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Roald Dahl's Matilda

Muny St. Louis Stage

It’s about “a small girl who can move things with her eyes,” Roald Dahl wrote of Matilda, his book of 1988, “and about a terrible headmistress who lifts small children up by their hair and hangs them out of upstairs windows by one ear.” In other words, Dahl channels Dickens, but with a telekinetic twist. The 2011 musical, developed by the Royal Shakespeare Company, should look magical on the outdoor, under-old-oaks Muny stage. —L.J.

Roald Dahl's Matilda was featured in the August 3, 2019 issue of Air Mail. Read on

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