Cast Announced for WILLY WONKA at The Carnegie

TC_logo_newCast List for ROALD DAHL’S WILLY WONKA at The Carnegie

WHAT: The Carnegie presents ROALD DAHL’S WILLY WONKA

WHEN: Weekends January 18-28, 2018
Thursday, January 18, 7:30pm ● Friday, January 19, 7:30pm ● Saturday, January 20, 2pm & 7:30pm ● Sunday, January 21, 3pm
Thursday, January 25, 7:30pm ● Friday, January 26, 7:30pm ● Saturday, January 27, 2pm & 7:30pm ● Sunday, January 28, 3pm

WHERE: The Carnegie | 1028 Scott Boulevard | Covington, KY 41011

DESCRIPTION: The classic tale of Charlie and Willy Wonka’s famous chocolate factory comes to life on stage for The Carnegie’s annual family-friendly production. Cheer on Charlie as he finds his golden ticket, sing along with the Oompa-Loompas, and take a fantastical tour of the most famous candy factory of all time.

Based on the enchanting 1971 film starring Gene Wilder, WILLY WONKA features all of your favorite tunes, including “The Candyman,” “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket,” and “Pure Imagination.” It’s a scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone’s sweet tooth.


  • Willy Wonka – Dain Alan Paige
  • Phineous Trout – Sean P. Mette
  • Charlie Bucket – Cade C. Harvey
  • Augustus Gloop – Christian Arias
  • Mrs. Gloop – Angela Alexander Nalley
  • Veruca Salt – Gabrielle Tollefson
  • Mr. Salt – John Siedenberg II
  • Mike Teavee – Liam Sweeney
  • Ms. Teavee – Emily Martin
  • Violet Beauregarde – Laura Dinn
  • Mrs. Beauregarde – Lesley Hitch
  • Grandpa Joe – Don Wong
  • Mr. Bukcket – Brian Anderson
  • Mrs. Bucket – Linsey Rogers
  • Grandma Josephine – Aimee Zimmer
  • Grandpa George – Harold Murphey
  • Grandma Georgiena – Cathy Alter
  • James/Teen Ensemble – Jackson Higgason
  • Matilda/Teen Ensemble – Molly Munn
  • Sophie/Teen Ensemble – Samantha Cline
  • Danny/Teen Ensemble – Anna Dudley
  • Alfie/Teen Ensemble – Mark Schutzman
  • Billie/Teen Ensemble – Katelyn Moore
  • Oompa Loompas/Youth Ensemble – Ryan Armstrong, Olivia Bayer, Russell Corby, Ruthie Darnell, Yvonne Herrmann, Novella Rose Marshall, Evgenia Sias, Sophia Teague


  • Director and Choreographer – Maggie Perrino
  • Music Director- Xan Jeffery
  • Stage Manager – Jackie Smith
  • Scenic Designer – Tyler Gabbard
  • Costume Designer –Josh Newman
  • Lighting Designer – Larry Csernik

About The Carnegie: The Carnegie is Northern Kentucky’s largest multidisciplinary arts venue providing theatre events, educational programs and art exhibitions to the Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati community. The Carnegie facility is home to The Carnegie Galleries, the Otto M. Budig Theatre, and the Eva G. Farris Education Center.  More information about The Carnegie is available at or by calling (859) 491-2030.

The Carnegie receives ongoing operating support from Cincinnati Wine Festival, The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Kenton County Fiscal Courts, the Kentucky Arts Council and the Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile Jr. / US Bank Foundation. The Carnegie is also supported by the generosity of more than 40,000 contributors to the ArtsWave Community Campaign.

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