Alice by Heart Releases Portraits of Stars Molly Gordon, Colton Ryan, and More
MCC Theater is currently presenting the world premiere of the new Duncan Sheik-Steven Sater-Jessie Nelson musical based on Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
MCC Theater has released new portraits of the company of Alice by Heart, the new Duncan Sheik musical making its world premiere in the Newman Mills Theater at the Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space through April 7. Check out the photos of Molly Gordon, Colton Ryan, and other members of the cast below.
Gordon and Ryan star along with Mia DiLena, Zachary Downer, Noah Galvin, Ari Groover, Michael Hartung, Zachary Infante, Andrew Kober, Grace McLean, Kim Blanck, Catherine Ricafort, Heath Saunders, Wesley Taylor, and Natalie Walker.
Alice by Heart features music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics by Steven Sater, and a book by Sater and Jessie Nelson. Inspired by Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, the musical is described as follows: "In the rubble of the London Blitz of World War II, Alice Spencer's budding teen life is turned upside down, and she and her dear friend Alfred are forced to take shelter in an underground tube station. When the ailing Alfred is quarantined, Alice encourages him to escape with her into their cherished book and journey down the rabbit hole to Wonderland."
The creative team includes Edward Pierce (scenic design), Paloma Young (costume design), Bradley King (lighting design), Dan Moses Schreier (sound design), and J. Jared Janas (hair, wig, and makeup design), with orchestrations by Sheik, additional orchestrations by Simon Hale, and music direction and vocal arrangements by Jason Hart.