Matilda the Musical National Tour Begins Kennedy Center Engagement

Nov 18, 2015
Matilda the Musical

The Kennedy Center presents the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit Matilda The Musical in the Kennedy Center Opera House for four weeks, from December 15, 2015 to January 10, 2016. Based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, Matilda The Musical is directed by Tony Award winner Matthew Warchus (God of Carnage), who helms this production with a book by Tony Award-winning playwright Dennis Kelly and music and lyrics by Australian comedian, musician, and composer Tim Minchin. The press opening night is Friday, December 18, 2015 at 7 p.m.

Winner of 50 international awards including four Tony Awards and a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards including Best Musical, Matilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl who dreams of a better life. Armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, Matilda dares to take a stand and change her destiny.

The production has sets and costumes by Tony Award winner Rob Howell, with choreography by Tony Award winner Peter Darling, orchestrations, additional music and musical supervision by Christopher Nightingale, lighting by Tony Award winner Hugh Vanstone, and sound by Simon Baker.

Matilda The Musical runs December 15, 2015 - January 10, 2016 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. Performances are Tuesday through Sunday evenings at 7 p.m. Matinee performances will take place on Saturday and Sunday afternoons at 1 p.m. There are no evening performances on December 24 and January 10. There are additional matinee performances on December 24 and January 6. Tickets start at $25. For more information please visit the Kennedy Center website, in-person at the Kennedy Center box office at 2700 F Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20566, or call (202) 467-4600 or (800) 444-1324.