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Playhouse Merced stages Through the Looking Glass
Playhouse Merceds musical adaption Through the Looking Glass opens tonight and runs through March 27. - photo by Photo by Shawn Overton

Playhouse Merced will wander into the world of Lewis Carroll with their production of “Through the Looking Glass.”

The musical adaptation of Carroll’s classic story finds Alice in a new set of adventures when she climbs through the mirror and finds a new world on the other side of the reflection.

In “Through the Looking Glass,” Alice meets the Red Queen, the White Queen, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum and the Jabberwock.

The musical opens tonight and will run four weekends through March 27. The show is rated for all ages. Show times are at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.

“Through the Looking Glass” is directed by Corey Strauss, with musical direction by Darrel Lingenfelter. It stars Madison Mitchell as Alice, Bethy Harmelin as the White Queen, Dianne Kocher as the Red Queen, and Rob Hypes and Joe Hypes as Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum.

Tickets prices are $10 for students and $15 to $22, depending on section.

Tickets can be purchased at, by calling 725-8587, or visiting the box office at 452 West Main Street in downtown Merced, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.