Alice in Wonderland A Jazz Musical (Ezra Weiss)
Composer: Ezra Weiss
Lyricist: Hardy, Sarah Jane
Excellent jazz musical composed and conducted by well known and highly respected jazz pianist Ezra Weiss,featuring the original cast from the Northwest Children's Theater. Alice in Wonderland brings to life the story of Alice and her adventures in Wonderland, based on the Lewis Carroll book. In this production, each character in the book is inspired by classic jazz masters such as Thelonious Monk, and Bessie Smith with first rate performances by all. Commissioned as an original work by the Northwest Children's Theater and School, Earl Weiss' Alice in Wonderland is a classic of its kind. It has two acts and there are seventeen selections. The script by Sarah Jane Hardy captures the essence of Carroll's story of Alice and her adventures. The musical should thrill jazz listeners everywhere.