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Royal Shakespeare Company’s Matilda The Musical – Edinburgh Playhouse

Book: Dennis Kelly Music & Lyrics: Tim Minchin Director: Matthew Warchus Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys With its origins as the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2010 festive show, nine years down the line, Dennis Kelly and Tim Minchin’s musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Matilda has been seen by over eight million people around the globe. Winning awards and smashing box office records wherever ...

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Matilda The Musical – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Writer: Dennis Kelley (based on the book by Roald Dahl) Music and Lyrics: Tim Minchin Director: Matthew Warchus Reviewer: Joan Phillips Enter the dark imagination of Roald Dahl in the story of Matilda, a young girl, unwanted and overlooked by her parents. Seen from the point of view of the young girl, in Dahl’s imaginary world the children are wiser ...

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Matilda: The Musical – Palace Theatre, Manchester

Writer: Roald Dahl Adaptor: Dennis Kelly Music/Lyrics: Tim Minchin Director Matthew Warchus The success of Matilda: The Musical, like its titular hero, should not be underestimated. Having premiered eight years ago at the Courtyard Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly’s musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s touching tale of an unlikely friendship champions the underdog despite the harshest of ...

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Matilda the Musical – Birmingham Hippodrome

Book: Dennis Kelly, from the book by Roald Dahl Music and Lyrics: Tim Minchin Director: Matthew Warchus Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Matilda Wormwood is a precocious, intelligent, imaginative and resilient girl with a strong sense of what is right.  By the age of five, she has taught herself the three Rs and has read many of the classics. Yet in a world where ...

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Ushers: The Front of House Musical – Charing Cross Theatre, London

Music: Yiannis Koutsakos Lyrics: James Oban &Yiannis Koutsakos Book &Additional Lyrics: James Rottger Director: Max Reynolds Reviewer: John Roberts It was only going to be a matter of time before the teams behind the running of most of the theatres up and down Theatreland became the subject of its own musical. Yiannis Koutsakos, James Oban and James Rottger have clearly ...

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NEWS: Ushers – The Front of House Musical gets West End extension

After receiving a clutch of 5-star rave reviews and great audiences in a late night slot, USHERS: The Front of House Musical has been promoted! USHERS: The Front of House Musical will now get a month-long West End residency as the main show at Charing Cross Theatre from Tuesday 13 May to Saturday 7 June. Set in the West End ...

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CD REVIEW: Ushers: The Front Of House Musical – Original Cast Recording

Music: Yiannis Koutsakos Lyrics: James Oban and Yiannis Koutsakos Book: James Rottger Reviewer: Laura Orton Ushers: The Front of House Musical tells a story of the unsung heroes of theatre – the ordinarily invisible ushers. There are six characters in this show and each of them have their own story of dreams and aspirations. Among the ensemble numbers, a solo ...

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