New Performance Dates Announced for MATILDA THE MUSICAL

Providence, RI – The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) has announced new performance dates for TIME Magazine’s #1 Show of the Year, MATILDA THE MUSICAL.  The award-winning production, which was previously announced as being at PPAC January 3 – 8, 2017, will now perform at the Theatre Wednesday, May 17 – Sunday, May 21, 2017. 

MATILDA THE MUSICAL’s performance schedule is:

Wednesday, May 17 at 7P
Thursday, May 18 at 1P & 7:30P
Friday, May 19 at 7:30P
Saturday ,May 20 at 2P & 8P
Sunday, May 21 at 1P & 6:30P

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

Tickets to MATILDA THE MUSICAL are available now as part of the 2016/2017 Taco/White Family Foundation Broadway Series subscription package. For more information and to order, please call the PPAC Box Office at (401) 421-ARTS (2787) or Sharon Corcoran at (401) 574-3136. Box Office Hours are Monday through Friday, 10A to 5P; Saturday, 10A to 2P and two hours prior to all curtain times on performance days.

Summer Box Office Hours, which are Monday through Thursday, 10A to 3P and two hours prior to all curtain times on performance days, begin Monday, June 20 and end Monday, September 5.

Groups of 15 or more may order tickets by contacting Paul Hiatt at (401) 574-3162 or [email protected] for MATILDA THE MUSICAL.

Winner of 50 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 has 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.

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THE RSC (Producer). The Royal Shakespeare Company creates theatre at its best, made in Stratford-upon-Avon and shared around the world. Everyone at the RSC – from actors to technicians, milliners to musicians – plays a part in creating the world you see on stage. Our work begins its life at our Stratford workshops and theatres and we bring it to the widest possible audience through our touring, residencies, live broadcasts and online activity. So wherever you experience the RSC, you experience work made in Shakespeare’s home town. We encourage everyone to enjoy a lifelong relationship with Shakespeare and live theatre.  We produce an inspirational artistic programme each year, setting Shakespeare in context, alongside the work of his contemporaries and today’s writers.  We have trained generations of the very best theatre makers since the Company was founded and we continue to nurture the talent of the future. We reach 450,000 children and young people annually through our education work, transforming their experiences in the classroom, in performance and online.


THE DODGERS (Producer). Dodger Properties is a producing partnership hatched at BAM in 1978 by six friends: Michael David, Edward Strong, Rocco Landesman, Des McAnuff, Doug Johnson and Sherman Warner. From the initial foothold in Brooklyn, the Dodger family grew, migrated to the NY Shakespeare Festival, then to off and on Broadway, where their productions have garnered a host of national (Tony, Drama Critics Circle, Obie) and international (Olivier, Helpmann and Dora) awards. Current Broadway: Matilda, Jersey Boys. Other Broadway: 42nd Street, Urinetown, The Farnsworth Invention, Dracula, Jesus Christ Superstar, Into the Woods (’87 and ’02), The Music Man, Titanic, Wrong Mountain, Footloose, Mandy Patinkin, High Society, 1776, …Forum, The King and I, The Who’s Tommy, Ralph Fiennes’ Hamlet, Guys and Dolls, Once Upon a Mattress, How to Succeed…, Jelly’s Last Jam, The Secret Garden, Prelude to a Kiss, The Gospel at Colonus, Big River, Pump Boys and Dinettes. In addition to Matilda and Jersey Boys on Broadway, the Dodgers are producers of current Jersey Boys productions in London, Las Vegas, and touring productions in North America and the United Kingdom

The RSC Literary Department is generously supported by THE DRUE HEINZ TRUST.


For production photos and interview requests, please contact:
Caitlyn DiPompo, Marketing Projects Specialist
[email protected] / (401) 574-3112