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BWW Review: CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY is a Visual Sugar RushBWW Review: CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY is a Visual Sugar Rush
by Chris Arneson - July 18, 2019

You might think you've seen the tale of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory enough, but the musical stage adaptation now playing at the Denver Center's Buell Theatre has got plenty of fresh treats to offer. (more...)
BWW Review: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at The Hippodrome Delivers a World of Pure ImaginationBWW Review: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at The Hippodrome Delivers a World of Pure Imagination
by Kristen Price - January 23, 2019

As the Candy Man himself said, "come with me, and you'll see a world of pure imagination." It seems the writers and creatives behind CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY playing at the Hippodrome took this phrase to heart. On the basis of pure creativity and theatre magic, this show is a hit for young and old. These days, it's fun to have at least a singular moment of "I don't know how they managed to do that", however in this show particularly from the magic of a soaring paper airplane, to a child gobbled into a television set, there are many of these moments of amazement. And I'm sure the numerous children in the audience were completely taken by the sheer wonder of it. (more...)
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Comes to Boston Opera House 1/8 to 1/20CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Comes to Boston Opera House 1/8 to 1/20
by BWW News Desk - January 3, 2019

The Chocolate Factory is moving to Boston as the national tour of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, the new musical, plays at the Boston Opera House January 8th to January 20th, 2019. (more...)
BWW Review: Willy Wonka Re-Invented for the 21st CenturyBWW Review: Willy Wonka Re-Invented for the 21st Century
by Taylor Long - November 23, 2018

This is not your parents' Willy Wonka. CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, the new musical by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, is a bigger, brighter, louder version of the beloved novel by Roald Dahl. Featuring larger-than-life projections, updated characters, and brand-new music - the world of Willy Wonka has never looked flashier.  (more...)
Photo Flash: Get A First Look At CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY on TourPhoto Flash: Get A First Look At CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY on Tour
by BWW News Desk - October 9, 2018

The chocolate factory is coming to a city near you! The tour for CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY launched last month at Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo, NY, before an official opening in Chicago last week. Check out all-new production photos of the touring company below! (more...)
Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On The National Tour of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORYReview Roundup: Critics Weigh In On The National Tour of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - October 4, 2018

The chocolate factory is coming to a city near you! Full dates and cities have been announced for the upcoming North American tour of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The tour will launch at Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo, NY, before bringing Wonka's world of pure imagination to previously announced engagements in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Toronto and more. Casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)
WATCH: Get A Taste of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Tour In RehearsalWATCH: Get A Taste of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Tour In Rehearsal
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 10, 2018

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is gearing up to take the show on the road! Watch the cast perform three numbers from the upcoming tour! (more...)
Full List of Cities and Dates Announced For National Tour of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORYFull List of Cities and Dates Announced For National Tour of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - July 12, 2018

The chocolate factory is coming to a city near you! Full dates and cities have been announced for the upcoming North American tour of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The tour will launch at Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo, NY, before bringing Wonka's world of pure imagination to previously announced engagements in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Toronto and more. Casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)
Closing Up Shop! CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Takes Final Broadway BowsClosing Up Shop! CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Takes Final Broadway Bows
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2018

The factory is all out of golden tickets. Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory plays its final Broadway performance today, January 14, 2018 after playing 27 previews and 305 regular performances at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). (more...)
Bid Today to Win a Backstage Tour and Four Tickets to 'CHOCOLATE FACTORY'Bid Today to Win a Backstage Tour and Four Tickets to 'CHOCOLATE FACTORY'
by BWW News Desk - December 2, 2017

'Tis the season to change the world! Bid to win four tickets and a backstage tour to Roald Dahl's, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Broadway! Plus, you will receive a gift card for $400 to Maialino for four people. (more...)
Breaking: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Will Close Up Shop; National Tour Will Launch in Fall 2018Breaking: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Will Close Up Shop; National Tour Will Launch in Fall 2018
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2017

There are nine remaining weeks to see the new musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The final performance will be on Sunday, January 14, 2018 after playing 27 previews and 305 regular performances at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). (more...)
VIDEO: NY1 Team Gets 'Wonka-Fied' for Annual Halloween ParadeVIDEO: NY1 Team Gets 'Wonka-Fied' for Annual Halloween Parade
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2017

In preparation of tonight's broadcast of the event, the on-air team at NY1 got 'Wonka-fied,' donning the colorful costumes from the hit Broadway musical, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. (more...)
VIDEO: Christian Borle & CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Cast Perform Medley on THE VIEWVIDEO: Christian Borle & CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Cast Perform Medley on THE VIEW
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2017

