Alice is living at home with her beloved father, mother and brother, but the father dies unexpectedly. Eight years later, preparations are afoot for Alice’s engagement party. Alice, however, doesn’t want to get engaged. She sees the White Rabbit in a painting and follows him into the picture, which begins to spin. The entire room turns into a tunnel, resembling a bottomless well. The journey through it is strange yet fascinating. She is growing bigger – or is it that the things around her getting smaller?
Alice’s tears form a large pond. The creatures soaked by it try to get themselves dry in a crazy running race. Alice tries come up with rules for the race but fails and continues to chase the White Rabbit. As she meets the twins, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, she asks them how to find the White Rabbit and the way to the Queen’s garden.
Alice arrives at the house of the Duchess, where she’s received with hatred and condescension. When the Queen of Hearts invites the Duchess to take part in a game of croquet, the Duchess throws a baby into Alice’s arms and rushes off to get ready for the game. Alice soon notices that she’s taking care of a pig, not a baby. She then encounters the enchanting Butterfly and her friends. She asks her for advice on how to grow into a beautiful woman.
The White Knight is chasing the Queen’s Red Dragon, but he’s losing ground. Alice wants to help him, and the knight is full of gratitude.
Next, Alice finds a huge table set for a tea party. The party is attended by the Mad Hatter, the March Hare and the Dormouse, who claim there’s no room at the table for Alice. The White Rabbit makes the situation even more confusing. The watch has become upset and stopped at six in the evening, which means that the tea party will go on forever.
Alice arrives at a meadow and gets a glimpse of her brother who’s being chased by the Queen of Hearts. She goes after the Queen of Hearts and her troops.
In the garden of the Queen of Hearts, the playing card gardeners who have accidentally planted white roses are trying to paint them red before the queen discovers their error. The Queen of Hearts arrives and orders the gardeners’ execution. She challenges Alice to a bizarre game of croquet but, annoyed at how the game is turning out, she orders everyone to be executed – including the Cheshire Cat, which the King would prefer to save. Alice suggests that they ask the opinion of the Duchess, the owner of the Cheshire Cat. By the time the Duchess arrives, however, the Cheshire Cat has disappeared.
The Queen has had the Knave of Hearts, Alice’s brother, imprisoned. The court case begins. The Knave of Hearts has been charged with stealing tarts baked by the Queen. The Mad Hatter and the Cook, serving as witnesses, cause a chaos, which enables Alice and the Knave of Hearts to escape.
Alice and the White Knight fight a victorious battle against the Queen’s playing cards and her red dragon together.
The White Knight helps Alice get up the stairs out of Wonderland. Alice has grown and developed as a person. Her experiences in Wonderland have prepared her to face the world at home, where the entire adventure originally began.
A full synopsis and background information are available in the programme booklet.