The Box Office is now open for The Un-Common Fall FamilyProduction of Roald Dahl’s Willie Wonka being presentedat the Orpheum Theatre, Foxboro on November 16-18, 2012! Tickets may be purchased by calling (800) 838-3006 or online at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/276789.
Join us as we continue thetradition of bringing kids and adults together on stage for a trulyfamily-oriented theatrical experience for all ages. This fun adventure begins as we explore RoaldDahl’s timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find anheir. This classic comes to life in thisstage adaptation of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and features the songs from thetimeless family film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory including The Candy Man, Pure Imagination,I Want it Now! and I’ve got a Golden Ticket.
Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka follows the enigmaticcandy manufacturer as he stages a contest by hiding five golden tickets in fiveof his scrumptious candy bars. Whoever comes up with these tickets will win afree tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four ofthe five winning children are insufferable brats: the fifth is a likeable younglad named Charlie Bucket who takes the tour in the company of his equallyamiable grandfather. The children must learn to follow Mr. Wonka's rules in thefactory – or suffer the consequences. This scrumdilyumptious musical isguaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth.
The talented cast of 57 is guided by Director andChoreographer Michael Hammond (Holbrook, MA) and Music Director PaulaBishop (Foxboro, MA).
The cast of fifty seven includes:
From Mansfield, MA: Maya Blodgett (Cook/Ensemble), Jordan Calusdian(Ensemble), Joni Driscoll (Ensemble), Jackson Flaherty (Ensemble), IsabellaLennon (Squirrel/Ensemble), Julia Mullert (Cook/Ensemble), Cricket Neary (Mrs.Beauregarde), Matthew Neary (Ensemble), Alexis Tsimtsos (Squirrel/Ensemble),Ashley Tsimtsos (Ensemble)
From Easton, MA: Michael Kjelgaard (Ensemble)
From Foxboro, MA: Christine Igo Freeman (Grandma Georgina), ColemanHovey (Augustus Gloop), Kristen Hovey (Grandma Josephine), Erin Van Dell(Cook/Ensemble)
From Franklin, MA: Maya Deschenes (Billie/Ensemble), Kalen Hughes(Matilda/Ensemble), Mary Pfeifle (Ensemble)
From Lincoln, MA: Rebecca Jarrell (Phinea Trout)
From Medfield, MA: Nancy McLaughlin (Mrs. Bucket), BetsyShortsleeve (Mrs. TeaVee), Jackie Shortsleeve (Ensemble), Laura Sullivan (Cook/Ensemble)
From Middleboro, MA: Cassie Jordan (Sophie/Ensemble)
From Norfolk, MA: Hillary Costa (Cook/Ensemble), Cara DiPietro(Veruca Salt), Louie DiPietro (Danny/Ensemble), Louis DiPietro (Willy Wonka),Hailey Fice (Cook/Ensemble), Kate Healy (Ensemble), Fred Pickard (Mr. Bucket),Maggie Pickard (Cook/Ensemble), Emily Walsh (Ensemble)
From Norton, MA: Elizabeth Riley (Cook/Ensemble), Abby Sitte(Violet Beauregarde)
From Sharon, MA: Howard Berkenblit (Candy Man/Slugworth), KathyDowd (Mrs. Gloop), Michael Dowd (Grandpa Joe), Kevin Early (Mike TeaVee),Melissa Fine (Ensemble), Gavin Fraser (Grandpa George), India Mae Fraser (Squirrel/Ensemble),Georgia Rose Fraser (Ensemble), Lucy Beth Fraser (Ensemble), Ethan Gekow (CameraCrew/Ensemble), Ben Reingold (Charlie Bucket), Tamar Stollman (Ensemble), EllieZinno (Squirrel/Ensemble)
From South Attleboro, MA: Zachary Clift (James/Ensemble)
From South Easton, MA: Danny Hanley (Ensemble)
From Walpole, MA: Meg Ahearn (Ensemble), Grace Healy (Ensemble),Max Simons (Camera Crew/Ensemble)
From Westwood, MA:Paul Fitzgerald (Mr. Salt), Erin Fitzgerald (Alfie/Ensemble)