Why Watch Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, this magical production is guaranteed to make you laugh. A tenderhearted storyline, the musical recreates Dahl’s 1964 children’s novel. Including songs from the original film, such as “Pure Imagination” and “The Candy Man,” plus new numbers as charming as the originals, join Charlie on the adventure of lifetime.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a story of family, hope, and determination. The musical journey follows Charlie in a series of fortunate events. After winning a ticket to visit Willy Wonka's infamous chocolate factory, he decides to bring his grandpa along. Inside the factory, Charlie and Grandpa find themselves amongst the other ticket winners. As Mr. Wonka begins their tour of the factory, his guests soon discover the real reason for their visit.
Family | Roald Dahl fans | Children
Know Before You Go
Suitable for all ages. Children under 4 will not be admitted.
The theatre has a seating capacity of 1505. For tips on how to choose the best seats, you can refer to our Lunt-Fontanne Theatre Seating Chart Guide.
Strictly prohibited. If you'd like to grab a meal before or after the show, check out our guide to the 30 Best Restaurants in the Theater District.
Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
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