Kerry Ellis to guest star in Frank Wildhorn’s Wonderland

Kerry Ellis is set to join the 2017 UK tour of Wonderland. She will play alongside Coronation Street’s Wendi Peters and theatre favourite Dave Willetts for selected dates during the show’s eight month run. Ellis, will play Alice with Peters playing Queen of Hearts and Willetts as the White Rabbit.

With music by Frank Wildhorn, Wonderland is a musical adaption of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Having sold out in Tampa, Texas and Tokyo, this production has been Hailed by the New York Times as “inspirational”. It makes it’s UK premiere at the Edinburgh Playhouse on the 20th January before embarking on a tour around the country.

Here a timely and touching story of love in all its forms, it’s an adventurous exploration of who we are, who we want to be and the power of everyday magic in our lives.

Completing the principal cast are Stephen Webb as Jack / White Knight, Natalie McQueen as Mad Hatter, Kayi Ushe as Caterpillar, Dominic Owen as Cheshire Cat, Ben Kerr as March Hare and Carolyn Maitland as Alternate Alice / Mad Hatter. They are joined by an ensemble comprising Sharif Afifi, Toyan Thomas Browne, Divine Cresswell, Jessica Croll, Francesca Lara Gordon, Benjamin McMillan, Bree Smith, Benjamin Yates and swings Lewis Easter and Collette Guitart.

You can see the full list of tour dates below:

20 – 28 Jan Edinburgh Playhouse *
30 Jan – 4 Feb Sunderland Empire
6 – 11 Feb Birmingham New Alexandra Theatre *
13 – 18 Feb Southend Cliffs Pavilion
20 – 25 Feb Oxford New Theatre
27 Feb – 4 Mar Grimsby Auditorium
6 – 11 Mar York Grand Opera House
13 – 18 Mar Bromley Churchill Theatre *
21 – 25 Mar Derry Millennium Forum
27 Mar – 1 Apr Belfast Grand Opera House
3 – 8 Apr Woking New Victoria Theatre *
10 – 15 Apr Blackpool Opera House
18 – 22 Apr Southampton Mayflower
24 – 30 Apr Manchester Palace Theatre *
2 – 6 May New Wimbledon Theatre *
8 – 13 May Bristol Hippodrome *
16 – 20 May
Aberdeen His Majesty’s Theatre
23 – 27 May Lowestoft Marina Theatre
30 May – 4 Jun Brighton Theatre Royal *
6 – 10 Jun Torquay Princess Theatre
12 – 17 Jun Liverpool Empire *
20 – 24 Jun Dublin
26 Jun – 1 Jul Llandudno Venue Cymru
3 – 8 Jul Glasgow Kings Theatre
10 – 15 Jul Stoke Regent Theatre
17 – 22 Jul Milton Keynes Theatre
24 – 29 Jul Swansea Grand Theatre
14 – 19 Aug Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre

(* Kerry Ellis will guest star as Alice in these venues)

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