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Roald Dahl

Date of Death: November 23, 1990 (74)

Birth Place: Llandaff, WALES

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[West End, 2011]
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1,500 Under-Resourced Children Invited To WILLY WONKA Through Valley Youth Theatre's Sponsor-A-Seat Initiative

Valley Youth Theatre's Sponsor-A-Seat Initiative plans to bring the magic of ROALD DAHL'S WILLY WONKA to 1,500 underprivileged children in June 2024.

First Stage's Young Company to Present AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE

First Stage's Young Company, the Theater Academy's award-winning training program for advanced high school actors, will present its final production of the 2023/24 season, AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE. Learn how to purchase tickets.

Virginia Repertory Theatre Announces WAITRESS, FAT HAM, And More for 2024-2025 SEASON

Virginia Rep has announced the 2024-2025 Season: an exciting line-up of musicals, plays, and special presentations at all three locations, including the Signature Season at the November Theatre downtown, the Barksdale Season at Hanover Tavern, and the Family Season in the Jessie Bogese Theatre at the Virginia Rep Center for Arts and Education. Partner productions in the Theatre Gym and additional community partnerships will be announced at a later time. 

Video: Watch the All New Trailer For ABIGAIL

Abigail stars Melissa Barrera (Scream franchise, In the Heights), Dan Stevens (Gaslit, Legion), Kathryn Newton (Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, Freaky), William Catlett (Black Lightning, True Story), Kevin Durand (Resident Evil: Retribution, X-Men Origins: Wolverine) and Angus Cloud (Euphoria, North Hollywood) as the kidnappers and Alisha Weir (Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical, Darklands) as Abigail.

Over 1,300 Performances Added to the 2024 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Lineup

A new batch of shows to be staged at the 2024 Edinburgh Festival Fringe has been revealed. Learn more about the full lineup here!

Cumberland Theatre Stars of Tomorrow to Present JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH

Experience Roald Dahl's classic, JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, presented by the Cumberland Theatre Stars of Tomorrow Youth Program. Learn how to purchase tickets!

MATILDA, THE MUSICAL Returns to Enlighten, Inspire and Entertain

The Olivier Award-winning musical 'Matilda,' based on the beloved children’s book by Roald Dahl, is back on its feet and continues to tour Asia and the Middle East next. Its creative team and many of its original cast and crew thought they’d be back on the road in the latter part of 2020, but the pandemic has kept them a little longer.

Plays for New Audiences Reveals New Titles Now Available

Plays for New Audiences, the script licensing division for the Tony Award-winning® Children’s Theatre Company, has announced new titles now available for licensing.

MATILDA, WAITRESS, and More Set For the Grand Theatre's 2024/25 Season

The lineup  includes six beloved and blockbuster titles, three locally conceptualized and constructed London Proud productions that will go on to shine across the country, four Ontario premieres, and the always sold-out Jeans ‘n Classics concert series. Learn more about the full season here!

Valley Youth Theatre To Present ROALD DAHL'S WILLY WONKA This Summer

Valley Youth Theatre changes its June 2024 production to ROALD DAHL'S WILLY WONKA, opening on June 7, 2024.

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, NOISES OFF & More Set for Palo Alto Players 2024-25 Season

Palo Alto Players has revealed its 94th season titled SCRUMDIDDLYUMPTIONS THEATRE! See full programing and learn how to purchase tickets.

THE MUSIC MAN Comes to the Marriott Theatre in April

 Marriott Theatre will continue its 2024 season with MEREDITH WILLSON’S THE MUSIC MAN, the six-time Tony Award-winning musical comedy, directed and choreographed by Katie Spelman with Music Direction by Jeff Award Winner Ryan T. Nelson.

Rome High Theatre Presents MATILDA THE MUSICAL

Experience magic and mischief with Rome High Theatre's production of the Tony Award-winning MATILDA THE MUSICAL.

Staples Players to Present JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH This Month

Staples Players will preset James and the Giant Peach this month. Learn how to purchase tickets.

Tickets Exclusively On Sale For Regents Park Open Air Theatre 2024 Season

The multi-award winning Regent's Park Open Air Theatre is back with another season. This summer season includes the highly-anticipated revival of Fiddler on the Roof, a retelling of the hilarious Shakespeare classic Twelfth Night, a brand-new adaptation of The Secret Garden, Roald Dahl's The Enormous Crocodile and more. Find out how to get tickets here!

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld March 5, 2024

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is March 5, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Horrific AI-Generated Character From WONKA Immersive Experience To Be Adapted For Film

In a chilling twist on a recent viral internet meme, Scotland-based film production company Kaledonia Pictures has announced they are adapting the now infamous Willy Wonka Immersive Experience into an upcoming horror film, The Unknown.

John Lithgow Will Lead Play About the Antisemitism of Author Roald Dahl

John Lithgow will lead the world premiere of a new play about the antisemitism of author Roald Dahl. Giant, written by Mark Rosenblatt and directed by Nicholas Hynter, will premiere in London at the Royal Court Theatre this September.

Emma D'Arcy, Ben Whishaw, John Lithgow, and More Set For The Royal Court's 2024 Season

The Royal Court Theatre has announced the inaugural season from new Artistic Director David Byrne: nine new plays, all from writers making their Royal Court debuts. Learn more about the full season lineup here!

UK WILLY WONKA EXPERIENCE Promoter Issues Second Apology, Promises Refunds

The promoter of the viral Willy’s Chocolate Experience in Glasgow has issued a second apology. 


How many shows has Roald Dahl written?

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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