Charlie and the Chocolate Factory heads to Perth

Stephen-Anderson-as-Willy-Wonka-(centre)-with-the-Cast-of-Charlie-and-the-Chocolate-Factory-photo-by-Darren-ThomasRoald Dahl’s beloved tale Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has delighted audiences young and old, all over the world. Currently wowing audiences in Brisbane, the hit touring production is coming to Perth… for the first time EVER!

Young Charlie Bucket dreams of meeting Willy Wonka, the mysterious world-renowned candy maker. When news breaks that his idol is opening the gates of his factory to a lucky few, Charlie is desperate to get his hands on a life-changing golden ticket.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory features Stephen Anderson as Willy Wonka, Robert Grubb as Grandpa Joe and Lucy Maunder as Mrs Bucket. Starring as Augustus Gloop and Mrs Gloop are Jaxon Graham Wilson and Octavia Barron Martin, Karina Russell and Simon Russell are Veruca Salt and Mr Salt, Tarisai Vushe plays Violet Beauregard with Madison McKoy as Mr Beauregard, and Taylor Scanlan and Johanna Allen are Mike Teavee and his mother Mrs Teavee.

This sweet spectacle features a brand new toe-tapping and ear-tickling score from the songwriters of Hairspray, plus all of your favourite songs from the original film including Pure ImaginationThe Candy Man and I’ve Got a Golden Ticket.

Don’t miss the chance to step inside a world of pure imagination and experience the wonders of Wonka like never before. Get ready for the Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator and more in this everlasting showstopper!

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will play at Crown Theatre Perth from 3 November 2021. For more information, visit: for details.

Image: Stephen Anderson as Willy Wonka (centre) with the Cast of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – photo by Darren Thomas