Past Event18 Aug - 22 Oct 2017

Matilda The Musical

No longer available

The Civic


“One of those shows people will talk about for years to come” – Breeze FM


Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl.

With the book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda The Musical is 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.

Winner of over 80 major international awards, including 16 for Best Musical, Matilda is the absolute must-see theatre event of the year!

With standing ovations night after night and absolute rave reviews, we advise you to book early or you may just miss out! For the best seats and availability, book for mid-week evening performances.


'The best I've seen... sophisticated & superbly clever' –

'A magical, moving experience...genius' – NZ Herald


Matilda The Musical is now playing at The Civic, Auckland until October 22.


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Accessible performances - Tickets on sale Monday 7 August*

Auckland Live and Matilda The Musical are delighted to present sign language interpreted and audio described performances of Matilda, as part of Auckland Live’s Arts Accessibility programme.

The Sign Language Interpreted and Audio Described ticket allocations will be available until 5pm Thursday 21 September, or until allocation is exhausted. 

Sign Language Interpreted performance: Wednesday 27 September, 7.30pm*
During the performance two trained interpreters, situated on the left hand side of the stage, will interpret the script using New Zealand Sign Language.

Introductory notes for attendees in Sign Language will be given at 6.30pm in The Civic foyer.

There are a range of seats reserved for this unique performance that give a clear view of the stage and the interpreters.


Audio Described Performance: Thursday 28 September, 7.30pm*
This performance gives blind and visually impaired patrons the opportunity to attend Matilda The Musical with trained audio describers broadcasting live commentary during the show, which patrons will hear through an earpiece.


A complimentary touch tour will also be held following the show where patrons can walk through the set, touch set pieces, feel costumes and handle key props.There are seats reserved for Audio Described patrons. Guide dogs are welcome.


*Please check the ‘Tickets & Times’ tab for more information, including how to book.


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