Your Golden Ticket to “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”
at MCCC’s Kelsey Theatre April 7-9
your golden ticket to the strange and wondrous world of Willy Wonka
when The Yardley Players present “Charlie and the
Chocolate Factory” at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre. Dates
and show times are: Friday, April 7 at 7 p.m., and Saturday and
Sunday, April 8 and 9 at 2 and 4 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located
on Mercer’s West
Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.
All the colorful
characters from the Roald Dahl classic will be on hand – candy
maker Willy Wonka, his staff of Oompa-Loompas, Augustus Gloop, Violet
Beauregarde, Mike Teevee, Veruca Salt, and of course young Charlie
Bucket, winner of the fifth and final golden ticket to the adventure
of a lifetime. Join the eccentric Mr. Wonka as he takes Charlie
and the other winners on a tour of his factory while sizing them
up as potential heirs to his chocolate empire. One of Dahl’s
best-loved stories, it was made into a 1971 film with Gene Wilder;
a 2005 version starred Johnny Depp.
winners include, clockwise from left, Sarah Martin as Veruca Salt,
Sarah Jablonski as Violet Beauregarde, David Szemis as Mike Teevee,
Anderson Monken as Charlie Bucket, and Ethan Gumpert as Augustus
The cast includes:
Anderson Monken as Charlie Bucket, Andy Mahaney as Willy Wonka, and Wayne
Wood as Grandpa Joe. Also featured are Kristine Becker as Grandma Georgine/Mrs.
Beauregarde, Judy Berwick as Mrs. Gloop, Jane Coult as Mrs. Bucket/Mrs.
Salt, Ethan Gumpert as Augustus Gloop, Leo Jablonski as Grandpa George/Mr.
Teevee, Sarah Jablonski as Violet Beauregarde, Sarah Martin as Veruca
Salt, Mike McCollum as Mr. Bucket/Mr. Salt, David Szemis as Mike Teevee,
and Patty Walsh as Grandma Josephine/Mrs. Teevee. The narrator is Tara
Oompa-Loompas include William Burke, Abby Coggins, Hannah Davidoff, Thomas
Davidoff, Corey Forman, Jessica Getlik, Anna Herwig, Nicole Jacoby, Ezekiel
Levine, Matthew McNeill, Mairead Mickey, Delia Monken, Claire Norden,
Nicky Rosolino, and Alanna Rothman. The show’s director is Howard
Matter; Marge Swider produces the show.
Tickets for “Charlie
and the Chocolate Factory” are $8 for everyone. Free parking is
available next to the theater. Tickets may be purchased online
or by calling the Kelsey Box Office at 609-584-9444. Kelsey Theatre is
wheelchair accessible and provides assisted listening devices upon request.
For a complete listing of adult and children’s events, visit the
Kelsey webpage or call the
box office for a brochure.
For more on events
at Kelsey Theatre see:
Kelsey Performance Schedule
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