St. John's Conservatory Theater to perform 'Alice Isn't All There' starting Oct. 10 in Ogdensburg
OGDENSBURG -- St. John's Conservatory Theater's production of the musical comedy"Alice Isn't All There," written by award-winning playwright and composer Brazillia R. Kreep, is slated for an Oct. 10 opening.
The play is a spoof on the iconic Lewis Carroll tale "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland."It is directed and choreographed by R O'Donnell with musical direction and arrangements by Angela Conzone Dwyer and sets and props by Stephen Chambers.
Other production team includes Fr. Michael O’Donnell (executive producer), Christopher Dwyer (technical director), Alynia Hermaine Rule (production stage manager), Dominic Solis (production coordinator), and Pat Duffy (accompanist and orchestrations).
The story of Alice is told by the Bells & Wheezle Circus Company, a European-style commedia dell'arte, and runs 90 minutes with all original songs. A contemporary Alice finds herself in Wonderland haunted by the Victorian Alice while interacting with all the classic characters.
Ogdensburg talent Allexa Hooper and Hailey Weber star as Alice Brimble and Alice Liddle, respectively. Other cast includes Paige Merz as the Cheshire Cat, Sloane Ryan as Boo Hoo, Steve Summers as Itsy Bitsy, Deanna Bellinger as the Dormouse, Bill LaMere as the March Hare, Angela Conzone Dwyer as the Queen of Hearts, Chris Dwyer and Ryan Woodard as Tweedledee and Tweedledum and R O'Donnell as the Mad Hatter.
Show dates are October 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 and 25 with a 7 p.m. curtain and a $15 suggested donation at the door or $10 online at aliceisntallthere.brownpapertickets.com.
The theater is on the second floor of St. John’s Parish House, behind St. John's Episcopal Church, off the corner of Franklin and Knox streets in Ogdensburg. Parking is available off Franklin Street.