Video playlist: Check out our ever-expanding playlist of videos chronicling the Denver visit of ‘Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.’
Many ways for Broadway musical to hit your sweet spot while it is visiting Denver
The Denver engagement of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, running through July 28, is filled with events at The Buell Theatre and around town that may be of interest to fans:
Kids’ Night on Broadway | July 25: Kids see Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory free with a full paying adult using the promo code KNOB. Restrictions apply. Ticketed patrons attending the July 25 matinee performance are invited to come to the theatre starting one hour prior to curtain for family activities in the lobby. In addition, with the purchase of each adult entrée, kids receive one free kids’ meal off of the kids’ menu at Hard Rock Cafe. Dinner reservations: 303-623-3191.
First Broadway Show Celebration | July 25: Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is an excellent entry for many patrons into the world of Broadway. The DCPA and The Broadway League are rolling out the welcome mat for first-time Broadway theatregoers of all ages in conjunction with Kids’ Night on Broadway. Patrons are welcome to celebrate their Broadway audience debut with “My First Broadway Show” stickers. Turn your program into a souvenir keepsake, or wear a sticker in your selfie—be sure to tag #FirstBroadwayShow. Get your stickers at the First Broadway Show table in the lobby at the July 25 matinee performance.
Talkback | July 25: Ticketed patrons attending the July 25 matinee performance may stay after the show for a Q&A with members of the company.
‘Pure Imagination Lemonade Stand’ with cast appearances | July 12: The Curtis Hotel is hosting a “Pure Imagination Lemonade Stand” in its lobby from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, July 12. Guests can mix and mingle and get photos taken with cast members from 2 to 2:30 p.m., while enjoying lemonade and piles of sugar confections. Free and open to the public. Any donations collected will go directly to the DCPA.
National Anthems | July 11 and 15: Members of the company will sing the National Anthem and celebrate Colorado sports at the Denver Outlaws’ lacrosse game at Mile High Stadium on July 11 and at the Colorado Rockies’ baseball game at Coors Field on July 15.
Accessibility | July 21: ASL-interpreted, Audio Described and Open Captioned performance at 2 p.m. on July 21.
Original Broadway costume on display | Through July 28: The costume worn by actor Christian Borle, who played Willy Wonka in the Broadway production, will be on display in The Buell Theatre lobby until July 28.
Family 4-Pack for $159: Use the promo code code WONKA to get a family 4-pack for only $159. The Family 4-pack is available in Price Level 2 on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday evenings only. Not valid on a prior purchase. Subject to availability. Restrictions apply.
Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in Denver: Ticket information
Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tells the story of Willy Wonka, world-famous inventor of the Everlasting Gobstopper, who has announced that his marvelous and mysterious factory is opening its gates to a lucky few. Young Charlie Bucket and four other Golden Ticket winners will embark on a life-changing journey through Wonka’s world of pure imagination. Get ready for Oompa-Loompas, inventions, the great glass elevator and more, more, more. The score features songs from the original film, including “Pure Imagination,” “The Candy Man,” and “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket,” alongside new songs from the writers of Hairspray.
- Writers: Book by David Greig; Music by Marc Shaiman; Lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman; Based on the novel by Roald Dahl; Songs from the motion picture by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley
- Director: Jack O’Brien
- Dates: Through July 28
- Where: Buell Theatre
- Accessibility: ASL-interpreted, Audio Described and Open Captioned performance at 2 p.m. on July 21
- Age recommendation: 6 and up
- Tickets: Available by calling 303-893-4100, in person in the Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex at 14th and Curtis streets or, online by clicking here:
Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in Denver: Photo gallery
Click on any photo to see a larger version.
Note: Please be advised that the Denver Center for the Performing Arts – denvercenter.org – is the ONLY authorized ticket provider for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in Denver. As with all productions produced or presented by the DCPA, ticket buyers who purchase tickets from a ticket broker or any third party run the risk of overpaying or purchasing illegitimate tickets. Patrons should be aware that the DCPA is unable to reprint or replace lost or stolen tickets and is unable to contact patrons with information regarding time changes or other pertinent updates regarding the performance. Patrons found in violation of the DCPA Ticket Purchase and Sale Terms and Policies may have all of their tickets canceled.