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Tim Minchin's 'Matilda'; one of James Horner's last scores; '70s glam rock lives again




Evan Gray (top center) and the Company of Matilda The Musical National Tour. Based on the beloved novel by best-selling author Roald Dahl, 'Matilda The Musical' has a book by Dennis Kelly, music and lyrics by Tim Minchin and is directed by Matthew Warchus.
Evan Gray (top center) and the Company of Matilda The Musical National Tour. Based on the beloved novel by best-selling author Roald Dahl, 'Matilda The Musical' has a book by Dennis Kelly, music and lyrics by Tim Minchin and is directed by Matthew Warchus.
Joan Marcus

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Writer and performer Tim Minchin talks about creating songs for the stage musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's "Matilda" (pictured); director Patricia Riggen worked with composer James Horner on "The 33," a film about the trapped Chilean miners; songs by the '70s gay, glam rock act, Smokey, have been re-issued.