Matilda the Musical, JR.

Woodland Opera House

Back Event Sep 7, 2023 @ 7 pm By Mary Nauer

Matilda the Musical, JR. is a captivating stage adaptation of Roald Dahl’s beloved children’s novel, “Matilda.” The musical follows the extraordinary journey of Matilda Wormwood, a brilliant and precocious little girl with an insatiable love for books and a remarkable intellect.

Matilda faces numerous challenges in her life, including her indifferent and neglectful parents and the tyrannical headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, at her school. Despite the obstacles she encounters, Matilda discovers her own resilience, courage, and the power of her imagination. With her newfound abilities, she takes a stand against injustice and empowers those around her, including her fellow students and the kind-hearted Miss Honey, her teacher.

The musical is filled with delightful songs, witty lyrics, and energetic choreography that bring the story to life on stage. It explores themes of bravery, friendship, the importance of education, and the triumph of good over evil. A Rising Stars production, youth actors comprise this cast. The show’s duration is approximately 1 hour. Content Advisory: Scary moments.