September 14th–October 7th, 2018

Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka

music by Leslie Bricusse & Anthony Newley
lyrics by Leslie Bricusse & Anthony Newley
book by Leslie Bricusse & Timothy Allen McDonald

Come with me and you’ll be in a world of pure imagination…


Roald Dahl’s timeless story of the world famous candy man, Willy Wonka, and his quest to find an heir comes to chocolate-covered life.  Closely following Dahl’s classic tale and the film “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” starring Gene Wilder —WILLY WONKA is an adventurous tale for all ages!

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 Wonka is 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.

ROALD DAHL’S WILLY WONKA is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

Cast of Characters
Willy WonkaBen Dooley
Candy ManNathan Dittemore
Phineous TroutAdrian Hernandez
Charlie BucketVander England
Mrs. BucketRiley Tomes
Mr. BucketDavid Korzatkowski
Grandma JosephineAmy Infanger
Grandma GeorginaCharmaine Jones
Grandpa GeorgeJames Wheeler
Grandpa JoeMike Boyna
JamieIsabelle Clark
MatildaEllie Struthers
SophieAmalia Pfenninger
DannyMahitha Kosaraju
AlfieCharis Doebler
BillieJake Kelley
StacyHannah Kelley
Augustus GloopLuke Grout
Mrs. GloopChristine Pfenninger
Veruca SaltGwendolynne Royle
Mr. Salt Andy Kanturek
Mike TeaveeNathan Arceo
Ms. TeaveeAbby Clark
Violet BeauregardElla Gosain
Mr. BeauregardeJohn Vinopal
Oompa LoompasKeely Meechem
Judah Clark
Isabella Starmach
Magnolia Dietkus-Minard
Brenden Kelley
Creative Team
directed byMaria Bakalis
musical directorBryan McCaffrey
assistant directorKrystyn Wells
stage managerBruce Ebner, Julie Kanturek
production managerKate Quan, Katy Smith

Photos by Ken Beach