“There’s real display of talent throughout, but we only truly get lost in the performances when the cast is manipulating Meredith Miller’s outstanding life-size puppets, used to depict both Charlie’s ancient, bed-ridden grandparents and those Oompa Loompas … It all makes one wonder what would happen if puppet designer Miller were permitted to create Wonka and Charlie and the other kids, too.”

–Steve Oxman for Variety

The full review can be read here.