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The National Ballet's Alice in Wonderland

The National Ballet has changed its take on the story radically since its 2004 performances of the Glen Tetley ballet. This weekend, the National launches something closer to the tale as Carroll wrote it, in Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

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Jillian Vanstone with Jonathan Renna and Steven McRae in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

Cylla von Tiedemann

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Artists of the Ballet in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

Cylla von Tiedemann

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Sonia Rodriguez in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

Bruce Zinger

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Sonia Rodriguez in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

Bruce Zinger

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In Wheeldon’s version, opening on Saturday, the purposeless play of Carroll’s books becomes a quest, complete with a love interest.

Bruce Zinger

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