Willy Wonka Jr. comes to Penn Yan

Staff Writer
The Chronicle Express
The cast of Willy Wonka Jr. prepare for this weekend's production.

The PYMS Drama Club presents "Willy Wonka Jr." at the Penn Yan Middle School on Feb. 11 and 12 at 7:00 p.m. under the direction of Becky Prine and music director Eric Koepke, featuring Kevin Conrad as Willy Wonka, J.J. Warren as Charlie Bucket, and Reece Trombley as Grandpa Joe.

Roald Dahl's 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," featuring the songs from the 1971 classic family film "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" composed by Academy® and Grammy® award winners Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley, including “The Candy Man”, “Pure Imagination”, “Oompa Loompa” and ”I Want it Now!”.

Willy Wonka and the Golden Ticket Holders
l to r: Emily Fingar, Kelsha Wells, Anna Detar, Abby Blauvelt, Nick Kinsey, Kevin Conrad, Philip Gaston, J.J. Warren, Mary Kate Killen, Reece Trombley, Brook Dinehart, Ashley Owens.