The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Matilda — The Musical
, based on the 1988 Roald Dahl novel, is currently playing to acclaim at the Cambridge Theatre in London's West End. Rumors about a Broadway future are swirling, but there's been no official announcement. Directed by Matthew Warchus (Ghost The Musical
, God of Carnage
), the show has a book by playwright and screenwriter Dennis Kelly, with music and lyrics by Australian stand-up comic, musician and composer Tim Minchin
. The story of a little girl with extraordinary powers, Matilda
stars Eleanor Worthington Cox, Cleo Demetriou, Kerry Ingram and Sophia Kiely alternating in the title role, and Bertie Carvel as Miss Trunchbull.