Note: There has been cast changes since this review!We are rapidly drifting into that peculiarly English time of year when even the sanest of actors and production companies seem to take leave of their senses. Men dress up as women, women dress up as men and well-worn jokes that never ought to have seen the light of day in the first place are resurrected with abandon.Yes, panto season is with us once again. But 'Matilda The Musical', even though it is being aired during this silliest of seasons,...
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Adapted from the incomparable children's novel by Roald Dahl, Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company that continues to delight audiences in the West End. *Matilda the Musical* tickets are available on London Theatre.
Matilda The Musical tells the story of an extraordinary little girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. After opening at the RSC's home in Stratford upon Avon, the musical transferred to the West End where it was greeted with a set of excellent reviews, with critics praising not only the charm of the score and book, but also the ingenious staging by director Matthew Warchus and choreographer Peter Darling.
Since opening at the Cambridge Theatre in November 2011, the hit show has gone on to win over 50 major international awards, including 12 for Best Musical. Featuring a smart and witty original score by Tim Minchin, alongside an exciting book by Dennis Kelly, the *Matilda *musical adaptation is one of the most successful British musicals of modern times, and entertains audiences both old and young.
The show went on to win seven Olivier Awards in 2012, marking the biggest overall win of any London musical. As well as winning the award for Best New Musical, the four young actresses who originated and shared the title role took home the collective award for Best Actress in a Musical. The show later transferred to Broadway, where it won five Tony Awards, and has since entertained audiences in Australia and across the United States.
Featuring exceptional scenic design, fantastic choreography and staging and an incredible cast of young performers, *Matilda the Musical* will inspire audiences of all ages. The timeless story of a small girl's determination to challenge those above her for the greater good, combined with Roald Dahl's signature wit and naughtiness, makes this an unforgettable West End musical.
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The musical follows Matilda, a precocious 5-year-old girl who loves reading and learning, but is suppressed by her TV obsessed parents who pay her little attention. As she grows up she begins to resist the challenges and obstacles presented to her, learning that sometimes you have to be a "little bit naughty" in order to get through life. As she begins to master living with her family, her world is thrown into disarray as she starts a new school under the tyrannous grip of Headteacher Miss Trunchbull. Seeking solace in the library in a world of her imagination and creation, Matilda forms strong bonds with adults such as Librarian Mrs Phelps and her class teacher Miss Honey. Together they give her the confidence to embrace her special gift and individuality which is needed to reclaim her life.
Cast and creative
By: Roald Dahl. Book by Dennis Kelly
Songs by: Music and lyrics by Tim Minchin
Director: Matthew Warchus
Producer: Royal Shakespeare Company ( RSC ) with Andre Ptaszynski as Executive
Design: Rob Howell
Lighting: Hugh Vanstone
Choreography: Peter Darling
Sound: Simon Baker
Cast List: Imogen Cole, Alyssa D'Souza, Alex Munden, Zoe Simon, Elliot Harper, Carly Thoms, Sebastien Torka, Annette McLaughlin, Landi Oshinowo, Matt Krzan, Connor Lewis, Liberty Buckland, Georgia Carling, Roger Dipper, Katrina Dix, Kate Kenrick, Ben Kerr, Tom Mather, Bryan Mottram, Kane Oliver Parry, Ryan Pidgen, James Revell, Gemma Scholes, Dawn Williams, Hari Aggarwal, Thommy Bailey Vine, Kieron Bell, Tom Bonomini, Kaspar Cahill-Ritter, Sienna Clarke, Drew Edwards, Robyn Elwell, Rory Finnegan, Rosie Gell-Marquez, Beth Gilmour, Louie Gray, Gracie Hodson-Prior, Darcy Kelly, Ben Lee, Keanna-Skye O'Quinn, Nicholas Parris, Bella Perdoni, Chancé Quaye, Scarlett Jayne Rackham, Bren Reilly, Niamh Ritchie, Jacob Savva, Jayden Seder and Alex Stockton.
