Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory Live-To-Film at the Hollywood Bowl on November 4!
Fans of Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory have a very special opportunity to see their film come to life in an all new musical event featuring John Stamos, Elle King, Finn Wolfhard, and “Weird Al” Yankovicalongside an all-star cast singing iconic songs throughout a one-of-a-kind theatrical experience at the Hollywood Bowl. Accompanied by multi-instrumental band DeVotchKa, and featuring spectacular animation created by acclaimed painter and illustrator SHAG, this magical show will leave an everlasting impression! The event will be held on November 4. Doors will open at 6:30PM with costume contest to follow and the concert beginning at 8PM.
The singing cast also includes John Stamos performing “Pure Imagination” as Willy Wonka, Finn Wolfhard (“Stranger Things,” IT)as Charlie, Giancarlo Esposito (“Breaking Bad,” “Once Upon a Time”) singing the role of The Candy Man, and Richard Kind (“Gotham,” Inside Out) as Grandpa Joe, with musicians Elle King (“Ex’s & Oh’s”) singing Veruca Salt’s “I Want It Now,” Ingrid Michaelson as Mrs. Bucket, and “Weird Al” Yankovic as the Oompa Loompas.
The event will be presented in SMELL-O-RAMA with guests receiving exclusive Scratch-N-Sniff Golden Tickets and will kick off with a costume contest hosted by original cast member Julie Dawn Cole, who memorably played Veruca Salt.
Based on the worldwide phenomenon book and film, the show will also showcase special guest artists such as violin soloist Sandy Cameron; 16-year old pianist Emily Bearperforming the Oscar®-winning Tom and Jerry short THE CAT CONCERTO live-to-film; and Annabella Lwin from Bow Wow Wow singing the perfect party song finale, “I WANT CANDY.”
And in the spirit of the event, there is a contest where six lucky winners will win up to 4 tickets to see Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Live-To-Film at the Hollywood Bowl! But that’s not all, a few extra-lucky winners will also win a meet & greet with members of the cast! The first way to win is to simply share the trailer, which is below. The second way to win is to share your love of Willy Wonka and use this hashtag on social #willywonkabowl. For more contest rules head on over to the official website: http://WonkaChallenge
You can purchase tickets to the event on TicketMaster.