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Children’s Theatre to hold auditions for Willy Wonka Junior

By Lori Dugan

Thatcher, AZ—Auditions for Eastern Arizona College’s Intermediate Children’s Theatre’s production of Willy Wonka Junior will be held on Thursday, January 20, and Friday, January 21, from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m., in the Gerald L. Hoopes Jr. Activities Center—Lee Little Theater.

“We are so excited to be offering Willy Wonka Junior, a Broadway Jr. play, based on the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl,” says the play’s director, Penny Whetten.

All students between the age of 11 and 14 are encouraged to audition. Students should come to auditions prepared to sing a song. Kids will need to provide their own accompaniment or sing a cappella; a piano will be available. Everyone who auditions will receive a part. There is a $15 fee for all students involved.

Parents and students with questions are asked to contact Whetten at 428-7922.