Book, Music and Lyrics by Benjamin Mowbray
Wondertown is a musical based on Alice in Wonderland. This modern take on Lewis Carols classic tale explore the journey of Alice and her father Robert, who reinvent Wonderland connecting it to the people from the world around them. Wondertown is a contemporary story about a young girl growing up trying to find her political voice.
Some feedback from Wondertown at Symposium 2017:
"Incredible! I could watch another few hours of it..."
"An eclectic collection of incredible talent."
"Can't put into words how awesome it was!
Loved the energy, harmonies, messages punctuated with the fab use of instruments. "
"Best thing I've seen in ages absolutely Hilarious!"
"So current which was awesome."
"Fantastic Songs - Great idea merging Politics and Fantasy, what a great combination!"
Wondertown took place at The Ugly Duck as part of Rose Bruford Colleges New Writing Season in June, 2018.
Wondertown R&D 2017
Directed by Benjamin Mowbray
Musical Direction - Elliot Mackenzie
Arrangements - Elliot Mackenzie and Company
Choreography - Abigail Middleton and Eleanor Kane
Dramaturg - Patrick Orkney
Marketing - Tomi Ogbaro
Stage Manager - Kielan Yates
Puppet and Props - Meggie Settle
Poster Design and Props - Lola Henderson
Produced by The Bohemians Theatre Company
Chazz - Elliot Mackenzie
Alice - Emily Atkinson
Robert - Benjamin Mowbray
Rufus - Tomi Ogbaro
Harry - Joel Nash
Jennie/Queen - Eleanor Kane
Anthony - Jo Eaton-Kent
Marvin/Maggie - Patrick Orkney
Dilly/Margaret - Abigail Middleton
Douglas - James Hastings
Dianne - Kristin Lundemo Overøye
David - Jake Beltran