In the musical, Willy Wonka owns a magical and mysterious chocolate factory. Although he excels at making candy, he would like to retire. He hopes to find the right person to take his place. During the performance, pay attention to how your imagination helps create the world outside and inside the chocolate factory. Music and lyrics are by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley. Willy Wonka is based on the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl.