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Matilda The Musical extends booking period to 21 Oct 2012
The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Matilda The Musical has extended its booking period at the Cambridge Theatre by eight months to 21 Oct 2012, it was originally booking to 12 Feb 2012.
Written by Roald Dahl, book by Dennis Kelly, music and lyrics by Tim Minchin,directed by Matthew Warchus, designed by Rob Howell, sound by Simon Baker, lighting by Hugh Vanstone, choreography by Peter Darling, musical supervision and orchestration by Christopher Nightingale, special effects and illusions are by Paul Kieve.
Matilda The Musical opened to favourable reviews on 24 Nov 2011 following previews from 25 Oct 2011. "It is the best new British musical since Billy Elliot." Charles Spencer for The Telegraph; "It's an evening of unadulterated bliss." Lyn Gardner for The Guardian; "A beasty baddie and stonking songs" Quentin Letts for The Daily Mail.
Cast includes Bertie Carvel (Miss Trunchbull), Paul Kaye (Mr Wormwood) , Josie Walker (Mrs Wormwood), Lauren Ward (Miss Honey), Marc Antolin, Verity Bentham, Michael Kent, Melanie La Barrie, Matthew Malthouse, Alastair Parker, Nick Searle, Emily Shaw, Peter Howe, Matthew Clark, Leanne Pinder, Rachel Moran, Lucy Thatcher, Tim Walton, Gary Watson.
Matilda - The Musical is a story about a girl with extraordinary powers.