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Rose Iuro-Damon plays the enabling mother of Augustus Gloop in the Acadia Community Theater production of “Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka. The Criterion Theatre will host the last two performances Friday evening and Saturday afternoon.

PHOTO COURTESY OF ROCKY MANN

Theater Review

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Rose Iuro-Damon plays the enabling mother of Augustus Gloop in the Acadia Community Theater production of “Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka. The Criterion Theatre will host the last two performances Friday evening and Saturday afternoon.PHOTO COURTESY OF ROCKY MANN

Fans of the show “American Idol” know that the key to a successful performance is choosing the right song. Well, the same holds true for amateur theater. Picking a play that recognizes both the strengths and limitations of a community’s resources of talent and enthusiasm should be the number one priority.

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Michael Perlman is Willy Wonka in the Acadia Community Theater production of “Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka. The final performances of the family-friendly show are set for the Criterion Theatre this Friday evening and Saturday afternoon.PHOTO COURTESY OF ROCKY MANN