Date: November 10 to December 10, 2017
Time: 8pm on Fridays, 2pm on Weekdays, 2pm & 8pm on Saturdays and 2pm on Sundays
Venue: Meralco Theater, Ortigas Center, Pasig City
Director: Bobby Garcia
Age restriction: Recommended for ages 7 and above. Children under the age of 4 will not be permitted in the theater.
Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda has won 75 international awards, and continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages around the world.
Matilda is a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers. She's unloved by her cruel parents but impresses her school teacher, the highly loveable Miss Honey. Over the course of her first term at school, Matilda and Miss Honey have a profound effect on each other's lives, as Miss Honey begins to not only recognize but also appreciate Matilda's extraordinary personality. 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!
Children and adults alike will be thrilled and delighted by the story of the special little girl with an extraordinary imagination.