Chocolate has long been a beloved treat enjoyed by people all over the world, so it’s no surprise that it has also found its way into the world of theatre. From plays to musicals, there are a number of chocolate-related productions available for licensing that can add a sweet touch to your next production. Here are some of the most popular chocolate-themed shows:
- “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”: Based on the beloved Roald Dahl novel, this musical follows the story of Charlie Bucket as he wins a golden ticket to tour the mysterious chocolate factory of the reclusive Willy Wonka. With music by Marc Shaiman and lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman, this show is a hit with audiences of all ages.
- “The Chocolate Soldier”: This operetta, based on the play “Arms and the Man” by George Bernard Shaw, tells the story of a Swiss soldier who trades his gun for chocolate and falls in love with a Bulgarian woman. With music by Oscar Straus and lyrics by Basil Hood, this show is a charming romantic comedy.
- “The Chocolate Affair”: This play by Stephanie Alison Walker follows the story of Sarah, a woman who decides to start a chocolate business after a bad breakup. As she navigates the ups and downs of entrepreneurship, she also has to grapple with her feelings for her ex. This play is a great choice for a small cast and can be performed in a variety of venues.
- “Death by Chocolate”: This murder mystery dinner theatre show by Paul Freed and Alan Bailey puts a delicious twist on the classic whodunit. As the audience enjoys a chocolate-themed meal, they are also tasked with solving the murder of a famous chocolatier. With multiple possible endings, this show is a fun and interactive experience for audiences.
- “Dags”: A play written by Debra Oswald that tells the story of a group of teenagers in a small town in Australia – one of whom is completely obsessed with chocolate. The play explores the themes of adolescence, love, and the struggle to fit in, as the characters navigate their way through the complexities of growing up.
In conclusion, chocolate-themed plays and musicals offer a unique and fun way to add a sweet touch to your next production. With options ranging from family-friendly musicals to murder mysteries, there is sure to be a chocolate-themed show that will delight audiences of all ages. So why not indulge in the sweet world of chocolate and add a little extra flavor to your next production?