Warrenville's Natalie Galla and Audrey Edwards of Chicago share the role of the exceptionally talented titular character in Drury Lane Theatre's regional premiere of "Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical." Adapted from Dahl's novel, the tuner tells the story of a bookish 5-year-old cursed with a family that doesn't appreciate her, but blessed with a caring teacher who recognizes how special she is. Mitch Sebastian directs.
Previews at 8 p.m. Friday, April 26; 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday, April 27; and 2 and 6 p.m. Sunday, April 28, and through May 1 at 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace. The show opens May 2. $50-$70. (630) 530-0111 or drurylanetheatre.com.