2014-03-13 / On the Town

Young Artists revive story of ‘Alice’

‘Looking Glass Land’ starts Saturday


THE TIME HAS COME—Young Artists Ensemble performers rehearse, above left, a battle between the White Knight and the Red Knight and, above right, the story of the Walrus and the Carpenter in “Looking Glass Land,” which opens tomorrow at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts. 
Photos courtesy of Paul Cranmer THE TIME HAS COME—Young Artists Ensemble performers rehearse, above left, a battle between the White Knight and the Red Knight and, above right, the story of the Walrus and the Carpenter in “Looking Glass Land,” which opens tomorrow at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts. Photos courtesy of Paul Cranmer Young Artists Ensemble’s Hillcrest Players will present “Looking Glass Land: The Misadventures of a Girl Named Alice” at 1 and 3 p.m. Sat., March 15 and 22 at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks.

Stephanie Wilson directs 23 local performers ages 7 to 14.

The award-winning stage adaptation by James DeVita is based on Lewis Carroll’s “Through the Looking Glass.” The romp through Alice’s looking glass land retains all the familiar characters and introduces new ones, including a baseball team, train conductor, peanut salesman, Miss America contestants and tourists.


WHICH WAY?—Actors in “Looking Glass Land” form themselves into a sign to help Alicefind her way. The play, adapted by James DeVita, adds some new characters to the classic stories about Alice written by Lewis Carroll. WHICH WAY?—Actors in “Looking Glass Land” form themselves into a sign to help Alicefind her way. The play, adapted by James DeVita, adds some new characters to the classic stories about Alice written by Lewis Carroll. Tickets are $10. To purchase tickets or for accessible seating, call (805) 381-1246 or go to www.yaeonline.com.

Groups of 10 or more receive a 10 percent discount.

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