Janet Dacal, who stars as Alice in Broadway's WONDERLAND, will appear on Univision's "Premiere Impacto" this Friday, April 15 at 5:00 PM. Check local listings for times outside the New York tri-state area.
JANET DACAL (Alice) is overjoyed and grateful to create the role of Alice in Frank Wildhorn's Wonderland. She just finished her run with In The Heights, playing the lead as Nina Rosario, after having originated the role of Carla in the original Off-Broadway and Broadway productions. Broadway: Good Vibrations. Off-Broadway: Byzantium. Regional: Señor Discretion Himself (Arena Stage); Five Course Love (Carbonell nomination); Four Guys Named Jose; Annie and others (Actors' Playhouse). Recordings and tours for various Grammy-winning artists, including Gloria Estefan, Jon Secada and Luis Enrique.
WONDERLAND is now in previews at and opens this Sunday, April 17 at the Marquis Theatre, 1535 Broadway (46th Street & Broadway).
WONDERLAND stars Janet Dacal (In The Heights) as Alice, Darren Ritchie (Little Shop of Horrors, Thoroughly Modern Millie) as Jack the White Knight, E. Clayton Cornelious (The Scottsboro Boys, A Chorus Line) as Caterpillar, Jose Llana (Spelling Bee, Flower Drum Song) as El Gato, Karen Mason (Hairspray, Mamma Mia!) as The Queen of Hearts, Kate Shindle (Legally Blonde, Cabaret, Jekyll and Hyde) as The Mad Hatter, Carly Rose Sonenclar (Les Miserables, Little House on the Prairie) as Chloe, Edward Staudenmayer (Spamalot, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me) as The White Rabbit and Danny Stiles (Guys and Dolls and Sister Act: The Musical) as Morris the March Hare. The book is by Gregory Boyd and Jack Murphy, lyrics by Jack Murphy, music by Frank Wildhorn, choreography by Marguerite Derricks and direction by Gregory Boyd, WONDERLAND.
The ensemble includes April Berry, Grady McLeod Bowman, Joey Calveri, Sae La Chin, Mallauri Esquibel, Derek Ferguson, Wilkie Ferguson, Laura Hall, Natalie Hill, Lauren Lim Jackson, Morgan James, Ryan Link, Kate Loprest, Renee Marino, Heather Parcells, Stefan Raulston, Julius Anthony Rubio, and Tanairi Vasquez.
A new spin on the classic story of Alice and her Looking-Glass world, WONDERLAND is about a modern-day woman who goes on a life-changing adventure far below the streets of New York City, where a colorful cast of strange but familiar characters help her rediscover what's really important. Featuring a fresh, contemporary pop score from the creator of Jekyll and Hyde, WONDERLAND arrives on Broadway this spring following two sold-out national stage premieres.
The design team is comprised of Neil Patel (set), Susan Hilferty (costume), Paul Gallo (lighting), Peter Hylenski (sound) and Sven Ortel (video and projection).
WONDERLAND is produced by the David A. Straz Center for the Performing Arts (Judy Lisi President and CEO), Franzblau Media Inc., Nederlander Presentations, Inc., The Knights of Tampa Bay (David Scher, Hinks Shimberg), Michael Speyer, Bernie Abrams, Jay Harris and Larry and Kay Payton.
Tickets to WONDERLAND - A New Alice. A New Musical are now available through www.Ticketmaster.com or by calling 877-250-2929, and in person at the Marquis Theatre box office, 1535 Broadway between 45th & 46th Streets. Box office schedule is Monday through Saturday 10am to 8pm and Sunday 12pm to 6pm.
Ticket prices range from $49.00 to $132.00. All prices include a $2.00 facilities fee.
Preview performance schedule March 21 through April 16: Monday through Saturday at 8pm; matinees at 2pm Wednesday and Saturday. Beginning April 19: Tuesday at 7pm, Wednesday through Saturday at 8pm, matinees Wednesday and Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 3pm.
Original Broadway Cast Recording available on Masterworks Broadway. www.MasterworksBroadway.com
Photo Credit: Monica Simoes