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The Matilda the Musical cast performs "Revolting Children" (photo by Joan Marcus)

Matilda the Musical Has Lots to Love

Onstage now through Broadway Series South and the North Carolina Theatre, under the direction of Matthew Warchus, Matilda, based on the book of the same name by Roald Dahl, is just as fabulous as ever. And, while diehard fans of the original story might be surprised to learn that some features of the original story- such… Read More ›

The Matilda the Musical cast performs "Revolting Children" (photo by Joan Marcus)

Matilda the Musical at the Duke Energy Center Is Powerfully Designed But Weakly Written

Broadway Series South and the North Carolina Theatre‘s joint presentation of Matilda the Musical, playing tonight through Sunday evening in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, was originally commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company. Based on British author Roald Dahl’s popular 1988 children’s book, which Dennis Kelly adapted for the stage, Matilda features rousing music and witty lyrics… Read More ›

Broadway Series South and the North Carolina Theatre will present Matilda the Musical on May 23-28 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts (photo by Joan Marcus)

2013 Tony Award® Winner Matilda the Musical Dramatizes Roald Dahl’s 1988 Children’s Book

On May 23-28, Broadway Series South and the North Carolina Theatre will jointly present eight performances of the four-time 2013 Tony Award® winner Matilda the Musical in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. Matilda the Musical, which features music and lyrics by Tim Minchin and a book by Dennis… Read More ›

The company of Matilda the Musical's National Tour sings "When I Grow Up" (photo by Joan Marcus)

DPAC’s Matilda Wins with Top-Notch Talent, Imaginative Staging, and Jaw-Dropping Visuals

Theaters are houses of magic. Events transpire that don’t occur in our everyday lives. Stories unfold and are told in thrilling, exciting ways that captivate us, leave us breathless, emotionally charged, moved. Such an event is taking place at Durham Performing Arts Center: Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical, with book by Dennis Kelly and music… Read More ›

Matilda the Musical stars Ora Jones (right) as Mrs. Phelps, the librarian who befriends Matilda Wormwood (played here by Gabby Gutierrez) and becomes her confidant (photo by Joan Marcus)

Four-Time 2013 Tony Award® Winner Matilda the Musical Dramatizes Roald Dahl’s Book

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present Broadway’s latest box-office sensation, four-time 2013 Tony Award® winner Matilda the Musical, based on Roald Dahl’s 1988 children’s book about Matilda Wormwood, a plucky five-year-old English girl from an abusive home, on Jan. 19-24 as part of its immensely popular SunTrust Broadway Series. Matilda loves to read and… Read More ›