Alice in Wonderland at Galvin


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Posted Online: Nov. 26, 2012, 12:38 pm
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Press release submitted by St. Ambrose


Alice in Wonderland, a new adventure (also a world premiere)

Davenport, IA- You can follow a White Rabbit into the delightful and entertaining world of childhood fantasies on December 1 and 2, at St. Ambrose University, Galvin Fine Arts Center. This new premiere explores a world of wonder trough the eyes of Alice as she meets talking animals, a splendid caterpillar, the Mad Hatter and a very special Cheshire cat. Directed by SAU's movement specialist Daniel Rairdin-Hale, this play gives a modern view to an old classic using puppetry, poetry, and some very cool special effects.

The St. Ambrose children's show is an annual event that over 5,000 area students will see. This is a St. Ambrose tradition that is designed to introduce children to the excitement of live theatre performance. The show runs between 50 minutes to an hour with no intermission.

Performances are Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 1-2, 3:00 P.M at the Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University. Tickets: $8.00 Adults, $7.00 Faculty/Staff/Alumni/Senior Citizens, $7.00 Non SAU Students/Children, $6.00 Groups, SAU Students with current valid student ID are free. For reservations call (563) 333-6251 or visit www.sau.edu/galvin

















 



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