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Matilda the Musical

Midtown Theatre in North Charleston presents Matilda the Musical August 9 – 25. Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, Matilda the Musical is a captivating masterpiece created by the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination, & the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. Based on Roald Dahl’s popular book of the same name, Matilda is the story of a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence & psychokinetic powers. She’s unloved by her neglectful parents but impresses her teacher, the lovable Miss Honey. However, the school’s tyrannical headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, hates children & loves thinking up new punishments for those who don’t follow her rules. But Matilda has courage & cleverness in equal amounts, and could be the school’s saving grace.