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Roald Dahl

 
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Date of Birth: September 13, 1916
Date of Death: November 23, 1990 (74)

Birth Place: Llandaff, WALES

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[West End, 2011]
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Best Leading Actor: Eric Jensen from Friendswood High School as “Miss Trunchbull” Photo

Best Leading Actor: Eric Jensen from Friendswood High School as “Miss Trunchbull” in Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical

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04/28/2020
China Brickey as Miss Honey, Emily Gunyou Halaas as Miss Trunchbull, and Ensemble in  Photo

China Brickey as Miss Honey, Emily Gunyou Halaas as Miss Trunchbull, and Ensemble in Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical

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04/30/2019
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The ensemble of 5-Star Theatricals regional theatre premiere of â€Ĺ"ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA THE MUSICAL

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03/22/2019
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Cast of Roald Dahl's WILLY WONKA Photo

Take a trip through Wonkaland! Cast of Roald Dahl's WILLY WONKA

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09/12/2018
The cast of Roald Dahl's WILLY WONKA, playing at Wheaton Drama! Photo

The cast of Roald Dahl's WILLY WONKA, playing at Wheaton Drama!

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09/12/2018

 

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Theatre 360 Presents MATILDA THE MUSICAL At Sierra Madre Playhouse Photo Theatre 360 Presents MATILDA THE MUSICAL At Sierra Madre Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2022

As it did for most arts organizations, March of 2020 marked the beginning of a difficult chapter for performing arts school Theatre 360. With COVID regulations constantly changing over the next months and years, the company was able to remain fluid, pivoting from in-person lessons to virtual classes and then to masked in-person workshops for small groups.

Recipients Announced for the 20th Anniversary of The 5th Avenue Theatre Awards: Honor Photo Recipients Announced for the 20th Anniversary of The 5th Avenue Theatre Awards: Honoring High School Musicals
by Stephi Wild - Jun 27, 2022

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced the recipients for the 20th Anniversary of The 5th Avenue Theatre Awards: Honoring High School Musicals, the highly anticipated award show sponsored by Wells Fargo, that streamed LIVE online at 7:00 PM on Sunday, June 26, 2022.

Further Dates Announced For ROALD DAHL'S CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY UK and Ire Photo Further Dates Announced For ROALD DAHL'S CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY UK and Ireland Tour
by Stephi Wild - Jun 24, 2022

Further touring dates have been announced for the new production of the West End and Broadway smash hit Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - The Musical.

Review: Lyric Theatre's Summer Series returns with MATILDA: THE MUSICAL Photo Review: Lyric Theatre's Summer Series returns with MATILDA: THE MUSICAL
by Adrienne Proctor - Jun 22, 2022

MATILDA is a funny, irreverent story about a special young girl. Gifted with imagination and the ability to teach herself complex subjects, Matilda appeals to anyone who has the fighting spirit. Roald Dahl's beloved children's novel was adapted for the stage by Dennis Kelly, with songs by Tim Minchin. Lyric presents Matilda at the Civic Center. See what our critic thought. 

Ogunquit Playhouse Adds BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL to its 90th Anniversary S Photo Ogunquit Playhouse Adds BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL to its 90th Anniversary Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022

Ogunquit Playhouse, the crown jewel of the Maine Southern Seacoast, has announced the regional premiere of Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, which will join the 2022 season, playing September 15 – October 30.

New Albany Youth Theatre to Present Roald Dahl's MATILDA JR. Photo New Albany Youth Theatre to Present Roald Dahl's MATILDA JR.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 20, 2022

New Albany Youth Theatre will present Roald Dahl's Matilda JR. July 8-10, 2022 at the McCoy Center.

Cast Announced for JERRY'S GIRLS Benefit Performance Photo Cast Announced for JERRY'S GIRLS Benefit Performance
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2022

Season of Concern, the emergency fund for Chicago theater artists, will present a one-night-only benefit performance of Jerry’s Girls, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, concepts by Larry Alford, Wayne Cilento, and Jerry Herman, direction by Ken-Matt Martin, and musical direction by Nigel D. Robinson.

Gretna Theatre Continues Its 95th Season With MATILDA THE MUSICAL Photo Gretna Theatre Continues Its 95th Season With MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2022

Gretna Theatre presents the Tony Award-Winning Broadway hit, Matilda, the Musical. From the marvelous mind of Roald Dahl comes the inspiring story of Matilda, a little girl with unbelievable wit and intelligence.

Wake Up With BWW 6/16: Feldstein & Lynch to Depart FUNNY GIRL, First Look at MATILDA  Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/16: Feldstein & Lynch to Depart FUNNY GIRL, First Look at MATILDA THE MUSICAL Film, and More!
by - Jun 16, 2022

Today's top stories include a first look at the upcoming film adaptation of Matilda The Musical, with all new photos and a teaser trailer!  Plus, Beanie Feldstein and Jane Lynch will depart Funny Girl this September, full casting announced for The Devil Wears Prada, and more!

