June 01, 2023

Photos of the Spokane Civic Theatre's rendition of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory — from auditions to opening night

Everyone knows the story of Charlie, the Golden Ticket and his fateful visit to Willy Wonka's chocolate factory. And if you don't, well, I'm sorry. It's a great story. Good news is the Spokane Civic Theatre has the play on its main stage through June 18. When you go and see it, you may ask, how in the world did they pull off such a production? Look no further than these pages, where we peek behind the curtain to reveal how such a magical tale is brought to life, from auditions all the way to opening night. It's everything you ever wanted. Just don't forget what happened to the person who suddenly got everything they wanted.