Cardboard Playhouse Theatre Company is looking for actors and actresses between 8-18 for their upcoming productions of Willy Wonka Jr. Auditions will be held on Saturday, February 22nd from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm and Wednesday, February 26th from 6:00-7:30 pm at The Box Performance Space and Improv Theatre. Auditionees will need to prepare a song to sing acapella. There will also be cold reading and/or improv, and dance/movement.

Rehearsals are typically Monday through Thursday 6:00-8:00 pm and Saturdays from 2:00-4:00 pm. Rehearsals are scheduled to begin Monday, March 2nd. Performances are scheduled April 17th-26th, 2020. Please email kristin@theboxabq.com if you have further questions.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka Jr.

Adapted for the stage by

Leslie Bricusse

 

Timothy Allen McDonald

Lyrics and Music by

Leslie Bricusse

 

Anthony Newley

Based on the book, "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"

by Roald Dahl.

The delicious adventures of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film, 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. 

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka JR. follows enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whomever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four of the five winning children are insufferable brats, but the fifth is a likeable 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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