MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 23, 2017
Closing Date
Jan 14, 2018
1st Preview
Mar 28, 2017
1st Preview
Mar 28, 2017
Previews
27
Performances
305
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
(Apr 23, 2017 - Jan 14, 2018)

Media
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Original Stage Production Directed by Sam Mendes; Original Stage Production Choreographed by Peter Darling
Book by David Greig; Music by Marc Shaiman; Lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman; Based on the novel by Roald Dahl; Songs from the Motion Picture by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman; Music arranged by Marc Shaiman; Additional Orchestrations by Michael Starobin; Musical Director: Nicholas Skilbeck
Directed by Jack O'Brien; Choreographed by Joshua Bergasse; Associate Director: Matt Lenz; Associate Choreographer: Alison Solomon
Scenic Design by Mark Thompson; Costume Design by Mark Thompson; Lighting Design by Japhy Weideman; Sound Design by Andrew Keister; Video and Projection Design: Jeff Sugg; Puppetry Design: Basil Twist; Hair and Wig Design by Campbell Young Associates; Makeup Design by Campbell Young Associates; UK Associate Scenic Designer: Ben Davies; Associate Scenic Design: Nancy Thun; Associate Costume Design: Rory Powers; Associate Lighting Design: Craig Stelzenmuller; Associate Sound Design: Josh Liebert; Associate Projection Design: Simon Harding; Assistant Costume Design: Rachel Attridge; Assistant Lighting Design: Ken Elliott, Rob Sambrato and Ken Wills; Assistant Sound Design: Tracy Cowit; Lighting Programmer: Marc Polimeni; Production Video: Asher Robinson; Video Programmer: Matt Houstle
Executive Producer: Mark Kaufman, Kevin McCormick and Caro Newling; General Manager: Foresight Theatrical and Mark Shacket; Company Manager: Marc Borsak; Associate Gen. Mgr: Jalaina Ross; Assistant Co. Mgr: Jason Haft
Production Manager: Juniper Street Productions; Production Stage Manager: Michael J. Passaro; Stage Manager: Pat Sosnow; Assistant Stage Mgr: Julie Baldauff and Derek Michael DiGregorio
Musical Supervisor: Nicholas Skilbeck; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Nicholas Skilbeck; Associate Conductor: Nate Patten; Assistant Conductor: Mat Eisenstein; Reeds: Lynne Cohen, Giuseppe Fusco, Ron Janelli and Dave Noland; French Horn: Kyle Hoyt; Trumpet/Piccolo Trumpet: Trevor D. Neumann; Trombone: Nate Mayland; Guitar: Larry Saltzman; Concert Master: Cenovia Cummins; Violin: Maxim Moston; Cello: Stephanie Cummins; Bass: Steve Millhouse; Drums: Warren Odze; Percussion: Charles Descarfino; Keyboards: Mat Eisenstein, Andy Ezrin and Nate Patten; Music Copying: Russell Bartmus, Mark Graham and JoAnn Kane Music Service
Casting: Rachel Hoffman, CSA and Telsey + Company; Press Representative: Polk & Co.; Advertising: AKA; Marketing Direction: On the Rialto; Digital Marketing: Situation Interactive; Dialect Coach: Kate Wilson; Children's Vocal Coach: Chris York; Dance Captain: Kristin Piro; Assistant Dance Captain: Mikey Winslow; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Willy Wonka
Jake Ryan Flynn
Broadway debut
Charlie Bucket
Alternate
Ryan Foust
Broadway debut
Charlie Bucket
Alternate
Ryan Sell
Broadway debut
Charlie Bucket
Alternate
Mr. Salt
Violet Beauregarde
Mrs. Gloop
Mr. Beauregarde
Augustus Gloop
Mrs. Teavee
Mrs. Bucket
Veruca Salt
Grandpa Joe
Mike Teavee
Yesenia Ayala
Broadway debut
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Grandma Josephine
 
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Grandma Georgina
 
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Elliott Mattox
Broadway debut
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Mrs. Green
 
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Grandpa George
 
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Understudies: Yesenia Ayala (Veruca Salt), Darius Barnes (Mr. Beauregarde), Jared Bradshaw (Willy Wonka, Grandpa Joe, Mr. Salt), Ryan Breslin (Mike Teavee), Stephen Carrasco (Mr. Salt), Kristy Cates (Mrs. Gloop, Mrs. Teavee), Madeleine Doherty (Mrs. Teavee, Mrs. Gloop), Paloma Garcia-Lee (Veruca Salt), Stephanie Gibson (Mrs. Bucket), Talya Groves (Violet Beauregarde), Elliott Mattox (Augustus Gloop), Monette McKay (Violet Beauregarde), Kyle Taylor Parker (Mr. Beauregarde), Amy Quanbeck (Mrs. Bucket), Paul Slade Smith (Willy Wonka, Grandpa Joe) and Mikey Winslow (Augustus Gloop, Mike Teavee)

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (Apr 23, 2017 - Jan 14, 2018)

Company Manager: Jason Haft; Assistant Co. Mgr: Allison Dufford
Assistant Stage Mgr: Hollace Jeffords
Marketing Strategy & Direction: The Groner Group
Understudy: Robin Masella (Veruca Salt)
music by Marc Shaiman; lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman
(Unless otherwise noted)
Act 1
Sung By
The Candy Man
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley)
Willy Wonka and Ensemble
Willy Wonka! Willy Wonka!
Charlie Bucket and Ensemble
The Candy Man (Reprise)
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley)
Charlie Bucket
Charlie, You & I
Grandpa Joe
A Letter From Charlie Bucket
Charlie Bucket, Mrs. Bucket and Grandparents
More of Him to Love
Augustus Gloop, Mrs. Gloop and Ensemble
When Veruca Says
Mr. Salt and Veruca Salt
Queen of Pop
Violet Beauregarde, Mr. Beauregarde and Gum Chompin' Divas
What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Mike Teavee, Mrs. Teavee and Ensemble
If Your Father Were Here
Mrs. Bucket
I've Got a Golden Ticket
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley)
Charlie Bucket, Grandpa Joe, Mrs. Bucket and Grandparents
Grandpa Joe
Charlie Bucket, Grandpa Joe, Mrs. Bucket and Grandparents
It Must Be Believed to Be Seen
Willy Wonka and Company
Act 2
Sung By
Strike That, Reverse It
Willy Wonka and Golden Ticket Winners
Pure Imagination
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley)
Willy Wonka, Charlie Bucket, Grandpa Joe and Golden Ticket Winners
Grandpa Joe (Reprise)
Willy Wonka, Charlie Bucket, Grandpa Joe and Golden Ticket Winners
The Oompa Loompa Song
(music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley)
Oompa Loompas
Auf Wiedersehen Augustus Gloop
Willy Wonka and Oompa Loompas
When Willy Met Oompa
Willy Wonka and Oompa Loompas
Veruca's Nutcracker Sweet
Veruca Salt and Oompa Loompas
Vidiots
Willy Wonka, Mike Teavee, Mrs. Teavee and Oompa Loompas
The View From Here
Willy Wonka and Charlie Bucket

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Puppet Design

2017 Winner
Puppet Design by Basil Twist
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