We devote this episode to “Matilda,” Broadway’s hit new musical. Taped the day after the show’s Broadway gala opening in April, our guests are librettist Dennis Kelly, composer/lyricist Tim Minchin and actor Bertie Carvel, who plays the terrifying Miss Trunchbull. Topics include, the key to successful musical theater, the amazing working habits of Roald Dahl (whose 1988 children’s classic is the inspiration for their show), and differentiating between Miss Trunchbull’s massive boil and wart.
Little Kitten – Theater Talk: “Matilda, The Musical”
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Kylie Sturgess is a former Philosophy teacher, media and psychology student, blogger at Patheos and podcaster at Token Skeptic. She has conducted over a hundred interviews including artists, scientists, politicians and activists, worldwide. She regularly presents a news and current affairs show on RTRFM's The Mag (tune in on Tuesdays!).
She’s the author of the ‘Curiouser and Curiouser‘ column at the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry website and travels internationally lecturing on feminism, skepticism, and science. She files her nails while they drag the lake.