Winner of over 60 international awards, including 14 for Best Musical, Matilda the Musical will have its official Brisbane Premiere at the Lyric Theatre at QPAC on Thursday 1st December at 7pm.
Today a special preview of the show and to meet writer comedian Tim Minchin who has come out specially for the opening of Brisbane show tonight got to speak on the huge success this show has impacted on stage and has further changed his life.
With two of the highlighted acts that were performed by the cast,the four Matilda’s that were selected for the Brisbane show spoke as to the excited on the success of their roles. In terms of their characters they all needed to stay quiet stern but on the inside they expressed how incredible it was to receive the news that they were the leads and they are jumping for joy without showing it!
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 armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her destiny. 2016 saw Matilda The Musical become the most successful and acclaimed musical in Australian show business history, receiving a record thirteen Helpmann Awards in July, with the Herald Sun, Melbourne describing it as “The show of the year”.
The season runs till February 12th 2017 Qpac.
We will be back with socials of the opening night.