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Photo Coverage: The Cast of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Prepare to Enter the World of WonkaPhoto Coverage: The Cast of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Prepare to Enter the World of Wonka
by Walter McBride - February 21, 2017

See brand-new shots of Willy Wonka and his band of lucky golden ticket holders from the latest cast photo call for 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'. See Christian Borle and all the fresh young faces of the cast below! (more...)
Wonka-fy Your Story Ideas, See 'CHOCOLATE FACTORY' on Broadway with Roald Dahl's Imaginormous ChallengeWonka-fy Your Story Ideas, See 'CHOCOLATE FACTORY' on Broadway with Roald Dahl's Imaginormous Challenge
by BWW News Desk - February 15, 2017

Have you ever wondered what a child's idea might look like if it was turned into a theatrical creation, a Hollywood pitch, a short story book, a candy, or even a Minecraft world? (more...)
Christian Borle Speaks About Building His Own Willy WonkaChristian Borle Speaks About Building His Own Willy Wonka
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2017

In an exclusive interview with ET, Christian Borle discussed the nascent rehearsal process for CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, coming to Broadway in March. At this stage, Borle and director Jack O'Brien are working to find the proper balance between the story everyone knows and the story being brought to the stage. (more...)
Get Your Golden Ticket to Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY on MondayGet Your Golden Ticket to Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY on Monday
by BWW News Desk - February 3, 2017

The box office at Broadway's Lunt Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street), opens Monday, February 6, at 10am (EST). The first 50 ticket buyers at the Lunt Fontanne box office will receive a copy of the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Broadway tie-in edition by Roald Dahl. (more...)
Up on the Marquee: The Lunt-Fontanne Gets Wonkafied for CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY!Up on the Marquee: The Lunt-Fontanne Gets Wonkafied for CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY!
by Walter McBride - January 5, 2017

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is up on the marquee, and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the exciting new look for the Lunt-Fontanne! The new musical version, starring two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle, is set to begin previews on March 28th, 2017. Opening night is April 23rd, 2017. (more...)
Journey Into a World of Imagination and Get to Know Cast of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY on Broadway!Journey Into a World of Imagination and Get to Know Cast of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY on Broadway!
by Nora Dominick - December 19, 2016

BroadwayWorld gets to know the new Broadway cast of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory with some of our favorite videos from years gone by! Check it out below! (more...)
Breaking News: Who Will Get Christian Borle's Golden Tickets? Full Cast Announced for CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORYBreaking News: Who Will Get Christian Borle's Golden Tickets? Full Cast Announced for CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2016

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions, the producers of the new musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, announced today that two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle (Willy Wonka) will be joined by a cast of 35 that includes Tony Award winner John Rubinstein as Grandpa Joe (Pippin), Emily Padgett as Mrs. Bucket (Side Show), Kathy Fitzgerald as Mrs. Gloop (9 to 5), F. Michael Haynie as Augustus Gloop (Wicked), Ben Crawford as Mr. Salt (Shrek), Emma Pfaeffleas Veruca Salt (Finding Neverland), Alan H. Green as Mr. Beauregard (School of Rock), Trista Dollison as Violet Beauregard (A Bronx Tale), Jackie Hoffman as Mrs. Teavee (On The Town), Michael Wartella as Mike Teavee (Tuck Everlasting) and introducing Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Foust and Ryan Sell making their Broadway debuts as Charlie Bucket, with Yesenia Ayala (Broadway Debut), Darius Barnes (Cinderella), Colin Bradbury (Come Fly Away), Jared Bradshaw (Jersey Boys), Ryan Breslin (Newsies), Kristy Cates (Finding Neverland), Madeleine Doherty (The Producers), Paloma Garcia-Lee (Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812), Stephanie Gibson(Cinderella), Talya Groves (Motown), Cory Lingner (On The Town), Elliott Mattox (Broadway Debut), Monette McKay (Memphis), Kyle Taylor Parker (Kinky Boots), Paul Slade Smith (Finding Neverland), Stephen Carrasco(Fiddler on the Roof), Kristin Piro (An American In Paris), Amy Quanbeck (Broadway Debut), Michael Williams(On The Town), and Mikey Winslow (On The Town). (more...)
AKA's 'CHOCOLATE FACTORY' Ad Campaign Strikes Gold at Davey AwardsAKA's 'CHOCOLATE FACTORY' Ad Campaign Strikes Gold at Davey Awards
by BWW News Desk - December 12, 2016

It was a sweet night for AKA NYC at the 12th Annual Davey Awards as the entertainment marketing agency captured three Gold Awards for its work on behalf of the upcoming Broadway musical CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. (more...)
Get Your Golden Ticket to Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY TodayGet Your Golden Ticket to Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Today
by BWW News Desk - September 16, 2016

Tickets for the new musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory starring two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle, go on sale for the general public beginning today, September 16. (more...)
Get Your Golden Ticket to Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Starting TodayGet Your Golden Ticket to Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Starting Today
by BWW News Desk - September 6, 2016

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions recently announced that tickets for the new musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory starring two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle, would go on sale exclusively for MasterCard Cardholders beginning today, September 6, 2016 at 10am EST through Friday, September 16, 2016. (more...)
Get Your Golden Ticket to Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Starting Next WeekGet Your Golden Ticket to Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Starting Next Week
by BWW News Desk - August 31, 2016

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions announced today that tickets for the new musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory starring two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle, will go on sale exclusively for MasterCard Cardholders beginning Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 10am EST through Friday, September 16, 2016. (more...)
BWW TV: Wonka Arrives in NYC- Watch New Trailer for CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY!BWW TV: Wonka Arrives in NYC- Watch New Trailer for CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 22, 2016

