Alice By Heart

A senior thesis in Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies for Maya McGrory

by Duncan Sheik, Steven Sater, and Jessie Nelson

alice by heart poster
A young girl takes refuge in a London Tube station during WWII and confronts grief, loss, and love with the help of her favorite book, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
A magical, emotional journey through the fantastical and the real, told through stunning music by the composing team of Spring Awakening.
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Alice by Heart is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.
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Performance Dates & Times

November 30, 2023 - 8:00pm

December 1, 2023 - 8:00pm

December 2, 2023 - 2:00pm

December 2, 2023 - 8:00pm


Lighten Theater

Venue Accessibility: 
Lobby is accessible via building entrance by the north Sachem Street gate. Upper lobby and balcony seating is located on the ground level. Lower lobby and stage level seating is accessible via an elevator. Facilities are located on both levels.


Alice Spencer / Alice
Alfred Hallam / White Rabbit / March Hare
Tabatha / Cheshire Cat
Red Cross Nurse / Queen of Hearts
Harold Pudding / Mad Hatter / Knave of Hearts
Dr Butridge / Jabberwock
Dodgy / Duchess / Mock Mock Mock Mock Turtle
Clarissa / Queen of Diamonds / Mock Mock Mock Turtle
Angus / First Caterpillar
Nigel / Dormouse / Knave of Clubs
King of Hearts / Mock Turtle
Knave of Spades / Mock Mock Turtle
Young Alice / Second Caterpillar
Young Alfred / Flamingo
Alfred's Mother
Alex Hawley
Eshaan Giri
Emily Borr
Guitar 1
Guitar 2
Drums / Percussion
Madeline Chun
Drums / Percussion
Kyle Thomas Ramos

Production Team

Musical Director
Costume Designer
Set Designer
Lighting Designer
Makeup Artist
Graphic Designer
Sound Designer
Orchestra Director
Costume Designer
Musical Director
Lighting Designer