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Northeast Times | December 19, 2018

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Willy Wonka Jr. Opening at Artisan Center Theater

Willy Wonka Jr. Opening at Artisan Center Theater

Artisan Children’s Theater proudly presents ROALD DAHL’S WILLY WONKA JR. at its 148 seat Second Stage facility. The theater is located at 444 East Pipeline Road in Hurst. The show runs Friday, October 5, 2018 through Saturday, November 3, 2018. Performances are Fridays at 5:00pm and Saturdays at 10:00am and 12:00pm with additional 12:00pm performances on October 23 and 30. Reserved seating tickets are $7.00 for children 12 and under and $11.00 for adults. The box office number is 817-284-1200. More information can be found on the website at ArtisanCT.com.

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 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.