Wonka has touched down in New York! Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, starring two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle, just announced the show will begin performances Tuesday, March 28, 2017 and officially opens Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). (more...)
VIDEO: Wonka is Coming! Watch Two New Teasers for Broadway-Bound CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORYVIDEO: Wonka is Coming! Watch Two New Teasers for Broadway-Bound CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - August 9, 2016

The factory is almost open! As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, starring two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle, just announced the show will begin performances Tuesday, March 28, 2017 and officially opens Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). Check out two new teasers for the show below! (more...)
Christian Borle Will Juggle Both FALSETTOS and CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORYChristian Borle Will Juggle Both FALSETTOS and CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by Marissa Sblendorio - May 9, 2016

Broadway World reported earlier today that Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions announced that two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle(Something Rotten, Peter and the Starcatcher) will originate the role of Willy Wonka in the Broadway premiere of Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY which begins performances in March 2017.  (more...)
Breaking News: Christian Borle's Got the Golden Ticket! The Two-Time Tony Winner Will Lead CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY on BroadwayBreaking News: Christian Borle's Got the Golden Ticket! The Two-Time Tony Winner Will Lead CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions announced today that two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle (Something Rotten, Peter and the Starcatcher) will originate the role of Willy Wonka in the Broadway premiere of Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY which begins performances in March 2017, at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). (more...)
Broadway's Got the Golden Ticket! Jack O'Brien-Helmed CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Will Arrive in Spring 2017Broadway's Got the Golden Ticket! Jack O'Brien-Helmed CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Will Arrive in Spring 2017
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2016

Broadway's got the golden ticket! Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions announced that Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY will open its gates on Broadway in the spring of 2017, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien and choreographed by Tony Award nominee and Emmy Award winner Joshua Bergasse. Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY has music by Grammy, Emmy and Tony Award winner Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Grammy and Tony Award winners Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman, and a book by Artistic Director of Edinburgh's Royal Lyceum theatre David Greig. Design team, Broadway theater and dates to be announced soon. (more...)
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Golden Ticket Winners AnnouncedCHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Golden Ticket Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2016

Five aspiring stage managers have won their big break into the theatre industry after receiving a Golden Ticket to a week-long paid work placement on Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the record-breaking West End musical, directed by Sam Mendes. (more...)
Will Josh Bergasse Join Jack O'Brien for Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY with New Song?Will Josh Bergasse Join Jack O'Brien for Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY with New Song?
by Jessica Khan - January 7, 2016

After news that CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY -- currently playing in the West End -- would be gaining Jack O'Brien as its new director on Broadway in spring 2017, The Daily Mail reports that choreographer Josh Bergasse has replaced Peter Darling on the creative team. (more...)
Breaking News: Sam Mendes Departs Broadway-Bound CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY; Jack O'Brien to Take His Place?Breaking News: Sam Mendes Departs Broadway-Bound CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY; Jack O'Brien to Take His Place?
by BWW News Desk - December 9, 2015

According to Variety, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which is currently playing in the West End, will get a new director for it's Broadway run- which is aiming for the 2016-17 season. Sam Mendes will no longer helm the incoming musical due to scheduling conflicts, and rumor has  it that Jack O'Brien (who has previously worked with composers Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman in HAIRSPRAY) will fill his place. Mendes will remain as a show producer and will reportedly be a part of the selection for his replacement.  (more...)
URINETOWN's Jonathan Slinger Is West End's New 'Willy Wonka', Beginning TonightURINETOWN's Jonathan Slinger Is West End's New 'Willy Wonka', Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2015

URINETOWN's Jonathan Slinger is set to star as 'Willy Wonka' in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, beginning toinght, May 2, 2015 for a run through April 2016. He follows Alex Jennings in the role. (more...)
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY to Release Piano/Vocal Selections Next MonthCHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY to Release Piano/Vocal Selections Next Month
by BWW News Desk - April 30, 2015

Dazzle your audience (friends, family, judges, casting directors, you name it!) with your own rendition of 'Pure Imagination' when Piano/Vocal Selections for the hit West End show CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY become available mid-May! (more...)
Photo Flash: New Character Portraits Unveiled for West End's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORYPhoto Flash: New Character Portraits Unveiled for West End's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2015

The hit West End show Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, directed by Sam Mendes, today released new portraits of Alex Jennings as Willy Wonka, with the five lucky golden-ticket winners who win a tour of his chocolate factory - Charlie Bucket, Augustus Gloop, Violet Beauregarde, Veruca Salt and Mike Teavee. Check them out below! (more...)
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Names Recipients of 2nd Annual 'Golden Ticket' CompetitionCHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Names Recipients of 2nd Annual 'Golden Ticket' Competition
by BWW News Desk - March 12, 2015

Five aspiring theatre technicians have been named as this year's recipients of the 'Golden Ticket' week-long paid work placements on Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the hit Olivier Award-winning musical, directed by Sam Mendes. (more...)
URINETOWN's Jonathan Slinger Is West End's New 'Willy Wonka'URINETOWN's Jonathan Slinger Is West End's New 'Willy Wonka'
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2015

The Daily Mail writes that URINETOWN's Jonathan Slinger is set to star as 'Willy Wonka' in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, beginning May 2, 2015 for a run through April 2016. He follows Alex Jennings in the role. (more...)
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Extends Booking Through October 2015CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Extends Booking Through October 2015
by BWW News Desk - September 11, 2014

September will be a month to remember for the record-breaking and award-winning West End production of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, directed by Sam Mendes. In the month that sees the book mark its 50th anniversary, and Roald Dahl Day celebrate Dahl's work, life and legacy, the production has sold its one millionth ticket, and today producers have announced an extension to its booking period, until 31 October 2015. (more...)

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