Wednesday, April 13

New tour of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Musical

The musical version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is to go  on a new tour in 2023 opening at Leeds Playhouse from 18 November 2022 to 28 January 2023, the tour will open at the Milton Keynes Theatre on 9 February 2023 before visiting His Majesty's Theatre Aberdeen (15 to 26 March 2023), Edinburgh Playhouse (29 March to 15 April 2023), Norwich Theatre Royal (19 to 29 April 2023), Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff (3 to 20 May) and Canterbury Marlowe Theatre (24 May to 3 June). Further dates and casting are to be announced.

Roald Dahl's iconic 1964 book  is adapted by David Greig, with music by Marc Shaiman and lyrics by Shaiman and Scott Wittman. The stage production will feature Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley songs from the 1971 movie, including "Pure Imagination".

The musical will be directed by  James Brining with design Simon Higlett with the full creative team  to be revealed.


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