Beat Summer Boredom with Broadway Treat 'Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'

Broadway Las Vegas / Performances and Artists / Family Programming

Actor on stage in 'Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'


School is almost out, Las Vegas temperatures keep rising, and soon the whole family will be itching for some refreshing entertainment.

The Smith Center is happy to serve an indulgent summer experience for everyone to escape into pure imagination: Hit Broadway musical “Roald Dahl’s Charlie and The Chocolate Factory,” running June 18 to 23.

This whimsical show offers tasty morsels for every generation to enjoy, including the beloved characters of Roald Dahl’s popular children’s book, and favorite tunes from the hit 1971 movie such as “The Candy Man” and “Pure Imagination.”

It also offers fun, new music by the creative team behind smash musical “Hairspray.” Plus, all of these elements combine with eye-popping sets and thrilling visual effects.

And until the curtain rises, fill some of that summer vacation by testing your Willy Wonka knowledge with the trivia below!



  1. What is the name of the last Golden Ticket winner?

  2. What were the little people who worked in the chocolate factory called?

  3. What does Violet Beauregarde turn into while finishing her chewing gum meal?

  4. Which member of the Bucket family accompanies Charlie to Wonka’s Factory?

  5. What song does Willy Wonka sing in the Chocolate Room?

  6. Which of the following is not a Golden Ticket winner?

    A: Violet Beauregarde

    B: Veruca Salt

    C: Mike Teavee

    D: Matilda Wormwood

  7. What happens to Augustus Gloop in the Chocolate Room?

    A: He falls in love with Veruca.

    B: He falls prey to the Oompa Loompas.

    C: He falls into the chocolate River.

    D: He finds nothing to eat.

“Roald Dahl’s Charlie and The Chocolate Factory” was part of the 2018-2019 Broadway Las Vegas season.


1: Charlie (Bucket) 2: Oompa-Loompas 3: A Blueberry 4: Grandpa Joe 5: “Pure Imagination” 6: D: Matilda Wormwood 7: C: He falls into the chocolate river


Photo Credit: Rueby Wood as Charlie Bucket. Roald Dahl’s CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. Photo by Joan Marcus.