About Matilda Jr.

"Matilda Jr. - The Musical" is a delightful adaptation of Roald Dahl's beloved children's book, "Matilda." Set in a small English village, the story follows the extraordinary young Matilda Wormwood, a bright and imaginative girl who discovers she possesses remarkable telekinetic powers. However, her talents are overlooked and unappreciated by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wormwood, who prefer watching TV over nurturing their daughter's intellect.

Matilda finds solace and inspiration in her local library, where she befriends the kindly librarian, Mrs. Phelps, and immerses herself in books. Despite challenges at school from headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, Matilda remains resilient and determined to stand up for what is right.

At school, Matilda forms a special bond with her compassionate teacher, Miss Honey, who recognizes her extraordinary potential and encourages her to embrace her gifts. Together, they embark on a journey of empowerment, challenging everything that surrounds them.

As Matilda's powers grow stronger, she devises clever schemes to outwit her parents and the fearsome Miss Trunchbull. With the support of her newfound friends and allies, Matilda learns the true power of friendship, courage, and standing up for what you believe in.

In a heartwarming and triumphant finale, Matilda and her classmates rise up against Miss Trunchbull, reclaiming their voices and their futures. Through the magic of storytelling and the power of imagination, "Matilda Jr. - The Musical" celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the  power of education.

Rye Neck Middle School