Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Shatters Record at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” Shatters All-Time Box Office Record at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre With $2,054,877.00 Weekly Gross (January 2, 2018 – New York, NY) – Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” shattered the all-time box office record at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre for the week ending December 31, 2017. Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’s” gross for the week was $2,054,877.00, the highest for any eight or nine-performance week at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre. Prior to Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” Motown held the house record ($1,708,597.00), set in 2013. There are two remaining weeks to see Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” on Broadway before the production launches a U.S. national tour in September 2018.

With direction by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O’Brien, Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” features music by Grammy, Emmy and Tony Award winner Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Grammy and Tony Award winners Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman, a book by Artistic Director of Edinburgh’s Royal Lyceum theatre David Greig, choreography by Tony Award nominee and Emmy Award winner Joshua Bergasse and includes additional songs by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley from the 1971 Warner Bros. motion picture. The Broadway company of Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” stars two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle, Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Foust, Ryan Sell, Tony Award winner John Rubinstein, Emily Padgett, Ben Crawford, Kathy Fitzgerald, Alan H. Green, Emmy Award nominee Jackie Hoffman, Trista Dollison, F. Michael Haynie, Emma Pfaeffle and Michael Wartella with Chip Abbott, Yesenia Ayala, Darius Barnes, Colin Bradbury, Jared Bradshaw, Ryan Breslin, Stephen Carrasco, Kristy Cates, Madeleine Doherty, Paloma Garcia-Lee, Stephanie Gibson, Talya Groves, Cory Lingner, Robin Masella, Elliott Mattox, Monette McKay, Kyle Taylor Parker, Kristin Piro, Amy Quanbeck, Paul Slade Smith, Halli Toland, Katie Webber, Cody Williams, Michael Williams and Mikey Winslow.

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