Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is Miami’s Golden Ticket to a Delicious New Year
Content Courtesy of Broadway Across America
The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County (@ArshtCenter) is thrilled to announce that Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (@CharlieOnBWay) will go on sale Friday, October 18, 2019 at 12-noon EST and will play at the Center’s Ziff Ballet Opera House from January 1-5, 2020.
Tickets will be available online at www.ArshtCenter.org, by calling (305) 949-6722 or through the Arsht Center Box Office in person at 1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132. Ticket prices start at $35*. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling (786) 468-2326.
Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tells the story of Willy Wonka, world famous inventor of the Everlasting Gobstopper, who has just made an astonishing announcement. His marvelous – and mysterious – factory is opening its gates . . . to a lucky few. That includes young Charlie Bucket, whose life definitely needs sweetening. He and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a mesmerizing, life-changing journey through Wonka’s world of pure imagination. Get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator, and more, more, more at this everlasting showstopper!
Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory features direction by Matt Lenz, based on the national tour’s original direction by three-time Tony Award® winner Jack O’Brien. Original music by Grammy®, Emmy®, and Tony Award® winner Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Grammy® and Tony Award® winners Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman, a book by Artistic Director of Edinburgh’s Royal Lyceum Theatre David Greig, based on original choreography by Tony Award® nominee and Emmy Award® winner Joshua Bergasse and includes additional songs by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley from the 1971 Warner Bros. motion picture.
Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory features original scenic and costume design by five-time Tony Award® nominee Mark Thompson, which has been recreated by Christine Peters; lighting design by four-time Tony Award® nominee Japhy Weideman, sound design by Andrew Keister, projection design by Jeff Sugg, puppet and illusion design by Obie and Drama Desk Award winner Basil Twist, orchestrations by three-time Tony Award® winner Doug Besterman, and music supervision by Nicholas Skilbeck.
The hit Broadway musical features songs from the original film, including “Pure Imagination,” “The Candy Man,” and “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket,” alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters from Hairspray.
Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is produced by NETworks Presentations.
*All programs, artists, ticket prices, availability, dates, and times are subject to change without notice. Visit www.ArshtCenter.org for up-to-date information.
The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County is made possible by the public support of the Miami-Dade County Mayor and the Board of County Commissioners, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Tourist Development Council, and the City of Miami Omni Community Redevelopment Agency, as well as the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. The Adrienne Arsht Center also receives generous support from individuals, corporations, and local, state, and national foundations.