Lakota East sophomore Logan York takes on the role of Willy Wonka in the school’s production of Willy Wonka Jr. Provided photo
Lakota East sophomore Logan York takes on the role of Willy Wonka in the school’s production of Willy Wonka Jr.
It runs Friday through Sunday at the Liberty Township high school.
The play tells the story of five potential heirs to Wonka’s chocolate factory, who each have found golden tickets to explore his magical kingdom.
There will be bubbles, flying and even a character who turns into a giant blueberry.
The show is being produced by upperclassmen under the guidance of theater director Kristen Statt.
Cast members include: Taylor Liette as Charlie Bucket; Jacob Hawes, Mr. Bucket; Dana Gallant, Mrs. Bucket; Nate Roth, Grandpa Joe; Taylor Longworth, Grandmas Josephine
Donovan Williams as Grandpa George; Sarah King, Grandma Georgina; Sierra Piwarun, Veruca Salt; Ben Griffin, Mr. Salt; Danny Omaits, Augustus Gloop
Nikki Marietta, Mrs. Gloop; Raychel Schork, Violet Beauregarde; Amy Adams, Ms. Beauregarde; Matthew Stewart, Mike Teavve; Grace Deutsch, Mrs. Teavee
Ben Griffin, as Candy Man; Kaicey Weber, Phoebe Trout; Leah Lindeman, Matilda; and Kyler Davis, James.
Taking on the role of the Oompa Loompas are: Bemni Amsalu, Hannah Bellingham, Kendall Brophy, Emily Davis, Sondra Dietsch, Erin Goff, Brigid Griffin, Marissa Hamilton, Savannah Havens, Abby Highland, Megan Hughes, Kailey Macke, Mabel Quinn and Nico Riccella.
The Candy Kids and squirrels are: Camille Breck, Abigail Downs, Bailee Durham, Avery Fehrenbach, Madison Must, Mariah Myers, Brianna O’Neill, Cali Patrick, Taylor Starr and Sara Untener.
Student director Molly Hamant helps Donovan Williams get ready for his role as Grandpa George in Lakota East High School’s production of Willy Wonka Jr. Provided photo
The leadership team includes: Molly Hamant, director; Stephen Ball, vocal; Alyssa Stegmaier and Jack Rusk, stage managers; and Kailey Macke, choreographer.
Construction/crew members are: Emmanuella Allou, Akene Azuka, Jake Baber, Catherine Bare, Amanda Berisford, Melanie Cain, De’Shauna Darden, Ryan Davis, Regan Donnell
Faryn Dumont, Tessa Ehrsam, Hannah Ferber, Anissa Frazier, Ali Gehr, DeAndre Givens, Maggie Gloeckner, Dave Goodall, Tanner Gregory, Celina Huynn, Katy Johnson, Grace Lutz
Jamie Mastropaolo, Madison McCall, Michael McDade, Angelique Metcalf, Tristan Morgan, Jordan Opoku, Noah Pinales, Tristan Powell
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