Maltings Youth Theatre: Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical Jr.

Main House Theatre  |  30 June – 2 July 2022

Maltings’ Youth Theatre returns to the stage for the first time since the pandemic, with Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical Jr!

Rebellion is nigh in Matilda JR., a gleefully witty ode to the the anarchy of childhood and the power of imagination! This story of a girl who dreams of a better life and the children she inspires will have audiences rooting for the “revolting children” who are out to teach the grown-ups a lesson.

Matilda has astonishing wit, intelligence… and special powers! She’s unloved by her cruel parents but impresses her schoolteacher, the highly loveable Miss Honey. Matilda’s school life isn’t completely smooth sailing, however – the school’s mean headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, hates children and just loves thinking up new punishments for those who don’t abide by her rules. But Matilda has courage and cleverness in equal amounts, and could be the school pupils’ saving grace!

Packed with high-energy dance numbers and catchy songs, children and adults alike will be thrilled and delighted by the story of the special little girl with an extraordinary imagination.

Based on the beloved children’s story by Roald Dahl, Matilda the Musical Jr will be performed by our talented Youth Theatre this Summer – book your tickets now!

Book by Dennis Kelly

Music by Tim Minchin

This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe). All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI Europe