Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Musical Info & Synopsis


Charlie and the Chocolate Factory follows Charlie Bucket, a boy who wins a golden ticket to tour Willy Wonka’s mysterious and magical chocolate factory. Along with a group of other children, Charlie experiences the wonders and oddities of the factory, each encounter highlighting the flaws of the other ticket winners. With the guidance of Willy Wonka, Charlie learns valuable lessons and ultimately discovers that true wealth lies within.

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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