VIDEO: Netflix presenta el tráiler de MATILDA EL MUSICAL Photo VIDEO: Netflix presenta el tráiler de MATILDA EL MUSICAL
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jun 16, 2022

La versión cinematográfica del musical se estrenará en la plataforma estas Navidades.

Roald Dahl Videos

VIDEO: Netflix Debuts MATILDA THE MUSICAL Film Teaser Trailer VideoVIDEO: Netflix Debuts MATILDA THE MUSICAL Film Teaser Trailer
by Michael Major - Jun 15, 2022

Learn about this brand new take on the Tony and Olivier award-winning musical. Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical film stars Emma Thompson, Alisha Weir, Lashana Lynch, and more. Get the scoop on the film, and watch the first teaser trailer.

Josh Young and Emily Padgett Will Bring VALJEAN, COSETTE AND A STRING QUARTET to the  VideoJosh Young and Emily Padgett Will Bring VALJEAN, COSETTE AND A STRING QUARTET to the Green Room 42
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 29, 2022

On April 9 (7pm), join Tony Award Nominee Josh Young and his wife, Broadway Star Emily Padgett at the Green Room 42, as they celebrate the decade that gave us Les Miserables, Phantom of The Opera and Cats - the decade where Stephen Sondheim and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber reached the pinnacle of their creative mastery: the 1980’s.

VIDEO: MATILDA Celebrates 10 Years in the West End VideoVIDEO: MATILDA Celebrates 10 Years in the West End
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2021

A new behind-the-scenes video from the 10th birthday press day was released, featuring interviews with Tim Minchin (music and lyrics), Dennis Kelly (writer), Catherine Mallyon (Executive Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company), Elliot Harper (Miss Trunchbull) and Landi Oshinowo (Mrs Phelps).

PHOTO/VIDEO: Exclusive Look Behind the Scenes of MATILDA THE MUSICAL VideoPHOTO/VIDEO: Exclusive Look Behind the Scenes of MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 17, 2021

To celebrate the reopening of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Matilda The Musical last night at the Cambridge Theatre, the show has released a photograph from the curtain call as well as a new video which gives audiences an exclusive look behind-the-scenes at the preparations in the lead up to reopening the multi-award winning musical in the West End.

VIDEO: Meet the Child Stars of Royal Shakespeare Company's MATILDA THE MUSICAL VideoVIDEO: Meet the Child Stars of Royal Shakespeare Company's MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 18, 2021

In the video, Imogen Cole, Alyssa D’Souza, Alex Munden and Zoe Simon can be seen getting to grips with their gymnastic ribbon skills under the watchful eye of Elliot Harper (Miss Trunchbull).

VIDEO: Anne Hathaway Talks About Her Baby on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE VideoVIDEO: Anne Hathaway Talks About Her Baby on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
by Stage Tube - Oct 28, 2020

Anne talks about having a baby boy, the weird stuff she has been doing to cope with the pandemic, what her 4-year-old thinks she does for a living, her Halloween plans, her accent and makeup in the new movie Roald Dahl's The Witches, terrible costumes she has worn (with Guillermo dressing up as one of her characters), and she reveals that she gets nervous around Jimmy.

VIDEO: Octavia Spencer Talks About Her Love of Chris Evans on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE VideoVIDEO: Octavia Spencer Talks About Her Love of Chris Evans on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
by Stage Tube - Oct 23, 2020

Octavia talks about her interest in politics, sneaking into Ted Kennedy’s office, getting back to work, celebrating her 50th birthday in quarantine, surprises from her celebrity friends, working on her new movie Roald Dahl’s The Witches, and loving Chris Evans as Captain America.

VIDEO: West End MATILDA Kids Perform 'When I Grow Up' VideoVIDEO: West End MATILDA Kids Perform 'When I Grow Up'
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2020

The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Matilda The Musical has released a video of some of the current young performers along with Miss Honey (Gina Beck) singing 'When I Grow Up' from their homes during theatreland shutdown. 

VIDEO: Original MATILDA Cast Performs 'When I Grow Up' VideoVIDEO: Original MATILDA Cast Performs 'When I Grow Up'
by Stage Tube - May 22, 2020

The original cast of Matilda has reunited, virtually, for a performance of When I Grow Up!

VIDEO: Watch Eddie Redmayne & Cate Blanchett in New JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, WITH T VideoVIDEO: Watch Eddie Redmayne & Cate Blanchett in New JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, WITH TAIKA AND FRIENDS
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2020

Taika Waititi leads an all-star cast in episode 3 of 'James and the Giant Peach with Taika and Friends', with Cate Blanchett playing Centipede, Eddie Redmayne voicing Miss Ladybird, Kumail Nanjiani as Miss Spider, Ruth Wilson playing the Earthworm and Sarah Paulson as Old-Green-Grasshopper. 


Roald Dahl Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Roald Dahl written?
Roald Dahl has written 3 shows including The Honeys (Playwright), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Author), Matilda the Musical (Source Material).