Willy Wonka Jr. from Berkeley Playhouse Youth Company
All offers for Willy Wonka Jr. have expired.
The last date listed for Willy Wonka Jr. was Sunday February 15, 2009 / 5:00pm.
Currently at Julia Morgan Theater:
- Full Price:
- $40.00 - $62.00
- Our Price:
- $20.00 - $31.00
The high-stakes world of middle-school spelling competitions takes center stage in Berkeley Playhouse's production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee -- along with some added audience participation and improvised moments. This musical comedy follows six overachieving would-be wordsmiths and their neurotic parents. The hilariously catchy songs capture tweenage troubles at their worst, from "Woe Is Me" to "I'm Not That Smart." And the contest teaches the valuable lesson that winning isn't the only definition of success. With music and lyrics by William Finn and a book by Rachel Sheinkin, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee was nominated for Best Musical and five other Tony Awards in its original run, winning for Best Book of a Musical. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from JRed Velvet
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I absolutely LOVED this production. ALL of these young adults are very talented. Everyone did a fabulous job. It was very cleverly done and for those of us that have seen the movie you could visualize everything they were doing without the props and lavish set. It was also excellent how everyone was Wonka and it was great how they completed transitions. I had a blast and I found myself laughing out loud frequently. I think ALL of the adults in the room really enjoyed it. I was very impressed. I had a wonderful time. It made my night.
Berkeley Playhouse Youth Company is set to treat you to the wildest ride
through your most delicious dreams and fantasies this Valentine’s Weekend. When a group of children win golden tickets to visit the mysterious local candy factory who knows what shenanigans might ensue. Based on Roald Dahl’s delectable book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Willy Wonka is brimming with yummy surprises and tantalizing twists in music, staging and direction.
Directed by Jon Tracy. Musical Direction by Phil Gorman.