Be Inspired by a Courageous Little Girl - See "Matilda - The Musical"

Opens in Harwich on June 27th...
The Two Matildas - Grace Olah and Shae McSharry (Matt Kohler photo)

WEST HARWICH, MA – Cape Cod Theatre Company/ Harwich Junior Theatre (CCTC/HJT) will present the hit show MATILDA-The Musical, about a precocious five-year-old girl with the gift of telekinesis and an unbounded imagination.   It opens June 27 and runs through July 20.

This inspiring musical is based on the 1988 beloved children’s novel, “Matilda” by Roald Dahl.  It was adapted for the stage by Dennis Kelly, with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin.   In this entertaining production, Matilda proves that despite the odds, you can do anything you put your mind to—and change your destiny.

Children and adults alike will be delighted by this Broadway hit and winner of 16 Best Musical awards!   It will be directed by James P. Byrne, with Musical Direction by Robert Wilder and Choreography by Suzette Hutchinson.

The show will be presented Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays at 7 pm and Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays at 4 pm except for Saturday, July 6, when the show will be presented at 2 pm.

Note that Matilda is portrayed by two different actresses.  

Grace Olah and Shae McSharry (blonde) who appear on different nights. 

  • Shae McSharry performs: 6/27 6/28 7/2 7/3 7/8 7/9 7/12 7/13 7/17 7/18
  • Grace Olah performs: 6/29 6/30 7/5 7/6 7/10 7/11 7/14 7/16 7/19 7/20

For more details about MATILDA-The Musical and to purchase tickets, visit:; or call OvationTix, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays: 866-811-4111; or the CCTC/HJT Box Office on Wednesdays from noon to 2 p.m. and 2 hours prior to all performances at 508-432-2002.

This iconic Cape Cod theatre, founded in 1951, is a nationally recognized, year-round cultural landmark of education and entertainment for audiences of more than 20,000 annually. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on