June 25, 2015 — Now playing in Charlottetown at the Confederation Centre of the Arts, James Reaney’s adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice Through the Looking-Glass will open in Winnipeg later this fall and in Edmonton next February. Director Jillian Keiley plans to have local performers for each production to bring last summer’s Stratford Festival hit to new cities.
In other news, Jillian Keiley will continue in her role as Artistic Director of Canada’s National Arts Centre English Theatre; her contract has been extended for another four years. Congratulations, Jillian!
In Charlottetown, you can purchase tickets by calling 1-800-565-0278 (902-566-1267) or order online here.
♦ We also hear good things about Evangeline, a new musical play at the Charlottetown Festival, and you won’t want to miss Anne of Green Gables.
♦ What reviewers are saying: “Alice Through the Looking-Glass” will leave you in awe.“ — Lennie MacPherson in The Guardian
“… Surprises in every scene and you just have to see it for yourself.” — Cindy Lapeña in Opening Night Reviews PEI
These photographs are from a happy visit to the Charlottetown Festival and the Atlantic Canada premiere of Alice Through the Looking-Glass, courtesy Elizabeth Reaney: