Matilda The Musical Tickets Cambridge Theatre

The Incomparable Children's Story From The Imagination Of Roald Dahl Bursts Into Life On Stage!

Matilda The Musical – the RSC's awesome hit stage show continues to wow West End audiences at the Cambridge Theatre in London. . Brilliantly adapted for the stage from Roald Dahl’s awesome story about a gifted child with an extraordinary imagination, the story of Matilda which was first published in 1988.

The plot focuses on the title character, a young girl blessed with extraordinary intellect from an early age – so much so that she can pinpoint the wrongdoings in grownups and read her way through the local library at a breakneck pace. Then, whilst at school, her powers go way beyond mere intellect, as Matilda is granted the miracle of psychokinetic powers and she uses them to teach those around her a lesson. Get more information about Matilda The Musical in London here.

Matilda has been finely tuned up for the musical on stage by Dennis Kelly (author of the musical version). The original creative team behind the musical for RSC has regrouped to present it in the West End. Matthew Warchus (Director), Tim Minchin (music and lyrics), Peter Darling (Choreography), Rob Howell (Design), and Paul Kieve (Illusions and special effects) have all scored a golden goal with the stage production of Matilda The Musical.

Are Tickets To Matilda The Musical Good Value?

The Cambridge Theatre is not one of the largest in the West End and there are three tiers with the best seats being located in the stalls and dress circle. The price of tickets to Matilda will depend on where you wish to sit but for Monday to Wednesday performances, there is often a good value to be found in all price bands while at weekends and during peak periods such as school holidays, prices can be quite expensive due to sheer demand!

Do They Ever Discount Matilda The Musical Tickets?

The theatre very rarely discount tickets to Matilda however the price of tickets can often fluctuate due to supply and demand and therefore weekday performances in off-peak weeks can very often bring big savings. There are also different price bands in all three tiers of the theatre so studying the seating plan can often be beneficial as booking tickets in the stalls row L or dress circle tickets in row D can pay dividends as they are just on the cut-off point for the price brands where there can often be a difference of up to 30% on the row in front with more or less the same view!

Should I Avoid Upper Circle Tickets To Matilda?

As the Cambridge Theatre is not a massive venue and there are very few seats that feature a restriction to the view the Upper Circle seats to Matilda The Musical can often offer consumers good value for money, and deliver savings, and sometimes lastminute bargains. Row G of the upper circle is particularly interesting as it is the first row of the cheapest section of the theatre but has a corridor in front meaning that a good view of the stage is pretty much guaranteed no matter who sits in front of you.

When Is The Best Time To Book Tickets To Matilda The Musical?

As Matilda is a family show then it is advisable to avoid school holidays and weekends if possible. To find the best last-minute deals for cheap tickets to Matilda it is recommended to look at the weeks that follow from school holidays or during the quiet months of November, January, and February which regularly produce big savings for this show. If you have to go at the weekend then the Sunday matinee is usually marginally cheaper than the Saturday shows especially during the quieter months and may produce value.

When Did Matilda The Musical Open In London?

The musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's much-loved tale of Matilda is the brainchild of Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly. The production was first performed on stage at the RSC Courtyard Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon in 2010 and opened up in the West End at the Cambridge Theatre the following year.

Has Matilda The Musical Won Any Awards?

Yes, it has. The show managed to scoop up 7 Olivier Awards at the time of opening which is still a record for a musical, and a further 5 Tony Awards in America following its triumphant transfer to Broadway. Matilda has to date won an astonishing 86 awards with productions being performed in over 70 cities all over the world and has been seen by over 9 million people.

Can I Take Pictures During The Show?

Both filming and photography during the show are unfortunately strictly forbidden, however before the curtain goes up it is allowed.

Is There An Age restriction To Watch Matilda The Musical?

The recommended minimum age to watch Matilda is 6 years but well-behaved 4 and 5-year-olds should be fine as long as they can sit still for the running time of 2 hours 35 minutes (which does include an interval). Please be advised however that children aged 3 and under will not be admitted to the theatre.

Does Matilda The Musical Feature Any Special Effects?

Yes. There are flashing lights and special loud sound effects used throughout the performance.

When Does Matilda The Musical Play In London?

The evening performances of Matilda are at 7 pm on Tuesdays and 7.30 pm from Wednesdays to Saturdays. There are matinee performances at 2.30 pm on Thursday and Saturday and 3 pm on Sundays.

Is There A Dress Code To Watch Matilda The Musical?

There is no official dress code to watch Matilda as with most productions in London however it is advisable that you dress appropriately and for comfort as the production lasts for 2 hours 35 minutes.

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.

32-34 Earlham Street, London, WC2H 9HU

Venue Facilities
Air conditioned

Nearest Tube
Leicester Square

Tube Lines
Piccadilly, Northern

Directions from nearest tube

(5mins) Take Cranbourn Street away from Leicester Square until St Martin’s Lane, where you head left 100 metres to a small roundabout where the theatre can be seen.

Railway Station
Charing Cross

Bus Numbers
(Shaftesbury Avenue) 14, 19, 38; (Tottenham Court Road) 24, 29, 176

Night Bus Numbers
(Shaftesbury Avenue) 14, N5, N19, N20, N38; (Tottenham Court Road) 24, 176, N29, M41, N279

Car Park
Chinatown (6mins)

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16 September 2021
15 December 2024
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