Willy Wonka JR – MainStage at Fairview Youth Theatre

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Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka JR presented by NTPA
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Showtimes

Friday,  April 15, 7:15PM
Saturday, April 16, 2:15PM
Saturday, April 16, 7:15PM
Sunday, April 17, 5:00PM

Thursday, April 21, 7:15PM
Friday, April 22, 7:15PM
Saturday, April 23, 2:15PM
Saturday, April 23, 7:15PM

Synopsis

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, in addition to a host of fun new songs, Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka KIDS is a scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone’s sweet tooth.

Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka KIDS 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, but 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.

Credits

Book by Roald Dahl  Music and Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley  Adapted for the stage by Timothy McDonald and Leslie Brisucsse