If you remember begging your parents to buy you the entire Roald Dahl series when you were younger, then you’re in for a real treat.
Matilda The Musical – a stage adaptation of the novel Matilda is coming to Singapore. Not to mention, for the first time ever in Asia.
Matilda Comes To Singapore
If you’ve never read the book or watched the movie, here’s a breakdown of the plot.
The musical follows Matilda, a precocious 5-year-old girl who loves reading and learning but is suppressed by her TV-obsessed parents who pay her little attention and bullied by her formidable school headmistress Miss Trunchbull for being too smart.
As she grows up, she begins to resist the challenges and obstacles presented to her, learning that sometimes you have to be a “little bit naughty” in order to get through life – a tale that’ll resonate with audiences young and old alike.
Be prepared to delight in the witty musical numbers featuring beloved hits such as ‘Naughty’ and ‘When I Grow Up’, it’s no surprise that the musical has bagged a trunkful of awards, including five Tony Awards and seven Olivier Awards.
Accompanying the music is a collection of vivid stage sets that are decked out in a kaleidoscope of colours – a captivating treat for the eyes.
Featuring a lovable child cast and a riotous adult one, Matilda the Musical promises an unforgettable story of childhood, love and hope presented in stunning theatrical form that is sure to leave a lasting impression on audience members of all ages.
Don’t miss your chance to catch it when it debuts at the Sands Theatre in Singapore, 21 February 2019.
Matilda The Musical
Venue: Sands Theatre @ Marina Bay Sands
Dates: 21 February 2019 – 3 March 2019
Showtimes: Tue – Fri: 7.30pm | Sat: 2pm & 7.30pm | Sun: 1pm & 6pm
Prices: Tue – Thur: $68 – $178 | Fri – Sun: $68 – $198 (excluding $4 ticketing fee)
(Header Image Source: Matilda The Musical Facebook)