"Matilda The Musical"

Posted at 10:41 PM, Mar 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-15 22:41:57-04

"Matilda The Musical" is now playing at the Fisher Theatre in Detroit through March 20th. It's based on a best-selling children's book by the later author Roald Dahl. Click the video player to see JoAnne Purtan's interview on 7 Action News at Noon.

The show won 50 international awards including 4 Tony® Awards and a record-breaking seven Olivier® Awards (one of them for 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. 

Tickets are now available at 1-800-982-2787, at all ticketmaster locations or online at or, also at the Fisher Theatre Box office.

The Fisher Theatre is located at 3011 West Grand Boulevard, in Detroit

Remaining shows are as follows:

- Wednesday through Saturday evening performances at 7:30 p.m. 

- Saturday matinee at 2:00 p.m.

- Sunday matinee at 1:00 p.m. 

- Sunday evening performance at 6:30 p.m. 


The Broadway In Detroit Series at the Fisher Theatre is sponsored by Chrysler. As part of this sponsorship, the latest and hottest Chrysler vehicles will be on display at the theatre.