Opening Date

Sep 22, 2018

Closing Date

Oct 13, 2019

MusicalOriginalNational Tour

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Original Stage Production Directed by Sam Mendes; Original Stage Production Choreographed by Peter Darling
Book by David Greig; Music by Marc Shaiman; Lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman; 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: Charlie Alterman; Production Music Director: Keith Levenson
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; Projection Design by Jeff Sugg; Puppet and Illusion Design by Basil Twist; Hair and Wig Design by Campbell Young Associates; Make-Up Design by Campbell Young Associates; Associate Scenic Design: Nancy Thun; UK Associate Scenic Designer: Luke Smith; Associate Costume Design: Rory Powers; Associate Lighting Design: Craig Stelzenmuller; Associate Sound Design: Brian Hsieh; Associate Projection Design: Simon Harding; Assistant Costume Design: Rachel Attridge; Assistant Lighting Design: Ken Elliott; Assistant Sound Design: Emma Wilk; Lighting Programmer: Marc Polimeni
Executive Producer: Mark Kaufman, Kevin McCormick and Caro Newling; General Manager: Foresight Theatrical and Mark Shacket; Associate Gen. Mgr: Jalaina Ross; Company Manager: Michael Camp; Assistant Co. Mgr: Jessica Morrow
Production Manager: Juniper Street Productions; Production Stage Manager: Andrew Bacigalupo; Stage Manager: Alan D. Knight; Assistant Stage Mgr: Cate Agis
Musical Supervisor: Nicholas Skilbeck; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Charlie Alterman; Associate Conductor: John Yun; Keyboards: Charlie Alterman, John Yun and Kelly Thomas; Drums/Percussion: Gregg German ; Bass: David White; Music Copying: JoAnn Kane Music Service, Russell Bartmus, Mark Graham, Josie Bearden and Charlie Savage; Associate Musical Supervisor: Nate Patten; Music Technology: Phij Adams; Synthesizer Technology: Randy Cohen and Sam Starobin
Additional Illusions by Jamie Harrison
Casting: Telsey + Company and Rachel Hoffman, CSA; Exclusive Tour Direction: The Road Company; Tour Marketing and Press: Allied Touring; Digital Marketing: Situation Interactive; Dialect Coach: Kate Wilson; Dance Captain: Kristin Piro; Assistant Dance Captain: Kevin Nietzel; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Charlie Bucket
Alternate
Charlie Bucket
Alternate
Willy Wonka
Charlie Bucket
Alternate
Veruca Salt
Mrs. Teavee
Mrs. Gloop
Mike Teavee
Mrs. Bucket
Mr. Beauregarde
Violet Beauregarde
Augustus Gloop
Grandpa Joe
Cherry
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Grandpa George
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Grandma Josephine
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Grandma Georgina
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Sep 22, 2018 - Jun 2019
Jerry
 
Ensemble
Mrs. Green
 
Ensemble
Understudies: Sarah Bowden (Mrs. Bucket), Elijah Dillehay (Augustus Gloop, Mike Teavee), Alex Dreschke (Mike Teavee), Jess Fry (Veruca Salt), David R. Gordon (Augustus Gloop), Chavon Hampton (Violet Beauregarde), Sabrina Harper (Mrs. Bucket), Benjamin Howes (Willy Wonka, Grandpa Joe), Karen Hyland (Mrs. Gloop), Lily Kaufmann (Veruca Salt), Jennifer Jill Malenke (Mrs. Teavee), Joe Moeller (Mr. Salt), Tanisha Moore (Violet Beauregarde), Claire Neumann (Mrs. Gloop, Mrs. Teavee), Caylie Rose Newcom (Veruca Salt), Joel Newsome (Grandpa Joe), Kevin Nietzel (Mr. Salt), Clyde Voce (Willy Wonka, Mr. Beauregarde) and Borris Anthony York (Mr. Beauregarde)
Assistant Co. Mgr: Jeffrey Feola
Stage Manager: Cate Agis; Assistant Stage Mgr: Heather Englander
Vocal Coach: Marishka Wierzbicki; Assistant Dance Captain: Elijah Dillehay

Cast

Charlie Bucket
Alternate
Mrs. Gloop
Veruca Salt
Ensemble
Jun 2019 - ?
Understudies: Olivia Cece (Veruca Salt), Sabrina Harper (Mrs. Gloop) and David Paul Kidder (Mr. 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
That Little Man of Mine
Mike Teavee and Mrs. Teavee
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 Ensemble
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
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Mar 27, 2019 - Apr 14, 2019
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Mar 06, 2019 - Mar 17, 2019
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Feb 26, 2019 - Mar 03, 2019
Schenectady, NY
Feb 19, 2019 - Feb 24, 2019
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Feb 05, 2019 - Feb 10, 2019
Providence, RI
Jan 29, 2019 - Feb 03, 2019
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Baltimore, MD
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