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Willy Wonka

Spotlight on Kids present: Willy Wonka! Hosted at Janesville Performing Arts Center Roald Dahl's timeless story of the world famous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to chocolate-covered life.

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Willy Wonka
Willy Wonka

Time & Location

Jul 07, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

JPAC, 408 S Main St, Janesville, WI 53545, USA

About the event

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 Roald Dahl's fantastical tale. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder and new songs by Leslie Bricusse (Jekyll & Hyde, Doctor Dolittle) and Anthony Newley, Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka is a scrumdiddlyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka follows an enigmatic candy manufacturer as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whoever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, along with a lifetime supply of candy. Four of the five winning children are insufferable brats: the fifth is a likable young lad named Charlie Bucket, who takes the tour in the company of his equally amiable grandfather. The children must learn to follow Mr. Wonka's rules in the factory ... or suffer the consequences.

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