GROTON, Conn. – Enjoy Disney’s "Alice in Wonderland Jr." at West Side STEM Magnet Middle School May 16 and 17 at 7 p.m. The zany 60-minute musical, designed for middle school-aged performers, is based on the 1951 Disney film and the novels by Lewis Carroll. The sixth through eighth grade cast includes 40 students led by Renee Celey and Jessie Makela.

Follow Alice as she navigates the curious world of Wonderland on her journey of self-discovery, encountering the ever-tardy White Rabbit, the grinning Chershire Cat, a cool Caterpillar, a Mad Hatter, a Queen with a quite a temper, and many more of literature’s beloved Wonderland characters. Adapted especially for young performers, this musical includes favorites from the Disney cannon such as "I’m Late," "The Unbirthday Song," and "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah" in a charming updated retelling of the Lewis Carroll classic. Whether this is your first experience with Alice or your hundredth, you’ll lose your head (and your heart) for Alice in Wonderland Jr.!

There is no charge for tickets; however, a good will offering will be accepted at the door. The West Side PTO will sell snacks during intermission.

Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr. is presented through special arrangement with and all materials are provided by Music Theatre International. For more information about licensing Alice in Wonderland Jr. or other Disney shows, visit www.DisneyMusicals.com.

Connecticut Media Group