Latest Veruca Salt Stories

2008-08-22 00:00:24

By Paul Smith She wanted it now and she got it! Leah Brettoner was the winner of the final heat of the Junior Search for a Star after a fine rendition of Veruca Salt's 'I Want It Now' from the film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

2008-08-19 15:00:57

LEWISTON - At noon on Saturday, Aug. 23, guitar students from Carroll's Music Center will give a free recital at The Maple Room. Not a typical recital, the young musicians will play lead guitar with a back-up band performing songs of their own choosing.

2008-08-01 15:00:35

The cast of Willy Wonka: The Musical, put on by the Bristol Theatre Company's Children Theatre, held a dress rehearsal Wednesday for performances this weekend and next. From left are Ariel Moniz, 14, of Swansea, who plays Veruca Salt; Sam McVean, 18, of Fall River, is Mr.

2008-07-03 09:00:50

By Walter Yost, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 3--They're only 12, but Andrew Wilson and Jillian Curry sound like show biz veterans when they discuss their roles in El Dorado Musical Theatre's latest show.

2005-07-15 18:15:00

A big studio film that really works. A remake that improves on the original. Hollywood is truly in fantasy land with "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," Tim Burton's wildly imaginative take on Roald Dahl's beloved children's book.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.