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Willy Wonka comes to life in Bilbao: a magical musical

Willy Wonka comes to life in Bilbao, a magical musical

Jeickson Sulbaran

December 14, 2023 | 8:56 a.m.

This December, Bilbao will be transformed into a place of fantasy and sweet dreams with the arrival of the musical "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." The Arriaga Theater will be the stage where the famous character of Roald Dahl, Willy Wonka, played by the talented Daniel Diges, will come to life, from December 28 to 30, attendees will be able immerse yourself in a unique experience in Bilbao, where young Charlie Bucket and other lucky winners of the golden ticket will discover the secrets of Wonka's mysterious factory. The Oompa-Loompas will guide visitors through a world of chocolate waterfalls, crazy squirrels and a large glass elevator, among many other surprises.

The history, that has captivated generations and has been made into films on several occasions, now presented in a musical format full of magic and color. This show, which has triumphed in London, Broadway and in different parts of the world, promises to be one of the most outstanding attractions of the Christmas season in Bilbao.

The international tour of the musical and its arrival in Bilbao

Since its premiere in London's West End in 2013, "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the Musical" has been a resounding success., breaking box office records and delighting audiences of all ages. After passing through Broadway and several American cities, the musical has toured Australia, and has been adapted into several languages, reaching countries such as Italy, Norway, Brazil, France and Denmark. Now, it is Bilbao's turn to witness Willy Wonka in this exceptional production, which promises to be an unforgettable experience for viewers.

The musical will be presented at the Arriaga Theater on three dates, with two daily sessions, offering viewers the opportunity to enjoy a high-quality production. Tickets and more information are available on the theater's website.

The cultural relevance of the musical and its impact in Bilbao

The arrival of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the musical" to Bilbao is not only an entertainment event; It is also a reflection of the cultural dynamism of the city. The choice of Bilbao as the venue for this show demonstrates its growing importance on the international cultural scene. This musical, with its immersive story and dazzling production, provides added value to Bilbao's cultural offering during these festive dates.

In summary, The musical "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" at the Arriaga Theater is an unmissable event for lovers of theater and fantasy. With its mix of magic, music and an iconic story, this show promises to be one of the most outstanding events of the season in Bilbao.

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