2020 Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical
April 24, 2020–May 10, 2020
Casa del Prado Theatre

Directed by Kevin Hafso-Koppman
Book by Dennis Kelly
Music and Lyrics by Tim Minchin
Orchestrations and Additional Music by Chris Nightingale
Based on the Book by Roald Dahl


Junior Theatre’s 72nd Season, 2019-2020

Roald Dahl’s Matilda, the Musical

SDJT's production of Matilda has been postponed pending the reopening of the Casa del Prado Theatre, but don't worry, when she comes back she'll be naughtier than ever.

Matilda is an extraordinary girl with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind whose talents are constantly belittled by her cruel parents and headmistress. Dreaming of a better life for herself, she dares to take a stand against these oppressive forces and takes her destiny into her own hands.

A Junior Theatre Premiere. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

ASL-Interpreted performance ASL-Interpreted performance, 2pm, Saturday, May 9, 2020.

Production cancelled due to San Diego City and County COVID-19 public health orders.

Past Performances

Roald Dahl’s Matilda, the Musical was first commissioned and produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and premiered at The Courtyard Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, England on 9 November 2010. It transferred to the Cambridge Theatre in the West End of London on 25 October 2011 and received its US premiere at the Shubert Theatre, Broadway, USA on 4 March 2013. Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. Production sponsored in part by the California Arts Council, the County of San Diego, the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture, and the City of San Diego Park and Recreation Department.