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JARDDINS SUSPENSOS DE ALICE
Interactive theater installation originally created for Cultura Inglesa, with roaming by the SESC units of São Paulo
Year
1999
Local
Cultura Inglesa and SESC SP
Footage
800m²
Art and Creative Director
Renato Theobaldo
Set Designer
Roberto Rolnik Cardoso
Actor Director
Juliana Jardim
Screenplay
Guilherme Vasconcelos, Claudio Barbuto, Marcos Cesana and Renato Theobaldo

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Lewis Caroll was a “non-author” of books for children. He fashioned logic
and language games to entertain small friends. This idea led us to develop a
theatrical spectacle that kept this spirit. In this play, the children walk through
the same paths of Alice, but a little late, as if they were intruders.

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At the beginning of the day, children enter a Victorian room and see Alice
over the fireplace, already on the other side of the mirror, leaving for your
adventure.
The character asks:
- Only those who can read can accompany me… Who knows how to read?
What is written here?
Children answer:
- I cannot read!
Character:
- But then you cannot go.
Children:
- But it says “I cannot read”!

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The Lily, concerned about the impending visit of the Red Queen, tries, with
the children, to give names to the strange flowers that appeared in the royal garden:
- This flower smells like bubble gum but has daisy petals, this flower is that?
Bubble Daisy?

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The Mad Hatter and March Hare were interpreted by a single actor, who

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