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History

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s world premiere production of Roald Dahl’s MATILDA THE MUSICAL has captured the imagination of young and old alike, and continues to play to packed houses at London’s Cambridge Theatre. The London production was the winner of a record-breaking seven 2012 Olivier Awards, including Best Musical.

The critically acclaimed production began preview performances on Broadway March, 4 2013, with the official opening night April 11, 2013.

Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, with original songs from comedian Tim Minchin and book by Dennis Kelly, MATILDA is a captivating new musical masterpiece that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dares to change her destiny.

The production is directed by Matthew Warchus and designed by Rob Howell with choreography by Peter Darling, lighting by Hugh Vanstone, musical supervision and orchestration by Christopher Nightingale, sound by Simon Baker and special effects and illusions are by Paul Kieve.