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Matilda The Musical JR

Ludwig Theatre Arts students present Matilda The Musical JR at The Courtyard this summer.

The Courtyard will be filled by the smell of rebellion when Ludwig Theatre Arts present Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical JR.

 Based on the beloved book Matilda by Roald Dahl and adapted from the award-winning full-length musical, Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical JR. tells the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.

Matilda, a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers, lives with cruel parents who find her to be a nuisance, a lousy little worm, and a bore. When Matilda enters her first term at school, she captures the attention of Miss Honey, a kind teacher, and the two form a wonderful friendship.

Unfortunately, the school is ruled by a tempestuous and mean headmistress named Miss Trunchbull, who hates children and delivers cruel and unjust punishments to all her charges. Matilda is determined to change her story, but will her cleverness and courage be enough to withstand the reign of Miss Trunchbull?

Matilda The Musical JR. features a book by Dennis Kelly and music and lyrics by Tim Minchin. The show opened on the West End in 2011 and made its Broadway premiere in 2013. The musical earned seven Olivier Awards, including Best New Musical and five Tony awards, including The Tony for Best Book of a Musical.

Matilda The Musical JR. will be in The Courtyard’s Main House from Thursday 1 – Saturday 3 June at 2.30pm & 6.30pm. To book tickets, or for more information contact the Box Office on 01432 340555 or visit

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Fees & Tickets

Tickets £15, Concessions £14

Event Location

The Courtyard Centre for the Arts Edgar Street Hereford HR4 9JR

Organiser: The Courtyard

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