Willy Wonka/Candy Man is an enigmatic character- mysterious, mischievous, and charismatic. The actor should be charming, engaging, have a great voice, and be able to handle both comedy and drama.

  • “Pure Imagination”
  • “The Candy Man”

Charlie Bucket is the emotional heart and soul of the musical. The actor should have lots of pluck and enthusiasm.

  • “(I’ve Got A) Golden Ticket”
  • “Think Positive”

Grandpa Joe is caring, patient, sweet, and always reminds Charlie to look on the bright side.

  • “Cheer Up, Charlie”

Mr. Bucket________ will be cast as an Oompa Loompa the second half of the show.

  • “Think Positive”

Mrs. Bucket ________ will be cast as an Oompa Loompa the second half of the show.

  • “Cheer Up, Charlie”

Grandma Josephina, Grandma Georgina, Grandpa George are mainly non-singing roles and will also be cast as Oompa Loompas in the second half of the show

Phineous Trout is the reporter who announces the winners of the Golden Ticket contest throughout the show. Phineous has a great announcer’s voice.

  • “I Eat More”

Oompa Loompas 1-5 and Oompa Loompa Chorus

  • “Oompa Loompa 1”

Augustus Gloop is an overachieving eater who sings alongside his mother and Phineous Trout.

  • “I Eat More”

Mrs. Gloop accompanies her son Augustus to the tour of the factory.

  • “I Eat More”

Mike Teavee is a television junky obsessed with video games, the Internet, and other technological devices. He is bratty, loud, obnoxious, and does not understand the word “no.”

  • “I See It All On TV”

Ms. Teavee is the perfectly put together but often vacant mom of television past, very similar to June Cleaver (Leave it To Beaver)

  • “I See It All On TV”

Violet Beauregarde is the bratty, gum chewer extraordinaire who hails from Snellville, Georgia with the stereotypical Southern accent.

  • “Chew It”

Mrs. Beauregarde is a geography teacher and has invested a lot of hard- earned money on therapy for her daughter Violet, with less than stellar results. Like Violet, Mrs. Beauregarde also has a noticeable Southern accent.

  • “In This Room Here”

Veruca Salt is wealthy, class- conscious, and completely spoiled. She is often portrayed with a British accent.

  • “I Want It Now”

Mr. Salt is Veruca’s wealthy father whose solution to most problems is to buy his way out. He has an accent to match Veruca’s.

  • “In This Room Here”

James is Charlie’s friend from school.

  • “The Candy Man”

Matilda is another classmate of Charlie’s, but she is a bit of a bully.

  • ”The Candy Man”

Candy Man Kids

  • “The Candy Man”

Cooks

  • “Oompa Loompa 1”

Squirrels work in the factory but are non- singing and non- acting parts.

  • “Pure Imagination”
  • “(I’ve Got A) Golden Ticket”
  • “Cheer Up, Charlie”
  • “Think Positive”
  • “Cheer Up, Charlie”
  • “I Eat More”
  • “I See It All On TV”
  • “Chew It”
  • “I Want It Now”
  • “In This Room Here”
  • “The Candy Man”
  • “Oompa Loompa 1”