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Avila-Mazenod Musical 31 July – 3 August

This year’s Avila-Mazenod production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory promises to be a world of pure imagination!

The Alexander Theatre, Monash University, Clayton |聽Wednesday 31 July, 2024 鈥 Saturday 3 August, 2024

Tickets coming soon!

Based on the famous novel by Roald Dahl,聽Charlie and the Chocolate Factory聽features an original score composed by Marc Shaiman with lyrics by Shaiman and Scott Wittman (Hairspray) and a book by David Greig. The score also pays homage to the Leslie Bricusse/Anthony Newley score from the 1971 film with songs from the motion picture including “Candy Man,” “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket,” “Oompa Loompa Song,” and “Pure Imagination.”

The world-famous Willy Wonka is opening the gates to his mysterious factory鈥ut only to a lucky few. Young Charlie Bucket and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a life-changing journey through Wonka鈥檚 world of pure imagination including chocolate waterfalls, nutty squirrels and the great glass elevator, all to be revealed by Wonka’s army of curious Oompa-Loompas.