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HHSC Drama Department Presents Charlie & The Chocolate Factory

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What: Hamilton Heights Drama Department Spring Play
When: Friday, Feb. 25 @ 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 26 @ 7 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 27 @ 2:30 p.m. in high school auditorium
Tickets: $5 and will be sold online through the HHHS website at: https://www.hhschuskies.org beginning Fri., Feb. 18. Tickets will also be available at the door.

Members of the Hamilton Heights High School Drama Department cordially invite the community to attend its live production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory based on the book by Roald Dahl and dramatized by Richard R. George. The play is being directed by Hamilton Heights Theatre teacher, Brooks Myers, in collaboration with members of the drama department.

Join Charlie Bucket in his adventurous tour of Willy Wonka’s world-famous Chocolate Factory. See Augustus Gloop, Violet Beauregarde, Veruca Salt, Grandpa George, Grandma Georgina, Willy Wonka, and Charlie himself come to life, and all involved will discover the true meaning of teamwork, self-confidence, and self-esteem through this colorful and heart-warming chocolate-candy fantasy.

Hamilton Heights high school and middle school students will offer up delicious fun and antics at Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory for three special performances on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, February 25, 26, and 27. Tickets are $5 and available online at https://www.hhschuskies.org beginning Friday, February 18. Tickets can also be purchased at the door. All proceeds benefit the High School Drama Department. Hamilton Heights High School is located at 25802 State Road 19 in Arcadia.

Meet the CAST

Wonka……James Jones
Narrators……….Tessa Hartwick, Brinley Flaherty, Leah Vanderwall, Annabeth Naylor
Augustus Gloop……….Anna Kauffman
Mrs. Gloop…….Amber Lane
Veruca Salt……..Victoria Chambers
Mrs. Salt……….Jacob Hartman
Mr. Salt…………Elianna Watson
Violet Beauregarde……….Hannah Beechler
Mrs. Beauregarde………..Kenna Potts
Mike Teavee……….Luke Steffen
Mrs. Teavee………..Caroline Stone
Mr. Teavee………..Casper Wanczyk
Charlie Bucket…..Tanner Orton
Grandpa Joe……Ben Wolfgang
Mrs. Bucket……….Isabella Koss
Mr. Bucket…………Lu Hubbell
Grandma Josephine…….Abbie Lennis
Grandma Georgina…………Jessa Steffen
Grandpa George………Ash Hall
Oompa Loompas: Morgan Beatty, Chloe Westerfield, Lillie Hooper, Sierra Force, Adeline Allen, Bonnie Brock, Kylie Hilton, Kiera Rinas, Colten Richards, Sam Vanhook, Seth Vanhook, Anna Monnin, Adelynn Culp, Gabriella Kauffman, Stella Hartwick

Meet the CREW

Stage Manager………..Mataya Watson
Asst. Stage Manager……….Jules Stewart
Sound…………Andrea Ward
Lights………………Shamar Stapleton
Choreographers….Victoria Chambers, Anna Beth Naylor, Tessa Hartwick
Backstage Crew………….. Sarah Stapleton, Joseph Morris, Edward Morris. Mayson Leonard, Owen Martin