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July 29, 2009 > Theatre Preview: Stage 1 Children's Theatre presents Willy Wonka Jr.

Theatre Preview: Stage 1 Children's Theatre presents Willy Wonka Jr.

The search for a Golden Ticket is on! In this fun-filled, stage musical based on Roald Dahl's beloved children's novel, a sweet-natured boy named Charlie Bucket played by Andrew Apy and four other Golden Ticket winners get the tour of a lifetime in a mysterious candy-maker's fantastical factory.

Willy Wonka (Mario Rappa) and his band of Oompa Loompas lead Charlie, the spoiled-rotten Veruca Salt (Brittany Martinek), gluttonous Augustina Gloop (Aimee Coustier), gum-chewing Violet Beauregarde (Emily Kowalski), and television junkie Mike Teavee (Jacob Rosen) through a labyrinth of lemon drops, life lessons, and giggles galore featuring many memorable songs including "The Candy Man," "I Want It Now!" and "Pure Imagination."

Stage 1 Children's Theatre production of Willy Wonka is a scrumptious musical theater treat for the entire family. Recommended for ages five and up.



Willy Wonka Jr.
Friday, Saturday Aug 7, 8, 14, 15 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday, Aug 8, 9, 15, 16 at 2:30 p.m.
Stage 1 Theatre
39375 Cedar Blvd., Newark
(Newark Memorial High School campus)
(510) 791-0287
www.stage1theatre.org

Tickets: $15 Advance Purchase Adults $18 at Door $10 Children
Tickets available at The Book End at Cedar and Thornton in Newark
www.brownpapertickets.com
(800) 838-3006 or (510) 791-0287

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