Matilda The Musical makes Singapore debut on Feb 21

The award-winning Matilda The Musical is based on Roald Dahl's beloved children's book.
The award-winning Matilda The Musical is based on Roald Dahl's beloved children's book.PHOTO: MATILDA THE MUSICAL INTERNATIONAL TOUR
The award-winning Matilda The Musical is based on Roald Dahl's beloved children's book.
The award-winning Matilda The Musical is based on Roald Dahl's beloved children's book.PHOTO: MATILDA THE MUSICAL INTERNATIONAL TOUR

SINGAPORE - A heartwarming musical about a spunky young girl is not the type of project one would typically associate with Australian composer- comedian Tim Minchin - known for his raunchy comedy and acerbic wit.

Indeed, Minchin himself admits the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) took a risk when it commissioned him in 2009 to write the songs and lyrics for Matilda The Musical, based on Roald Dahl's beloved children's book.

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