Willy Wonka and his Oompa Loompas lead the sweet-natured Charlie Bucket on the tour of a lifetime through a fantastical chocolate factory. Featuring the songs Pure Imagination and Candyman. Showing December 20 through January 4. See all showtimes at website.
Age recommendation: 3+
Show Location: Buskirk-Chumley Theater
Based on Roald Dahl’s classic 1964 children’s book, and on the 1971 cult classic film, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, starring Gene Wilder. Features all the music from the Wilder movie and several additional songs added for the stage. Cardinal’s 8th annual family holiday production at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater. Previous holiday shows include The Wizard of Oz, Annie, the Sound of Music and A Year with Frog and Toad.
“Willy Wonka” features a cast of dozens local actors, including Mike Price in the role of Willy Wonka, Chicago veteran actor Richard Henzel as Grandpa Joe, and veteran Cardinal actor Lola Kennedy as a female Charlie.
Cost: $13.50 - $32.50
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