Matilda's Tim Minchin marvels at the fun weirdness of the BACAs and the "fantastic, strange" feeling of being pitted against Cyndi Lauper, whom he watched dance on TV while growing up in West Australia in the '80s.
In the newest episode of Making Matilda, composer and lyricist Tim Minchin reveals Matilda's "message of anti-establishment," the reason he wrote "When I Grow Up" first, and why he never expected to write a Broadway musical.March 12, 2013
Word of Mouthers Brad, Brittany and Phyllis bolted to the Shubert Theatre to see the Matilda, starring Bertie Carvel and Lauren Ward and four adorable girls alternating in the title role. See if they were betwitched by the magic of the new musical!April 11, 2013
On the first episode of Making Matilda, book writer Dennis Kelly reveals his "reckless" approach to writing a musical, Matilda's "strong sense of justice" and the difference between childish and child-like.March 4, 2013
In the latest episode of Making Matilda, set and costume designer Rob Howell and lighting designer Hugh Vanstone talk about the "breakthrough" that helped them get the colorful, enchanted and puzzling world of Matilda just right.
March 25, 2013
Find out competitive Matilda composer Tim Minchin’s brief history with Broadway, who he’s rooting for this year and why he wants to set up an “actual cage fight” with Cyndi Lauper.June 9, 2013
In the newest episode of Making Matilda, director Matthew Warchus reveals how he avoided betraying Roald Dahl's "offbeat" vision, why Matilda is a real treat for audiences of all ages and how schoolyard games helped the cast bond.March 15, 2013
You don't have to just grin and bear it! Go inside the bewitching opening night of the big, Broadway musical Matilda, starring Bertie Carvel, Lauren Ward, all those r-e-v-o-l-t-i-n-g children and more.April 11, 2013
Bertie Carvel accepts his award for Favorite Breakthrough Performance for his role as Miss Trunchbull in Matilda, and marvels at going from not knowing a soul when he "got off the boat" to "meeting 1,400 people a night."May 9, 2013
In the final episode of Making Matilda, the musical's grown-up stars Bertie Carvel, Lauren Ward, Gabriel Ebert, Lesli Margherita and Karen Aldridge share why Matilda's emotional journey teaches us all that we can change our destiny.April 29, 2013
May 20, 2013
Matilda's Tim Minchin marvels at the fun weirdness of the BACAs and the "fantastic, strange" feeling of being pitted against Cyndi Lauper, whom he watched dance on TV while growing up in West Australia in the '80s.May 10, 2013