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Brewton theatre group presenting Willy Wonka

Brewton Town and Gown Players announce their summer production of Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka. With a cast of over 55 members, this is the inaugural production for the new theatre group based in Brewton. Atmore native Perry Jones, will lead the cast as Willy Wonka, with Shane Cooper, also of Atmore, making his Brewton stage debut. This production includes many special effects, Oompa Loompas, and classic musical numbers such as “Pure Imagine” and “The Candy Man” that were made popular by the 1971 film adaption starring Gene Wilder. Shows are Thursday through Saturday, July 20-22, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, July 23, at 2 p.m., at Woodfin Patterson Auditorium, Coastal Alabama Community College, Brewton Campus. Adult tickets are $12 (12 and over); children’s tickets are $10 (12 and under). Tickets are available now and can be purchased online at:; at the door 1 hour prior to each performance; at the Brewton Standard and Brewton City Hall, Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cast is shown in rehearsal.