Jillian Keiley’s Alice Through the Looking-Glass moves across Canada

Alice Through the Looking-Glass director Jillian Keiley with actors playing Alice across Canada: Gwendolyn Collins (Winnipeg’s Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre), Ellie Heath (Edmonton’s Citadel Theatre), Trish Lindström (the Stratford Festival) and, seated, Natasha Greenblatt (NAC and Charlottetown's Confederation Centre of the Arts). Photographed in the Palm Room of Spadina House, Toronto, June 2015.

Alice Through the Looking-Glass director Jillian Keiley with actors playing Alice across Canada: Gwendolyn Collins (Winnipeg’s Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre), Ellie Heath (Edmonton’s Citadel Theatre), Trish Lindström (the Stratford Festival) and, seated, Natasha Greenblatt (NAC and Charlottetown’s Confederation Centre of the Arts). Photographed in the Palm Room of Spadina House, Toronto, June 2015.

 

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
“… S
urprises 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:

June 24, 2015 -- The Confederation Centre for the Arts, Charlottetown, PEI.

June 26, 2015 — The Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown, PEI

 

The Alices lead the way to Alice Through the Looking-Glass, Charlottetown, PEI

The Alices lead the way to Alice Through the Looking-Glass, Charlottetown, PEI

June 24, 2015: Alice Through the Looking-Glass premiere, Charlottetown, PEI

June 26, 2015: Alice Through the Looking-Glass premiere, Charlottetown, PEI

Alice Through the Looking-Glass at the Charlottetown Festival, June 24, 2015

Alice Through the Looking-Glass at the Charlottetown Festival, June 26, 2015

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