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'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' to close on Broadway Jan. 14

By Karen Butler
'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' to close on Broadway Jan. 14
Christian Borle's Broadway show "Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" is to close on Broadway Jan. 14. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo

Nov. 15 (UPI) -- The Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is scheduled to play its final performance Jan. 14, producers announced Wednesday.

The family show will have played 27 previews and 305 regular performances at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre by the time the final curtain drops. The Broadway company of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory stars two-time, Tony Award-winner Christian Borle, Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Foust, Ryan Sell, John Rubinstein and Emily Padgett.

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A national tour is scheduled to begin in September and there are also plans for an international tour to kick off in Australia in 2018 and in the United Kingdom in 2019.

"It has been a privilege to share this timeless story with audiences of all ages," producers Mark Kaufman, Kevin McCormick and Caro Newling said in a joint statement. "Our remarkable creative team, led by the incomparable Jack O'Brien, have re-imagined the story of Charlie Bucket and Willy Wonka for a new generation. We now look forward to a long life for the production across North America and around the world."

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