Preview: Atlanta Opera’s “The Golden Ticket” offers new take on a children’s classic [ArtsATL]

by Mark Gresham | 2 Mar 2012, ArtsATL

Violet Beauregard (soprano Ashley Emerson) prepares to get “juiced

Violet Beauregard (soprano Ashley Emerson) prepares to get “juiced” in “The Golden Ticket,” based on Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” (Photo by Charles Wenzelberg)

Peter Ash’s comic opera “The Golden Ticket,” based upon Roald Dahl’s subversively droll children’s novel “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” will have its Atlanta debut this Saturday, March 3, at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, presented by the Atlanta Opera. … • READ MORE on ArtsATL