Based on the award-winning book of the same name, Matilda tells the story of a bright young girl, who decides to right-the-wrongs in her world by using her wit and cleverness. Teaming up with her school chums, Matilda takes on Miss Trunchbull, the evil headmistress of the school, and in the process discovers just how powerful believing in yourself can be. Full of high-energy dance numbers and catchy songs, this musical has won over 47 international awards, with critics raving that it is “brilliant” and “magic and just not for the kids.” Playing to packed houses around the world, we’re proud to present it as our final musical of the 2020 season!

Music and Lyrics by Tim Minchin; Book by Dennis Kelly 

Directed by Dr. Janet Barton Speer


  • Occurs Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Occurs Thursday, July 30th, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Occurs Friday, July 31st, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Occurs Saturday, August 1st, 2020 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Occurs Saturday, August 1st, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Occurs Sunday, August 2nd, 2020 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Occurs Tuesday, August 4th, 2020 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm


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