Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has extended its booking period at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane to 4th June 2016. The new booking period will go on sale on 9th February 2015.
Producers also revealed that Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory broke the record for the highest weekly gross sales at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane for a third time, taking more than £1.1 million in the week commencing 29th December 2014.
That week saw the 2,200 seat theatre – one of the largest in the West End - 100% full, for every single performance. The production celebrated its 700th performance in the West End on Saturday 24th January 2015.
Directed by Sam Mendes, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has music by Marc Shaiman, and lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman, a book by award-winning playwright and adaptor David Greig, set and costume designs by Mark Thompson and choreography by Peter Darling.