"CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY" PREMIERE
Actor Johnny Depp arrives for the premiere of his new motion picture "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," directed by Tim Burton, at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles July 10, 2005. Depp plays the character Willy Wonka in the film which is based on the novel by Roald Dahl and opens in the United States July 15, 2005. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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British police said they have arrested a trio of suspects in an assault involving four attackers, two of whom were dressed as Oompa Loompas.
UPI Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012.
The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of "Matilda the Musical" is to open on Broadway next spring, producers announced Thursday.
The London stage adaptation of Roald Dahl's children's book "Matilda" has won seven Olivier Awards, including Best New Musical.
Britain's Royal Shakespeare Company says it is planning for its production of "Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical" to open in New York in early 2013.
"Matilda, a Musical," based on Roald Dahl's novel, is scheduled to open at England's Courtyard Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, a tourism company announced.
British theater and movie director Sam Mendes is producing a stage musical adaptation of the children's book, "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory."
UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008.
A brawl broke out in a Las Vegas bar this week when a short person dressed in an Oompa Loompa costume took offense at being called a midget.