Footage has been released from the Broadway premiere of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The new musical, by Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, and David Greig, stars Christian Borle as Willy Wonka and Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Foust, and Ryan Sell alternating the title role. Check out some clips below:
The production also features John Rubinstein (Pippin) as Grandpa Joe, Emily Padgett (Sweet Charity) as Mrs. Bucket, Kathy Fitzgerald (9 to 5) as Mrs. Gloop, F. Michael Haynie (Wicked) as Augustus Gloop, Ben Crawford (Shrek) as Mr. Salt, Emma Pfaeffle (Finding Neverland) as Veruca Salt, Alan H. Green (School of Rock) as Mr. Beauregard, Trista Dollison (A Bronx Tale — The Musical) as Violet Beauregard, Jackie Hoffman (On the Town, FX's Feud) as Mrs. Teavee, and Michael Wartella (Tuck Everlasting) as Mike Teavee.
The production features scenic and costume design by Mark Thompson, lighting design by Japhy Weideman, sound design by Andrew Keister, puppet design by Basil Twist, projection design by Jeff Sugg, orchestrations by Doug Besterman, and music direction and supervision by Nicholas Skilbeck.
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