Chelsea Area Players

Providing memorable community theater experiences since 1972

Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka

Chelsea Area Players proudly presents “Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka”! Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder, “Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka” is a scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyones sweet tooth! [The musical] 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: 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. Wonkas rules in the factory… or suffer the consequences!

Production Dates and Venue:
Friday, July 20, 2018, at 8pm
Saturday, July 21, 2018, at 8pm
Sunday, July 22, 2018, at 2pm

Washington St. Education Center – George Prinzing Auditorium
500 Washington St.
Chelsea, MI 48118

Tickets are available at the door, online, and at Chelsea Pharmacy. All tickets are $15 each! For more information, please visit

Producer: Michael Cicirelli
Artistic Director: Jeff Boyer
Vocal/Music Director: Larry Sumner Jr.
Choreographer: Gayle Martin
Tech Director: David Griffiths
Costumer: Molly Borneman
Stage Manager: Brian Myers

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