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LSPA Presents The Last Queen of Wonderland
March 15 @ 7:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 24, 2018
One event on March 18, 2018 at 2:00pm
One hundred and fifty years after Lewis Carroll wrote about Wonderland, a young woman named Lacie discovers an impossible family secret: it’s all real. In search of her sister who has been missing for a year, she travels through the looking glass with Carroll’s books as her guide. The Wonderland she finds has transformed and hardened under the rule of the House of Cards. In the dungeon of the Queen of Hearts, she rescues a boy named Charlie after realizing that he grows up to be Lewis Carroll. It is clear that the laws of our world no longer apply and Lacie must rely on many new friends to help her navigate this strange and often dangerous world. Lacie is determined to free Charlie and her sister by finding a way for all of them to escape through the looking glass and return to where they belong. Otherwise, Charlie may never grow up to write his books, and without the clues they hold, Lacie and her sister may get trapped in Wonderland forever.
*A relaxed, sensory-friendly performance is being offered on Wednesday, March 21st at 5pm. A sensory-friendly performance is one in which certain production elements such as light and sound cues are adjusted slightly to even out or soften the sensory experience of the show, or removed altogether. Audience members are welcome to bring snacks, toys, and fidgets (objects that can help soothe and focus individuals on the autism spectrum) into the theatre with them, and are welcome to exit and return to the theatre whenever needed. Everyone is welcome and released from the traditional expectations about sitting still and staying silent. Guests are free to respond, move, speak, or self-sooth in whatever way they need to enjoy and experience the performance.