Roald Dahl’s adored Matilda is returning to the stage at the Leicester Curve Theatre in March and The Royal Shakespeare Company have officially announced the child casting for the role of the intelligent bookworm called Matilda…
Annalise Bradbur, Lara Cohen, Poppy Jones and Nicola Turner will be sharing the title role of Matilda as they travel throughout the UK & Ireland taking over popular theatres.
Matilda The Musical
Head along to Leicester Curve Theatre this month as they kick-off the first of many The Matilda Musical’s to come around the UK & Ireland. The raved about production will continue to play at the Cambridge Theatre, Camden, where it is currently in its seventh year running and is accepting bookings until the 10th February 2019.
Written by Dennis Kelly, the renowned Musical has officially been performed over 5,500 times worldwide with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin and direction by Matthew Warchus. The West-End production and winner of over 85 international awards is heading to a number of destinations this year including Leicester Curve, Dublin Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Sunderland Empire, Milton Keynes Theatre, Birmingham Hippodrome, Manchester Palace and Cardiff Wales Millennium Centre.
The performance will continue through to 10th February 2019 and through every step of the way all of the four new Matilda’s will be coming along, as well as Craige Els who will be playing Miss Trunchbull, Carly Thoms in the role of Miss Honey and Sebastien Torkia and Rebecca Thornhill as Mr and Mrs Wormwood.
Since playing in over 60 cities, 7.7 million lucky people have experienced The Matilda Musical and which can be thanks to not only the cast members, but the crew as well, including Rob Howell the production designer, Peter Darling, choreographer, Hugh Vanstone who does the lighting, Simon Baker with the sound, and special effects and illusions by Paul Kieve.
The multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company has played sold out seasons across Australia and will now be going bilingual as its first ever non-English language production in South Korea is starting in September 2018 and running until February 2019 at the the LG Arts Centre in Seoul.
5- 24 March 2018, curveonline.co.uk
Dublin Bord Gáis Energy Theatre
4 – 28 April 2018, bordgaisenergytheatre.ie
Sunderland Empire Theatre
8 May – 2 June 2018, atgtickets.com
Milton Keynes Theatre
5 – 30 June 2018, atgtickets.com
3 July – 8 September 2018, birminghamhippodrome.com
18 September – 24 November 2018, atgtickets.com
Cardiff Wales Millennium Centre
4 December 2018 – 12 January 2019, wmc.org.uk
For more information on the show visit matildathemusical.com