The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder and new songs by Leslie Bricusse (Jekyll & Hyde, Doctor Dolittle) and Anthony Newley, Roald Dahl's Willy Wonkais a scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth.
Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka follows enigmatic candy manufacturer, Willy Wonka, as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whomever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four of the five winning children are insufferable brats: the fifth is a likeable young lad named Charlie Bucket, who takes the tour in the company of his equally amiable grandfather. The children must learn to follow Mr. Wonka's rules in the factory... or suffer the consequences.
Dates / Times:
Wednesday, Nov 13th @
Thursday, Nov 14th @
Friday, Nov 15th @
Saturday, Nov 16th @
$14.00: Standard Ticket Price
$12.00: Student Ticket Price
$14.00: At Door Price
All Tickets are General Admission.
To honor our hard working actors and paying customers we ask that you not bring babies or toddlers to the show.
Handicap seating available, see an attendant on the night of the show.
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Auditions: Thursday, August 29; 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Callbacks: Saturday, August 31; 9:00 am - 1:00 pm First Rehearsal: September 7, 9:00 am Audition and Saturday Rehearsal Location: Bethany United Methodist Church, 10010 Anderson Mill Rd, Austin, TX 78750 Production Week: November 10 - November 16
PLEASE NOTE: This is the full production of Willy Wonka, and our licensing agreement requires us to return the scripts. We will collect scripts at the end of the session. Students may only write in their scripts using standard pencils (no colored pencils). We are required to charge $50 for damaged or lost scripts.
Saturday, September 7th 9:00am
The 1st mandatory parent meeting will be held on Saturday, September 7, 2019 starting at 9:00am. The meeting will be held on floor 3 at Bethany United Methodist Church, located at 10010 Anderson Mill Rd, Austin, TX 78750.
We will review the Parent Manual, Rehearsal Schedule, and have an opportunity for Parent Committees to meet.
The mysterious title character. He is charming, enigmatic, charismatic, and slightly sinister. A chocolatier who guides children and their parents on a tour of his factory. He is looking for someone new to take over his candy empire. Optional Doubling as CANDY MAN and/or PHINEOUS TROUT.
A local candy vendor. He leads the children in praising the joys of candy. Optional Doubling as WILLY WONKA and/or PHINEOUS TROUT.
A reporter covering the Golden Ticket story. Optional Doubling as WILLY WONKA and/or CANDY MAN.
Our story's shy, earnest protagonist. From a modest home life, he is humble and noncompetitive while maintaining a sense of wonder about the world. One of the Golden Ticket winners whose honesty and general good nature win Wonka over.
Charlie Bucket's nurturing mother. She is always trying to maintain an energetic positivity.
Charlie Bucket's nurturing father. He is always trying to maintain an energetic positivity.
A caring, patient, and kindhearted man. Loving Grandfather to Charlie Bucket. He accompanies Charlie to Willy Wonka's factory and it gives him a new burst of youthful vigor.
A gluttonous German boy. Cheerful and jolly, he defines himself by his ability to eat mass quantities of food. One of the Golden Ticket winners whose constant overeating is enabled and encouraged by Mrs. Gloop.
A plump, jolly german woman with a bustling personality. Augustus Gloop's overindulgent mother.
A wealthy, spoiled Brit. She is accustomed to having her father indulge her every whim and desire. One of the Golden Ticket winners, she is subjected to the squirrels' nut chute.
A wealthy British upperclassman who regularly flaunts his wealth and privilege. Father to Veruca Salt who shamelessly spoils his daughter.
An obnoxious, hyperactive child addicted to television, video games, and the internet. One of the Golden Ticket winners and Ms. Teavee's son.
An old-fashioned housewife. She is Mike Teavee's permissive and clueless mother.
A brassy girl with a competitive streak. Violet seizes every opportunity to show off. She turns into a giant blueberry.
Violet's enthusiastic "helicopter parent" who focuses all her attention on her daughter. She indulges Violet's worst competitive impulses.
Kids; Cooks; Squirrels; Oompa-Loompas
Select a Performance:
Wednesday, Nov 13th @ 7:00pm General Admission
Thursday, Nov 14th @ 7:00pm General Admission
Friday, Nov 15th @ 7:00pm General Admission
Saturday, Nov 16th @ 2:00pm General Admission
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