AUSSIE WILLY WONKA TO MELT SYD­NEY

The Daily Telegraph (Sydney) - - World -

CHAR­LIE Bucket will be scour­ing Syd­ney for his golden ticket when the mu­si­cal ver­sion of Char­lie And The Choco­late Fac­tory opens at the Capi­tol The­atre in Fe­bru­ary 2019.

Cast­ing is set to be­gin for Char­lie, the ti­tle char­ac­ter in the mu­si­cal adap­ta­tion of Roald

Dahl’s clas­sic 1964 tale, lo­cal pro­duc­ers John

Frost and Craig Don­nell an­nounced yes­ter­day.

With its ev­er­last­ing gob­stop­pers, Oompa Loom­pas and choco­latier Willy Wonka, Dahl’s book has sold 20 mil­lion copies in 55 lan­guages.

The mu­si­cal pre­miered in Lon­don in 2013, and a Broad­way ver­sion opened last year.

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