The Northern Bedford County Music Department presents its annual musical Roald Dahl’s MATILDA The Musical. Performances will be held in the Northern Bedford MS/HS Auditorium on Thursday-Saturday, March 14-16, 2024 at 7pm, and Sunday, March 17, 2024 at 2pm. Reserved seating tickets ($10 Adults; $6 Students) are available online at https://nbcsd.booktix.com or by calling the business office at 814-766-4710.
Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda has won 47 international awards and continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages around the world.
Matilda is a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers. She's unloved by her cruel parents but impresses her schoolteacher Miss Honey. During her first term at school, the two forge a bond as Miss Honey begins to recognize and appreciate Matilda's extraordinary personality. Matilda's school life isn't completely smooth sailing, however – the school's mean headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, hates children and just loves to punish those who don't abide by her rules. But Matilda has courage and cleverness in equal amounts, and could be the school pupils' saving grace!
Packed with high-energy dance numbers, catchy songs Matilda is a joyous kid power romp. Children and adults alike will be thrilled and delighted by the story of the special little girl with an extraordinary imagination.
The NBC production will showcase a cast of more than 50 students, colorful costume and scenic elements, and a live orchestra of professional musicians.