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Date Of Birth:
September 13, 1916
Date Of Death:
November 23, 1990 (74)
Birth Place:
Llandaff, WALES
Gender: Male
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Roald Dahl News

Date of Birth: September 13, 1916
Date of Death: November 23, 1990 (74)
Birth Place: Llandaff, WALES
Gender: Male
Tickets for MATILDA THE MUSICAL on Sale Tomorrow at Dr. Phillips CenterTickets for MATILDA THE MUSICAL on Sale Tomorrow at Dr. Phillips Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

TIME Magazine's #1 Show of the Year, Matilda The Musical, is coming to Orlando as part of the FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando Series. (more...)

Belgrade Theatre's Spring 2017 Lineup Full of Music, Drama and FunBelgrade Theatre's Spring 2017 Lineup Full of Music, Drama and Fun
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Belgrade Theatre has revealed its new season of shows coming to Coventry in spring 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: See the Magic of Roald Dahl's WILLY WONKA at NextStop TheatrePhoto Flash: See the Magic of Roald Dahl's WILLY WONKA at NextStop Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Each holiday season, NextStop Theatre Company produces a community outreach show featuring a cast of local students who are given the opportunity to work alongside actors, directors, and designers from NextStop's professional company. (more...)

Freeform to Present 'Moments to Celebrate' Programming Event, Beginning 12/26Freeform to Present 'Moments to Celebrate' Programming Event, Beginning 12/26
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Just because the stockings are empty and the presents are all unwrapped doesn't mean the celebrating is over before the New Year begins. (more...)

King's to Raise Funds for Roald Dahl Charity this ChristmasKing's to Raise Funds for Roald Dahl Charity this Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The King's Theatre will be raising funds for Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity during the 2016/17 panto season. (more...)

Music Theatre International Nabs Licensing Rights to MATILDA THE MUSICALMusic Theatre International Nabs Licensing Rights to MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI) has secured licensing rights to the worldwide smash hit, Matilda the Musical, based on Roald Dahl's novel Matilda. (more...)

THE RAILWAY CHILDREN and More Set for Exeter Northcott Theatre's 2017 Spring/Summer SeasonTHE RAILWAY CHILDREN and More Set for Exeter Northcott Theatre's 2017 Spring/Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Exeter Northcott Theatre has announced its exciting spring/summer 2017 season. (more...)

ATG Announces Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity as Official Pantomime Charity PartnerATG Announces Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity as Official Pantomime Charity Partner
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) and First Family Entertainment (FFE) have announced Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity as their official charity partner for the 2016/17 pantomime season. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORYUp on the Marquee: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by Walter McBride - Nov 25, 2016

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is up on the marquee, and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the exciting new look for the Lunt-Fontanne! The new musical version, starring two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle, is set to begin previews on March 28th, 2017. Opening night is April 23rd, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: WILLY WONKA at Des Moines Community PlayhousePhoto Flash: WILLY WONKA at Des Moines Community Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents the musical, "Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka," Dec. 2-18, 2016. Tickets may be purchased online at dmplayhouse.com, by phone at 515-277-6261, or at the Playhouse ticket office, 831 42nd St. "Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka" is sponsored by DuPont Pioneer, with the orchestra sponsored by Ramsey Automotive. Flying Effects are provided by D2 Flying Effects. (more...)

ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS Coming to the Kravis Center for Limited Performance EngagementABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS Coming to the Kravis Center for Limited Performance Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

The critically acclaimed off-Broadway hit The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, written by and starring James Lecesne, the writer of the Academy Award-winning film Trevor comes to the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts for a limited performance engagement Friday, December 2 through Sunday, December 4.  (more...)

DM Playhouse to Present WILLY WONKA This DecemberDM Playhouse to Present WILLY WONKA This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents the musical, 'Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka,' Dec. 2-18, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at FANTASTIC MR. FOX RehearsalsPhoto Flash: First Look at FANTASTIC MR. FOX Rehearsals
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Director of Nuffield Southampton Sam Hodges today announces the full cast for its brand new adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic Fantastic Mr Fox, a co-production with Curve, in association with Lyric Hammersmith. (more...)

Photo Coverage: MATILDA Celebrates 1500 Performances on Broadway!Photo Coverage: MATILDA Celebrates 1500 Performances on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Nov 17, 2016

The Tony Award® winning Matilda the Musical will close on January 1, 2017, after playing 37 previews, 1,555 regular performances, and one Actors Fund performance. The production opened on April 11, 2013 (previews began March 4) at the Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). The show just celebrated its 1500th performance and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special day. Check out photos below! (more...)

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH to Roll Into A.R.T. This DecemberJAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH to Roll Into A.R.T. This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Following previous season's sold-out holiday hits, The Snow Queen, Hansel and Gretel, The Light Princess, and The Pirate Princess, the A.R.T. Institute presents James and the Giant Peach, adapted for the stage by David Wood from the book by Roald Dahl, directed by A.R.T. Institute alumnus Dmitry Troyanovsky, featuring actors from the A.R.T. Institute Class of 2017.  (more...)

Tickets on sale NOW for all 2016-2017 Broadway in Cincinnati ShowsTickets on sale NOW for all 2016-2017 Broadway in Cincinnati Shows
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Tickets are now available for purchase for all remaining shows of Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati's 16/17 Season presented by TriHealth at the Aronoff Center Box Office downtown at 650 Walnut Street, online at CincinnatiArts.org or by phone at 513.621.ARTS.  (more...)

MATILDA THE MUSICAL Leaves Melbourne On A HighMATILDA THE MUSICAL Leaves Melbourne On A High
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

The Royal Shakespeare Company's Australian Production of Matilda The Musical will finish its triumphant Melbourne season this evening, having enjoyed sold-out houses since opening at the Princess Theatre in March this year. (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse Announces 2017 SeasonFlat Rock Playhouse Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

The Vagabonds say, "ready, set, subscribe" for an exciting and jam-packed season line-up.  Today, Flat Rock Playhouse announced the highly anticipated 2017 season of twenty-five productions that make up Flat Rock's Mainstage features, Studio 52 & Family programming, and the popular Music on the Rock series. (more...)

West End's MATILDA Celebrates Fifth BirthdayWest End's MATILDA Celebrates Fifth Birthday
by Marianka Swain - Nov 8, 2016

Last week, Matilda the Musical - that soaring celebration of storytelling - marked its fifth year in the West End. Appropriately enough, the show begins with a birthday party in the marvellously caustic "Miracle" (over 41,000 balloons have been used since the show opened at the Cambridge Theatre), and the audience was invited to join the party, treated to birthday cupcakes in the interval. No word on whether Bruce Bogtrotter made a play for them first… (more...)

Casting And Further Tour Dates Announced For The World Premiere Of David Walliams' THE FIRST HIPPO ON THE MOONCasting And Further Tour Dates Announced For The World Premiere Of David Walliams' THE FIRST HIPPO ON THE MOON
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Today, Les Petits Theatre Company have announced the full cast and ten further tour dates for the world premiere of the stage adaptation of David Walliams' The First Hippo on the Moon. The cast includes Dominic Allen, Alice Bounce, Caroline Bowman, Owen Jenkins and Rosie Nicholls. (more...)

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