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'Alice in Wonderland' to be staged in Pine River

Get ready for the Pine River-Backus Community Education production of "Alice in Wonderland," which will be staged at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 4-5, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 6, on the Pine River-Backus High School stage.

Red Queen (Madi Trowbridge) and White Queen (Elizabeth Troste) speak with Alice (Sinclair Gardiner).
Red Queen (Madi Trowbridge) and White Queen (Elizabeth Troste) speak with Alice (Sinclair Gardiner).

Get ready for the Pine River-Backus Community Education production of "Alice in Wonderland," which will be staged at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 4-5, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 6, on the Pine River-Backus High School stage.

This event is complete with madcap characters and dozens of zany, colorful costumes. The event is made possible by over 30 cast and crew working to bring this classic to life, including:

Alice, Sinclair Gardiner; White Rabbit, Isaiah Loukota; Queen of Hearts, Courtni Peterson; King of Hearts, Peter Koering; Dormouse, Faith Hamson; March Hare, Joseph Merritt; Mad Matter, Erika Soukup; Mouse, Miqaella Williams; Caterpillar, Matt Carey; Frog Footman, Miles DeSanto; Fish Footman, Addison Poehler; Duchess, Mary K. Hanson.

Cook/Queen's Attendant, Amy Gordon; Queen's Attendant, Michelle Mink; 2 of Spades, Olivia Anderson; 5 of Spades, Piper Conkiln-DuHoux; 7 of Spades, Emma Gearns; 6 of Hearts, Hannah Gordon; Knave of Hearts, Owen Gitchell; Cat/Mock Turtle, Ben Gordon; Gryphon/Humpty Dumpty, Mike Lupella; Red Queen, Madi Trowbridge; White Queen, Elizabeth Troshe; Tweedledum, Zoe DeSanto; Tweedledee, Katey Hanson; Palace Guards, Cole Burrell and Aaron Peterson; Executioner, Josiah Sechser.

Ensemble includes Kelsey Bergem, Ava Deplazes, Lily Gordon, Amalia Miller, Alexa Tuchtenhagen, Miley Tweeter and LeAnn Wynn.

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Stage crew consists of Madison Bryant, Leah Crannell, Tiara Crannell, Cody Deplazes and Sadie Soukup.

Stage directors are Susan Kottschade and Jacque Norman; costumes are by Jen Anderson and Ben Gordon.

Pine River-Backus Community Education is producing the play with permission from Samuel French. Jen Anderson is director.

Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students and seniors, and free for children 5 and younger. Tickets will be available one-half hour before showtime. All seats are general admission.

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