Charlie’s Edinburgh Ticket

Apr 21 2022 | By More

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory for Edinburgh Playhouse

Tickets go on sale on Friday April 22 for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – The Musical which is touring to Edinburgh for three weeks in April 2023.

The musical, which has a book by David Grieg, is based on the novel by Roald Dahl and the Warner Bros. film. This new production will play the Edinburgh Playhouse from Wednesday 29 March to Saturday 15 April 2023. Tickets are on sale from 10am, Friday 22 April 2022 (Click here to book).

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will play Edinburgh in Spring 2023.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – The Musical tells the devilishly delicious tale of young golden ticket winner Charlie Bucket and the mysterious confectionary wizard Willy Wonka.

When Charlie wins a golden ticket to the weird and wonderful Wonka Chocolate Factory, it’s a chance of a lifetime to feast on the sweets they’ve always dreamed of. But beyond the gates astonishment awaits, as down the sugary corridors and amongst the incredible and edible delights, the five lucky winners discover not everything is as sweet as it seems.

Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre Director Colin Marr says: “we’re especially proud to showcase this piece by award-winning playwright David Grieg, who has written the book.

“We’re absolutely delighted to have this devilish and delicious musical with us for just over three weeks next Spring.

world-class sensation

“Globally, this production has wowed audiences from Broadway to the West End, and we’re excited to now host this world-class sensation at the Playhouse. We can’t think of a better stage to explore pure imagination, indeed.”

The all new production will be directed by James Brinning and designed by Simon Higlett. The musical has a book by David Greig, music by Marc Shaiman and lyrics by Mark Shaiman and Scott Wittman. Casting will be announced at a later date.

The show will open at Leeds Playhouse for the Christmas season, from November 28 2022 to January 28 2023. The tour will open in Milton Keynes (Feb 9 – March 5) and tour to His Majesty’s Theatre Aberdeen (March 15 – 26 2023) before arriving at the Edinburgh Playhouse on Wednesday March 29.


Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – The Musical
Edinburgh Playhouse 18 – 22 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA
Wednesday 29 March – Saturday 15 April 2023
Evenings Tue – Sat: 7pm; Sun 2 April: 7pm.
Matinees: Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm; Sun: 2pm.
Tickets and details: Book here.


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