Photo Flash: First Look at MATILDA's Four Leading Ladies in Costume!
MATILDA THE MUSICAL, produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, will open on April 11, 2013 at Broadway's Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). The four girls sharing the title role are Sophia Gennusa, Oona Laurence, Bailey Ryon and Milly Shapiro, each of whom will be making her Broadway debut. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the four leading ladies in action below!
The principal cast also features Karen Aldridge(Mrs. Phelps), Bertie Carvel* (Miss Trunchbull), Gabriel Ebert (Mr. Wormwood), Lesli Margherita (Mrs. Wormwood), and Lauren Ward (Miss Honey). Olivier Award winner Bertie Carvel and Lauren Ward reprise the roles they played in London.
Winner of a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards including Best Musical, Matilda The Musicalis more than a show, it's a phenomenon. Based on the beloved novel by best-selling authorRoald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr. Fox), Matilda The Musical 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 exhilarating and ingenious production with a book by playwrightDennis Kelly and music and lyrics by Australian comedian, musician and composer Tim Minchin.