Mad Hatter the Musical | 2023-2024 Season

MAY 1 – 19, 2024   |   CENTER STAGE


A thrilling and unforgettable new production, Mad Hatter the Musical, will bring new life to familiar characters as a prequel to Alice in Wonderland. Long before Alice, there was the notorious Mad Hatter. Discover the tumultuous tale of his haunting backstory and follow his path to Wonderland, where the secrets of his transformation await in this spellbinding new musical.

Audiences at the Herberger Theater Center will be the first to experience this vivid new musical production of Mad Hatter the Musical, which is on course for Broadway and the West End in the future. The creative team consists of award-winning composer and co-creator Michael J. Polo, book writer Vincent Connor and songwriter Victor Valdez.

Audience Reviews of the
West End Workshop Premiere

"Amazing, absolutely Brilliant!"
- Angela Richards
"The original score was as good as anything I’ve heard in any big West End production, moving from pathos and thought-provoking to uplifting and joyful seamlessly."
- Chris and Sandria Hastings
“It really put a smile on my face, completely unexpected!”
- Rose Bhalla