Matilda the Musical

Run Time:
2 hours and 40 minutes, with one intermission
Opened: May 29, 2015
Closing: June 25, 2017

Matilda the Musical - 2015 - US Tour Tickets, News, Info & More

Shubert Performing Arts Center
247 College St. New Haven, CT 06510

Winner of 50 international awards including 4 Tony Awards and a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards including Best Musical, Matilda the Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl who dreams of a better life. Armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, Matilda dares to take a stand and change her destiny.

Matilda the Musical - 2015 - US Tour Cast

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THE LORD OF THE RINGS Musical Company Celebrates Bilbo and Frodo's Birthday, as The Show Sells Out at The Watermill Theatre by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2023

As the company celebrate Bilbo and Frodo Baggins' official birthdays, Artistic Director Paul Hart, Executive Director Claire Murray, and the whole team at Newbury's The Watermill Theatre have announced that their production of THE LORD OF THE RINGS has officially sold out. Learn more about the show here!

MCCC's Kelsey Theatre And Maurer Productions OnStage To Present MATILDA THE MUSICAL by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2023

Get ready to be spellbound as Mercer County Community College's Kelsey Theatre and Maurer Productions OnStage bring Roald Dahl's Tony Award-winning 'Matilda The Musical' to the stage. Don't miss this spectacular musical adaptation packed with laughter, heartwarming moments, and unforgettable songs.

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MATILDA THE MUSICAL Comes to Portland Playhouse in October. Find out all the details about the show and how to get tickets here!

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Photos: First look at MTVarts' MATILDA THE MUSICAL JR by Jerri Shafer - Sep 13, 2023

ebellion is nigh in Matilda JR., a gleefully witty ode to the the anarchy of childhood and the power of imagination! This story of a girl who dreams of a better life and the children she inspires will have audiences rooting for the 'revolting children' who are out to teach the grown-ups a lesson. Matilda has astonishing wit, intelligence... and special powers! She's unloved by her cruel parents but impresses her schoolteacher, the highly loveable Miss Honey. Matilda's school life isn't completely smooth sailing, however – the school's mean headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, hates children and just loves thinking up new punishments for those who don't abide by her rules. But Matilda has courage and cleverness in equal amounts, and could be the school pupils' saving grace! Packed with high-energy dance numbers and catchy songs, Matilda a joyous girl power romp. Children and adults alike will be thrilled and delighted by the story of the special little girl with an extraordinary imagination. Performances are Sept 15 - 17, 2023, at Knox Memorial Theater, 112 East High St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050. For tickets or more information, visit:

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ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME To Play Final Broadway Performance Next Month by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 21, 2023

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London Theatre Week Starts Today! Get Tickets to MATILDA THE MUSICAL from Just £25 by Aliya Al-Hassan - Aug 21, 2023

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Exclusive: Listen to Two Songs from SIDEWAYS the Musical- Original Cast Recording by Nicole Rosky - Aug 17, 2023

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Video: West End Cast of MATILDA THE MUSICAL Release Video in Support of England's Lionesses by Aliya Al-Hassan - Aug 16, 2023

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Theatre Director and Former RSC Artistic Director Michael Boyd Dies by Stephi Wild - Aug 4, 2023

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Review: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Luminates the Vancouver Stage This Summer! by Alyson Eng - Jul 28, 2023

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Conundrum Theatre Company and the Burbank Community YMCA are excited to announce the upcoming production of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical JR., a captivating musical that embraces the anarchy of childhood and celebrates the power of imagination. This thrilling theatrical experience will take place at The Victory Theatre on July 29th at 12 pm and 5 pm.

Roanoke's Rising Stars Take the Stage in MATILDA THE MUSICAL at Mill Mountain Theatre by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2023

Get ready for an unforgettable experience as Roanoke's brightest stars take the stage in 'Matilda the Musical' at Mill Mountain Theatre. Don't miss your chance to witness the magic of this award-winning show, which has taken both London's West End and Broadway by storm.

New Matildas Join MATILDA THE MUSICAL in the West End by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2023

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PIPPIN Comes to Break a Leg Theater Works This Month by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2023

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Theatre By The Sea Announces 2023 Children's Festival by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 1, 2023

In celebration of 90 Years of Theatre By The Sea (TBTS), owner and producer Bill Hanney has announced the summer schedule for Theatre By The Sea's 2023 Children's Festival. Performances will be held on select Fridays in July and August.

Video: Watch Highlights from the 18th Annual Broadway Junior Student Celebration by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 28, 2023

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Little Radical Theatrics presents Roald Dahls Matilda the Musical!

Photos: Go Inside the 18th Annual BROADWAY JUNIOR Celebration by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 26, 2023

See photos from the 18th Annual Broadway Junior Student Celebration hosted by Jeanna de Waal & Uma Paranjpe!!

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