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Matilda reviews

lost in Ohio
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Matilda reviews

I see that Matilda the Musical opened this evening. Any suggestions how I can read copies of the reviews? The Times wants L1 to read the paper on line, and I'd rather not pay that much just to read one piece.

THANKS

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1. Re: Matilda reviews

Search for 'Matilda review' on www.google.co.uk ?

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The only reviews you will get at the moment are from last year's performance with the RSC in Stratford. The first week of previews were cancelled as they needed more time to get the set working. So press night is now November 24th.

http://www.whatsonstage.com/news/theatre/london/E8831317295067/RSC+Cancels+First+Five+Previews+of+West+End+Matilda.html

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There should be reviews (with no paywall) in most of the broadsheet online versions (may take a few days depending on when they decide to publish).

http://www.guardian.co.uk/

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/

http://www.independent.co.uk/

and industry 'bible' the Stage:

http://www.thestage.co.uk/

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The broadsheets may not publish formal reviews until the press night in November.

It's a short run and by the time the reviews come out tickets are likely to be hard to get. I'd go by the reviews of last year's run in Stratford -upon-Avon , which were excellent.

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Thanks. We already have tickets -- I was just interested in what the buzz was.

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Matilda doesn't have its press (opening) night until 24 November. It is in previews until then. So expect reviews to post online the morning after the 24th (or even later that night).

However, early buzz from the London previews has been good. You can read the views of theatregoers (without having to register) at the www.whatsonstage.com Discussion Boards. Click on the Musicals tab and look for the Matilda thread.

Whatsonstage also does a critics roundup of major plays and musicals opening across the West End and Britain www.whatsonstage.com/index.php… which will post up brief reviews, star ratings and links to full reviews once the musical opens.

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Will it be in London in March? No tickets available yet...

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It is starting as a limited run for the Chriistmas season, ending on Feb 12 th.

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brittraveller31 that is not quite right because you can also buy tickets for 29th July until 9th September. However the tickets for 4th to 9th September you have to call the box office.

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10. Re: Matilda reviews

How odd, perhaps it is re-opening just for the summer holidays. It was originally just a short season .