- Siggi Ragnar / George Green
Born to the Wormwood family in the whirlwind of ballroom dancing with a dip and a little foxtrot, the child genius Matilda erupts from the gloom of her cruel childhood as a miracle with bravado and pizzazz. Believe it or not, Matilda actually shares the record for most Olivier awards won by a musical with Hamilton! Although Mara Wilson certainly won’t be reprising her filmic role, Matilda will spunkily take her adolescent revolution to the Public Theatre stage, played by Taylor Henderson and Audrey Davis.
$10-$45, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays (through August 11), Russell Hill Rogers Auditorium, 800 West Ashby Pl., (210) 733-7258, thepublicsa.org.
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