CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY arrives at Centennial Concert Hall June 2022
Showtime Productions Inc. has announced that Roald Dahl’s CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY will perform in Winnipeg at the Centennial Concert hall, June 7-12, 2022.
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY goes on sale Friday, December 17 at 10 a.m. Tickets will be available online at centennialconcerthall.com, by phone at 204.949.3999 or in person at the Centennial Concert Hall box office at 555 Main Street.
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY by Roald Dahl tells the story of Willy Wonka, world famous inventor of the Everlasting Gobstopper, who has just made an astonishing announcement. His marvelous and mysterious factory opens its doors… to a lucky few. This includes young Charlie Bucket, whose life definitely needs some sweetening. He and four other Golden Ticket winners will embark on a fascinating and life-changing journey through Wonka’s world of pure imagination. Get ready for Oompa-Loompas, amazing inventions, the big glass elevator, and more, more, more at this everlasting spectacle!
The hit Broadway musical features songs from the original film, including “Pure Imagination,” “The Candy Man” and “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket,” plus a raucous, ticklish new score from the songwriters of Hairspray.
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY by Roald Dahl is directed by Matt Lenz, based on the original national tour direction by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O’Brien. Original music by Grammy, Emmy and Tony Award winner Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Grammy and Tony Award winner Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman, a book by the artistic director of the Royal Edinburgh’s Lyceum Theatre, David Greig, based on original choreography by Tony Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning Joshua Bergasse and includes additional songs by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley from the Warner Bros. from 1971.
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY by Roald Dahl features original set and costume design by five-time Tony Award nominee Mark Thompson, which has been recreated by Christine Peters; lighting design by four-time Tony Award nominee Japhy Weideman, sound design by Andrew Keister, projection design by Jeff Sugg, puppet and illusion design by Obie and Basil Twist, Drama Desk Award winner, hair design and wigs by Campbell Young Associates/Luc Verschueren and orchestrations by three-time Tony Award winner Doug Besterman.
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY by Roald Dahl is produced by NETworks Presentations.
For more information, visit www.CharlieOnTour.com.