Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical
Name: Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical
Date: December 5, 2019 - December 29, 2019
December 5 - 29, 2019 Book by Dennis Kelly, Music and Lyrics by Tim Minchin “…an exhilarating tale of empowerment as told from the perspective of the most powerless of them all… little children.” -New York Times An avid reader, and imbued with powers even she doesn’t fully comprehend, Matilda is a clever and imaginative girl. At school for the first time, she encounters two authority figures who are polar opposites; the kind and nurturing Miss Honey, and the mean and demanding Miss Trunchbull. Originally written by Roald Dahl, Matilda is the story of a kind and curious child who triumphs in the face of adversity. In true Roald Dahl fashion, victory for the underdog is never in question. Audiences will be left with a powerful message to pursue with tenacity their own curious natures. Starring Ben Layman as the evil Miss Trunchbull and directed by the group production of Jeff Payton & Matt Shaffer. A Maine Professional Premiere!