Middle School theater presents ‘Willy Wonka Jr.’ this weekend

Pearson Middle School students Parker James, 12, and Kaiden Munroe, 11, will be in the school’s production of “Willy Wonka Jr.” at The Gilbert School on Friday, April 7, and Saturday, April 8. Photo by Erica Taylor

WINSTED —  Members of the Pearson Middle School theater department will present “Willy Wonka Jr.” at The Gilbert School Auditorium on Friday, April 7 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 8 at 2 p.m.

Twenty-seven children will be part of the performance, which includes music inspired by the 1971 film “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.”

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