THE STATE BALLET OF RHODE ISLANDA Spring Ballet Celebration

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
A Company Premiere - The State Ballet of Rhode Island Artistic Director Herci Marsden

SBRI is excited to announce a State Ballet premiere, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, a ballet in two acts with the music of Joseph Horovitz. SBRI’s five resident choreographers take on a large-scale collaboration along with Herci Marsden, the company’s artistic director.  This performance takes place on March 23rd & 24th at the beautiful Park Theatre in Cranston, RI.

Follow Alice as she escapes through her dreams to a magical adventure in a fantasy land populated by several peculiar creatures, such as a loveable White Rabbit, a grumpy Caterpillar, the Queen of Hearts, the Cheshire Cat, dancing flamingos, butterflies and more. For more information: www.stateballet.com

Enhance your experience and check out these additional pre-performance events:

“Opening Night: Champagne & Dessert Reception”                                                                                         
Join us in celebration, as the curtain rises on State Ballet’s premiere. March 23rd - 6:45pm

“Mad Hatter Tea Party”                                                                                                                                           
Our Kids Tea Party will excite your children with a cast meet and greet, tea time snacks, souvenirs, a backstage tour and photo opportunity. March 24th-12 noon. $20per person, reservation required call 401-334-2560, or info@stateballet.com.

Get your tickets early for SBRI’s enchanting Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and . 

Show Dates:                                                                                                 
Friday, March 23 at 7:30pm                                                                                
Saturday, March 24 at 1:30pm                                                                           

Tickets: $25 to $32.50                                                                 

FREE PARKING                                                                                    
Visit the Park Box Office, Order via phone, or purchase online: www.parktheatreri.com.

Park Theatre Box Office                                                                                                                                           
848 Park Ave. Cranston, RI                                                                                                                                    
Mon-Sat 10am to 6pm.                                                                                                                       
Groups of 10 or more get the best seats at the best prices!
Call 401-467-7275
Download poster here
Download mini postcard here



Additional information:

People of all ages are touched by a theatre experience. Friday, March 23 @
10 am, SBRI’s Project Ballet in Education Alice Performance, “Pay What You Can Event”. If you
experience the arts, you will become aware of it and then you will gain an appreciation for it.
(Suggested price $10 per seat) For this educational show, call 401-334-2560 for seats.




Some History:
Under the artistic direction of the late Sir Anton Dolin, Alice in Wonderland was first
presented in 1953 at Royal Festival Hall, London.

Sir Anton Dolin was The State Ballet of Rhode Island’s artistic advisor from 1960 to 1983.

Sir Anton Dolin was a close family friend to The Marsden Family as well as godfather to the
Marsden children.

In 1953: Anton Dolin, Artistic Director of the London Festival Ballet and Joseph Horovitz
composer of Alice in Wonderland collaborated to create Alice and continued working
together in the year to come.

In 2017: Composer Joseph Horovitz and SBRI executive director Ana Marsden Fox
communicated together about bring this ballet to life in Rhode Island by The State Ballet of
Rhode Island.