You don’t need a golden ticket to see 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' in Detroit

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Jeremy Daniel

The musical version of Roald Dahl’s story expands on the 1971 film, featuring new music from Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman (in addition to “The Candy Man” and “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket” from the film). The choreography on this traveling show has also been tightened up compared to the Broadway version. Sweet!

See website for full schedule; Detroit Opera House, 1526 Broadway St., Detroit; 313-961-3500; broadwayindetroit.com. Tickets start at $29. Through March 1.

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Lee DeVito

Leyland "Lee" DeVito grew up in the suburbs of Detroit, where he read Metro Times religiously due to teenaged-induced boredom. He became a contributing writer for Metro Times in 2009, and Editor in Chief in 2016. In addition to writing, he also supplies occasional illustrations. His writing has been published...
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