WILLY WONKA JR
Season: 63 (2008 - 2009)
Run Date(s): Jan. 9, 2009 - Jan. 18, 2009
Description: Lyrics by Anthony Newley Music by Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse Adabted for the stage by Leslie Bricusse and Tim McDonald Based on the book Charlie and The Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl Willy Wonka, Charlie, Grandpa, and those not so nice children are all part of this magical musical, based on the 1971 movie version of Roald Dahl's classic story. Charlie Bucket and four other children find the five Golden Tickets to compete in a contest for a lifetime supply of chocolate. However, all of the children, except the kind Charlie, misbehave because of their bad habits. They are all joined by the mysterious Oompa-Loompas who teach the group about being kind and gnerous to others. Full of famous songs from the classic movie, this entertaining musical weaves a fantasy together to bring joy to all ages. (Appropriate for ages 5 and up.) Audition Dates: November 17-18, 2008 Tickets on Sale Subscriber - December 22 Public - December 29 Joy Theatre
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