Eat Me: Alice’s Adventures in the Working Class

. November 1, 2015.
brass-tacks-ensemble

As if Alice’s first adventure wasn’t strange enough, now there is Eat Me: Alice’s Adventures in the Working Class, written and directed by Isaac Ellis and performed by the Brass Tacks Ensemble. This adult re-imagining of the beloved children’s tale by Lewis Carroll, “Eat Me” doubles down on the weirdness in order to present Alice as a disillusioned every-woman stuck in the grind at a large corporation. When her boss, Mr. Rabbit, disappears suddenly from a meeting, Alice, suffering from a near-nervous breakdown, volunteers to find him and bring him back. What follows is an adventure through the corporate ladder that forces Alice to deal with her increasingly unreliable fellow employees, who resemble all-too familiar characters. This year is the 150th anniversary of Carroll’s iconic story. Contains strong language and may not be appropriate for children.

November 6-22. 8pm Fridays and Saturdays, 2pm Sundays
$5/students, $15/adult
The Children’s Creative Center Theater, 1600 Pauline Blvd.
517-914-9300 | btensemble.org

Trending

Brandon Grafius Readying Release of Highways and Backroads

Highways and Backroads comes out May 31   Brandon Grafius is at the forefront of a new wave of folk revivalists, or maybe we should say folk preservationists? Really, Grafius has his own splendid signature laced through the rousing-yet-breezy arrangements on Highways and Backroads, a full-length album he’ll be releasing at the end of May. Grafius is

Faster, Higher, Stronger at 2018 Cannabis Olympics

Local budtenders ply skills at first ever Washtenaw County Cannabis Competition

Youth Poets Turn Up the Volume

19 Writers Competed for Poetry Slam Title

Ani in Ann Arbor: A Look at 6 of the Singer-Songwriter’s A2 Shows

Photos from the archive show Ani DiFranco through the years in Ann Arbor.