Tickets to the Wonka Factory in Brisbane Now On Sale

Paul Slade Smith (Willy Wonka) and lead cast of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Photo Brian Geach

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Brisbane Season March 2020 

Tickets for the Brisbane season of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory are now officially on general sale to the public after pre-sales.

This wonderful production which garnered five nominations at the 2019 Helpmann Awards including Best Musical and Best Direction of a Musical (Jack O’Brien), plays at the Lyric Theatre, Brisbane from Friday 20 March 2020.

Willy Wonka will close his factory in Sydney on 21 July and move it to Melbourne after six wondrous months and hundreds of thousands of deliciously happy customers. Sydney has embraced Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory with both audience and critical acclaim, many performances selling out. All ages are loving the familiar story, the colourful characters and especially the Oompa-Loompas!

” … the 2019 musical rendition of this time-honoured tale reflects both its solid core values and a contemporary look at today’s youthful folly.” – DanceLife. Read our DanceLife review here.
A chocolate box of tricks and special effects” – Stage Whispers
 “The Oompa Loompas are done brilliantly” – The Australian

The search will be on later this year for the four boys who will share the role of Charlie Bucket for the Brisbane season, and join the wonderful adult cast of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Producers John Frost, Craig Donnell, Warner Bros Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions are thrilled that Brisbane will soon experience the wonders of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. “Sydney has fallen under the spell of this beautiful and enchanting show, and soon Melbourne will experience its magic,” they said. “We can’t wait for Brisbane to get a Golden Ticket and share the wonder of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.”

Step inside a world of pure imagination. Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: 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 of Hairspray.

Get in now for the opportunity to see the Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator and more, more, more at this everlasting showstopper!



MELBOURNE – Her Majesty’s Theatre
From 9 August 2019
Bookings: or / Groups 12+ call 1300 364 001

BRISBANE – Lyric Theatre, QPAC
From 20 March 2020
Bookings: or  / Ph: 136 246 / Groups 12+ call (07) 3840 7466

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