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Wonder.land at Chatelet

Wonder.land at Chatelet

PARIS/FRANCE: Theatre du Chatelet is presenting the musical Wonder.land:




created by Damon Albarn, Moira Buffini and Rufus Norris

music by Damon Albarn, book and lyrics by Moira Buffini

A new musical inspired by Lewis Carroll’s iconic story, wonder.land is a coming-of-age adventure that explores the blurred boundaries between our online and offline lives.

Aly is struggling with all the pressures of being a teenager: family, school, friends and her own insecurities. Then she discovers wonder.land – a mysterious online world where, perhaps, she can create a whole new life. The web becomes her looking-glass – but will Aly see who she really is?

Combining live theatre and digital technology in dazzling new ways, wonder.land is brought to life on stage by an extraordinary creative team. With stunning sets, costumes, video projection and lighting, and a score by Blur’s Damon Albarn, this is a musical like no other: an Alice for the online generation.

wonder.land explores teenage issues and contains some strong language. It’s not suitable for children under 10.

Manchester International Festival and National Theatre co-production. Commissioned by Manchester International Festival, National Theatre and the Théâtre du Châtelet.
Running time : 2h20 with intermission – In English with French surtitles


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