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CHS to present Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Chesterton High School will present, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, based on the book by Roald Dahl and dramatized by Richard R. George as this yearís Family Theatre Production.

This yearís show revolves around Five Golden Tickets, five lucky winners, and a tour of Willy Wonka's wonderful chocolate factory - what could possibly go wrong? And what does it all mean for Charlie, anyway? Master Chocolatier and Candyman Extraordinaire Willy Wonka has finally opened his mysterious factory for a one-day, once-in-a-lifetime event. Charlie and his beloved Grandpa Joe join four other children and their loved ones as they explore the weird and wacky world of Wonka, learning along the way that actions have consequences, and that character counts.

Performances will be on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 28 and 29 at 7:00 p.m. and on Sunday, March 1 at 2:00 p.m. in the CHS Auditorium. This 70-minute performance has a 15-minute intermission.

Tickets are on sale now at the CHS Bookstore during school hours, specifically, from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. or at Tickets are $8 for adults; $6 for students/senior citizens, $4 for preschool age (free with purchase of a family ticket; and $24 for a family ticket (2 adults & 2 students).  Tickets will also be available at the door.

This yearís Family Theatre Production is being directed by Anne Sharp and Karly Carden. Cast members include: Jenna Aguilar as the Narrator; Abby McCarthy as Augustus Gloop; Claire Bailey as Veruca Salt; Mattea Sklut as Violet Beauregrarde; Zach Lane as Mike Teavee; Stella Trent as Mr. Bucket; Ani Sasak as Grandma Josephine; Nick Miller as Grandpa George; Evelyn Godinez as Grandma Georgina; Grace Finke as Mrs. Bucket; Andrew Engel as Grandpa Joe; Gannon Michna as Charlie Bucket; Olivia Vogel as Mrs. Gloop; Zane Trent as Willy Wonka; Julia Hunter as Mrs. Teavee; Stella Trent as Mr. Salt; Emily Loney as Mrs. Beauregarde; and Nathaniel Carpentier, Evelyn Godinez, Sydney McCully, Krystina Santiago as Oompa-Loompas.


Posted 2/21/2020




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