Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Musical - Palladium
A stage musical of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
will open at the London Palladium in June 2013, directed by Sam Mendes.
Tickets for individuals go on public sale in Oct 2012
It has book by David Greig and new songs from Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman.
Choreography by Peter Darling, design & costumes by Mark Thompson, lighting by Paul Pyant, sound by Paul Arditti. Produced by Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Neal Street Productions and Kevin McCormick.
The mysterious Willy Wonka is opening his Chocolate Factory for just one day, and for Charlie Bucket it promises to be a mouth-watering chance to feast his eyes on sweets beyond his wildest imagination.
(Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was first published in 1964 in the US and in the UK in 1967. The book has been adapted into two major motion pictures: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory in 1971 and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in 2005.)
- by Darren Dalglish