The Royal Shakespeare Company, Louise Withers, Michael Coppel and Michael Watt today announced that the critically acclaimed Australian Production of Matilda The Musical will premiere at The Civic in Auckland this August for a strictly limited season. Keep your ears to the ground as dates and ticketing details will be announced soon.
The winner of over 70 international awards, including 15 for Best Musical, this RSC production of Matilda The Musical Is currently playing to sell-out houses across Australia with standing ovations at every performance.
The Australian Production of Matilda The Musical is the most awarded musical in Australian theatrical history having scooped a record-breaking 13 Helpmann Awards – winning every possible musical category – and has just been nominated in all possible categories of Melbourne’s “peer recognized” 2017 Green Room Awards.
Matilda The Musical is based on the beloved novel by best-selling author Roald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr. Fox). It is the story of an extraordinary girl who armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. The show will be directed by Tony Award® winner Matthew Warchus (God of Carnage), who helms this production with a book by Tony Award®-winning playwright Dennis Kelly and music and lyrics by Australian Tim Minchin.
The waitlist for tickets is now available matildathemusical.co.nz.