“A dream caused by the surrender of a butterfly into the fog….”
Bonnie Curtis’ latest production WONDERLAND is strange, dark and challenging. It is divided into four segments, taking us on a journey in an alternative world.
The entrance foyer is partially blocked off and we enter a large space with various hanging lanterns and a tall, semi transparent vertical box with pulsating lights. Various branches in luminous UV colours for example orange, mango and yellow are also part of the scenery. When the show begins, after we have been handed our cards, Woody, our tour guide, explained that the cards had different designs depending on what rooms we saw and the sequence they were viewed in.
For two of the sections the whole audience was included , for the other two we were directed to various rooms ( I saw ‘The Face’ room and ‘The Mirror’ room’ – there was also a ‘Chair’ room).There was different music for each but a distinctive melody was repeated each time at the conclusion of the segment so we knew to move on. Continue reading BONNIE CURTIS’ ‘WONDERLAND’