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Matilda is coming to Enchant Joburg and Cape Town.

Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical will begin its run from 17 October 2018 at the TEATRO at Montecasino before moving to Cape Town. This Royal Shakespeare Company production a proud collaboration between Pieter Toerien’s Production, and GWB Entertainment.

Pieter Toerien and GWB Entertainment are delighted to announce the casting of the eagerly anticipated Matilda, The Musical. The multi award-winning stage adaptation of the much loved Roald Dahl classic was originally produced for the stage by the Royal Shakespeare Company. The first International Tour will commence in South Africa in October 2018.

The coveted title role of Matilda will be shared by three uniquely talented young girls: Lilla Fleischmann, Kitty Harris and Morgan Santo.

They are accompanied by Ryan de Villers as the gigantic holy terror, Miss Trunchbull and Bethany Dickson as Matilda’s devoted teacher Miss Honey. Stephen Jubber and Claire Taylor play Mr and Mrs Wormwood, Matilda’s awful parents and the loveable librarian, Mrs Phelps will be played by Nompumelelo Mayiyane.

Matilda is joined by the other pupils at Crunchem Hall Primary School who will be played by Jack Fokkens, Keeran Isaacs, Robyn Ivey, Joshua LeClair, Levi Maron, Ipeleng Merafe, Megan Saayman, Taylor Salgado, Cameron Seear and Zac Gabriel Werb.

We are delighted to announce the remaining adult company: Jasmin Colangelo, Katrina Dix, Sinead Donnelly, Michael Gardiner, Kent Jeycocke, Weslee Lauder, Carlo McFarlane, Kenneth Meyer, Daniel Parrott, Adrianna Patlaszynska, Jonathan Raath and Logan Timbre

The New York production of Matilda The Musical opened on 11 April 2013 at Broadway’s Shubert Theatre to rapturous reviews and has been celebrated on 10 “Top Ten” lists for 2013, including TIME Magazine’s #1 Show of the Year.

Sweeping the board at the 2012 Laurence Olivier Awards, winning a record-breaking seven awards, Matilda The Musical has gone on to take Broadway by storm winning four Tony Awards® and a Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theater for each of the four girls sharing the title role.

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 Tim Minchin.

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

Casting is expected to to be announced at a later date.

Matilda, The Musical


The Teatro

17 October – 2 December

Tuesdays to Fridays at 20:00

Saturdays at 15:00 and 20:00

Sundays at 13:30 and 18:00


Cape Town

Artscape Opera House

9 December – 13 January

Tuesdays to Fridays at 20:00

Saturdays at 15:00 and 20:00

Sundays at 13:30 and 18:00


Bookings now open at Computicket


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