Alice's Adventures Under Ground © ROH 2019/20 Season

Stream Alice's Adventures Under Ground

5 November5 December 2021
The performance lasts about 55 minutes.

This performance will be available to watch via ROH Stream from 7.30pm GMT Friday 5 November until Sunday 5 December.

Fun, furious, frantic, and utterly fantastic! The surreal world of Lewis Carroll’s Alice, both in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, is given an extra twist in Gerald Barry’s operatic treatment. At less than an hour for the whole opera, this short, sharp shot of mayhem is ideal as a family treat. Antony McDonald (of 2018/19’s Hansel and Gretel) directs and designs this new production – the first ever staging of this musically virtuoso opera – with more than a touch of the Victorian toy theatre. The Red Queen, the White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter: meet a kaleidoscope of colourful characters in this joyful, headlong rush into a world gone deliciously mad.

Approximate running times
Duration: 55 minutes
Sung in English with English subtitles

Streaming generously supported by

The Foyle Foundation



CompanyThe Royal Opera

MusicGerald Barry

DirectorAntony McDonald

DesignerAntony McDonald

Lighting designerFabiana Piccioli

Movement directorLucy Burge

Associate video designerAlexander Gunnarsson

Associate directorDanielle Urbas

Associate lighting designerNeill Brinkworth

RépétiteurRichard McGrath

Director for FilmHugh O'Conor

Cinematographer and editorHugh Chaloner

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