Charlie et la Chocolaterie
Until May 7, 2022
Carré Marigny, 75008 Paris
Capacity 1024 seats
2 hour and 30 minutes
For all audiences
Highlights: Charlie et la Chocolaterie
After New York and London, the delectable musical has finally arrived in Paris! Immerse yourself in the fantastic universe of Willy Wonka where superb songs, ingenious sets and magnificent choreographies worthy of Broadway shine are now right before your eyes!
More than 30 artists accompanied by a live orchestra perform this impressive score directed by Philippe Hersen. An appetizing show that promises to please adults and children alike!
What are you waiting for? Book your golden ticket!
Story: Charlie et la Chocolaterie
Based on the novel by Ronald Dahl, the musical follows the story of Charlie, a young boy whose fate changes when he wins one of five golden tickets allowing him to discover the incredible chocolate factory, home to the eccentric Willy Wonka. Surrounded by the four other children who won the precious tickets, Charlie discovers an incredible world where the treats are tempting, the culinary inventions of the Oompa-Loompas are amazing and the surprises delirious!
An army of squirrels, rivers of chocolate, and a glass elevator: it will be hard to resist the temptation of all the attractions the chocolate factory has to offer. However, the great chocolatier has reserved a very special surprise for the child who does not not succumb to all these sweets.
Come and taste this gourmet musical that will amaze the whole family!
In the mid-1800s, the Marigny Square bordering Paris' famous Champs-Elysées was merely a modest venue proposing all kinds of circus-like attractions and curiosities. After changing hands and names quite a few times, from Bouffes d'été to Théâtre Deburau to Marigny Bergères, the quaint stage was torn down to make way in 1880 for a grandiose playhouse designed by none other than architect Charles Garnier, the very same man behind Paris' legendary Opéra Garnier. By the1950s, under the direction of Simone Volterra, the Théâtre Marigny had become one of the leading venues in the city, right at the peak of the post-war cultural explosion. The venue had transformed from its modest beginning to become one of the most prestigious in all of Paris, an elegant luxurious playhouse to see and be seen at. In 1954, a second smaller theatre was added to the venue to complement the show programme with newer more intimate works.
Comprised of two theatres, small and large, the Théâtre Marigny is one of few Parisian venues to welcome historic Broadway performances, while the smaller studio houses smaller upcoming works. From 2013 to 2018, the Théâtre Marigny was closed to undergo 5 years of renovations, and has only recently reopened its doors looking better than ever. This decadent playhouse is a favorite among Parisian theatre-goers, the perfect location to see a splendid musical in an opulent setting surrounded by Paris' finest.
Capacity: Large theatre 1024, Smaller theatre 300
Handicap Accessible? Yes, please contact us to ensure proper seating in accessible areas
Air conditioning? Yes
How to get to the Marigny theatre?
The theater is accessible by metro lines 1 and 13 at the Champs Elysées Clémenceau station and also by line 9 at the Franklin Roosevelt station. Our customer service can be reached in case of difficulty from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday. For more information, please see the map above.
What do I do when I get to the theatre?
We invite you to arrive 15 minutes before the beginning of the show, and present your voucher at the front desk. The theatre's English-speaking staff members will guide you to your seats.
Is there a dress code?
No, there is no specific dress code, however proper attire is always desired.
How long does the show last?
The show lasts two hours and thirty minutes with one intermission.
Can I take photos during the performance?
In order not to disturb the artists and for the comfort of other spectators, it is forbidden to take pictures during the performance. However, you can take photos of the the Ranelagh Theater before and after the performance, as a souvenir of your gorgeous evening at the theatre!
Is tipping customary?
Tips are not mandatory in Parisian theatres. However, ushers will usually expect a small tip of between 2€ and 5€, which you can give them when they've shown you to your seat. Fun fact: the French word for “tip” is “pourboire,” which literally translates to “to have a drink.”