Premiere of Original Steampunk Alice In Wonderland At The Grand This Thursday

November 7, 2011

Media Contact: Cindy Hill, (478) 301-2933 or hill_c@mercer.edu
Mercer Ticket Sales: (478) 301-5470

MACON – The Grand Opera House presents the premiere production of a new steampunk adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice In Wonderland this Thursday, Nov. 10. Reimagined, written and directed by Mercer Theatre’s Scot Mann, the familiar plot is set in a steampunk world where the Victorian era meets science fiction in design and through special effects.
 
“The work the performers and designers have done to bring these characters to life is stunning,” says Mann.  “This is sure to be one of the most memorable performances in Mercer Theatre history. We’re excited to share it with the community.”
 
The one-hour production will be performed twice during the school day, at 9:30 a.m. (SOLD OUT) and 11:30 a.m., as part of the GrandKids Arts Education Series. Tickets are $7. The slightly longer evening performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for children, students, andMercer faculty and staff; and $15 for adults. Tickets may be purchased by phone at (478) 301-5470, online at www.TheGrandMacon.com, or in person at the Mercer Ticket Sales office, 400 Poplar St. in historic downtown Macon.

About The Grand Opera House:
The Grand Opera House, a performing arts center of Mercer University, is a historic 1,000-seat theatre located at 651 Mulberry St. in downtown Macon, Ga. The Grand brings the very best in live, professional performing arts and entertainment to Central Georgia. In addition to its popular Broadway Series of nationally-touring productions and its GrandKids Arts Education Series for elementary, middle and high school students, The Grand hosts a variety of special events throughout the year. It is also home to the Macon Symphony Orchestra and The Nutcracker of Middle Georgia. For a complete schedule of upcoming performances, contact Mercer Ticket Sales at (478) 301-5470 or visit www.TheGrandMacon.com.
 
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