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Golden Ticket Holders to Enjoy Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka at Henderson Pavilion
Popular children’s book that inspired musical celebrates 50th anniversary

April 03, 2014



The gates to Wonka’s chocolate factory open to lucky golden ticket winners this weekend when the Las Vegas Shakespeare Company presents Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka. Tickets are $10.

WHAT: Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka

WHEN: Friday, April 4-Sunday, April 6 & Friday, April 11-Sunday, April 13 Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday matinees at 4 p.m.

WHERE: Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Pkwy.

WHY: This year marks the 50th anniversary of the children’s novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The musical adaptation combines elements from the popular book and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the Oscar-nominated film that has captured the hearts of millions worldwide, with newly created material. 

Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka, featuring music from the timeless film, follows enigmatic candy man Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. The winners of these tickets receive a free tour of Wonka’s factory and a lifetime supply of candy. Find out what happens when the children don’t follow the rules in Wonka’s land of pure imagination.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit, call (702) 267-4TIX (4849), or visit the Henderson Pavilion Box Office, Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

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