Knave of Hearts (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (2011) is a full-evening story ballet adapted from Alice in Wonderland, with choreography by Christopher Wheeldon and music by Jody Talbot. The ballet was co-produced by the Royal Ballet and the National Ballet of Canada, both of which have staged their own productions.
The Playing Cards are characters in the novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. They are playing cards with a human head, arms and legs. They are loyal servants as well as guards for The Queen of Hearts. It is explained in the book that the spades are gardeners, clubs are soldiers, diamonds are.
Royal Ballet Artistic Associate Christopher Wheeldon magically captured the twists and turns of Lewis Carrolls classic story, Alices Adventures in Wonderland, in his 2011 ballet.
Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland burst onto the stage in 2011 in an explosion of colour, stage magic and inventive, sophisticated choreography. Joby Talbot’s score combines contemporary soundworlds with sweeping melodies that gesture to ballet scores of the 19th century.
Alice in Wonderland is a dark ride in Fantasyland at Disneyland in Anaheim, California.Based on the 1951 animated Disney film of the same name, the attraction resides next to a second ride, the Mad Tea Party, based on a scene in that same adaptation. The ride opened in 1958; the present version opened in 1984, and was updated in 2014.
In this latest rendition by The Australian Ballet there were lovely solo moments for Ako Kondo as Alice and raving high-camp megalomania from Valerie Tereshchenko’s Queen of Hearts. Ty King-Wall as the hapless, sweet Knave had everyone barracking for him to keep his head against the demented tyranny of the blood-thirsty Queen.
Aug 3, 2016 - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: The Royal Ballet. Zenaida Yanowski as the Queen of Hearts--so awesome and funny.