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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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VIDEO: Watch Emma Thompson Sing 'Smell of Rebellion' In New MATILDA THE MUSICAL Clip Photo VIDEO: Watch Emma Thompson Sing 'Smell of Rebellion' In New MATILDA THE MUSICAL Clip
by Michael Major - Dec 7, 2022

Emma Thompson sat down on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to discuss playing Miss Trunchbull in Matilda the Musical. During the interview, a clip of Thompson singing 'Smell of Rebellion' from the film was revealed. Watch the new video clip now!

Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards; Short North Sta Photo Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards; Short North Stage Leads Favorite Local Theatre!
by BWW - Dec 5, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards; Rubber City Th Photo Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards; Rubber City Theatre Leads Favorite Local Theatre!
by BWW - Dec 5, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld New Orleans Awards; Theatre Bato Photo Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld New Orleans Awards; Theatre Baton Rouge Leads Favorite Local Theatre!
by BWW - Dec 5, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld New Orleans Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Sacramento Awards; Woodland Oper Photo Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Sacramento Awards; Woodland Opera House Leads Favorite Local Theatre!
by BWW - Dec 5, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Sacramento Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Sioux Falls Awards; The Premiere Photo Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Sioux Falls Awards; The Premiere Playhouse Leads Favorite Local Theatre!
by BWW - Dec 5, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Sioux Falls Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Exeter Northcott Theatre Launches Spring / Summer 2023 Season Photo Exeter Northcott Theatre Launches Spring / Summer 2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Dec 5, 2022

Exeter Northcott has announced a new season of events at its Northcott and Barnfield theatres for January to August 2023, revealing a rich range of absurd comedies, cutting-edge dramas, family favourites and innovative South West-based productions.

Broadway Streaming Guide: December 2022 - Where to Watch MATILDA THE MUSICAL & More N Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: December 2022 - Where to Watch MATILDA THE MUSICAL & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Dec 3, 2022

2022 is going out with a bang with new movies, series, and concerts to keep Broadway fans entertained all month long! From the new film adaptation of Matilda the Musical to Idina Menzel's new documentary on Disney+, December's streaming guide has something for everyone!

VIDEO: Viral MATILDA THE MUSICAL Dance Gets Missy Elliot Remix Photo VIDEO: Viral MATILDA THE MUSICAL Dance Gets Missy Elliot Remix
by Michael Major - Dec 1, 2022

Last week, a first look at 'Revolting Children' from the new film adaptation of Matilda the Musical was released. Since then, the clip has gone viral on social media and has been remixed to 'Lose Control' by Missy Elliot in a new video posted to Twitter. The viral video clip even prompted a response from Missy Elliot herself.

First Stage's Young Company to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM in December Photo First Stage's Young Company to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2022

First Stage's Young Company, the Theater Academy's award-winning training program for advanced high school actors, will present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, one of Shakespeare's most popular and influential plays.

Roald Dahl Videos

VIDEO: Watch Emma Thompson Sing 'Smell of Rebellion' In New MATILDA THE MUSICAL Clip Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Emma Thompson Sing 'Smell of Rebellion' In New MATILDA THE MUSICAL Clip

by Michael Major - Dec 7, 2022

Emma Thompson sat down on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to discuss playing Miss Trunchbull in Matilda the Musical. During the interview, a clip of Thompson singing 'Smell of Rebellion' from the film was revealed. Watch the new video clip now!

VIDEO: Viral MATILDA THE MUSICAL Dance Gets Missy Elliot Remix Videoplay
VIDEO: Viral MATILDA THE MUSICAL Dance Gets Missy Elliot Remix

by Michael Major - Dec 1, 2022

Last week, a first look at 'Revolting Children' from the new film adaptation of Matilda the Musical was released. Since then, the clip has gone viral on social media and has been remixed to 'Lose Control' by Missy Elliot in a new video posted to Twitter. The viral video clip even prompted a response from Missy Elliot herself.

VIDEO: Watch a Clip of 'Revolting Children' From MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch a Clip of 'Revolting Children' From MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie

by Michael Major - Nov 23, 2022

A clip from 'Revolting Children' from the film adaptation of Matilda the Musical has been released. The film stars Alisha Weir (Matilda), Emma Thompson (Miss Trunchbull), Lashana Lynch (Miss Honey), Sindhu Vee (Miss Phelps), Stephen Graham (Mr. Wormwood), Andrea Riseborough (Mrs. Wormwood), and more. Watch the video clip now!

VIDEO: Watch Stephen Graham & Andrea Riseborough in the 'Daddy's Back' Clip from MATI Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Stephen Graham & Andrea Riseborough in the 'Daddy's Back' Clip from MATILDA THE MUSICAL

by Michael Major - Nov 21, 2022

A new clip from the Matilda the Musical film has been released, featuring Stephen Graham and Andrea Riseborough as Mr. and Mrs. Wormwood. Watch the 'Daddy's Back' video clip, which also features Alisha Weir as Matilda, now!

VIDEO: Watch MATILDA Movie Star Alisha Weir Perform 'Naughty' on THE LATE LATE SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch MATILDA Movie Star Alisha Weir Perform 'Naughty' on THE LATE LATE SHOW

by Michael Major - Nov 21, 2022

Matilda the Musical movie star Alisa Weir appeared on The Late Late Show in Ireland to perform 'Naughty' from the hit musical. Weir stars in the title role of the new movie musical alongside stars Oscar winner Emma Thompson, Stephen Graham, Andrea Riseborough, and Lashana Lynch. Watch a video of the performance now!

LISTEN: 'When I Grow Up' From MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Soundtrack Released Videoplay
LISTEN: 'When I Grow Up' From MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Soundtrack Released

by Michael Major - Nov 17, 2022

'When I Grow Up' from the Matilda the Musical movie soundtrack has been released! Get a first listen to the new track below before the complete soundtrack is released. The new track features vocals from Alisha Weir as Matilda and Lashana Lynch as Miss Honey. The track follows the soundtrack's lead single 'Revolting Children.'

VIDEO: Netflix Debuts MATILDA THE MUSICAL Official Movie Trailer Videoplay
VIDEO: Netflix Debuts MATILDA THE MUSICAL Official Movie Trailer

by Michael Major - Oct 13, 2022

Netflix has shared a new trailer and key art for the film adaptation of ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA THE MUSICAL. The new movie musical stars Oscar winner Emma Thompson, Stephen Graham, Andrea Riseborough, Sindhu Vee, Alisha Weir and Lashana Lynch. Watch the new video trailer and check out the new film poster photo now!

VIDEO: Netflix Debuts MATILDA THE MUSICAL Film Teaser Trailer Videoplay
VIDEO: 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  Videoplay
Josh 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 Videoplay
VIDEO: 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).


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).