On today's THE VIEW, Tony Award winner Christine Borle and the cast of Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY performed a medley of songs, including 'The Candy Man.' Check out the appearance below! (more...)
DVR Alert: Cast of Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Performs on THE VIEW TodayDVR Alert: Cast of Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Performs on THE VIEW Today
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2017

Today, Oct. 31, the cast of Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY will perform on ABC's THE VIEW. (more...)
DVR Alert: Cast of Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY to Perform on THE VIEWDVR Alert: Cast of Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY to Perform on THE VIEW
by BWW News Desk - October 27, 2017

BWW has learned that on Tuesday, Oct. 31, the cast of Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY will perform on ABC's THE VIEW. (more...)
Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY to Ship Uneaten Halloween Candy to Troops OverseasBroadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY to Ship Uneaten Halloween Candy to Troops Overseas
by BWW News Desk - October 25, 2017

Calling all Trick-or-Treaters! Broadway's Golden Ticket, Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, is launching a Halloween Candy Buy Back to ship uneaten Halloween candy to our troops overseas in conjunction with the Soldiers' Angels' Treats for Troops Program. (more...)
VIDEO: Cast of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Perform on 'WENDY WILLIAMS'VIDEO: Cast of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Perform on 'WENDY WILLIAMS'
by BWW News Desk - October 25, 2017

On today's WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW, the cast of Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY performs the high-energy number 'Queen of Pop,' featuring Trista Dollison as Violet Beauregarde, Alan Green, as her indulgent daddy (more...)
Celebrate National Chocolate Day with the Cast of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY!Celebrate National Chocolate Day with the Cast of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY!
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2017

What could be more scrumpdiddlyumptious than making chocolate with the cast of the smash hit Broadway musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in an exclusive private class at NYC's Institute of Culinary Education? In celebration of National Chocolate Day, the schnozztastic cast of the new Broadway musical will be teaching a lucky few how to whip up some delicious concoctions with the help of the President of the Institute of Culinary Education. (more...)
Photo Coverage: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Celebrates 200 Performances with a Mountain of Mousse!Photo Coverage: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Celebrates 200 Performances with a Mountain of Mousse!
by Jennifer Broski - October 17, 2017

Two hundred performances down and the Factory is still open for business! The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory officially opened Sunday, April 23, 2017 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). Just yesterday, the company was joined by their new neighbors at BOND 45, to commemorate 200 performances on Broadway with a mountain of chocolate mousse fit for the Factory. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special day below! (more...)
John Stamos, Weird Al to Star in WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY: IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2017

John Stamos will join forces with Weird Al Yankovic in a live-in-concert production of the Warner Bros' film, Broadway adaptation, and Roald Dahl classic novel CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. T (more...)
Photo Flash: US Open Wheelchair Athletes Spend Sweet Evening at Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - September 7, 2017

Each year, the US Open Wheelchair Tournament hosts a fun evening for players before competition starts. This year, 12 wheelchair athletes took in the Broadway show Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. In addition to seeing the show, the athletes got to meet five members of the cast, including Amy Quanbeck, Cory Lingner, Joshua Bergasse, Alan H. Green and Mikey Winslow. Scroll down for photos! (more...)
Photo Flash: Usdan Campers Get Their 'CHOCOLATE FACTORY' Fix
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2017

Mat Eisenstein, a Usdan alum and current Assistant Conductor and Keyboard 2 for Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY served as musical director for two of his 'CHARLIE' cast mates, F. Michael Haynie (Augustus Gloop) and Monette McKay (female ensemble, Understand-Violet Beauregard), for two assembly performances at Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts. Scroll down for a photo! (more...)
Roald Dahl's Imaginormous Challenge Announces Five Lucky Golden Ticket Winners
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2017

This summer, for the first time since Charlie Bucket won the prize of a lifetime, Penguin Young Readers, along with some of Mr. Wonka's most trusted advisors, has chosen five children from across the United States to become the five new lucky golden ticket winners! (more...)
Photo Flash: Broadway Bricks Creator Visits CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Actors Backstage with Special Legos
by Stephanie Wild - July 5, 2017

Jack Abrams, creator of Broadway Bricks, custom made Legos that resemble Broadway roles, is at it again! The teen recently made specialty Charlie Bucket Legos for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory's child stars Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Foust and Ryan Sell, and surprised the guys with their very own Legos to add to their growing collection backstage at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Watch How CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Creators Jack O'Brien, Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman Sweetened Up Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 19, 2017

Broadway's sweetest new musical has been brought to the stage by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien and  Grammy and Tony Award winners Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman.  Below, watch as the creative trio of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory stops by The Player's Club to chat about their creative process! (more...)

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