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Get your golden ticket to see ‘Willy Wonka’

By From page A7 | February 23, 2012

Willy Wonka (Milan Williams) opens up a world of imagination to Charlie Bucket (William Chan) in the Davis Musical Theatre Company Young Performers Theatre production of "Willy Wonka," opening March 3. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo

The youthful actors in the Davis Musical Theatre Company’s Young Performers Theatre will present a “scrumdidlyumptious” musical, “Willy Wonka,” March 3-25 in Davis.

This new stage adaptation of Roald Dahl’s timeless classic, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” will take audiences into a world of “pure imagination” and is sure to delight fans of all ages.

Featured songs include “The Candy Man,” “Pure Imagination” and “Oompa Loompa.” The show is directed and choreographed by Scott Griffith, with musical direction by Jenny Reuter.

Performances are at 2:15 p.m. Saturdays, March 3, 10, 17 and 24, and Sunday, March 25; and 7:15 p.m. Sunday, March 4, and Friday, March 23. Sign language interpretation for the deaf and hard-of-hearing patrons will be provided at the March 23 evening performance.

The cast includes child actors from Davis, Sacramento, Fairfield and Vallejo, featuring Milan Williams as Willy Wonka, William Chan at Charlie Bucket, Noah Papagni as Grandpa Joe, Cedric Hughes as Augustus Gloop, Asa Williams as Mike Teevee, Cinnamon Dale as Violet Beauregarde and Lily Linaweaver as Veruca Salt.

They are supporeted by an ensemble of actors ages 7 to 17.

Tickets are $7 per person. To reserve seats, call (530) 756-3682 or visit www.dmtc.org.

Enterprise staff

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