VIDEO: MATILDA Kids Sing 'When I Grow Up' at The Broadway Flea Market
You never know what you might find at the annual BroadwayCares/Equity Fights AIDS Flea Market, and that includes an impromptu, a cappella performance of "When I Grow Up" sung by the kids of the smash hit, MATILDA.
MATILDA THE MUSICAL, produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, opened to rapturous reviews on April 11, 2013 at Broadway's Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). Celebrated on 10 "Top Ten" lists of 2013, the production received four Tony Awards and a Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theater for each of the four girls who shared the title role, as well as two Outer Critics Circle Awards, five Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical, and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical.
Matilda The Musical will make its Australian Premiere at Sydney Lyric Theatre on August 20, 2015. The North American Tour commenced in May 2015, with stops in New Haven, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, and Dallas, among others.
The original Broadway cast recording is produced by Broadway Records/Yellow Sound Label. It is available digitally and at the Shubert Theatre and can be ordered at www.BroadwayRecords.com.
Winner of a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards including Best Musical, Matilda the Musical is based on the beloved novel by best-selling author Roald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr. Fox). Matilda the Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.
Matilda The Musical is directed by Tony Award® winner Matthew Warchus (God of Carnage), who helms this production with a book by Tony Award®-winning playwright Dennis Kelly and music and lyrics by Australian comedian, musician and composer Tim Minchin.