Based on the acclaimed children’s novel and movie Matilda, the live theatrical performance Matilda the Musical was created to bring the same lovable story of an ambitious young girl with special powers to life. The story follows the tale of five-year-old Matilda; a young girl who loves to read and who is faced with many obstacles both at home with her parents and with the dictator running her school. Soon she meets a special teacher she connects with and finds she has a very unique power that proves how strong her brilliant young mind really is.The story of Matilda has been captivating the hearts of readers and movie-goers for years and with Matilda the Musical; fans of this tale will be able to see the story in a whole new light with outstanding new musical numbers and songs that help bring the story to life. With these heart felt new numbers along with dazzling special effects that help the audiences see the power of Matilda’s special gifts, this show promises to be an entertainment experience that parents and kids alike will love and one that they won’t soon forget. The production was created to be one of the premier musical productions of its kind and debuted in London in 2011, going on to win seven different Oliver Awards in 2012.Those who are looking to get tickets to Matilda the Musical live in London will find this show playing through the Royal Shakespeare company. The creative minds behind this musical have also announced that Matilda the Musical will be making its way across the pond to the United States and finding a second home on Broadway. The new Broadway style production of Matilda is slated to hit theaters in 2013 and is expected to be one of the most popular new Broadway productions to hit the stage in years. With a live performance designed for the whole family; those who are looking to get tickets to Matilda the Musical on Broadway will want to act fast as these tickets are slated to start selling out before the production even opens.