Chocolate Aplenty, but Nary a Wonka Bar to Be Found
The candy man can't. "The sign over the door of the Lunt-Fontanne Theater reads “Wonka Chocolate Factory.” But at the concession stands inside, there are no Wonka Bars to be found. As a musical adaptation of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” settles in for an extended run on Broadway, the candy at the center of Roald Dahl’s perennial children’s best seller has gone missing, vanished in a haze of marketing missteps, shifting strategies and corporate indifference. “For the first time in decades,” said Luke Kelly, Mr. Dahl’s grandson and managing director of his literary estate, “there is no Wonka candy at all.”"