September 22, 2023
Performance: 8 - 10 p.m.
Lobby doors open 90 minutes before showtime; house doors opens 30 minutes prior to showtime.
Bowie Playhouse in Whitemarsh Park
16500 Whitemarsh Park Drive
Bowie, MD 20715
$22/Adults; $17/Seniors (62+) & Students; Group rates available
Bowie Playhouse: "Matilda, The Musical"
Friday, September 22, 2023
The Tony Award-winning "Matilda The Musical", inspired by Roald Dahl, is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination, and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life.
The Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination, and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda has won 47 international awards and continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages around the world.
Matilda is a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers. She's unloved by her cruel parents but impresses her schoolteacher Miss Honey. During her first term at school, the two forge a bond as Miss Honey begins to recognize and appreciate Matilda's extraordinary personality. Matilda's school life isn't completely smooth sailing, however – the school's mean headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, hates children and just loves to punish those who don't abide by her rules. But Matilda has courage and cleverness in equal amounts, and could be the school pupils' saving grace!