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Riley Blackburn (center) portrays the chocolatier during “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” at the Malibu Playhouse Friday, June 7. Photos by Suzy Demeter
Willy Wonka, played by Riley Blackburn, leads the five lucky winners of the golden tickets on a boat tour.
The oompa loompas perform a number in the show.
Barbara Burke, Freelance Reporter
11:07 am PDT June 11, 2019

The only thing better than spending a day sampling more than 20 different kinds of candies is watching Malibu’s Young Actors Project’s production of “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” an entertaining tale about a bigger-than-life yet reclusive chocolate connoisseur who reopens his factory after a sabbatical for five lucky children.