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Pretoria Youth Theatre Presents Matilda The Musical: A Tale of Empowerment and Friendship



Matilda The Musical by Pretoria Youth Theatre

Prepare to be captivated by the enchanting tale of Matilda The Musical by the Pretoria Youth Theatre from December 8 to December 16, 2023, as per This extraordinary production unveils the struggles of Matilda, a young girl caught in a familial battle, perceiving herself as a nuisance to her engrossed parents. The school environment, governed by the formidable headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, adds to her challenges. However, a twist of fate reveals Matilda’s extraordinary power, setting the stage for a mission to impart a crucial lesson to oblivious grown-ups.

Embark on a transformative journey with Matilda as she forges an unexpected bond with her teacher, Miss Honey, who recognizes and admires Matilda’s intellect and magical prowess. The musical intricately explores the dynamics between Matilda and Miss Honey, shedding light on the young protagonist’s yearning for autonomy and self-discovery.

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The stage will come alive with exceptional talents, featuring Ruth Weiss, Alice Walker, and Raquel Peixoto as Matilda, alongside Sekeata Talbot and Mignonete Steenkamp portraying Miss Honey. Ben Wood, Jaden Coetzee, and Elmie Homan will bring to life the characters of Mr Wormwood, Ms Trunchbull, and Mrs Wormwood, creating a spellbinding experience for the audience.

Due to popular demand, Matilda returns for its third run this year, promising an unforgettable experience of empowerment and friendship. Don’t miss the chance to witness the magic—book your tickets now for a theatrical journey that promises to be heartwarming and inspiring. For more information and to secure your seats, book your tickets here.


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