March 18, 2022 – March 26, 2022 all-day

Family Weekend Performance Dates: March 18-26, 2023 

School Day Matinee Dates: March 21-31, 2023 

Audition Dates: January 20-22, 2023 

Greetings to you, the lucky finder of this Golden Ticket, from Mr. Willy Wonka! As you may have heard, my marvelous and mysterious chocolate factory is re-opening after many years... and you are one of the wondrously lucky few who will get to see inside its glorious walls! I am preparing fantastic surprises for you that will entrance, delight, intrigue, astonish, and perplex you beyond measure. Don’t be late! Please bring your Golden Ticket, at least one family member to look after you, and a heaping spoonful of Creativity and Imagination. Incredible things are in store for you here at the Wonka Chocolate Factory!  

Based on the book by Roald Dahl 
Dramatized by Richard R. George 

Best enjoyed by ages 6 and up 

Location: The Larry and Vivian Snipes Main Stage 

Length of Show: Approximately 1 hour long

Discovery Auditions for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will take place January 20-22, 2023 and are open to anyone ages 9 to Adult! Learn more on our Auditions page

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Family Weekend Performance Info

Saturday, March 182:00pm & 7:00pm* (*the 7:00pm show is Pay What You Will)
Sunday, March 192:00pm 
Saturday, March 252:00pm & 7:00pm 
Sunday, March 262:00pm 

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*To reserve Pay What You Will tickets in advance of a show, call our Box Office at 859.254.4546 x245

School Day Matinee Info

Tuesday-Friday, March 21-24
Tuesday-Friday, March 28-31
10:00am & 11:45am

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is recommended for – PreK-5th grade
Curricular ConnectionsClassic Literature, Roald Dahl, Adaptation, Choices and Consequences, Kindness

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