Sunday, May 5, 2013

A Little Bit of Broadway

Matilda the Musical

This past week the nominations for the Tony awards were announced. The four musicals nominated for best musical are:

Bring it on
A Christmas Story
Kinky Boots

And today’s show is: Matilda the Musical. Based on the beloved story by Roald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Matilda is the story of an extraordinary little girl who decides that despite a bad beginning, her story is going to be an astonishing one. Armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, Matilda dares to take a stand and change her destiny.

Received 12 nominations, including Best Musical, Best Book, Best Score.

Music and Lyrics Tim Minchin
Book Dennis Kelly
Basis Matilda by Roald Dahl

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