SFX School presents Road Dahl\’s Matilda the Musical Jr

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Date(s) - 21/06/2023 - 23/06/2023
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Saint Francis Xavier School



Sometimes You Have to Be a Little Bit Naughty if
You Want to Change Your Story

Saint Francis Xavier School in Richmond presents Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical JR. Based on the beloved book “Matilda” by Roald Dahl and adapted from the award-winning full-length musical, Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical JR. tells 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 cast, led by fourteen-year-old Lili Bako as Matilda, features over fifty pupils from Y7-11. Miss Smith, Head of Drama, said: ‘Rehearsing this show has been a brilliant experience. The pupils have tackled the musical with such energy and I am proud of their dedication and enthusiasm.’

Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical JR. is adapted from the full-length musical which was based on the book by Roald Dahl, and features a book by Dennis Kelly and music and lyrics by Tim Minchin. The show opened on the West End in 2011 and made its Broadway premiere in 2013. The musical earned seven Olivier Awards, including “Best New Musical,” and five Tony awards, including The Tony for “Best Book of a Musical.”

Saint Francis Xavier School presents Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical JR. at the school on Wednesday 21st – Friday 23rd June at 7pm. Tickets are available from ticketsource.co.uk/sfxschool and are priced at £7.65 per adult, £4.40 for children aged 16 and under or a family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) is available at £22.  For more information please email contact@npcat.sfx.org.uk .

Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical JR. is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized materials are supplied by Music Theatre International 423 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019, 212-541-4684, mtishows.com.

Music Theatre International (MTI) is one of the world’s leading theatrical licensing agencies, granting theatres from around the world the rights to perform the greatest selection of musicals from Broadway and beyond. Founded in 1952 by composer Frank Loesser, and orchestrator Don Walker, MTI is a driving force in advancing musical theatre as a vibrant and engaging art form.

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