Thoroughly Modern Productions invites you to join us at The Tower Theatre, August 18th-27th, for our 2017 Summer Intensive production of Roald Dahl’s “Willy Wonka.” Under the direction of TMP Founder and Artistic Director, David DaCosta, with Music Direction by Scott Michaelsen and Choreography by Dakota B. Weeda, this exciting musical adventure will feature students from our Summer Intensive and a local ensemble of adult artists. To purchase tickets please visit or call the Tower Box Offce at (541) 317-0700.

Adult Principle and Supporting Roles:

Willy Wonka – Simeon Purkey
Phineous Trout – Aleta Wolin Nissen
Mr. Bucket – Joshua Harrison
Mrs. Bucket – Janelle DeCelles
Grandpa Joe – Trey Hinkle
Mrs. Gloop – Savannah Gardner
Mr. Salt – Harlan Daniels
Ms. Teavee – Andrea Couch
Mrs. Beaureguard – Amy James
Grandpa George – Harlan Daniels
Grandma Josephine – Amy Lapp Anderton
Grandma Georgina – Keely Wirtz

Student Principle and Supporting Roles:

Charlie – Gavin Felciano
Veruca Salt – Kaitlyn Couch
Violet Beaureguard – Makenna Kirkpatrick
Mike Tevee – Casey James
Augustus Gloop – Harrison Hobin
Matilda – Abby Busch
James – Reed Wuepper

Charlie – Lee Miller
Veruca Salt – Annika Nissen
Violet Beaureguard – Miya Corpstein
Mike Tevee – Craig Chisholm
Augustus Gloop – Wil Anderton
Matilda – Allie Harrison
James – Reed Wuepper

“The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka’s mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder and new songs by Leslie Bricusse (Jekyll & Hyde, Doctor Dolittle) and Anthony Newley, Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka is a scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone’s sweet tooth.” (

Thoroughly Modern Productions presents the Broadway musical and 80’s rock tribute, “Rock of Ages,” for The Tower Theatre LIVE Series. Set in L.A.’s infamous Sunset Strip in 1987, “Rock of Ages” tells the story of Drew, a boy from South Detroit and Sherrie, a small-town girl, both in L.A. to chase their dreams of making it big and falling in love.

We’re returning to a time of jukebox heroes, to a place where every rose has its thorn, and to people never stop believing. Prepare to hear an electrifying mix of your favorite rock anthems, including: “Nothin’ But A Good Time”, “We’re Not Gonna Take It”, “We Built This City”, and “Here I Go Again”, to name a few!

Here is our rockin’ cast characters:

Drew – Erik J. McGinnis
Sherrie – Clairen Stone
Lonny – Dan Schimmoller
Dennis Dupree – Ryan Klontz
Justice – Kimmie Neff
Stacee Jaxx – Dakota B. Weeda
Regina – Kara Davison
Hertz – John Henry Helms III
Franz – Randy Brooks

Hailey Calkins, Carley Epple, Cloiemadison Glenn, Natalie Manz, Keely Wirtz, Harlan Daniels, Corey McEuin, Charlie Thiel.

This show is nothing but a good time, and will leave you rocking Bend like a Towering hurricane! Tickets are on sale at #TMPBend #TMPRoA17

David DaCosta │ 63595 Boyd Acres Rd. Bend, OR 97701 │ │ 541-678-0313

David DaCosta 541-678-0313
63595 Boyd Acres Rd. Bend, OR 97701