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The whole family really loved this show - age 8 to 43! Willy Wonka and Charlie Bucket were... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2019
justthe5fofus
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Newport-on-Tay, United Kingdom
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Awesome!

I would highly recommend! All the cast were great, from Grandpa Joe to Charlie to all the other... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2019
Shane B
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Newcastle, Australia
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Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

The whole family really loved this show - age 8 to 43! Willy Wonka and Charlie Bucket were excellent, and made the show something to remember. We all came out with huge smiles on our faces and will be talking about it for days to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank justthe5fofus
Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

I would highly recommend! All the cast were great, from Grandpa Joe to Charlie to all the other kids actors and parents and oompaloompas.. I feel that the actor playing Willy Wonka had a very Gene Wilder-esq' about him that is a pretty hard role...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Shane B
Reviewed February 11, 2019

How could they possibly re-create all the amazing things that happened in the movie of ''Willy Wonka''. But they did!!!!! You ask, in this politically correct age how can they possibly stage an army of Umpah lumpahs, but they do. This is a very contrasting...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank WilliamB826
Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

Don't take your children unless they can sit perfectly still and not make a sound....We took our 5 yr old son in Sydney....heaven forbid if they move on the seat or make a sound with a water bottle (that are served at the kiosk to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

It was fun . Charlie was a great actor and really made the show. Sat in upper balcony which was good to have view from above. Would recommend it for all ages .

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank JeniaToronto
Reviewed November 28, 2018

I took my 8 year old daughter to see Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. She loves the movie so I was hoping the show wouldn't disappoint and it didn't! Watching her face as she took it all in was so great. The music and dancing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Ramona K
Reviewed February 19, 2018

Took me right back in time, the show was magical and the characters were depicted just right, with an element of modernization. Are tickets were pricey but the seats were perfect, right in the center 3 rows back - worth every penny! Would recommend this...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Mina M
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

This was our first Broadway place, and we weren't disappointed. Was highly impressed with the actors, but most especially the scenery. They want to take you on an adventure with to Wonkaland, and it worked. It truly felt like a magical experience. We booked the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank MowMia
Reviewed January 30, 2018

Took five of our grandchildren, 4 to 13, to see this play. We all enjoyed the performance very much.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Blondie13123
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Very funny and a great show. It is a little pricey upwards of $100 per ticket but it was a great show and well worth the money. It was 2 and a half hours. they incorporated today's day in age in the show which was...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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