Step into a world of pure imagination!


Step into a world of pure imagination!

Get ready to be whisked away to the magical world of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory as Kearney High School proudly presents Roald Dahl's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" musical! Join us for an enchanting journey filled with wonder, whimsy, and delicious surprises.

Roald Dahl’s CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY tells the story of Willy Wonka, chocolatier and world-famous inventor of the Everlasting Gobstopper, who has just made an astonishing announcement. His marvelous—and mysterious—factory is opening its gates…to a lucky few. That includes young Charlie Bucket, a dreamer, whose life definitely needs sweetening. He and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a mesmerizing, life-changing journey through Wonka’s world of pure imagination. Get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, and more during this everlasting showstopper!



  • Timeless songs from the original film, including “Pure Imagination,” “The Candy Man,” and “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket.”
  • Toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters from Hairspray.


Performance Details:

📅 Dates: Thursday, April 25 - Sunday, April 28, 2024

🕖 Times: Thursday to Saturday at 7:00 pm, Sunday matinee at 2:00 pm

🏢 Venue: Kearney High School Concert Hall and Theater


Ticket Information:

🎟️ Prices: Adults $15, Seniors $12, Students K-12 $5, Children 4 yrs and under FREE with the purchase of an adult admission

🎟️ Where to Purchase: Tickets available at the door prior to each performance and online at starting Thursday, April 11, 2024.


Don't miss your chance to experience the magic of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" live on stage! Bring the whole family for a sweet adventure you'll never forget. Get your golden ticket to this deliciously delightful musical extravaganza today!