The latest production to hit The Spotlight Theatre stage will bring inspiration to audience members of all ages!

Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical kicks off performances at The Spotlight Theatre (1800 7th Avenue Moline) this Friday Aug 2 and will run through Sunday Aug 11.Matilda The Musical Coming to The Spotlight Theatre Stage!

Matilda The Musical is a story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda has won 47 international awards and continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages around the world.

Performance dates and times are:

Friday Aug 2                     7:30 p.m.

Saturday Aug 3                7:30 p.m.

Sunday Aug 4                   2 p.m.

Friday Aug 9                     7:30 p.m.

Saturday Aug 10              7:30 p.m.

Sunday Aug 11                 2 p.m.


Ticket prices are just $20 each and can be purchased by calling (309) 912-7647 or online at The Box Office opens at 6:30 p.m. during evening performances and 1 p.m. during matinees.

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Matilda The Musical Coming to The Spotlight Theatre Stage!
Tess Abney was born and raised in the Quad Cities. Her passion for writing and entertainment was apparent at a very young age. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.
Matilda The Musical Coming to The Spotlight Theatre Stage!

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