighting), and Sven Ortel (video and projection).

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