Bordentown Regional High School theater students to present ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’


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Bordentown Regional High School theater students will present the family-friendly play “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.”

Showtimes are 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 19 at the Bordentown Performing Arts Center. Cookies and milk will be served following the 2 p.m. performance.

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The Bordentown Thespians will bring Roald Dahl’s classic children’s book to life onstage when young Charlie wins a golden ticket to tour the mysterious Wonka Chocolate Factory. He is joined by other winners – Veruca Salt, Violet Beauregarde, Mike Teavee, and Augustus Gloop – and encounters a magical world full of amazement, innovation, sugary treats, Oompa-Loompas and Mr. Willy Wonka himself, according to a press release through the Bordentown Regional School District.

Featured in the cast are Bordentown Regional High School seniors Ray Hollopeter as Narrator 1, Ryan Kaufman as Charlie, Anna Madden as Mrs. Beauregarde, Olivia McGlone as Violet, Olivia Olaff as Veruca, Jo Russo as Mr. Salt and Jake Sfraga as Mike; juniors Aidan Bramley as Grandpa Joe, Sal Carr as Mr. TeeVee, Seren Dagli as Grandma Josephine, Jaida Hitt as Mrs. Bucket, and Luke Williams as Willy Wonka, sophomores Alara Demir as Mrs. TeeVee, Ryan Haje as Augustus, Bo Lugo as Mr. Bucket, and freshmen Brynn Bowyer as Narrator 2, Finn Conroy as Grandpa George, Rylie Evans as Mrs. Gloop, Ceilidh Manigrasso as Grandma Georgina, Atlas Planas-Borgstrom as Narrator 3, and Gracie Tyler as Mrs. Salt and Jayde Rios, Gabriella Cuccia, and Rhylan Phillips as Oompa Loompas. The play is directed by seniors Candace Farrell and Defnenur Gumus.

The Bordentown Performing Arts Center is attached to Bordentown Regional High School, 318 Ward Ave. Bordentown.

For information on the performing arts at Bordentown Regional High School, visit, email or call 609-496-1452.

For ticket prices and information visit Tickets will also be sold at the door. This play is suggested for children ages four through 10.

Along with the play, the BRHS Theatre Club will present the 2022 Parents’ Night Out from 6-9 p.m. Nov. 19. Children can enjoy a live performance of the play Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and snacks and games after the performance with the cast. Advance registration is required. For registration price and form email


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