Middle school students at Columbus Academy will perform "Willy Wonka," a musical based on Roald Dahl's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," Feb. 3-4 in the school's Schoedinger Theatre.

Middle school students at Columbus Academy will perform "Willy Wonka," a musical based on Roald Dahl's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," Feb. 3-4 in the school's Schoedinger Theatre.

Tickets for both 7:30 p.m. performances, available at the door, are $7 per person.

Seventh-grader Matt Cea of Westerville and eighth-grader Nathan Salon of New Albany will play the lead roles of young Charlie Bucket and the eccentric chocolatier, Willy Wonka, respectively.

The show is directed by Susan Neal with technical direction and set design by Scott Dillon, choreography by Katie Skamfer and costume design by Donna Williamson.

More information is available online at www.columbusacademy.org.