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MATILDA to Make West End Transfer This Fall

April 1
10:03 AM 2011


The producers of the Royal Shakespeare Company's MATILDA have announced that, as suspected, the show will be making a West End transfer this fall. Details are scarce at the moment, but as Broadwayworld reported back in January, Broadway producers including Barry Weissler, Stuart Thompson, Sonia Friedman and others all flocked to see the show when it played the Courtyard Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon from November through January this winter. Venue specifics and dates have yet to be announced, however, patrons can see tickets on sale as early as May.

The musical, based upon Roald Dahl's classic childhood novel of the same name, is about a little girl with extraordinary powers, who decides its time to teach adults a lesson or two. The show began its run on November 9th and runs through January 2011 under the direction of Tony Award winner Matthew Warchus, with book by Dennis Kelly and music and lyrics by Tim Minchin.

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