Forty-eight aspiring actors from Metro Detroit will take part in the 2012-2013 "Season of Dreams Series" by Project DayDream.

They'll perform Willy Wonka The Musical at Seaholm High School in Birmingham.

The title role of Willy Wonka will be played by Tim Highle of Berkley and Anya Miller of Waterford will star as the loveable Charlie Bucket.

The show opens on Thursday and runs until Friday, curtain opens at 7 p.m. for each performance.

Tickets are $15 in advance or $18 at the door.

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