Matilda The Musical has been nominated for 12 Tony Awards this year. You should read a free sample of the original Roald Dahl novel.

The Broadway adaptation was nominated for Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical and Best Original Score (Tim Minchin wrote the music and lyrics). In addition, Bertie Carvel was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, Lauren Ward was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role. Here’s more about the nominations:

Matilda is the story of an extraordinary little girl who decides that despite a bad beginning, her story is going to be an astonishing one. Armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, Matilda dares to take a stand and change her destiny.