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New York -- The Royal Shakespeare Company's Matilda: The Musical, adapted from Roald Dahl's magical story about a girl with extraordinary powers, walked away with a record seven wins at the Olivier Awards Sunday in London. In addition to best musical, the hit show scored trophies for director Matthew Warchus and choreographer Peter Darling. The four young performers alternating in the title role (Cleo Demetriou, Kerry Ingram, Sophia Kiely and Eleanor Worthington Cox) shared the best actress in a musical prize, and Bertie Carvel took actor honors for his cross-dressing turn as Matilda's fearsome headmistress. The RSC is teaming with

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