ROALD DAHL’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, ‘Theatre Show of the Year’ winner at the London Lifestyle Awards 2015, is brought to life in a brand new West End musical directed by Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes.
When Charlie wins a golden ticket to the weird and wonderful Wonka Chocolate Factory, it's the chance of a lifetime to feast on the sweets he's always dreamed of. But beyond the gates astonishment awaits, as down the sugary corridors and amongst the incredible edible delights, the five lucky winners discover not everything is as sweet as it seems.
Featuring ingenious stagecraft, the wonder of the original story that has captivated the world for almost 50 years is brought to life with music by Marc Shaiman, and lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman (Grammy® winners for Hairspray; Smash), a book by award-winning playwright and adaptor David Greig (The Bacchae; Tintin In Tibet), set and costume designs by Mark Thompson (Mamma Mia!; One Man, Two Guvnors) and choreography by Peter Darling (Billy Elliot The Musical;Matilda The Musical).
A chocolate garden, an army of squirrels and the curiously peculiar Oompa-Loompas must be believed to be seen in this gigantic new musical that is choc-full of fantastical treats to dazzle your senses.
Please note: It is the policy of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane that any child under the age of 5 will not be admitted into the theatre. All persons entering the theatre, regardless of age, must have a ticket. Children must be able to sit, unaided, in their own seat and be attentive to the performance so as not to distract other members of the audience.
The deliciously dark Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a brand-new West End musical, and you can get Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tickets right here at lastminute.com.
See Charlie and the Chocolate factory in London’s West End and find yourself enchanted by Roald Dahl’s captivating tale of Charlie Bucket, the boy who wins a golden ticket, granting him entrance into Willie Wonka’s weird and wonderful Chocolate Factory. Beyond the gates and world of sugary delights, the five lucky golden ticket winners discover not everything is as sweet as it seems...
Roald Dahl’s classic tale has been brought to the West End stage with incredible new music and lyrics as well as awesome stagecraft, wowing a whole new generation nearly fifty years after Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was first published as a book.
The Charlie and the Chocolate Factory theatre show promises wonders you’ll remember from the book and film, shown in a way only theatre can, including a chocolate garden, an army of squirrels and of course, the famous Oompa-Loompas.
Right now, you can buy tickets to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Royal Drury Lane Theatre, in London’s West End, which first had a theatre onsite in 1663 and is famous for premiering some of London’s most famous shows, including My Fair Lady and Hello Dolly!
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is Directed by Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes with music by Marc Shaiman, and lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman ( both Grammy® winners for Hairspray; Smash) so it’s no wonder press have fallen in love with this story to wow all audiences, with the Guardian calling it, ‘a lavish feast of a musical’ and London’s Evening Standard announcing the show as, ‘the biggest home-grown musical of the year.’
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