Monday, July 27, 2015

Celebrating 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland featuring young kids and Mad Hatter’s Summer Madness at Saddleback College

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Rancho Santa Margarita, Ca – Saddleback College Community Education and the Division of Fine Arts & Media Technology announces their presentation of MainStage Kids, featuring young actors ages 8-16, in Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, Jr. Directed by Jamie Hadley with choreography by Natalie Baldwin, this fun production will take place on the McKinney Theatre stage on Friday, August 7that 7:30 p.m. 

 Lewis Carroll's famous inquisitive heroine comes to life in this delightful adaptation of the classic Disney film. Join Alice as she chases the White Rabbit, races the Dodo Bird, gets tied up with Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, raps with a bubble-blowing Caterpillar, and beats the Queen of Hearts at her own game! 

MainStage Kids is also hosting Mad Hatter’s Summer Madness, a week of activities celebrating the 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland, on August 3-7. The activities are each day from 10 a.m. to 12 noon for ages 4-12 and consists of designing costumes, learning a song for a sing-along with the cast at the Friday evening tea party, participating in games played in Wonderland, making hats and decorating cookies for the tea party, and attending the tea party with the cast the night of the performance. 

The cost is $50, which includes all events and one ticket for the performance. For detailed information and registration form, log onto click on MainStage Kids.

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by calling 949-582-4656 (Tues-Frinoon to 4p.m.) or online at

Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr. is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI, 421 West 54thStreet, New York, NY 10019, Phone: 212-541-4684 Fax:

Saddleback College is located at 28000 Marguerite Pkwy in Mission Viejo, just east of Interstate 5 at the Avery Parkway exit.  Parking is available in Lot 12.  Take Avery Parkway to Marguerite Parkway turn left to the third traffic light, which is Saddleback’s Marguerite entrance. Turn right into the campus and take the third left to “Theatre Circle,” turning right into Lot 12.
Located in Mission Viejo, Saddleback College provides quality higher education and training to the greater south Orange County community.  Having served more than 500,000 students since 1968, Saddleback College offers more than 300 degree and certificate programs to help students reach their personal, career, and educational goals.  For more information, please  For Fine Arts events, visit  

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