Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Musical Info & Synopsis


Charlie and the Chocolate Factory follows young Charlie Bucket, a kind-hearted boy from a humble family, as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure inside the whimsical chocolate factory of the reclusive Willy Wonka. When Charlie finds a golden ticket hidden in a chocolate bar, he gains access to the magical world of Wonka’s factory, along with a group of eccentric ticket winners. Inside, they encounter a fantastical realm filled with edible landscapes, Oompa-Loompas, and Wonka’s candy inventions.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Fantasy

Setting: Fictional

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Marc Shaiman

Lyrics: Scott Wittman

Book: David Greig

Cast Albums

Original London Cast (2013)➝

Broadway Cast (2017)➝


Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


2010s, Based on a Book, Child Roles, Family, Family-Friendly, Fantasy, Food

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