Gallery: Scenes from the Saline Area Players' Willy Wonka Show

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 04/22/2013 - 00:58

The Saline Area Players wrapped up its production of Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka Sunday in the Ellen A. Ewing Performing Arts Center at Saline high School.

Directed by Tami Hindes (artistic) and Robert Cindric (music), Willy Wonka the major production this year for the Saline Area Players, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

Like so many other productions over the years, Willy Wonka gave actors young and old the chance to show their talents on stage.

Willy Wonka was produced by Mary Rumman.

Here is the cast:

Willy Wonka - Tim Brayman
Charlie Bucket - Benjamin Faulkner
Grandpa Joe - Laszlo Gunderud
Candy Man - Ian McGhee
Mrs. Bucket - Erian Williams
Mr. Bucket - Brian Trippel
Grandma Josephine - Bonnie Black
Grandma Georgina - Beverly Wolfe
Grandpa George - Richard Hamann
Phineous Trout - Fred Lupton
Augustus Gloop - Henry Kiley
Mrs. Gloop - Krissa Rumsey
Violet - Olivianna Calmes
Mrs. Beauregarde - Patti Ringe
Veruca - Hannah Burkhart
Mr. Salt - Pat Collins
Mike TeaVee - Stephen Muzzi
Mrs. TeaVee - Wendy Fritz
James - John Paul Gregor
Matilda - Danielle Primeau
Sophie - Adelaide Gregor
Danny - Christopher Calmes
Alfie - Audrey Wolfe
Camera man - James Gregor 
Vanna - Mary McCall
Kids - MacKenzie Berndt, Tess Carichner, Emma King, Ella Rumsey, & Josie Rumsey
Cooks - Francesca Brayman, Naomi Cotner, Cydney Heed, Annette Manuell, Emily Manuell, & Erica Simpson
Oompa Loompas - Stephen Calmes, Cynthia Grammatico, Danny Godell, Libbey Hansen, Katie Holmes, Maggie Lupton, Alexia Miller, Daniel Muzzi, & Maddie Ringe.
Squirrels - Levi Calmes, Drew Eccleston, Lucy Fischer, Tommy Hamann, MacKenna Kofahl, & Shunamara Trippel.

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