Smart Bets: Alice in Wonderland

New Studio of Dance and Asheville Contemporary Dance Theatre have a combined 86 years of operation between them — a little more than half the amount of time Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland has been in print. Pooling the organizations’ histories and talent, Susan and Giles Collard’s interpretation of the classic tale hews close to the source material and includes the story of the Duchess and her pig/child. The playful and colorful show promises such sights as children turning into doors, cats disappearing and reappearing, and Alice growing from tall to small and back again. Performances take place at the BeBe Theatre on May 18, 19, 25 and 26 at 7:30 p.m., and May 19, 20, 26 and 27 at 3 p.m. Students and seniors $12 advance/$15 day of show, $15 general admission advance/$18 day of show. ACDT.org. Photo by Toby Maurer

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Edwin Arnaudin is a staff writer for Mountain Xpress. He also reviews films for ashevillemovies.com and is a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA) and North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA). Follow me @EdwinArnaudin

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