Alice Adventures in the Underground

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Meet the Wonderland Citizens with Alice

What do you do when you see a white rabbit complaining about the time?  Obviously, you follow the creature into a hole in the ground.  Stephen promises to give you a performance of misadventures with the Caterpillar, Mad Hatter, The March Hare, and Dormouse.  Of course, Alice ends up at the wrong croquet game with the Queen of Hearts, the King of Hearts, and the Knave of Hearts. The Knave of Hearts has been caught and he has to explain himself.  Will Alice, a very opinionated girl, keep her ideas to herself or put herself in peril? You will find out how this messy game unfolds with Stephen performing each character.  

Stephen Mead Actor

 Stephen Mead Actor

Time Length Estimated 1:15 minutes

How you will view the performance: Zoom

What they Say About Stephen

Stephen Mead plays the narrator, Alice, and an unforgettable assortment of endearing and wacky characters including the Queen of Hearts, the Mad Hatter, Humpty Dumpty and Tweedledum and Tweedledee to provide a unique and unforgettable entertainment, including the poems “The Walrus and the Carpenter” and “Jabberwocky.”

Vividly acted out from memory, no special stage or lights required, Stephen Mead’s adaptations of “ALICE’s ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND” and “ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS” will amaze and delight audiences of all ages as they see more than forty separate characters come to life before their eyes.

Hilarious and enchanting, “ALICE” S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND” and “ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS” are each approximately an hour long and are very suitable to being performed either separately or in one program with an intermission

Queen of Hearts

About Stephen Mead

STEPHEN MEAD trained as an actor at London’s Royal Academy of
Dramatic Art. Besides appearing in many stage productions, he has worked
as a drama adviser to Goldcrest Films UK and written for Channel4 (TV).
Stephen has made a specialty of DRAMATIC RECITATIONS (from
memory) from the works of DICKENS, EDGAR ALLAN POE,LEWIS CARROLL, W.S. GILBERT and other 19th-century authors. These bring poems and prose by these writers to vivid life without costume, make-up, lights or scenery. Most 19th-century
literature was written to be heard as well as read, and Stephen Mead’s
enthralling renditions of these pieces have gripped audiences in the UK and
the US since 1987.

Since moving to the Washington DC area, Stephen has been working in collaboration with two local writers, Magus Magnus and Scott Courlander. Magus Magnus has written a series of original monologues he calls “idylls” which are perfectly in tune with the ideals and methods of  Stephen Mead. Magnus and Mead have devised a number of programs including “Murder on the Bare Stage”, a one man show which was performed at Capital Fringe Festival in July 2013, to capacity audiences and rapturous reviews. “Murder on the Bare Stage” has subsequently been performed in Baltimore, New York City and at the Harmon Hall of the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington DC.

Hailed by Washington City Paper as "a brilliant artist" DC Metro Theatre Arts marveled at " his truly breath-taking and captivating ability to bring fictional characters and the world they inhabit vividly to life." while other review noted "the piece demands that Mead portray a diversity of characters... which he differentiates splendidly and transitions into and out of on a dime. "
Suitable for all the family including children over the age of about six, the performance with a short-spoken introduction will last about an hour including an opportunity for a short question and answer session.

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