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Matilda: The Musical is Holiday Show Perfection

New England Youth Theatre proudly presents Matilda: The Musical, the final show of their celebratory 20th season. Dubbed as “Broadway’s Biggest Little Hero,” Matilda follows the story of an unlikely heroine who dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Playing December 12 – 22 at 100 Flat Street in downtown Brattleboro, the Tony Award-winning musical is based on the novel by the brilliantly batty Roald Dahl, a book by Dennis Kelly with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin.
Playing multiple parts in the show are Margot Potter and Hazel Kinnersley, both veterans of the NEYT stage. “I love being able to play all these different characters, I get to see all these different parts of me that I never knew existed,” says Potter. “The dancing has been really interesting, especially incorporating the Broadway choreography,” adds Kinnersley.
Directed by NEYT Exectuive Director, Hallie Flower, Matilda is a joyous childhood power romp, packed with high-energy dance numbers, catchy songs and an unforgettable ensemble of revolting children. Adults and kids alike will be thrilled and delighted by the story of the special little girl with an extraordinary imagination, a girl brave enough to take her destiny into her own hands.
Matilda plays December 12,13,14, 19, 20, 21 at 7pm, December 14,15, 21,22 at 2pm; all performances are at 100 Flat Street in Brattleboro VT. Tickets are $11 – $15. Tickets can be purchased at or by phone at 802-246-6398. NEYT is an accessible theater, with accommodations for wheelchairs, and Assistive Listening Devices. This show was made possible through support from The Winston Prouty Center for Child & Family Development, Europa IT and The Brattleboro Savings & Loan Association. NEYT is also supported by the Vermont Children’s Trust Fund, Vermont Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts.