Family Night at MATILDA THE MUSICAL Announced

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Wednesday, May 17 at 7P

The Providence Performing Arts Center

In Providence, MATILDA THE MUSICAL is part of the Taco/White Family Foundation Broadway Series

Providence, RI – The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) is pleased to announce that Family Night at MATILDA THE MUSICAL will take place on Wednesday, May 17 at 7P.  With the purchase of one regularly-priced ticket, guests can receive one complimentary ticket of equal value for a child aged 18 or younger.  Please call (401) 421-ARTS (2787) or visit the Box Office at 220 Weybosset Street in downtown Providence for more information and to order; Family Night tickets are not available online. Family Night tickets for MATILDA THE MUSICAL are available in selected locations. Tickets for Family Night are limited and are available on a first-come; first-served basis. The Family Night offer is NOT available for previous ticket purchases and may not be combined with any other offers.  All sales are final, and there are no exchanges or refunds. Standard service fees apply.

MATILDA THE MUSICAL makes its Providence debut at PPAC Wednesday, May 17 through Sunday, May 21. The press opening night is Thursday, May 18 at 7:30P. MATILDA THE MUSICAL is part of the Taco/White Family Foundation Broadway Series.

Regularly-priced tickets are $88 - $21; all ticket prices include a $3 per ticket restoration charge and are subject to change without notice. Tickets are available at the PPAC Box Office, online at or by calling (401) 421-ARTS (2787). Box Office Hours are Monday through Friday, 10A to 5P; Saturday, 10A to 2P and two hours prior to curtain times on performance days. Orders for groups of fifteen (15) or more may be placed by contacting Paul Hiatt at [email protected] or (401) 574-3162, Monday through Friday, 9A to 5P.

Winner of over 70 international awards including 4 Tony Awards® and a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards® including Best Musical, MATILDA THE MUSICAL is based on the beloved novel by best-selling author Roald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr. Fox). It is the story of an extraordinary girl who dreams of a better life. Armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, Matilda dares to take a stand and change her destiny.

MATILDA THE MUSICAL is directed by Tony Award® winner Matthew Warchus (God of Carnage), who helms this production with a book by Tony Award®-winning playwright Dennis Kelly and music and lyrics by Australian comedian, musician and composer Tim Minchin.

The production features sets and costumes by Tony Award® winner Rob Howell, with choreography by Peter Darling, orchestrations, additional music and musical supervision by Christopher Nightingale, lighting by Tony Award® winner Hugh Vanstone, and sound by Simon Baker.


Providence Press Representatives

P.J. Prokop, Director of Marketing: (401) 574-3103 ♥ [email protected]

Caitlyn DiPompo, Marketing Projects Specialist: (401) 574-3112 ♥ [email protected]

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