Last Updated on 14 April 2022 by Showcall Editorial Team
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory UK Tour
A new production of the smash hit Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory the musical has been announced to open at Milton Keynes Theatre in February 2023. The Charlie and the Chocolate Factory UK Tour follows on from a Christmas season which opens at Leeds Playhouse in November 2022.
WHAT IS CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY ABOUT?
Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – The Musical tells the devilishly delicious tale of young golden ticket winner Charlie Bucket and the mysterious confectionary wizard Willy Wonka.
When Charlie wins a golden ticket to the weird and wonderful Wonka Chocolate Factory, it’s a chance of a lifetime to feast on the sweets they’ve always dreamed of. But beyond the gates astonishment awaits, as down the sugary corridors and amongst the incredible and edible delights, the five lucky winners discover not everything is as sweet as it seems.
IS THIS THE SAME AS THE MOVIE WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY?
The Charlie and the Chocolate Factory stage musical features memorable songs from the iconic 1970s film as well as a host of new numbers, this sensational musical is choc-full of fantastical treats to dazzle your senses taking you to a world of pure imagination.
WHO WILL PLAY WILLY WONKA IN THE MUSICAL TOUR?
No casting has been advised as yet but will be advised here in due course.
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY THE MUSICAL UK TOUR CREATIVE TEAM
Based on the novel by Roald Dahl and the Warner Bros. film, Charlie and Chocolate Factory – The Musical has a book by David Greig, music by Marc Shaiman and lyrics by Mark Shaiman and Scott Wittman. It is directed by James Brining and designed by Simon Higlett.
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY UK TOUR SCHEDULE
9 February – 5 March 2023
Milton Keynes Theatre – On sale 22 April
15 – 26 March 2023
His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen – On sale 22 April
29 March – 15 April 2023
Edinburgh Playhouse – On sale 29 April
19 – 29 April 2023
Norwich Theatre Royal – On sale 29 April
3 – 20 May 2023
Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff – On sale 6 May
24 May – 3 June 2023
Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury – On sale 25 April 2023
Further date are to be announced.