Rufus Norris

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Writer Moira Buffini & Damon Albarn Starring
  • Rosalie Craig
  • Sam Archer
  • Lois Chimimba
  • Rob Compton
  • Ivan De Freitas
    Manchester International Festival & National Theatre

    Welcome to, where you can be exactly who you want to be.

    Aly, 12, loves this extraordinary virtual world. Bullied at school and unhappy at home, offers an escape.

    Online, Aly becomes Alice: brave, beautiful and in control. But some of the people she meets – the weird Dum and Dee, the creepy Cheshire Cat, the terrifying Red Queen – seem strangely familiar. And as hard as Aly tries to keep them apart, real life and begin to collide in ever more curious and dangerous ways.

    Wonder.Land premiered at Manchester International Festival in June 2015 and transfers to the National Theatre in November 2015.


    Surreal, silly, super charged with energy:, the musical chosen to formally open this year's Manchester International Festival, is a triumph.

    Sarah Walters
    Manchester Evening News

    Norris directs this show... with extraordinary visual flair

    Claire Allfree
    The Telegraph

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