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Now showing, Closes 1 Jan 2017
"Rejoice. The children's revolution has arrived on these shores, and it is even more glorious than we were promised!"
Ben Brantley, The New York TimesBuy Tickets
The stage musical was adapted by Dennis Kelly, with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin. The show centers on Matilda, a precocious 5-year-old girl with the gift of telekinesis who loves reading, overcomes obstacles caused by her family and school headmistress Miss Trunchbull, and helps her teacher Miss Honey to reclaim her life.
MATILDA THE MUSICAL has received widespread critical acclaim and box-office popularity, winning seven 2012 Olivier Awards, including Best New Musical, setting the record for the most Olivier awards won by a musical. In 2013 the show won five Tony Awards, including Best Book of a Musical, and a special Tony for the young actresses playing the title role.
"As we celebrate the centenary of Roald Dahl, I am particularly delighted to add MATILDA to our collection, alongside WILLY WONKA and JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH. MATILIDA embodies every young person's dream to affect the world around them in extraordinary ways. Tim's score and Dennis' book brilliantly bring to life Dahl's incredible characters and provide an exciting platform for performers of all ages," stated Drew Cohen, President of MTI Worldwide.
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