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The Golden Ticket Premieres at OTSL


The Golden Ticket, Opera Theatre’s brilliant new family opera based on Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, delighted children and adults alike at the world premiere performance. 







“… designed to make the audience laugh out loud … with honest, sweet humor … ingenious music … and a clever libretto … Add to that a nearly ideal cast, and you have something enjoyable for adults and children alike.”

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Sarah Bryan Miller


“… delightful: a fanciful tale meets theater of the absurd meets opera. Sturrock’s libretto bubbles along with fun rhyming couplets, and the music is surprisingly sophisticated.”

Dallas Morning News, Scott Cantrell

“[Composer Peter] Ash… has produced a real opera with an upbeat, melodically appealing, contemporary score, yet it doesn’t play down to its audience.”

Classical Review, George Loomis


As it turns out, Charlie was destined to be a musical drama…”

Los Angeles Times, James Taylor