Frank Wildhorn's Wonderland to Play Alley Theatre; Season Announced
The musical is being produced in association with Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, where it will debut at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, November 24-January 3, under Boyd's direction.
The show, which is set in present-day Manhattan and Wonderland, tells the story of author Alice Cornwinkle who is struggling with her career and her daughter. Wildhorn, Murphy, and Hwang previously collaborated on Rudolf: The Last Kiss; Wildhorn is best known for Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlet Pimpernel, and The Civil War.
The Alley's season will also include Thornton Wilder's Our Town (October 2-November 1), to be directed by Boyd; the world premiere of Rajiv Joseph's Gruesome Playground Injuries (October 16-November 15), to be directed by Rebecca Bayla Taichman; the Charles Dickens holiday favorite A Christmas Carol (November 20-December 27), to be directed by James Black; Todd Waite starring in David Sedaris' The Santaland Diaries (November 27-December 27); the world premiere of Kenneth Lin's Intelligence-Slave (January 22-February 21); Mary Chase's classic comedy Harvey (March 5-28), to be directed by Boyd; Patrick Barlow's adaptation of Hitchcock's The 39 Steps (April 16-May 9); Jeffrey Hatcher's Mrs. Manerly (May 21-June 20); and Marc Camoletti's comedy Boeing-Boeing (June 4-27).For more information, visit www.alleytheatre.org.