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.
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This show has been double cast. See the list below for the night each cast performs.
Gobstopper CastWonka Bar Cast (Th/Sat.) (Wed./Fri.)
Willie Wonka: Alex Rusch* Luke Schiesser* Candy Man: Timothy Hall Timothy Hall Phineous Trout: Kevin Lawless Kevin Lawless Charlie Bucket: Mollie Meadows Lillie Martin Mrs. Bucket: Emily Hall Emma Cloward Mr. Bucket: Jackson Michaelian Sammy James Grandma Josephine: Abi Laiming Abi Laiming Grandma Georgina: Caroline Diller Caroline Diller Grandpa George: Ben Schiesser Ben Schiesser Grandpa Joe: Josh Brown Josh Brown Augustus Gloop: David Gerber Miles Outlaw Mrs. Gloop: Abbie Brown* Emily Butler* Veruca Salt: Alanna McElhanon* Amelia Weenig* Mr. Salt: Timothy Hall Timothy Hall Mike Teavee: Annalei Russell* Dayna Ung* Ms. Teavee: Abigail Pierro* Bailey Gilmore* Violet : Suzy Smith* Kate Rehurek* Mrs. Beauregarde: Heidi Schuttger* Ellie Michaelian* Matilda: Reese Hibbard Satori Askew James: Major McAdams Kaio Toledo dos Santos Slugworth: Sinjin Clark Sinjin Clark
The cast members below perform in every production:
Sinjin Clark (as Slugworth)
*Featured Dance Ensemble
Abbie Brown/Emily Butler
Alanna McElhanon/Amelia Weenig
Alex Rusch/Luke Schiesser
Dayna Ung/Annalei Russell
Heidi Schuttger/Ellie Michaelian
Kate Rehurek/Suzy Smith
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.
Featured Dance Ensemble
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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