Four Adorable Little Ladies Join Cast of Broadway's MATILDA!
The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers today announced that Tori Feinstein, Eliza Holland Madore, Brooklyn Shuck, and Fina Strazza have joined the Broadway company of Matilda the Musical and will begin performances in the title role over the course of the next few weeks.
Tori Feinstein, 9 years old, is thrilled to be in Matilda. Theater: How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Bright Star. TV: "30 Rock," "Small Miracles," "Sesame Street," "Bubble Guppies," "Chuggington," "3rd & Bird." Film: Dovid Meyer, Hello I Must Be Going, Arthur.
Eliza Holland Madore, 8 years old, is thrilled to be returning to Broadway; she was previously seen as Ivanka in Once. Eliza's résumé boasts several commercials, TV appearances, and the title role in the feature film Angelica.
Brooklyn Shuck, 8 years old, is thrilled to join the cast of Matilda! She made her Broadway debut at the age of 7 in Annie (Kate). Recent performances: world premiere of Beaches at Signature Theatre (Young Bertie), Randy Newman's Faust (Angel Child).
Fina Strazza is an overjoyed, Manhattan-born, 8 year old making her Broadway debut. Off-Broadway: A Loss of Roses. Film: A Little Game, Early Learnings, plus TV/radio.
MATILDA THE MUSICAL, produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, opened April 11, 2013 at Broadway's Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street) to rapturous reviews and was celebrated on 10 "Top Ten" lists for 2013. The production has received four Tony Awards and a Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theater for each of the four girls who shared the title role, two Outer Critics Circle Awards, five Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical, and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical.
The original Broadway cast recording is produced by Broadway Records/Yellow Sound Label and is available digitally and at the Shubert Theatre. It can be ordered at www.BroadwayRecords.com.
Winner of a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards including Best Musical, Matilda the Musical is based on the beloved novel by best-selling author Roald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr. Fox). It is the story of an extraordinary girl who dreams of a better life. Armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, Matilda dares to take a stand and change her destiny.
MATILDA THE MUSICAL is directed by Tony Award® winner Matthew Warchus (God of Carnage), who helms this production with a book by Tony Award®-winning playwright Dennis Kelly and music and lyrics by Australian comedian, musician and composer Tim Minchin.
The production has sets and costumes by Tony Award® winner Rob Howell, with choreography by Peter Darling, orchestrations, additional music and musical supervision by Christopher Nightingale, lighting by Tony Award® winner Hugh Vanstone, and sound by Simon Baker.