Music by PETER ASH
Libretto by DONALD STURROCK
Based on 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' by ROALD DAHL
The Golden Ticket is a new opera by American composer Peter Ash and British librettist Donald Sturrock, based on Roald Dahl's best-selling modern fairy tale Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Since the story was first published in 1964, three generations around the world have grown up with this fable of a small boy, a chocolate factory and its mercurial owner, Willy Wonka.
Commissioned by American Lyric Theater
Lawrence Edelson, Producing Artistic Director