IN WONDERLAND (Medium
Running Time: About 45 minutes
Flexible Cast of 14: 1 Male, 1 Female, 12 M/F
Easily adapted for smaller or larger cast
LEWIS CARROLL (M - 38 LINES)
ALICE (F - 185 LINES)
STORYTELLER #1 (M/F - 23 LINES)
STORYTELLER #2 (M/F - 22 LINES)
STORYTELLER #3 (M/F - 21 LINES)
WHITE RABBIT (M/F - 24 LINES)
CATERPILLAR (M/F - 14 LINES)
PIGEON (M/F - 7 LINES)
CHESHIRE CAT (M/F - 15 LINES)
MAD HATTER (M/F - 17 LINES)
DORMOUSE (M/F - 7 LINES)
MARCH HARE (M/F - 9 LINES)
GARDENER (M/F - 2 LINES)
QUEEN/KING OF HEARTS (M/F - 49 LINES)
Paced and Fun for All!
Take a Bow Productions, Chatham, Ontario
scripts are well-paced, clear, and fun for all!"
Greg Tutt, Buford Elementary, Lennox, CA
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IN WONDERLAND (Medium
CD SOUNDTRACK CUES
Cues, sound effects, background music (traditional-classical)
The CD Soundtrack contains special sound effects and background music (public domain traditional-classical) that may be used to greatly enhance the performance. It does not contain music and songs from the Disney animated film, nor does it contain music for the performers to sing along with. Cues have 10 seconds of silence at the end - times shown below include silence.
1. TWINKLE-TWINKLE LITTLE STAR (0:40)
2. I'M LATE, BOINK! (0:49)
SHRINKING, CATERPILLAR THEME (0:54)
4. ALICE GROWING, SERPENT THEME (0:22)
5. SHRINK, GROW, CHESHIRE CAT THEME (0:36)
6. TWINKLE-TWINKLE LITTLE STAR (0:40)
7. MAGIC GARDEN (0:18)
8. QUEEN FANFARE (0:15)
9. COURT FANFARE (0:22)
10. BONG!, CHAOS (0:35)
11. TWINKLE-TWINKLE, END SHOW, CURTAIN CALL (2:00)
Note: Some teachers choose familiar songs, obtain sheet music and insert these songs into the play. We recognize that each school has a wide variety of educational needs to fulfill and we invite you to be creative in your use of our scripts; including changes or additions that are appropriate for your students. As author/publisher of our own creative works, we do ask that you obtain proper copyright permission for any additions you might make - that responsibility is up to you.
Music & Sound Resources Available on the Internet
( Sheet Music, Song Books, CDs, DVDs, Sing-along, Karaoke, Sound Effects )
Fun for Cast and Kids!
Second Youth Family Theatre, TX -- Sutter Street Theatre, CA
The School Play Package gives you the right to adapt the script to your needs - add as many characters, scenes and songs as you like!
ALICE IN WONDERLAND (Medium Cast Version)
The story is just as you remember it... Here is Alice meeting the White Rabbit and our clever storytellers keeping the action moving.
RABBIT: Who are you?
ALICE: That's not a very polite way of introducing yourself, you know. (Stands and curtseys.) My name is Alice. How do you do?
RABBIT: Humph! Whatever are you doing in my rabbit hole? I suppose you're going to say you fell from the sky.
ALICE: Well no, as a matter of fact I remember chasing a rabbit... he was running so fast and saying...
RABBIT: Oh, my ears and whiskers!
ALICE: Yes, exactly like that. And he ran into his rabbit hole and I followed him. It was the most extraordinary rabbit hole. Why, I was afraid I might fall right through the earth!
RABBIT: Must have been a very remarkable rabbit.
ALICE: Oh no, there was nothing so very remarkable about him except that he had a...
(RABBIT takes out his watch.)
...watch in his waistcoat pocket!
RABBIT: Like this one?
STORYTELLERS: Tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.
ALICE: Yes. And he kept saying...
RABBIT: Oh dear, oh dear, I shall be too too late!
RABBIT: Well, good-bye.
ALICE: I'm sure you mean, hello. I only just got here.
RABBIT: Good-bye, hello, good-bye, hello, good-bye, hello.
ALICE: I wish you'd make up your mind.
RABBIT: No time. No time for that. Oh, my ears and whiskers, how late it's getting!
ALICE: Late for what?
RABBIT: Difficult to say. Very very difficult to say.
ALICE: But if you don't know what it is you are late for...
RABBIT: No time for that now. Hello!
(Waves to her as HE exits behind screen.)
ALICE: But wait!
(SHE follows behind the banner and emerges on the other side, walking backwards, looking where HE went.)
He's gone. How very strange.
STORYTELLER #2: Alice found herself in a long low hall...
STORYTELLER #3: Which was lit up by a row of lamps hanging from the roof.
STORYTELLER #1: And along one wall she found...
(ALICE knocks on one. STORYTELLERS make "knock, knock" sound.)
I guess nobody's home. I'll just open one of them and...
(Turns knob, it is locked.)
Locked. Oh, well, surely this one will lead me to...
Maybe this one...
(Runs around frantically trying to open the locked doors.)
Oh, dear, I must have fallen miles and miles! I must be somewhere near the center of the earth. And now all these doors. How will I ever get back home? Dinah will be wanting her saucer of milk just now.
STORYTELLER #2: (Places stool as table while speaking.) Suddenly she came upon a little three legged table, all made of glass.
STORYTELLER #3: (Placing key.) There was nothing on it but a tiny golden...
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