Other Info: Musical supervision and orchestration by Christopher Nightingale. Special effects and illusions are by Paul Kieve.
Latest Matilda the Musical News & Features
There’s even more time to see the “Revolting Children” in action! Matilda the Musical will play an extended booking period at the Cambridge Theatre to 28 May 2023, and Matilda the Musical tickets are on sale now. Matilda the Musical will also welcome the twentieth set of children’s cast to the West End production from 22 March. The young performers in the Matilda the Musical cast include Hari Aggarwal, Aydin Ahmed, Thommy Bailey Vine, Tilly-Raye Bayer, Sienna Clarke, Kylan Denis, Drew Edwards,...
The revolting children in Matilda are staying around for longer! Matilda will play an extended booking period at the Cambridge Theatre, with performances now scheduled through to 18 Dec. 2022. Matilda will also celebrate its 10th anniversary in the West End tonight, 12 November. Since opening at the Cambridge Theatre in 2011, Matilda has been seen by over four million people, and has won seven Olivier Awards including Best Musical. Find out everything you need to know about Matilda in London...
The new cast for Matilda the Musical in London has been announced, ahead of reopening at the Cambridge Theatre from 16 September. Matilda the Musical will celebrate its 10th anniversary in the West End later this year, with Matilda the Musical tickets on sale now.An extended booking period for Matilda has also been announced. Matilda is now at the Cambridge Theatre, with performances scheduled to 22 May 2022.The role of Matilda will be shared by Imogen Cole, Alyssa D'Souza, Alex Munden and Zoe...
Matilda the Musical is the latest London musical to confirm its reopening dates. Matilda the Musical will resume performances at the Cambridge Theatre from 16 September, with Matilda the Musical tickets on sale now.The extended booking period of Matilda will also see the musical celebrate its 10th anniversary in the West End. Matilda premiered at the Courtyard Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2010, transferring to London's Cambridge Theatre the following year.Based on the Roald Dahl novel of...
Matilda the Musical is one of Britain's biggest musicals of the 21st century. Adapted from the Roald Dahl novel, audiences have taken Matilda Wormwood's David and Goliath inspired story into their hearts. The Royal Shakespeare Company musical has now been seen worldwide, but there's nowhere that brings Crunchem Hall to life quite like the West End.With a book by Dennis Kelly and original music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, Matilda captures the essence of an innocent schoolkid with the wit and...
UPDATE: Matilda will be released in cinemas in the UK and Ireland on 2 Dec. 2022. The Matilda film will also be available to stream worldwide on Netflix. Last year, it was announced that a new film adaptation of Matilda was in the works. Further casting has been confirmed today, with casting for Matilda, Miss Trunchbull and Miss Honey announced.In a tweet from Daily Mail entertainment reporter Baz Bamigboye, 11 year old Alisha Weir will play the title role. Born in Ireland, her theatre credits...
A new cast change has been announced for Matilda at the Cambridge Theatre.Direct from the show's UK and Ireland tour, Elliot Harper returns to the West End production of Matilda as Miss Trunchbull, previously appearing in Les Miserables and The Phantom of the Opera.Sebastian Torkia also joins the cast of Matilda after the national tour, reprising the role of Mr Wormwood. Marianne Benedict will continue in the role of Mrs Wormwood.After appearing in the national tour, Carly Thoms will also join...
A new cast has been announced for Matilda the Musical in the West End. Hayden Tee will take on the role of Miss Trunchbull for the first time on 11 September 2018. Joining him will be Rob Compton and Holly Dale Spencer who will portray Mr and Mrs Wormwood. Child actors Isobel Hubble and Francesca McKeown will join Sarah Munday and Olivia Wells in sharing the title role of Matilda. Gina Beck continues for a second year in the role of Miss Honey. Hayden Tee is an award-winning musical theatre...