If, like me, you still love to stick your head in a book and long to remember the days you could read for hours unencumbered by the worries of the world then get along and see Matilda The Musical, a kindred spirit’s story writ large across the Southampton stage.
For many parents unable to travel to London, this is their opportunity to take children to Matilda The Musical for the first time, and it’s impossible not to get swept up in the excitement upon arriving at the theatre.
Stories rule in the RSC’s brilliant production of Matilda The Musical in an adaptation which feels properly true to the spirit of its Roald Dahl original – complete with dangerous spikes and revolting children.
There’s a lot we can learn from her – so to celebrate the show’s (almost) eighth birthday, here are eight ways we can all #BeMoreMatilda…
The Royal Shakespeare Company’s Matilda The Musical has announced new casting with Hayden Tee playing Miss Trunchbull alongside Rob Compton and Holly Dale Spencer as Mr and Mrs Wormwood.
Children are maggots, worms, vipers and disgusting little blisters. Matilda The Musical, the multi-award-winning stage adaptation of Roald Dahl’s magical book, opened at Milton Keynes Theatre and captured our hearts.
The full list of shows for West End LIVE 2018 West End LIVE, which returns to Trafalgar Square on 16 and 17 June 2018, has been released.
The joy of Matilda is not just that it celebrates cleverness, not just that it delights in naughtiness, but that it sees each as the essence of the other. All the joy in life is in bringing both together.
Plenty to choose from but the twitter tag that really stood out to me was Be More Matilda. Despite being the smallest leading lady in the West End, Matilda is certainly inspiring, and the show as a whole has this wonderfully motivating story. So why should you choose to ‘Be More Matilda’?
Matilda is THE family musical of this generation and a must-see for musical theatre aficionados for Minchin’s score alone. The fun and mischief are infectious and I can’t remember the last time I smiled this much at the theatre.
With its almost unbearable ending, Dennis Kelly’s play is a wonderful mix of hilarity and horror. Carey Mulligan is simply brilliant, totally at home on stage in Lyndsey Turner’s well-paced, absorbing and finally utterly compelling production.
Child casting has been announced for the first five venues of the upcoming UK & Ireland tour of Matilda the Musical, which launches from Leicester Curve on 5 March 2018.
The Royal Shakespeare Company’s Matilda The Musical has announced its new adult cast with David Shannon playing Miss Trunchbull alongside Gina Beck as Miss Honey and Tom Edden and Marianne Benedict as Mr and Mrs Wormwood.
Looking to introduce your children to the world of theatre? Here’s a few productions around now and coming soon in London.
Today, the Royal Shakespeare Company announces that its multi award-winning production of MATILDA The Musical will embark on a UK and Ireland tour in 2018-2019.
Ahead of celebrations for its fifth birthday in the West End this autumn and Roald Dahl’s centenary on 13 September, the Royal Shakespeare Company’s multi award-winning production of Matilda The Musical has announced that Sara Sheen and Abbie Vena will join Zaris-Angel Hator and Clara Read in the title role from 13 September 2016.
Six theatre pros running the 2016 London Marathon, including Mrs Henderson Presents’ star Emma Williams. Can you cheer them on?
Dates and lead star, Broadway’s Andy Karl, have been announced for the world premiere of Groundhog Day, which runs at the London’s Old Vic from 11 July to 17 September 2016, with a press night on 16 August.
The Olivier Awards with MasterCard, the UK’s most prestigious stage honours, have today announced the shortlisted shows for the Magic Radio Audience Award 2016.The awards, which this year celebrate their 40th anniversary, will take place on Sunday 3 April at the Royal Opera House. The four shortlisted shows are:
Evie Hone and Lizzie Wells will join Anna-Louise Knight and Lara McDonnell in the title role of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical from Tuesday 15 September 2015. Joining the four actresses will be Michael Begley (Mr Wormwood), Miria Parvin (Miss Honey) and Rebecca Thornhill (pictured – Mrs Wormwood). Craige Els will continue in the role of Miss Trunchbull.
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