IN FIRESIDE CHAPEL
Alice's adventures in Wonderland
take a strange twist in "Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast," Trinity's
fall production that runs November 13-15 and 20-22 in the Fireside Chapel.
Written by Lewis Carroll
in the late 1800s, the play follows Alice's journey through a rabbit hole
into an unpredictable world in which she encounters bizarre people, places,
and things that captivate her mind and pique her interest. She learns that
growing up is a curious process that is full of adventure, doubt, and joy.
"It's a fascinating, creative
play that appeals to the young person in all of us," said director Teresa
TerHaar, professor of communication arts. "It speaks to how we deal with
our doubts and fears, and it gives us a sense of hope. Christians are God's
dreamers. The world may be a dangerous, fallen place of nonsense, but He
brings sense to it. Ultimately, just like Alice, we have a positive view
of the world and our work as God's servants."
Most of the cast's 11 members
play more than one character on stage. The style of the play is unlike
many of Trinity's past drama productions, and the uniqueness of "Six Impossible
Things" should engage the audience by stirring their imaginations.
"This group has been very
energetic, and they've sustained their enthusiasm throughout our rehearsals,"
TerHaar said. "The performance is more like a choreographed dance in which
the boundary between the actors and audience is sometimes unclear. The
actors mingle with the audience, and that will keep them involved with
Regular admission is $7;
tickets for students and seniors cost $5. Each performance begins at 7:30
p.m., and there will be no late seating. The approximate running time is
80 minutes without intermission.