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Matilda the Musical

Matilda The Musical

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - Sunday, January 10, 2016

Holidays Theater

Based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, Matilda The Musical 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.

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"Rejoice! It is even more glorious than promised."
--The New York Times

"THE BEST FAMILY MUSICAL IN YEARS"
--The Chicago Tribune
 
"SMART, SWEET, ZANY, AND STUPENDOUS FUN!
Take a kid if you've got one, but if not, go anyway."
--The Wall Street Journal

Matilda The Musical


Time Magazine's "#1 Show of the Year!" Winner of 50 international awards, including four Tony Awards, Matilda The Musical 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. Based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, Matilda continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages on Broadway and in London's West End. In the words of Bloomberg News, "Welcome to the deliriously amusing, heartwarming, head-spinning world of Matilda The Musical. You won't want to leave."

Recommended for age 6 and up.

Performance Timing: Act I - 75 min.; Intermission - 18 min.; Act II - 60 min.

FREE WITH YOUR DEC. 31 PERFORMANCE TICKET: THE GRAND FOYER PARTY
Ring in 2016 with music and dancing from 10:30 p.m. until 1 a.m. featuring soul/funk master Sir Joe Quarterman and FreeSoul, young soulful singers Michael Mwenso & The Shakes featuring Brianna Thomas, a social photo booth, champagne and other drinks for purchase, and a big balloon drop and confetti countdown at midnight!

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Matilda the Musical Teaser