Matilda 2023
April 28, 2023–May 14, 2023
Casa del Prado Theatre

Co-Directed by Elissa Russell and Shawn Foote
Music Direction by Eliza Vedar
Choreography by Ricardo Valenzuela

Book by Dennis Kelly
Music and Lyrics by Tim Minchin
Orchestrations and Additional Music by Chris Nightingale
Based on the Book by Roald Dahl

Our 75th Season of Shows, 2022-2023

Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical

Matilda is a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers. She’s unloved by her cruel parents but impresses her teacher, Miss Honey, who begins to recognize and appreciate Matilda’s extraordinary personality. Facing off with the school’s mean headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, Matilda’s courage and cleverness could be the students’ saving grace! With high-energy dance numbers and catchy songs, children and adults alike will be thrilled by the story of this special girl with the extraordinary imagination!

Pajama Night is Friday, May 5 at 7pm! Come to the show in your favorite PJs and get a special gift!

ASL-Interpreted performance ASL-Interpreted performance on Saturday, May 13 at 2pm.

The show runs approximately 2 hours with intermission. Recommended for ALL Ages.


COVID-19 Policy:

Junior Theatre strongly encourages that all eligible patrons be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Masks are recommended but no longer required. This policy is subject to change. For full details on Junior Theatre's COVID-19 policy please follow this link.  Patrons are encouraged to check for any updates prior to attending a performance.

Past Performances

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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.