Alice in Wonderland (movie, 1951)

Youth theater groups prepare for 'Alice,' 'Romeo and Juliet'

Young actors

At rehearsals last weekend, young actors were busy preparing for professional-caliber productions opening next week.

Children's Theatre of Annapolis presents Disney's "Alice in Wonderland," featuring a cast ages 8 to 14, on weekends April 13-22 at its Bay Head Road theater in Annapolis. The Annapolis Shakespeare Company will present "Romeo and Juliet," featuring a cast age 18 and under, April 12-14 at Bowie Playhouse in White Marsh Park.

The 1951 Disney animated film is based on Lewis Carroll's classics, "The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland" and its sequel, "Through the Looking Glass." Alice must shrink and grow, so there are three...