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‘Matilda The Musical’ Extends West End Booking Period

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Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly’s Matilda The Musical have announced performances will continue until May 2025 at the Cambridge Theatre, and have cast a new group of children in the title role.

Ava Posniak, Anna Deikalo, and Sophia Saravanan will join Estella Evans to perform as Matilda in the production, with their first show on 12th March.

The other young performers to join the London company who will make up the pupils at Crunchem Hall include Ryo Appadu, Nesim Adnan, Marnie Rae Warren-Baker, Chloe Boyle, Amelia-Grace Cambridge, Caoimhe Fisher, Matthias Green, Jesamine-Bleu Gibbs, Harry Newby,, Daisy Jeffcoate, Kaylen Luke, Yvie Moore, Lola McCourtie, Alex Prior, and Frankie Treadaway.

The talented new performers join the existing young cast featuring Max Garlick, Jake Durant, Archie Smith, Zarian Marcel Obatarhe, Lilia Guinoubi, Toryn O’Callaghan, Coco-Lili Hodder, Elliott Marsden, Kristiano Ricardo, and Harriet Rogers.

The adult cast in the show stars Kieran Hill (Miss Trunchbull), Rakesh Boury (Mr. Wormwood), Lydia White (Miss Honey), and Amy Ellen Richardson (Mrs. Wormwood), with Deborah Tracey, Esme Bacalla-Hayes, Thea Bunting, Roan Pronk, Ronan Burns, Stan Doughty, Ruairidh McDonald, Nolan Edwards, Karina Hind, Ella Caldwell, Aaron Jenkins, Sean Lopeman, Sam Lathwood, Kane Oliver Parry, Gabrielle Davina Smith, and Lauren Varnham making up the remainder of the ensemble.

Now in its 13th year in the West End, Matilda The Musical has so far been seen by 11 million people worldwide across more than 90 cities.

Matilda was written by Dennis Kelly, with lyrics and music by Tim Minchin, and directed and developed by Matthew Warchus. The production has choreography by Peter Darling, designed by Rob Howell, with additional music, orchestrations, and musical supervision by Christopher Nightingale, sound by Simon Baker, lighting by Hugh Vanstone, and illusions and special effects by Paul Kieve.

This anarchic stage production about a young, strong, and determined heroine with a vivid imagination takes its inspiration from Roald Dahl’s 1988 novel Matilda which was also adapted into a 1996 movie, directed by and starring Danny DeVito.

 

Booking & Theatre Info For Matilda The Musical

The Cambridge Theatre is a medium size West End theatre located on Earlham Street in Covent Garden and has three levels of seating with a capacity of 1242 seats.

The theatre benefits from having very little restricted view seating thanks to there being no support pillars or obstructive rails within the auditorium and with its plush seating and carpeting, the Cambridge Theatre is considered to be one of the most comfortable venues in the West End.

Premium seating can be found in rows B and C of the Dress Circle providing excellent elevated views of the stage and also in the centre of the Stalls section for a more immersive theatrical experience!

Value for money can be found in the Upper Circle which offers excellent views of the stage, and the front section is an excellent vantage point that does not feel distant from the stage. The second and third rows in the centre provide the clearest views and are often discounted making them ideal for bargain hunters or patrons on a budget looking to secure cheap Matilda tickets.

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