A little bit of knowledge...

In the name of his eminence, the Mouse King, you are henceforth ordered to comply with the following proclamations. Failure to do so will aggravate the King and penalty could mean the loss of your head (or you won’t be admitted into the experience).

Buying Tickets

Advance ticket purchases are required. Tickets will not be able to be purchased within 6 hours of a performance time.

Tickets can be purchased in quantities of 2 to 12. Each performance allows for up to 12 people. Greater ticket discounts apply with the more tickets you purchase so bring your friends!

All ticket sales are final. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

At least one member of each group must have ID matching the name on the ticket.

Wonderland is ADA accessible. Please let us know if you need special accommodations by including the information in the notes section when purchasing your tickets or by calling the box office at 623.815.7930 or email boxoffice@theaterworks.org at least one day prior to your performance time.

Tickets can be exchanged for a future performance as long as your ticket date is more than two days away. Just email boxoffice@theaterworks.org or call 623.815.7930 with your order number and your request.

Know before you go

The Peoria Center for the Performing Arts is located at 10580 N. 83rd Drive in Old Town Peoria. 

We encourage all audience members to bring as few personal belongings as possible.

We suggest wearing comfortable shoes. You will be walking and exploring for most of your journey through Wonderland which lasts approximately 100-minutes.

Please arrive at least 15-minutes prior to your performance time but not more than 30 minutes prior to your performance start time. If you arrive after your performance start time, your ticket is no longer valid. Please make sure your ticket is used for the date and time purchased.

All purchases will be cashless including the Bar or any merchandise. Credit cards, debit cards and Apple pay are available.

Flashing lights, strobe and haze will occur during the experience.

A Curiouser Nutcracker  is recommended for ages 8 and older. Children under 2 cannot attend the experience. 

Visitors 21 years of age and older will be given a wrist band and will be able to visit the PIG & PEPPER BAR which is open after your experience.

Attending a Performance

See full list of safety requirements HERE

All patrons (including children) are required to wear masks covering the mouth and nose at all times during the experience. If you do not have a mask available to you, one will be provided. Face shields will not be accepted as a mask replacement. 

The Queen requires all subjects to have their temperatures taken upon arrival to ensure the safety of all audience members and actors.

Upon arrival, your party will be assigned a card suit to follow throughout your time in A Curiouser Nutcracker. In order to maintain physical distancing, we ask you to follow your specified suit when navigating through the experience.

Please only touch objects that are designated as interactive objects or activities.

Pictures and phones are not allowed in Wonderland. Please leave your phone and/or camera in your boat, bicycle or tucked away in your attire. The King is watching! There is a spot at the end of your  journey through Wonderland that you can take photos. 

You will be provided proper gloves to wear during your time in Wonderland and proper manners dictate you must wear them at all times during your trip to Wonderland.