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Photos: The Factory is Open! CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Company Takes Opening Night Bows!

The factory is open! The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory opened just last night at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). We're taking you inside the opening night curtain call below!

Broadway's Willy Wonka, Two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle (Willy Wonka) leads 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 Pfaeffle as Veruca Salt (Finding Neverland), Alan H. Green as Mr. Beauregarde (School of Rock), Trista Dollison as Violet Beauregarde (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), Katie Webber (Wicked), Stephen Carrasco (Fiddler on the Roof), Robin Masella (Cats), Kristin Piro (An American In Paris), Amy Quanbeck (Broadway Debut), Michael Williams (On The Town), and Mikey Winslow (On The Town).

For more than 50 years, Roald Dahl's story of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has captured imaginations around the world, and now for the first time Broadway audiences are invited to experience Willy Wonka's delightful and semi-dark chocolate world first-hand. Willy Wonka, world famous inventor of the Everlasting Gobstopper, has just made an astonishing announcement. His marvelous-and mysterious-factory is opening its gates...to a lucky few. That includes young Charlie Bucket, whose life definitely needs sweetening. He and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a mesmerizing, life-changing journey through Wonka's world of pure imagination. Get ready for exquisitely nutty squirrels and the great glass elevator, all to be revealed by Wonka's army of curious Oompa-Loompas.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

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Jackie Hoffman Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Emily Padgett Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
John Rubinstein Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
John Rubinstein and cast Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
John Rubinstein Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
John Rubinstein and Jake Ryan Flynn Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
John Rubinstein and Jake Ryan Flynn Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Ryan Sell, Jake Ryan Flynn and Ryan Faust Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Ryan Sell, Jake Ryan Flynn and Ryan Faust Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Cast Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Christian Borle Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Christian Borle Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
F. Michael Haynie, Alan H. Green, Emma Pfaeffle, Jackie Hoffman, John Rubinstein, Christian Borle, Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Sell, Ryan Foust, Emily Padgett, Michael Wartella, Ben Crawford, Trista Dollison, Kathy Fitzgerald and cast Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Emma Pfaeffle, Jackie Hoffman, John Rubinstein, Christian Borle, Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Sell, Ryan Foust, Emily Padgett and cast Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Emma Pfaeffle, Jackie Hoffman, John Rubinstein, Christian Borle, Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Sell, Ryan Foust, Emily Padgett, Michael Wartella and cast Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Christian Borle and Jake Ryan Flynn Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Emma Pfaeffle, Jackie Hoffman, John Rubinstein, Christian Borle, Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Sell, Ryan Foust, Emily Padgett, Michael Wartella, Ben Crawford and cast Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Emma Pfaeffle, Jackie Hoffman, John Rubinstein, Christian Borle, Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Sell, Ryan Foust, Emily Padgett, Michael Wartella, Ben Crawford and cast Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Emma Pfaeffle, Jackie Hoffman, John Rubinstein, Christian Borle, Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Sell, Ryan Foust, Emily Padgett, Michael Wartella and cast Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
F. Michael Haynie, Alan H. Green, Emma Pfaeffle, Jackie Hoffman, John Rubinstein, Christian Borle, Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Sell, Ryan Foust, Emily Padgett, Michael Wartella, Ben Crawford, Trista Dollison, Kathy Fitzgerald and cast Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman with cast Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Christian Borle, Scott Wittman, Emily Padgett, Marc Shaiman, Basil Twist and Jack O'Brien with cast Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Christian Borle, Scott Wittman, Emily Padgett, Marc Shaiman, Basil Twist and Jack O'Brien with cast Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Jackie Hoffman and John Rubinstein Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Christian Borle Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Jake Ryan Flynn, Christian Borle and Marc Shaiman Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Christian Borle and Marc Shaiman Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
The cast & creative team

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