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4149448Matilda the Musical
DateTuesday 25th October 2011- Ongoing

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Matilda the Musical
DescriptionFollowing an acclaimed season in Stratford, The Royal Shakespeare Company's world premiere production of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical transfers to London's Cambridge Theatre. Roald Dahl's much-loved story of Matilda bursts into life on stage in this brand new musical version where children and adults alike will be thrilled and delighted by the story of the special little girl with an extraordinary imagination. Matilda's parents think she is a nuisance and she thinks, quite rightly, they are only interested in watching telly. Life is not much better at school, where the monstrous headmistress Miss Trunchbull terrifies both students and teachers ALIKE. Then one day Matilda discovers she has a very special power and decides it's time the grown-ups were taught a lesson. Be warned, the children are revolting... Matilda The Musical played to sold-out audiences at the Royal Shakespeare Companies Courtyard Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon for twelve weeks from November 2010 to January 2011. The Matilda musical, which captured the imagination of young and old alike during its short run, is written by the highly acclaimed playwright Dennis Kelly, with music and lyrics by the anarchic Australian comedian, musician and composer Tim Minchin, and direction by Matthew Warchus. Many adult cast members from the original production will reprise their roles at the Cambridge Theatre with the Matilda cast includingBertie Carvel (Miss Trunchbull), Paul Kaye (Mr Wormwood) Josie Walker (Mrs Wormwood) and Lauren Ward (Miss Honey). We have some great Matilda tickets so follow the buy tickets links for a magical evening for young and old alike!  

Choreography: Peter Darling

Lighting: Hugh Vanstone

Lyrics: Tim Minchin

Music: Tim Minchin, Christopher Nightingale (musical supervision and orchestration)

Design: Rob Howell

Producer: Andre Ptaszynski (executive producer)

Sound: Simon Baker
Time(s)Opens 25 November 2011. Tue 19:00. Wed-Sat 19:30. Sun 15:00. Wed,Sat Mats 14:30<br>26 January 2012 19:30 - <i>Audio Described</i><br>21 March 2012 14:30 - <i>Audio Described</i><br>12 April 2012 19:30 - <i>Captioned</i><br>12 April 2012 19:30 - <i>Captioned</i><br>10 June 2012 15:00 - <i>Audio Described</i><br>13 June 2012 19:30 - <i>Captioned</i><br>18 August 2012 14:30 - <i>Captioned</i><br>18 August 2012 19:30 - <i>Captioned</i><br>30 August 2012 19:30 - <i>Audio Described</i><br>11 October 2012 19:30 - <i>Audio Described</i><br>21 October 2012 15:00 - <i>Captioned</i>
AuthorDennis Kelly (based on the novel by Doald Dahl)
DirectorMatthew Warchus
Cast / ArtistsMarc Antolin, Verity Bentham, Bertie Carvel (Miss Trunchbull), Paul Kaye (Mr Wormwood), Michael Kent, Melanie La Barrie, Matthew Malthouse, Alastair Parker, Nick Searle, Emily Shaw, Josie Walker (Mrs Wormwood), Lauren Ward (Miss Honey), Peter Howe, Matthe
LocationCambridge Theatre

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Cambridge Theatre
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Earlham Street
Seven Dials
London
WC2H 9HU
Telephone No.0844 412 4652
Disabled facilitiesNo guide dogs allowed in auditorium but are allowed in Boxes
ParkingMasterpark at Cambridge Circus. NCP at St Martin's Lane.
Opening timesMon-Sat 19.30; Wed & Sat Matinees 15.00
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