HILLSDALE COUNTY'S COMMUNITY THEATRE

Roald Dahl's

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Book by David Greig, Music by Marc Shaiman
Lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman

Based on the novel by ROALD DAHL

Songs from the Motion Picture by LESLIE BRICUSSE and ANTHONY NEWLY


July 25-27, August 1-3, 2024 at 8 p.m.
July 28 and August 3, 2024 at 3 p.m.

Sauk Theatre, Jonesville, Michigan


​Adults - $14, Seniors (55 and up) - $12,
Students (with i.d.) - $12, Children (12 and under) - $10 
Pay What You Can Night is Thursday, July 25 at 8 p.m.

(Tickets are not sold in advance to Pay What You Can performances.)
All senior tickets to the Thursday, August 1 performance are $5.
​Tickets available by clicking here or by calling 517-849-9100. 

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.mtishows.com
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This production is sponsored by 







The Sauk's live orchestra is sponsored by

Directed by Trinity Bird

Musical Direction by Kristi Gautsche
Choreography by Sarah Kilgore

Stage Management by Mandee Leigh Howard

Vocal Coaching by Gay Shaw


Set Design by Trinity Bird

Costume Design by Patty Spence
Lighting Design by Tracy McCullough

Sound Design by Tim Ambrose

​Properties Design by Joella Hendrickson

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The Cast
Willy Wonka – Morgan Francis
Charlie Bucket – Benjamin Johnson
Mrs. Bucket – Kris Johnson
Grandpa Joe – Tom Davis
Grandma Josephine – Mary Davis
Grandpa George – Bruce Crews
Grandma Georgina – Kaylee McCoy
Mrs. Green – Sarah Gray
Augustus Gloop – Ezra Hutchinson
Mrs. Gloop – Christina McKim-Hatt
Veruca Salt – Emmy Ambrose
Mr. Salt – Jacob Weldon
Violet Beauregarde – Ava Kramer
Mr. Beauregarde – Zach Husak*
Gum Chompin’ Divas – Ellie Gray, Gianna Green, Kaylee McCoy
Mike TeaVee – Jacob Gray
Mrs. TeaVee – Gianna Green
Jerry – Theo Davis
Cherry – Ellie Gray

Ensemble/Oompa Loompas
- Travis Blatchley
- Brian Comiskey*
- Bruce Crews
- Mary Davis
- Theo Davis
- Ellie Gray
- Sarah Gray
- Aaron Guest
- Alex Guest
- Elizabeth Guest

- Ezra Hutchinson
- Jacob Isiminger
- Aaron Johnson
- Sarah Kilgore
- Kaylee McCoy

- Christina McKim

Squirrels
- Theo Davis
- Aaron Johnson
- Sarah Kilgore
- Kaylee McCoy

*denotes Sauk debut


About the Play

The world-famous Willy Wonka is opening the gates to his mysterious factory…but only to a lucky few. Young Charlie Bucket and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a life-changing journey through Wonka’s world of pure imagination including chocolate waterfalls, nutty squirrels and the great glass elevator, all to be revealed by Wonka's army of curious Oompa-Loompas.


RUN TIME: TBD. 


The Crew

Assistant Stage Manager - Allison Tappen

Marketing Materials/Photography - Patrick and Lisa Cook



Special Thanks to...

Hillsdale First Baptist Church


We wish to thank the families of our cast and crew for their patience, support and encouragement. 


​The Sauk wishes to express our gratitude to Arrow Swift Printing for a generous donation toward this season’s programs.