Surrealism meets the Wonderful World of Disney in Lobster Alice, Kira Obelensky’s theatrical romp of speculative fiction that draws inspiration from the time Salvador Dalí worked on an animated ballet piece for a major film studio in the 1940s. In this imagining, Dalí collaborates with an animator named John Finch, who’s busy working on Disney’s Alice in Wonderland while also tangled in a workplace romance with his secretary, Alice. Lobster Alice diverges from reported fact when Alice finds herself torn between these two creative men; as their lives become more surreal, the men’s tenuous partnership crumbles. After a successful staged reading of the script in a past season, Flying V Theater caps off its 2014 season with a full-fledged production of Lobster Alice that promises to be as weirdly thrilling as its original read. Just wait for the infamous caterpillar to make an appearance. The play runs Sept. 25 to Oct. 12 at the Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. $15. (301) 654-8664. flyingvtheatre.com.

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