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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory stars Noah Weisberg (center) as Willy Wonka (photo by Joan Marcus)

Despite a Slow First Act, Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Is a Tasty Treat

Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, playing now through Sunday, Feb. 17th, at the Durham Performing Arts Center, as part of DPAC‘s SunTrust Broadway Series, is an imaginative evening of theater aimed at the child in all of us. Despite what some pacing issues, there were some genuinely fun moments in the first act…. Read More ›

DPAC’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Treats Viewers to a Truly Fantastical World of “Pure Imagination”

Almost everyone has seen some iteration of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Whether they’ve read Roald Dahl’s original book, watched the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder, or have checked out the somewhat bizarre Tim Burton adaptation, it’s a fun and fantastical morality tale that most are familiar with. However, this familiar story takes on a… Read More ›