Cleveland Ballet’s Special Performance of ‘Alice’ at Great Lakes Science Center

Cleveland Ballet’s Special Performance of ‘Alice’ at Great Lakes Science Center

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Great Lakes Science Center  partners with the Cleveland Ballet in presenting two very special limited performances of “Alice” on Friday, June 11.

Enjoy the whimsical delight and wonder of the classic story “Alice in Wonderland,” reimagined as the ballet, “Alice,” set in a spirited circus ring and presented outdoors on the front lawn of the Science Center at 6 and 8 p.m. on Friday, June 11.

Lewis Carroll’s beloved characters twirl through the air in spectacular costumes, sure to delight guests of all ages, in a special, one-hour, live production adapted by award-winning and world-renowned choreographer Margo Sappington.

Don’t miss this unique outdoor experience under the city skyline with Alice, the Queen, the White Rabbit and all your favorite characters.

General admission tickets are $75 per person and seat selection is on a first-come, first-served basis. Parking in the Science Center’s attached garage is included with all ticket purchases. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance, either online at or by phone at 216-621-2400.

Following Centers for Disease Control and Ohio Department of Health guidelines for outdoor events, masks are not required for the event but they are highly recommended for all unvaccinated guests. Guests will also be required to be seated with members of their household, socially distant from other guests.

Guests who have experienced symptoms of COVID-19 within the past 14 days are not permitted to attend. Unvaccinated guests who have been in contact with someone experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 within the past 14 days are also not permitted to attend. Seating, concessions and other high-touch surfaces and areas are cleaned and sanitized before each show.

While the performances are outdoors, restroom facilities are available in the Science Center, which utilizes high efficiency filters in its HVAC system and also frequently exchanges indoor air with outdoor air.

The Science Center is now open seven days a week. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The Science Center Café, Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater and Science Store are open as well. The historic Steamship William G. Mather will remain closed for the foreseeable future. Health and safety protocols are subject to change and guests are urged to check before their visit to see the latest requirements.

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