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Matilda on Broadway

Matilda – Shubert Theatre

From the novel Matilda by children’s favourite Roald Dahl comes this magical offering from the Royal Shakespeare Company. Having thrilled audiences on London’s West End, Matilda the Musical is now entrancing Broadway, receiving standing ovations and winning a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards, including Best Musical. Young Matilda Wormwood is finding it tough. She’s super intelligent [...]
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Adapting Roald Dahl For The Stage

Adapting Roald Dahl For The Stage

Roald Dahl’s stories are, for many of us, synonymous with childhood. In the unlikely event that you need reminding, give your favourite Dahl book, (be it years or decades since you first read it) another glance. Tumble once again into his gory imagination, re-experience his transformative story telling, and remember why these were perhaps the […]

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Matilda Heads Down Under

Following its ongoing success in London’s West End and on Broadway, it has been announced that Matilda – the musical will be heading to Sydney in 2015. Tim Minchin launched the musical in Sydney recently and we thought we’d share the launch announcement with all the Matilda fans in the UK. No casting has been […]

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Matilda The Muiscal in London

Craige Els is Matilda’s new Trunchbull

It has been announced that Craige Els will join the company of Matilda as Miss Trunchbull from September playing alongside James Clyde (Mr Wormwood), Haley Flaherty (Miss Honey) and Kay Murphy (Mrs Wormwood). Craige has previously appeared on stage in Timon of Athens, Antigone and The Cherry Orchard (National Theatre) and on screen in Ripper […]

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