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4 Reasons You Should See Charlie & The Chocolate Factory At Hershey Theatre

Roald Dahl's Charlie & The Chocolate Factory comes to town Sept. 10-15

The Hershey Theatre 2019-20 Broadway season kicks off in less than a week on Sept. 10 with "Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!" Willy Wonka is opening his marvelous and mysterious chocolate factory…to a lucky few. So, why should you come to see the Broadway show at Hershey Theatre? Here are four reasons. 

1. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a great show to introduce children to the world of theater. 

The 1971 film has been a family favorite for five decades. The musical is sure to be the same! Come with the whole family to see "Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" on Wednesday, Sept. 11 and enjoy Hershey Theatre's Kids’ Night on Broadway ticket deal, where kids ages 18 and under can get one FREE ticket to the show when accompanied by one full-paying adult.

2. The score has two fan favorites from the film: "Candy Man" and "Pure Imagination." 

There's nothing quite like seeing your favorite songs performed live! Fall in love again with the music when you hear it in-person for the first time. 

3. A musical based on a chocolate factory... in Hershey, Pennsylvania. 

There's no better setting for Willy Wonka's chocolate factory than Hershey, Pa., home to all sorts of sweet treats. 

4. The Oompa Loompas are back. 

You'll be sure to enjoy the classic Oompa Loompa characters with a unique twist. Their onstage appearance is like nothing you've experienced before. 

Don't miss the opportunity to see the classic family favorite movie recreated with a theatrical twist!


Hershey Theatre opened in September 1933. It has established itself as the area’s premier performing arts center, presenting the finest in touring Broadway shows, classical music and world-renowned entertainers.