Saturday, January 28, 2012

Now available at Middle Eight Music, the latest hit West End musical, Matilda the Musical, featuring music and lyrics by Australia's Tim Minchin!

Matilda the MusicalMatilda The Musical - 2011 Original UK Cast

Music and Lyrics by Tim Minchin.

Starring Lauren Ward, Bertie Carvel, Josie Walker, Paul Kaye and Adrianna Bertola, Josie Griffiths and Kerry Ingram as Matilda.

Roald Dahl's much-loved story bursts into life on stage in this fabulous new musical by Dennis Kelly and award-winning Australian songwriter and comedian Tim Minchin. Children and adults alike will be thrilled and delighted by the story of the special little girl with an extraordinary imagination.

First produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company in December 2010, this album was recorded in a studio by the original cast from the sensational sell-out season at The Courtyard Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon.

Matilda has now transferred to the West End receiving five-star reviews!

"Utterly exhilirating - Matilda explodes onto the stage!" - The Independent

"Gleefully nasty. An Evening of unadulterated bliss" - The Guardian

"Hilarious, moving and magical - a glorious production" - The Daily Telegraph

"The quest for a great new musical is over!" - London Evening Standard

"An absolute cracker, bursting with dynamism, fizzing with verve - fantastic!" - Daily Express

The CD includes a 28 page colour booklet featuring photos from the production and complete lyrics.

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