Applications for CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY's 'Golden Ticket' Program Now Being Accepted
Applications are now open for five 'Golden Ticket' week-long, paid work experience placements on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which will provide five people with a unique insight into the working world of theatre. What's more, at the end of the week, the most promising candidate will be rewarded with a life-changing three-month paid placement as production intern, working alongside some of the most experienced people in the business.
The 'Golden Ticket' placements are part of Warner Bros. Creative Talent, a brand new programme of investment in skills and training for the creative industries.
Candidates should apply through the Time Warner Careers website: www.timewarner.com/careers. The deadline for applications is 16th February.
Olivier and Tony Award®-winning actor Douglas Hodge plays Willy Wonka in Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, directed by Sam Mendes, which opened at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane on 25 June 2013.
The story is brought to life with music by Marc Shaiman, and lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman, a book by award-winning playwright and adaptor David Greig, set and costume designs byMark Thompson and choreography by Peter Darling.
Alongside Douglas Hodge, the cast includes Nigel Planer as Grandpa Joe, Clive Carter as Mr Salt, Jasna Ivir as Mrs Gloop, Paul J Medford as Mr Beauregarde, Iris Roberts as Mrs Teavee, Billy Boyle as Grandpa George, Alex Clatworthy as Mrs Bucket, Roni Page as Grandma Josephine, Myra Sands as Grandma Georgina and Jack Shallooas Mr Bucket.
The Official Cast Recording album is available now on Sony Records, on CD and download.
This world premiere musical is produced by Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Neal Street Productions and Langley Park Productions.