Matilda The Musical is based on the beloved novel by best-selling author Roald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr. Fox). It is the story of an extraordinary girl who dreams of a better life. Armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, Matilda dares to take a stand and change her destiny. Featuring music and lyrics by Australian comedian, musician and composer Tim Minchin, Matilda The Musical has proven an enormous success in London’s West End and on Broadway, where productions continue to play to packed houses and capture the imagination of young and old alike.

Matilda The Musical is directed by Tony Award winner Matthew Warchus (God of Carnage), who helms this production with a book by Tony Award-winning playwright Dennis Kelly and music and lyrics by Tim Minchin. The production has sets and costumes by Tony Award winner Rob Howell, with choreography by Tony Award winner Peter Darling, orchestrations, additional music and musical supervision by Christopher Nightingale, lighting by Tony Award winner Hugh Vanstone, and sound by Simon Baker.

Running Time: Approx. 2 hrs & 40 mins (including a 20 min interval)

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What a line up we have for Monday night!! Joining our 6 finalists is pop sensation, Paulini Curuenavuli, principal cast members from Aladdin - The Musical, the Helpmann Award winning Molly Barwick, Sasha Rose, Georgia Taplin and Bella Thomas who originated the title role in Matilda The Musical Australia, past winners Samantha Leigh Dodemaide and Blake Bowden, 2015 Rob Guest Endowment winner Daniel Assetta, and cast members from Dream Lover - Musical. Last minute tickets still available!

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??ANNOUNCED?? Rob Guest Endowment Concert guest artists: ?? Hosted by Lucy Durack & Penny McNamee ?? Paulini Curuenavuli from The Bodyguard Musical ?? Principal cast members of Aladdin - The Musical ?? Matilda The Musical Australia's Helpmann Award-winning Molly Barwick, Sasha Rose, Georgia Taplin & Bella Thomas ?? Cast members from Dream Lover - Musical One night only! Monday 14 November at 7.30pm.

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Record 13 Helpmann Award nominations for Matilda The Musical Australia (including Best Musical)! Huge congrats to all the nominees! We look forward to the Awards on our stage on Monday 25 July!

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Record 13 @HelpmannAwards nominations for @MatildainOz (including Best Musical)! Huge congrats to all the nominees! https://t.co/axAB2F0iNo

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CLUB LYRIC members have PRIORITY ACCESS to The Helpmann Awards tickets for Monday 25 July at 7.30pm. The prestigious awards will celebrate Australia’s vibrant live performance industry with performances from Bangarra Dance Theatre, West Australian Ballet, Mark Vincent, Marina Prior, Sarah Blasko, the casts of SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, MATILDA THE MUSICAL and THE SOUND OF MUSIC as well as the announcement of this year’s winners. Email club@sydneylyric.com.au for details.

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What a line up we have for Monday night!! Joining our 6 finalists is pop sensation, Paulini Curuenavuli, principal cast members from Aladdin - The Musical, the Helpmann Award winning Molly Barwick, Sasha Rose, Georgia Taplin and Bella Thomas who originated the title role in Matilda The Musical Australia, past winners Samantha Leigh Dodemaide and Blake Bowden, 2015 Rob Guest Endowment winner Daniel Assetta, and cast members from Dream Lover - Musical. Last minute tickets still available!

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??ANNOUNCED?? Rob Guest Endowment Concert guest artists: ?? Hosted by Lucy Durack & Penny McNamee ?? Paulini Curuenavuli from The Bodyguard Musical ?? Principal cast members of Aladdin - The Musical ?? Matilda The Musical Australia's Helpmann Award-winning Molly Barwick, Sasha Rose, Georgia Taplin & Bella Thomas ?? Cast members from Dream Lover - Musical One night only! Monday 14 November at 7.30pm.

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Record 13 Helpmann Award nominations for Matilda The Musical Australia (including Best Musical)! Huge congrats to all the nominees! We look forward to the Awards on our stage on Monday 25 July!

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Record 13 @HelpmannAwards nominations for @MatildainOz (including Best Musical)! Huge congrats to all the nominees! https://t.co/axAB2F0iNo

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CLUB LYRIC members have PRIORITY ACCESS to The Helpmann Awards tickets for Monday 25 July at 7.30pm. The prestigious awards will celebrate Australia’s vibrant live performance industry with performances from Bangarra Dance Theatre, West Australian Ballet, Mark Vincent, Marina Prior, Sarah Blasko, the casts of SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, MATILDA THE MUSICAL and THE SOUND OF MUSIC as well as the announcement of this year’s winners. Email club@sydneylyric.com.au for details.

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