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Tim sits down with a little Genius!

After eight years, hundreds of interviews and countless shows (not literally of course, but you try counting them), it’s hard to believe that composer Tim Minchin has yet to tire of talking about Matilda the Musical. At least, not in general terms. Specifically, right here and now as he sits opposite me in the splendiferously […]

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New Zealand’s Little Geniuses

With Matilda on it’s way to Auckland, celebrates the Little Geniuses of New Zealand! Kids reveal why education makes you smart – and not ‘dumbheads’ – Check out the amazing article here.

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Minchin man of many talents

The NZ Herald looks into the man of many talents, Mr Tim Minchin. The man who put the music and lyrics into Matilda the Musical talks to Dionne Christian about his work, his running and what comes next. Auckland media, theatre promoters and makers can be a tough crowd on a cold night but in […]

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A little genius in NZ.

It’s not easy getting a musical across the Tasman. Just ask veteran stage producer Louise Withers, who is bringing the Australian production of Matilda The Musical to Auckland in August. “Coming to New Zealand is a huge financial cost,” she says. “Sometimes New Zealand misses out on the big shows because it is an expensive […]

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