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MATILDA

MATILDA Musical London

Matilda the Musical was inspired by the much-loved Roald Dahl novel, one of best-known works by the world’s favourite author of children’s fiction. This utterly captivating musical masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company explodes onto the stage as a celebration of childhood and the power of imagination. The story follows Matilda, a bright young girl who loves reading and learning. When she is sent to school she encounters the cruel headmistress Miss Trunchbull who loathes children and the friendly teacher Miss Honey who befriends her. Filled with the sort of playful mischief and delight in storytelling that defines Roald Dahl’s oeuvre, Matilda is ultimately an inspiring story of childhood hope and fantasy and this award-laden adaptation does the British author proud. Matilda the Musical premiered at the RSC’s The Courtyard Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in November 2010. After completing a hugely successful run it transferred to the West End and is now performed at the Cambridge Theatre. The Musical was adapted for the stage by Dennis Kelly and features original songs by internationally acclaimed musical comedian Tim Minchin. Matilda the Musical has been shortlisted for Best West End Show in the 2015 WhatsOnStage Awards. ‘It’s hard to imagine a show capturing the spirit of Roald Dahl’s literary world more perfectly than this one’ – Observer

Booking Period:

Until May 29, 2016

Running Time:

Until

Cast Updates:

Craige Els, James Clyde, Haley Flaherty, Kay Murphy, Matilda Shapland, Violet Tucker, Anna-Louise Knight, Lara McDonnell, Lucy Jane Adcock, Fabian Aloise, Ashley Cooper, Jonathan Cordin, Ashleigh Drew, Nicholas Duncan, Demi Goodman, William Kenning, Antony Lawrence, Max Parker, Lisa Davina Phillip, Charlotte Scott, Tommy Sherlock, Hollie Taylor, Amy Thornton, Jason Winter, Joshua Wyatt

Musical By:

Dennis Kelly – Book; Tim Michin – Music and Lyrics; Matthew Warchus – Director; Peter Darling – Choreography

Notes:

RUNNING TIME: 2h 35min


REVIEWS

Spectacular!

Matilda is one of the best musicals in London! Tim Minchin's score is pure genius, the book has depth and irony at the same time and the staging is spectacular!

By: Chiara | Date: 25/07/2015 Rating:   

REVOLTING Children!

This stage adaption of Matilda is a step away from the film and a step towards the original book by Roald Dahl (so be aware of that if you're expecting to see something in homage to the film!) The music is amazing. Tim Minchin is the modern Musical Theatre dream, with hilarious punch lines and witty patter songs. It's terrifying to have a show directly carried by kids, but my god do they pull it off! These children are so talented it's unreal! Talented, mature, believable, relatable, sweet, everything you could wish for in a child performer! Matilda is definitely one for the kids but please don't leave it there, the adults will love it too! It's a great all rounder for a feel good night out!

By: Jade Emily | Date: 06/07/2015 Rating:   

WOW

WOW this musical was the beat thing ever i have bin one and im looking to go agen i loved it so much simmpely AMAZING !!!! thanks

By: molly | Date: 01/04/2013 Rating:   
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