Matilda the Musical
January 2 - 17, 2021
Matilda returns in January 2021 after its performances were cut short due to COVID-19 restrictions last March. With quick, circus-style music, snappy choreography and a touch of dark humor, Matilda resonates with both youth and adults.
Matilda is an elementary-aged, bookworm with a TV-worshiping dad and self-obsessed mum. Her home-life leads her to the local library where she escapes in the pages of classic books and recites stories of acrobatic performers. When Matilda starts school, she finds herself enrolled under the evil Headmistress (Miss Trunchbull) who believes children should rarely be seen, let alone heard. When Miss Trunchbull's backwards teaching tactics go too far, it's up to Matilda to save the day.
Matilda is rated PG and runs approx. 2.5 hours with a 15 min. intermission. (Production contains some adult references.) Performances will be held at the Lakeville Area Arts Center (20965 Holyoke Ave. Lakeville 55044).