Matilda the Musical is a stage musical based on the children's novel of the same name by Roald Dahl. The musical's narrative centres on Matilda, a precocious 5-year-old girl with the gift of telekinesis , who loves reading, overcomes obstacles caused by her family and school, and helps her teacher to reclaim her life. Matilda has received widespread critical acclaim and box-office popularity, winning seven Olivier Awards , including Best New Musical—at the time, the most such awards ever won by a single show. In , the Royal Shakespeare Company announced its intention to stage a musical adaptation of Matilda , engaging Dennis Kelly as playwright, Tim Minchin as the composer and lyricist, Matthew Warchus as director, Chris Nightingale as orchestrator and music supervision, Rob Howell as set designer and Paul Kieve as illusionist and special effects creator. The show was originally scheduled to begin previews on 18 October , but because of structural and installation work at the theatre, the start of the performances was delayed until 25 October. The opening night was postponed from 22 to 24 November. The four Matildas performed "Naughty" at the awards show. This was a record number for any show in the event's year history. Wormwood and Miss Honey from Kaye and Ward. Bertie Carvel left in July and the role of Miss Trunchbull was filled by David Leonard, although he did not start until the main cast change in August because of injury.
He was aiming for a romantic piece, and suggested Gaston Leroux 's book The Phantom of the Opera as a basis. They screened both the Lon Chaney and the Claude Rains motion picture versions, but neither saw any effective way to make the leap from film to stage. Later, in New York, Lloyd Webber found a second-hand copy of the original, long-out-of-print Leroux novel, which supplied the necessary inspiration to develop a musical: "I was actually writing something else at the time, and I realised that the reason I was hung up was because I was trying to write a major romantic story, and I had been trying to do that ever since I started my career. Then with the Phantom, it was there! Lloyd Webber first approached Jim Steinman to write the lyrics because of his "dark obsessive side", but he declined in order to fulfill his commitments on a Bonnie Tyler album.
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