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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Previews#726
Posted: 5/9/17 at 7:03pm

Saw the show last night with my daughter. Like others have said, we went in with very low expectations but thought it was a fun show over-all. The problems everyone has stated were all there, but there was also a lot to like. We loved our Charlie--Ryan Foust. The squirrel scene was jaw-droppingly macabre, but the four year old I over heard talking about it afterward was nonplussed. I had wanted to sell my tickets but now I'm glad I went. It's always great to watch Christian Borle perform and Ryan Foust was a treat.

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Previews#727
Posted: 5/9/17 at 7:07pm

Lot666 said: "Babe_Williams said: To be honest, the fact that everyone is saying its a ****show kind of makes me want to see it just to see for myself. lol"

That's what inspired my husband and me to try Spiderman: Turn off the Dark.


 

Now, what did you think of it?  I saw it for reasons I still don't understand, and thought it was junk...with periodic visual treats.  Wish I hadn't wasted my time or money.

 

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Posted: 5/9/17 at 8:24pm

Oh, Veruca called out for her father off staqe AFTER she was pulled apart. Is that new?

 

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Posted: 5/9/17 at 10:35pm

Gink said: "Oh, Veruca called out for her father off staqe AFTER she was pulled apart. Is that new?

 


 

"No, that's been there. 

 

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Previews#730
Posted: 5/10/17 at 8:14am

The cast is going to be on GMA in a little while if anyone wants to tune in!!!

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Posted: 5/10/17 at 2:14pm

MaddieBB12 said: "The cast is going to be on GMA in a little while if anyone wants to tune in!!!

 

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I just watched this. I was mesmerized by Christian Borle but that's about it. The mom's costume is terrible.

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Previews#732
Posted: 5/10/17 at 2:20pm

Can anyone else tell, but that did not look like Jackie Hoffman?

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Previews#733
Posted: 5/10/17 at 2:21pm

fashionguru_23 said: "Can anyone else tell, but that did not look like Jackie Hoffman?

 

"It wasn't Jackie. Assuming it was her understudy.  

 

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Previews#734
Posted: 5/10/17 at 3:04pm

I'm surprised, I really enjoyed the performance!!

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Previews#735
Posted: 5/10/17 at 3:59pm

MaddieBB12 said: "The cast is going to be on GMA in a little while if anyone wants to tune in!!!

 

"no thank you...glad I missed it as I was en route to work!

 

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Previews#736
Posted: 5/10/17 at 4:05pm

Babe_Williams said: "MaddieBB12 said: "The cast is going to be on GMA in a little while if anyone wants to tune in!!!

 

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I just watched this. I was mesmerized by Christian Borle but that's about it. The mom's costume is terrible.


 

"Mesmerized...seriously? HA! 

 

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Previews#737
Posted: 5/10/17 at 4:10pm

The performance was great! This was my third time watching. I loved loved the choreography, obsessed with the guy who slid on his back. Count me with those who were mesmerized with Christian Borle. I, of course, just now realized it was Jackie's understudy as Mrs. Teevee. Hope she's okay

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Previews#738
Posted: 5/10/17 at 4:13pm

Robbie2 said: "MaddieBB12 said: "The cast is going to be on GMA in a little while if anyone wants to tune in!!!

 

"no thank you...glad I missed it as I was en route to work!
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We understand -- you hate the show. I, for one, actually really enjoyed this performance. 

 

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Previews#739
Posted: 5/10/17 at 4:30pm

Cfried said: "Robbie2 said: "MaddieBB12 said: "The cast is going to be on GMA in a little while if anyone wants to tune in!!!

 

"no thank you...glad I missed it as I was en route to work!
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We understand -- you hate the show. I, for one, actually really enjoyed this performance. 

 


 

"I think the show in whole is crap...really bad on all counts. Unmagical, visually depressing and sweetless but glad you like that stuff. Not sure how any of you actually find that entertaining especially mesmerizing...blows my mind. Obsessed Disney!? OMG!

Btw, how many TONYS again was it nominated for?

 

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Posted: 5/10/17 at 4:36pm

Robbie2 said: "Cfried said: "Robbie2 said: "MaddieBB12 said: "The cast is going to be on GMA in a little while if anyone wants to tune in!!!

 

"no thank you...glad I missed it as I was en route to work!
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We understand -- you hate the show. I, for one, actually really enjoyed this performance. 

 


 

"I think the show in whole is crap...really bad on all counts. Unmagical, visually depressing and sweetless but glad you like that stuff. Not sure how any of you actually find that entertaining especially mesmerizing...blows my mind. Obsessed Disney!? OMG!

Btw, how many TONYS again was it nominated for?
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Tony nominations mean nothing. Art is subjective, and while you may not like it, spreading your negativity and looking down on others for enjoying Charlie's performance is wrong. 

 

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Previews#741
Posted: 5/10/17 at 4:38pm

LOL, leave it to theater snobs to make the Tonys the be-all and end-all. Mr. Wonka isn't going anywhere. Deal with it. 

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Previews#742
Posted: 5/10/17 at 5:00pm

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HUSSY POWER! ------ HUSSY POWER!
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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Previews#743
Posted: 5/10/17 at 5:28pm

I have two front row seats Row A seats 107-108 to sell for Sunday Sept 24 at 6:30 if anyone is interested.

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Posted: 5/10/17 at 5:51pm

Will3700 said: "I have two front row seats Row A seats 107-108 to sell for Sunday Sept 24 at 6:30 if anyone is interested.

 

"Hmmm let me think about Will

 

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Previews#745
Posted: 5/10/17 at 5:59pm

Robbie, why do you have to be so rude? Let people enjoy things.

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Previews#746
Posted: 5/10/17 at 6:01pm

Robbie2 said: "Babe_Williams said: "MaddieBB12 said: "The cast is going to be on GMA in a little while if anyone wants to tune in!!!

 

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I just watched this. I was mesmerized by Christian Borle but that's about it. The mom's costume is terrible.


 

"Mesmerized...seriously? HA! 

 


 

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Couldn't take my eyes off the bright green pants. Lol 

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Previews#747
Posted: 5/10/17 at 9:00pm

I haven't seen the show yet, but what is this I heard about golden tickets that were signed by the cast?

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Posted: 5/10/17 at 10:32pm

disneybroadwayfan22 said: "Robbie, why do you have to be so rude? Let people enjoy things.

 

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Millennials have no sense of humor...chill. Disney are you a teenager?

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Previews#749
Posted: 5/10/17 at 10:46pm

1. No, I'm not.

2. There's a difference between being funny and being rude.

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Previews#750
Posted: 5/10/17 at 11:07pm

Robbie2, I liked you better when all you posted were photos of theater interiors. 

You've been quite the snot recently.