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Three Heads are Better Than One

TIM MINCHIN (Music and lyrics)

Before writing the songs for Matilda The Musical, Tim Minchin was a successful cabaret comedian with a loyal fan base who loved his musically complex songs that, in his words, “just happen to be funny.” He also had a résumé in classical theater, musical comedy, TV and films. 902 more words

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Song for Sunday - When I grow up (from Matilda)

I’m not sure if it makes us bad parents, but Jasmine and Alexa have been into Tim Minchin for many years. When we heard, in 2011, he had written the lyrics and music for a musical based on “Matilda” by Roald Dahl (an author they loved) we promised we would take them. 156 more words

Song For Sunday

Act 1 or Act 2? (Tag)

Thank you to Chow Kim Wan for tagging me to do the Act 1 or Act 2 tag (read the original post here) where you decide which act of each musical you prefer. 567 more words


Tim Minchin Talks About the Value of Stories

The 5th Avenue Theatre believes that the arts are fundamental to a rich life and we want to be sure that young people have access to theatrical performances. 84 more words

Matilda The Musical

This Is Definitely Not A Review of Matilda The Musical

It’s illegal in the theatre to review a preview. So this is not a review of Matilda The Musical. This is a report from me who took the wife and kids to a preview matinee and was all but blubbering by the end. 212 more words

The Mix

Roald Dahl's Interesting Life Rivaled His Beloved Stories

By ALBERT EVANS, Artistic & Music Associate
Illustration by Jeff Carpenter

In 1940, a young British fighter pilot awoke in a war hospital. His plane had crashed in the North African desert.

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