“Willy Wonka” is a heartwarming and timeless musical of the world famous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to chocolate-covered life! The delicious adventure experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka’s mysterious chocolate factory lights up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl’s tale.
“Willy Wonka” follows enigmatic candy manufacturer, Willy Wonka, as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whoever 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 likable young lad named Charles 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.
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 Wonka is scrumdidilyyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone’s sweet tooth!
The production will be performed by a cast of 34 talented children from all over the region, ages 7-14. The show will run July 17th through the 26th and will be held at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds in an outdoor pavilion. Evening and matinee show times available. Tickets are $15.00 and are available online at Ticketsage https://secure.ticketsage.net/websales.aspx?u=talentmachine or at the door.