Willy Wonka Coming to Valley Youth Theater

willie wonka urban connection Can you believe the Valley Youth Theatre (VYT) is about to finish out its 21st season?  That’s an important community statement. The final production of the season will be Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory… a tasty treat for the whole family. More on that later in this post.

Did you know VYT offers a scholarship program?   VYT is in its second season utilizing a groundbreaking scholarship program, which will allow all members of the cast and crew to earn $150-$300 per production. The money is held and later distributed when the performer turns 18 and enters college. No other youth theater in the country offers such a program. Valley Youth Theatre (VYT) was honored by the Arts & Business Council of Greater Phoenix, as the 2008 Arts Organization of the Year.

Back to Willie Wanka:

What: Ronald 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 many of the songs made famous by the classic family film “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.”

When: Friday, May 7th through Sunday, May 23rd.
Fridays at 7:30pm, Saturdays at 12:00pm & 3:30pm and Sundays at 12:30pm & 4:00pm
Tickets are $18.00, for Groups of 20 or more tickets are $14.40.
For more information or to purchase tickets, please
Call 602-253-8188 x 4, or visit www.VYT.com.

Where: Valley Youth Theatre
525 N. First St. (Southeast corner of First and Fillmore Streets)
Phoenix, AZ 85004.

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