Matilda, the musical


If you are thinking of coming to Madrid and you love musicals, you are in luck. SOM Produce, the company responsible for great hits such as ‘Billy Elliot’, ‘West Side Story’, ‘Grease’ or ‘Cabaret’, brings to Spain for the first time a blockbuster based on the successful novel by Roald Dahl, also author of ‘Charlie and the chocolate factory’. Although many know the film, Dahl’s book, ‘Matilda’, became a bestseller, hence the film production and now, of course, the musical.

Designed for the whole family, the musical ‘Matilda’ is one of the most awarded and has been successfully performed for ten years in London and six on Broadway. ‘Matilda, the musical’, has won 100 international awards, including 24 for Best Musical, seven Olivier Awards, four Tony Awards and five Drama Desk Awards, among others. And it is that there are already more than eleven million viewers around the world who have not been able to resist seeing this incredible musical.

In fact, ‘Matilda, the musical’, has been one of the most recommended by viewers along with ‘The Lion King’. Without a doubt, an incredible event for the whole family. With a duration of 2 hours (plus intermissions), this incredible musical is recommended for ages 6 and up, although the little ones can also enjoy the fascinating choreography and songs shown in it.

The musical

‘Matilda, the musical’ is performed by 29 actors-singers-dancers and eleven musicians of the most internationally recognized. It also has a large number of child artists, since the story takes place in the childhood of the protagonist, who has been preparing for the role they play for 24 months.

In other words, if you want to go see a great musical in style, ‘Matilda’, comes to be made up of 85 artists in total, including six girls who will play the character of Matilda: Daniela Berezo, Valentina Cachimbo, Laura Centella , Julieta Cruz, Otilia M. Domínguez and Rocío Zarraute, and the two actors who give life to the evil Trunchbull (who in this case will be played by the male version), Oriol Burés and Daniel Orgaz.

In case you don’t remember or don’t know the story of Matilda, the plot narrates the life of a very intelligent girl who is passionate about books who, one day, accidentally discovers that she has strange mental powers. Her parents, who can’t stand her, enroll her in a school run by Agatha Trunchbull, a cruel teacher who mistreats the students. In this way, Matilda discovers how to use her powers to help the other students and punish the evil principal.

Dates, times and prices

‘Matilda, the musical’, you can see it on the following dates:

  • From Wednesday to Sunday until May 14

Times are:

  • Wed-Thurs: 8:00 p.m.
  • Fri-Sat: 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
  • Sundays: 12:00 and 17:00

The prices of ‘Matilda, the musical‘ are:

  • From 31 euros to 79 euros

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