Matilda the Musical (2011) is a musical by Dennis Kelly (book) and Tim Minchin (music and lyrics), based on Roald Dahl’s novel of the same name.


Matilda the Musical tells the tale of a precocious young girl who uses her extraordinary powers to overcome obstacles caused by her family and school, also helping her teacher to find her way in life. 

Matilda2018 – 2019 Production

Teatro at Montecasino: 
Artscape: 11 December – 13 January

Produced by Pieter Toerien Productions and GWB Entertainment. Director: Matthew Warchus. 

Choreography: Peter Darling.  Set and Costume Design: Rob Howell. Lighting Design: Hugh Vanstone. Sound Design: Simon Baker. Additional Music/Musical Supervision: Christopher Nightingale.

Cast: Lilla Fleischmann, Kitty Harris and Morgan Santo (Matilda), Ryan de Villers (Miss Trunchbull) and Bethany Dickson (Miss Honey), Stephen Jubber (Mr Wormwood), Claire Taylor (Mrs Wormwood), Nompumelelo Mayiyane (Mrs Phelps), Jasmin Colangelo (Ensemble), Katrina Dix (Ensemble), Sinead Donnelly (Ensemble), Michael Gardiner (Ensemble), Kent Jeycocke (Ensemble), Weslee Lauder (Ensemble), Carlo McFarlane (Ensemble), Kenneth Meyer (Ensemble), Daniel Parrott (Ensemble), Adrianna Patlaszynska (Ensemble), Jonathan Raath (Ensemble), Logan Timbre (Ensemble), Jack Fokkens (Pupil), Keeran Isaacs (Pupil), Robyn Ivey (Pupil), Joshua LeClair (Pupil), Levi Maron (Pupil), Ipeleng Merafe (Pupil), Megan Saayman (Pupil), Taylor Salgado (Pupil), Cameron Seear (Pupil) and Zac Gabriel Werb (Pupil).

Reviews: None filed. Overall Review Score: TBC.

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