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Roald Dahl

Date of Death: November 23, 1990 (74)

Birth Place: Llandaff, WALES

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BILLY ELLIOT: THE MUSICAL & More Lead Chicago's Spring 2024 Top Theatre Shows

Chicago is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Selections for Spring 2024 include BILLY ELLIOT: THE MUSICAL and more!

Two World Premieres Set For the Unicorn Theatre as Part of Rachel Bagshaw's Inaugural Season

Newly appointed Artistic Director Rachel Bagshaw has announced two world premieres of major book adaptations as part of her inaugural season at the Unicorn, plus the release of Roald Dahl’s The Magic Finger in partnership with Roald Dahl Story Company as part of Unicorn Online.

Review Roundup: Did Keeley Hawes Impress the Critics in THE HUMAN BODY?

Keeley Hawes and Jack Davenport, make their long-awaited returns to the London stage in The Human Body; a story of political and private passions from writer Lucy Kirkwood. In his final production as Artistic Director of the Donmar Warehouse, Michael Longhurst directs together with Ann Yee, with whom he previously collaborated on Next to Normal and Caroline, or Change.

Cast Set For BEAR SNORES ON at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has announced the full cast for the world premiere stage adaptation of Karma Wilson and Jane Chapman’s Bear Snores On, with book by Cush Jumbo and Katy Sechiari, and music & lyrics by Harry Blake.

Dakota Academy of Performing Arts to Present ROALD DAHL'S WILLY WONKA JR. in March

The Dakota Academy of Performing Arts at the Washington Pavilion will present the first show of their spring season, WILLY WONKA JR. Learn how to purchase tickets.

Video: Get A First Look at JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH at Marriott Theatre

Get a first look at The Marriott Theatre's latest production, James and the Giant Peach - now on stage from February 16 through March 30, 2024. This enchanting adaptation brings to life the classic tale by celebrated author Roald Dahl, promising audiences of all ages a magical journey unlike any other.

How to Watch WONKA at Home: When the Timothée Chalamet Movie Musical Begins Streaming on Max

Experience the magic of WONKA as it begins streaming exclusively on Max. From Paul King, writer/director of the “Paddington” films, David Heyman, producer of “Harry Potter,” “Gravity,” “Barbie” and “Paddington,” the film stars Timothée Chalamet in the title role. Watch the video trailer now!

Photos: GUYS AND DOLLS, DEAR ENGLAND, and More Take Home The Casting Directors' Guild Casting Awards; Full List!

The Casting Directors’ Guild has announced the winners for the 2024 CDG Casting Awards. Check out the full list of winners here, as well as photos from the night!

London Theatre Week - See over 50 Award-Winning Musicals and Plays with Tickets from £15, £25 or £35

London Theatre Week is the West End’s biggest promotion, giving you the chance to see over 50 amazing award-winning musicals and stunning plays with tickets from £15, £25 or £35

VIDEO: MATILDA se despide en el Nuevo Teatro Alcalá

Ayer la producción de SOM Produce del popular musical británico de Tim Minchin basado en la novela de Roald Dahl, bajó el telón definitivamente.

Performers Theatre Workshop Announces Summer 2024 Programs 

PTW's Summer 2024 lineup offers diverse in-person training programs for all ages, fostering creativity and self-confidence. Join Performers Theatre Workshop for an unforgettable summer of performing arts education.

Review: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at Playhouse On The Square

What did our critic think of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at Playhouse On The Square?

Tickets On Sale Now For Dakota Academy Of Performing Arts Spring 2024 Performance Season

Tickets are now on sale for the Dakota Academy of Performing Arts Spring 2024 Performance Season. Learn how to purchase tickets!

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and TWELFTH NIGHT Set for Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's Summer Season

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has announced its 2024 summer season, opening with Twelfth Night (or What You Will) (3 May – 8 June 2024). Shakespeare’s comedy of mistaken identities is directed by Owen Horsley set against the heat of the Mediterranean sun.

Previews: WILLY WONKA JR at Ovations Repertory Theatre

The show is directed by Orlando Pena, the artistic director of Ovations Dance Academy, who has over 30 years of experience in the dance industry. Pena says that he chose this musical because he loves the story, the characters, and the message of the show.

Sinkane Announces New Album 'We Belong' For April Release

Sinkane announces the release of their new album 'We Belong 'along with the release of their new single 'How Sweet Is Your Love.' His first full-length release since Dépaysé in 2019, We Belong is Sinkane's “love letter to Black music,” taking cues from gospel, Afrobeats, 70s funk, foundational soul of the rhythms of Sinkane's native Sudan and more.

PTW Productions to Present DISNEY'S DESCENDANTS & More This Summer

This summer, PTW Productions invites young talents aged 8-18 in New Jersey to join their Summer 2024 Musicals. Experience a nurturing environment where every performer gets a chance to shine.

WONKA disponible para alquilar en plataformas

Ya está disponible en plataformas como YouTube, Amazon Prime o Apple TV para compra o alquiler la película musical WONKA, que cuenta la historia de cómo Willy Wonka llegó a convertirse en el empresario chocolatero exitoso que pudimos ver en CHARLIE Y LA FÁBRICA DE CHOCOLATE.

Broadway Shows Based on the Top 1000 Highest-Grossing Films

Of all the films on IMDB's list of the 1000 highest-grossing movies of all time, 31 have been adapted into Broadway musicals. Check out a guide to each those musicals below, along with musicals that are in development or ones that have not yet made their way to Broadway.


Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) and Shake & Stir Theatre Co have announced tickets are now on sale for the world premiere season of the stage adaptation of Roald Dahl’s beloved James and the Giant Peach in the Playhouse from 30 March to 7 April.


Roald Dahl has written 3 shows including The Honeys (Playwright), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Author), Matilda the Musical (Source Material).

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