This September, free fall into a whimsical land far, far away when Our Fabulous Variety Show (OFVS), an ever evolving troupe of East End-based thespians, presents a trio of original productions inspired by the beloved Alice in Wonderland.
“Join us for our 18th and 19th productions, Alice Jr. which tells the origin story of Wonderland, a world where color and imagination have been stripped by the evil White Queen and our sequel Wonderland which explores the balance of power in a utopia world,” shared Kasia Klimiuk, Our Fabulous Variety Show co-founder. “Both shows are inspired by Lewis Carroll’s classic tale, Alice in Wonderland and feature your favorite characters such as Alice, the Mad Hatter, the March Hare, the White Rabbit and so many more!”
Wonderland will star Tori Schmitt as Alice, Leah Barroso as the White Queen, Kasia Klimiuk and Anita Boyer as Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, Joe Pallister as Governor Dodo, Thomas Sulfaro as the Mad Hatter, Aurora Chapman as the March Hare, Jax Cantwell as the Dormouse, Emily Brownstein as Chessy, the Cheshire Cat, Caly Stewart as Dinah, Gaylin Davey as the Caterpillar, Eden Lowlicht as the Ace of Hearts, Krystal Lamiroult as the Jack of Hearts, Kristen Curcie as the Ten of Hearts, and Hanna Medler as the White Rabbit, and also feature dancers Georgia Hren and Olivia Suter.
“Our youth cast, ages 7 to 11, will present Alice Jr. and Wonderland features our teenage and adult cast,” Klimiuk explained.
Alice Jr. will star Georgia Kenny as Alice, Lila Ruddy as the White Queen, Alexa Espana and Lexi Cantwell as Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, Fairleigh Stewart as the Mad Hatter, Lily Rose Swanson as the March Hare, Siena Link-Morse as the Dormouse, Alyse Chapman as Chesibel and Olivia Chapman as Chessy the Cheshire Cats, Sasha Dutrieux as the Ace of Hearts, Leah Fromm as the White Rabbit, Carlee Kenny and Chelsea Fromm as
the Rebel Rabbits, Kerri O’Donnell as the Caterpillar, Emma Hand, Peyton Hren and Madison Kelly as the Flowers, and Ryleigh O’Donnell as the Queen of Diamonds. Lilah Brown, Macy Dellapolla, Luke Dirksen, Mary Kate Hosey, and Caeleigh Schuster will also make cameos.
“Our Fabulous Variety Show will also present a late-night cabaret, Wonderland After Hours featuring Fabulous drag queens RaffaShow, Naomi, and Rusty Nails as well as local musicians and dancers,” she added.
Our Fabulous Variety Show co-founders Anita Boyer and Kasia Klimiuk will direct the productions, which they choreographed along with Krystal Lamiroult. The shows, which were a collaborative writing effort, will present many styles of dance including tap, jazz funk, contemporary and ballet highlighted by original music by Samantha King.
Wonderland can be seen on Friday, September 22 and Saturday, September 23 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, September 24 at 2 p.m., Alice Jr. can be seen on Saturday, September 23 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, September 24 at 6 p.m., and Wonderland After Hours can be seen on Saturday, September 23 at 9 p.m. All performances will be held at Guild Hall in East Hampton. Tickets are $25 to $55.
Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street in East Hampton. For more information, call 631-594-2906 or visit ourfabulousvarietyshow.org.