Theatre of Anthem Presents Willy Wonka
Feb. 28, 2017
– Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces their upcoming production of Willy
Wonka Junior, a musical based on Roald Dahl's timeless story of the
world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir. The delicious adventures
experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate
factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Dahl's fantastical
tale. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder in
addition to a host of fun new songs, Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka JR. is a
scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth.
The talented cast, comprised of award winners and nominees
ages 6-13, presents the show April 20-30,
2017 in Anthem. The award-winning production staff includes Co-Directors
Jackie Hammond and Cydney Trent, Vocal Director Karen Blanzy and Choreographer
“I am beyond excited to be
co-directing Willy Wonka Jr. with my amazing team of production staff
members!” said Jackie Hammond. “This show is incredibly entertaining and
will take you on an unforgettable journey, courtesy of our wonderfully talented
cast. You don't want to miss this one!”
Performances take place Thursday – Sunday at Musical Theatre
of Anthem, 42323 N. Vision Way, Anthem, AZ 85086.
Times vary, so please see website
for details. Tickets may be purchased online at www.musicaltheatreofanthem.org.
Adult tickets are $19; Students,
Seniors and Children 12 and under are $16.
Wonka Junior is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre
International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by
MTI. 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019 Phone: (212) 541-4684 Fax: (212)
Photo credit: Michele Celentano
Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) is an award-winning, non-profit theater company located in Anthem, Arizona. The mission of MTA is to develop youth and adults within the field of performing arts while enhancing their intrinsic creativity and brokering their vast talents. MTA trains and educates youth so that they can become the artists, patrons, and leaders of tomorrow while providing opportunities to adults that empower them and foster their creativity. MTA’s principles include casting all who audition in select productions, presenting high quality shows that everyone can enjoy, and providing a positive environment where performers can practice teamwork and communication skills while experiencing the pride of accomplishment.
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