Danny DeVito (l.) and Mara Wilson (r.) in 1996′s “Matilda.”
Broadway’s “Matilda” has posted a closing notice for Jan. 1, 2017.
The musical based on Roald Dahl’s 1988 children’s novel about a girl with special powers an awful parents will have played 37 previews and 1,555 regular performances.
In its April 11, 2013 review, the Daily News noted that “Australian comedian and musician Tim Minchin’s score is a jaunty and agreeable mix of ditties, doodles and jingles that feel right” … but “overlapping voices and faux English accents make it a chore to get every lyric.”
The production has paid back its $ 16 million investment.