The Jonesborough Repertory Theatre will present the regional premiere of Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical from March 28 through April 14.
Based on the book Matilda by Roald Dahl, this show features a brave and compassionate girl who faces difficult trials but handles each with a dose of courage, a touch of cleverness, and a lot of heart. Millie Williams will play the title character.
Matilda The Musical is written by Dennis Kelly with original songs by Tim Minchin. This show is directed by Jennifer Ross-Bernhardt and choreograped by Heather Allen. The sponsors are Monkee’s of Johnson City, Home Trust Bank, Wolfe Development, Ignacy Fonberg, Denny Dentistry, and Sonia King/Mary B. Martin.
Shawn Hale, Kylie Green, Lucas Schmidt, Heather Allen, Vanessa Bushell, Chris Carroll, Abigail Chapman, Rachel Chapman, Stephen Cradic, Hollyn Dixon, Liz Dollar, Will Dollar, Mia Freemon, Ryan Gray, Joseph Gumina, Charles Landry, Kyle Mason, Tiffany Matthews, Tristan Matthews, Abby Raper, Rheagan Shelton, Sharon Squibb, and Elliott Tucker also appear in the play.
Show times are at 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. There are also 2 p.m. matinees on Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets are $16 general admission, $14 for students and seniors.
The theatre is located at 125 West Main Street in Jonesborough. To purchase tickets, call the Historic Jonesborough Visitors Center at 423.753.1010 or go online to www.jonesboroughtheatre.com.