Charlie and the Chocolate Factory The New Musical | Official Site

Experience the wonders of Wonka in Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The factory doors will open in Sydney from January 2019.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory The New Musical | Official Site
Capitol Theatre

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13 Campbell Street Haymarket NSW 2000
Paul Slade Smith Oliver Alkhair Tommy Blair Xion Jarvis Ryan Yeates Tony Sheldon Lucy Maunder
Lucy Maunder

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Lucy Maunder

Mrs Bucket

Since graduating from WAAPA in 2006, Lucy has cemented her reputation as one of Australia’s musical theatre leading ladies. Lucy is currently performing in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, playing songwriter Cynthia Weil. Prior to this she was on tour in New Zealand, Adelaide and Perth in Matilda: The Musical, where she played the endearing Miss Honey and was nominated for a 2017 Helpmann Award for Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical.

Lucy starred in the critically-acclaimed Australian première of Heathers: The Musical, playing queen mean girl Heather Chandler. She created the role of Patty in the new Australian musical Ladies in Black (QTC/MTC) and starred in Grease as Rizzo (Gordon Frost Organisation), earning Helpmann, Glug and Sydney Theatre Award nominations for the show’s Australian and Asian tour. Lucy also created the role of Lara in the world première of Doctor Zhivago (GFO), achieving Helpmann and Sydney Theatre Award nominations for Best Actress in a Musical. Her other career highlights include Georgia Hendricks in Curtains (The Production Company), Cinderella in Into the Woods (Victorian Opera; Helpmann and Green Room Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical), Gertrude Lawrence in Noël and Gertie (CDP; Glugs Award for Best Actress in a Musical); Polly Peachum in The Threepenny Opera (STC/ Malthouse/ Victorian Opera), Janet in The Rocky Horror Show (TML Enterprises), Emma Carew in Jekyll and Hyde (TML Enterprises), Anne Egerman in A Little Night Music (Opera Australia), Carly in Neil LaBute’s Reasons to Be Pretty (Darlinghurst Theatre), Young Mary O’Hara in The Harp on the Willow (Malcolm Cooke & Associates) and Gale Edwards’ The New Rocky Horror Show (New Theatricals/Dainty).

Lucy’s screen credits include the short film Identical, the feature film The Eternity Man (ABC/Channel 4 UK) and numerous television appearances including Carols in the Domain, Mornings, The Morning Show and Mornings with Kerri-Anne. In 2015 Lucy was invited to sing the national anthem in Brisbane for the NRL State of Origin Final. Lucy’s one-woman show Irving Berlin: Songs in the Key of Black toured Australia and received rave reviews (available on iTunes).