Pleasure Guild of Nationwide Children's Hospital is thrilled to announce Willy Wonka as its 58th production. Roald Dahl’s timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to life in this stage adaptation of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which features a memorable score by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley and songs from the classic family-film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Willy Wonka will take place February 27, 28 and March 1, 2015 at the Palace Theatre. Proceeds from the production benefit Hospice and Palliative Care at Nationwide Children's Hospital. View a sample performers resume.
Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka follows mysterious candy maker Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding five golden tickets among millions of Wonka bars around the globe. Whoever discovers these tickets will win a free tour of the fantastical Wonka factory whose gate had been shut years prior, along with a lifetime supply of candy. Wonka-mania ensues worldwide as 5 winners are selected, among them the likeable Charlie Bucket. Filled with wonders of pure imagination, Oompa Loompas and marvelous surprises, the children learn they must follow Wonka’s rules—or suffer the consequences. This scrumdidilyumptious musical is guaranteed to delight the young and the young at heart.
Registration will close on November 10, 2014. Walk-in auditions will not be accepted.
November 22 and 23, 2014
Callbacks Monday, November 24, 2014
Location - Subject to change
Near the Stecker Auditiorium in the Ann Wolfe Education Building at Nationwide Children's Hospital
Nationwide Children's Hospital Main Campus
575 S. 18th Street
Columbus, Ohio 43205
(Pre-registration is required. No walk-ins will be permitted.)
Parking is available in the Outpatient Care Center Garage located at
555 S. 18th St. (the corner of Mooberry and S. 18th Streets) for a fee.
The following will be required at auditions. Please:
For questions, please contact Pleasure Guild Auditions.