TCT’s ‘Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical Jr.’ Postponed

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The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati recently announced that they will be cancelling all performances of the final MainStage production of TCT’s 100th Anniversary, “Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical Jr.,” in response to COVID-19. This performance was meant to hit the stage April 25 – May 4.

The good news is, “Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical Jr.” will now become part of TCT’s 20-21 season! It will land in the “Princess & the Frog” slot April 17 – April 26, 2021. Don’t worry “Princess & Frog” fans – this delightful production will then hop on over to a future season.

“You can count on TCT to continue to engage our patrons during this difficult time,” says TCT Producing Artistic Director, Roderick Justice. “Our creative staff is working hard to provide entertaining, educational and engaging
digital content until we are back to 100 percent. Continue to follow TCT on social media as we release archival production footage, photos of past productions, podcasts, and more!”

For those who purchased single tickets, Ticketmaster will automatically process refunds. TCT asks, if you are able, to consider making a gift to TCT to ensure their sustainability during this difficult time and help keep the theater alive. To make a gift, go to

Subscribers may receive a refund of ¼ of their subscription. Request your refund by emailing

In addition, all TCT Academy Classes, Spring Break Camps and Private Lessons will be canceled through May 31. 

Also note, you can still purchase subscriptions and Flex Passes 2020-21 season now. This includes “Disney’s Descendants,” “Elf The Musical Jr.” and “Doctor Do little Jr.”

Visit for more information.

Amanda Hayward is editor of this publication. She is from Cincinnati, Ohio, a military wife and mom of two. If you don't see her writing for Cincinnati Family, you'll find her running, juggling kids, teaching group fitness classes and cooking up healthy recipes.

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