Charlie and the Chocolate Factory The New Musical | Official Site

After premiering in Sydney, Roald Dahl’s delicious tale, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, will open its doors in Melbourne from August and is on sale in Brisbane. It’s a delectable treat featuring songs from the original film, including Pure Imagination, The Candy Man and I’ve Got a Golden Ticket, alongside a brand new, toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score.

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 Benjamin Belsey Elijah Slavinskis Edgar Stirling Lenny Thomas Lachlan Young Tony Sheldon Lucy Maunder

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Brisbane, we need your help! Willy Wonka will be relocating his factory from Melbourne to Brisbane in March 2020, taking up residence at QPAC’s Lyric Theatre, and we are looking for our Charlie. The producers of the spectacular new musical Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory have begun the search for four talented local boys who will... Read More


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Our five Melbourne Charlie Bucket actors were very excited to be at the Stage Door entry to Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne for their first stage rehearsal of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. To view more check out the full album on Facebook.... Read More


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WILLY WONKA FACTORY GATES OPEN TICKETS NOW ON SALE IN BRISBANE

Tickets for the Brisbane season of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory go on sale on Friday 19 July, after pre-sales this week. This wonderful production which garnered five nominations at the 2019 Helpmann Awards including Best Musical and Best Direction of a Musical (Jack O’Brien), plays at the Lyric Theatre, Brisbane from Friday 2... Read More


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FAREWELL SYDNEY – ONLY THREE WEEKS BEFORE THE WONKA FACTORY CLOSES

After six wondrous months and hundreds of thousands of deliciously happy customers, the time has now come for Willy Wonka to close his factory in Sydney and move it to Melbourne. Only three more weeks remain before the factory gates close for good on 21 July. Hurry, this is the last chance to experience the wonders of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and th... Read More


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Charlie Bucket has been found and he has a Golden Ticket! Producers John Frost, Craig Donnell, Warner Bros Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions today announced the five boys who will play the role of Charlie in the Melbourne season of the Helpmann Award nominated spectacular new musical Roald Dahl’s Charlie and ... Read More


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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to Open in Brisbane in March 2020

The spectacular new musical Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is coming to Brisbane in March next year, playing at the Lyric Theatre, QPAC, following a hugely successful season in Sydney and the much-anticipated season at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne from August. Tickets for the Brisbane season will go on sale in July but wait... Read More


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Imaginormous Challenge Winners Found

Four Australian children have been chosen as the lucky Golden Ticket winners of the Roald Dahl Imaginormous Challenge.The theatrical performance prize was awarded to Taylor Harding, 11 years old, from Loftus, NSW. Taylor receives a one-on-one coaching session with the Resident Director of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, an afternoon w... Read More


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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to Open in Melbourne in August

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Roald Dahl’s Imaginormous Challenge arrives in Australia!

Don’t imagine small – #IMAGINORMOUS! Willy Wonka is embarking on an Australian wide search for brilliant story ideas from 5 to 12 year olds. There are 4 once-in-a-lifetime prizes to be won including mentoring and a workshop with the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory team to bring one snozztastic, toe-tapping theatrical creation to life. ... Read More


The First Audiences Love it!

We welcomed our first audiences inside the factory this week at the Capitol Theatre & they were treated to a world of marvels & curiosities beyond their wildest imaginations. https://youtu.be/Ews8YqgIjHY



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Charlie Bucket Finds His Golden Ticket

Charlie Bucket has been found and he has a Golden Ticket! Producers today announced the four boys who will play the role of Charlie in the spectacular new musical Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Roald Dahl’s delicious tale will be playing only in Sydney at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre from 5 January 2019. Oliver Alkhair (11 yea... Read More


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Four of the Golden Ticket Winners have been Found

Four of the Golden Ticket winners and other members of the cast of the spectacular new musical Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory have been announced today. Roald Dahl’s delicious tale will be playing only in Sydney at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre from 5 January 2019. Augustus Gloop, a greedy boy who enjoys eating, the first person... Read More


Willy Wonka is on his way

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Willy Wonka is on his way

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Sweet Auditions

The search is on for Charlie Bucket! Four boys will be chosen for the sweet role made famous by Peter Ostrum in the original 1971 film, Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory. Step inside the factory gates and meet some of the talented children auditioning for their chance to work with Wonka! ... Read More