Tim Minchin’s Matilda The Musical celebrates 100 shows in Sydney

The cast and crew of Matilda The Musical celebrated a special milestone this week as they performed their 100th show in Australia.

Tim Minchin. Image by Clare Hawley.
Tim Minchin. Image by Clare Hawley.

Matilda The Musical is the brain child of Aussie singer, composer and performer Tim Minchin and is already enjoying successful seasons in London and New York. The Australian production opened on Thursday 20 August at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre to rave reviews and has been enchanting audiences ever since. Tickets are currently on sale in the harbour city until Sunday 31 January 2016 after which the production is set to transfer to Melbourne for a season at the Princess Theatre on Spring Street from March 18, 2016.

Starring James Millar, Elise McCann, Marika Aubrey and Daniel Frederiksen in the principal adult roles and Molly Barwick, Sasha Rose, Georgia Taplin and Bella Thomas in the leading role of Matilda, this beautiful, heartwarming and clever musical will surely be celebrating several hundred more performances in the coming months!

Pictured below in a post from the official Matilda Instagram page is James Millar as Miss Trunchbull and Elise McCann as Miss Honey with a special cake made especially for the company. Also pictured is the full cast from the 100th show, on stage.

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