Book your tickets now, yes, you maggots! For Matilda (the Musical) now playing in Sands Theatre MBS until 17 March only. Or miss out on the most adored subversive fairytale about female empowerment
Yes, long before the MeToo movement, there was Matilda, magicked by Roald Dahl in 1988 for children and smarter adults. From page to stage, this is the Royal Shakespeare Production of Matilda The Musical.
Who doesn’t love a story about a sad lonely 5-year-old’s life (so far) in a family of
Matilda the genius child loses herself in books, and classroom quite the opposite of a Harry Potter hall of academia, and imagines the most wondrous stories in the library. Librarian Mrs Phelps is the solo rapt listener.
There is class teacher Miss Honey, sweeter than, whom our lead protagonist embraces. Among her mates, Lavender, Bruce Bogtrotter. And then there is Miss Agatha Trunchbull, a masterstroke of
Altogether an exhilarating explosive experience, no wonder Matilda The Musical has bagged multiple awards
“Naughty,” “Quiet,” “When I Grow Up.”The set is a world of Scrabble tiles, building lettered blocks, books, and the quick changes so swift and smart, you are fully enmeshed in a kids’ world
The cast is spectacular, from the diminutive Matilda to the mountain of a