Alice no País das Maravilhas is Charles Lutwidge Dodgson’s best known work, published in 1865, under the pseudonym of Lewis Carroll. It is one of the more renowned works of the Nonsense and Absurd genre.

A little girl named Alice is allured through her own curiosity into a rabbit’s hole, where she falls in and is transported into a whimsical place, inhabited by very peculiar creatures and where an absurd logic reigns over a paralel dimension to ours. It’s a critical eye over the Victorian England, inspired by real people from Carroll’s own social environment. The language created by Carrol, in a constant escape from racionalism and its criticism, swerves this work from the literary pattern of that time. Here, the nonsense as a language comes as a liberation from a model of speech or pre-defined literary rules, aswell as from the social strickness that took over the Victorian Era.

Alice no País das Maravilhas, a Ricardo Neves-Neves’ adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, translated to portuguese by Margarida Vale de Gato.

Cast & Creative

Directed Maria João Luís e Ricardo Neves-Neves
Adaptation Ricardo Neves-Neves based on the work Lewis Carroll
Translation Margarida Vale de Gato

Cast Ana Amaral, Beatriz Frazão, Joana Campelo, José Leite, Leonor Wellenkamp Carretas, Márcia Cardoso, Maria João Luís, Patrícia Andrade, Pedro Lacerda, Rafael Gomes, Sílvia Figueiredo and Beatriz Maia, Helena Caldeira, Inês Dias (interns of the TNDMII)

Orchestra Ana Cláudia Santos (Flute), Fernando Matias (Eletric bass), Ivo Rodrigues (Trumpet), José Massarrão (Saxophone), Marcos Lázaro (Violin), Paulo Lafaia (Drums), Pedro Ferro (Piano), Rita Nunes (Saxophone), Xavier Ribeiro (Trombone)

Scenography Ângela Rocha
Costume Design Rafaela Mapril
Confection Bárbara Madaíl, Carla Geraldes, Lígia Garrido, Madalena de Aires Mateus, Maria Afonso, Maria Helena Salgueiro and Margarida Castro
Video TEMPER creative agency
Light design Pedro Domingos
Sound engeneering and design Sérgio Delgado
Musical Direction Rita Nunes
Vocal Direction João Henriques

Makeup Art Cidália Espadinha
Makeup Assistance Bárbara Fernandes, Beatriz Pessoa, Maria Eugénia Espadinha, Gabriel Pessoa, Ricardo Corte Real and Tomás Fernandes 
Plastic work assistance and video operation Daniela Cardante and Rita Capelo
Promotional video Eduardo Breda

Diretor Assistance Rafael Gomes, Helena Canhoto e Diana Vaz

Executive Producer Tadeu Faustino
Production/Communication Mafalda Simões
Production Director Pedro Domingos and Ricardo Neves-Neves
Co-Produced Teatro do Eléctrico and Teatro da Terra
Co-Production TNDM II, TNSJ and Cineteatro Louletano

Partners Antena 2, biclas.com, BillyBoom, Candy Cloud, CML/Pelouro da Cultura no âmbito do RAAML, Câmara Lisboa Clube, Fresco Produções, Leroy Merlin, Make It Happen, Misterius, Pecosita Pepito, Pollux, Polo Cultural Gaivotas/ CML, Teatro Praga, Turismo de Lisboa

M12/1H45 MIN

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