Kid’s Week begins at Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

An exciting new initiative between Her Majesty’s Theatre and theatre producer John Frost, Kid’s Week aims to encourage children who haven’t had an opportunity to experience a professional theatre production to do so.

A clever, colourful, choco-licious production, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a musical adaptation of the well-loved Roald Dahl novel. The show premiered in Sydney in January, before moving to Melbourne in August, and has been delighting audiences of all ages across the country. The production is set to hit Brisbane from March 2020.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory | Photo by David Hooley

The first of its kind in Australia, the Kid’s Week experience mashes the wonderful world of musical theatre with the technical behind-the-scenes side, giving kids a full and rounded understanding of their night at the theatre. When accompanied by a full paying adult, every child 15 and under will receive a free ticket to the show.






Before the show, a host takes the stage to introduce the audience to Her Majesty’s Theatre, the Production Team (stage management, lighting, sound, etc.), the Orchestra, and all the behind-the-scenes people who help make the magic happen nightly.


Kid’s week is running until December 8th. Tickets are extremely limited, so get in fast! 
Tickets and more information are available at the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory website.

Gabi attended the Kid’s Week performance on Wednesday 4th December

Gabi Bergman

Gabi Bergman is a Melbourne-based performer and educator. She holds a Double Arts degree in Theatre Studies and Film/Screen Studies and a Master of Teaching (Secondary Education). Gabi has always been an avid lover of theatre, specifically musicals, and spends way too much money than she’d like to admit on tickets. Her most prized possession is her crate of theatre programs.

Gabi Bergman

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