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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 the Wintergarden, beneath the Civic Theatre, there’s standing room only as a bearded, bespectacled Australian enthrals everyone in the room. He sings of life as a rock ‘n’ roll nerd who longed to be famous but felt he had nothing to sing about. There’s spontaneous applause after every number and when he finishes, shouts from the audience demanding more. Read the full article here.