Tim Minchin News


by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014


Christopher Sieber Joins Cast of MATILDA Tonight After Delays from Injury
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Christopher Sieber will officially make his debut as the tyrant Miss Trunchbull in Broadway's Matilda the Musical tonight, April 18. Sieber was previously scheduled to begin performances in March, but had to delay after he fractured a bone in his hand during rehearsals. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: MATILDA Stars Get Crafty with Easter Eggs
by Stage Tube - Apr 17, 2014

See the four girls sharing the title role in Broadway's MATILDA THE MUSICAL get crafty with Easter eggs on People.com. Click below ot see Ava Ulloa, Gabriella Pizzolo, Paige Brady and Ripley Sobo have fun with a damaged book, sparkles and paste! (more...)

Christopher Sieber Delays MATILDA Debut Again Following Injury; Will Join Cast 'Later This Month'
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 04, 2014

In February, Sieber fractured a bone in his hand during rehearsals, and was believed to begin performances next week, on Tuesday, April 8. Representatives for MATILDA have now confirmed to BroadwayWorld that Sieber will need additional time for his hand to fully heal. (more...)

Ben Forster, Michelle Williams & JC Chasez to Lead 50-City US Arena Tour of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR; Kicks Off in June!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

The Really Useful Group and AEG Live concluded a UK arena tour of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's legendary rock classic Jesus Christ Superstar back in 2013, which starred Tim Minchin as 'Judas Iscariot', Spice Girl Melanie C as 'Mary Magdalene' and Winner of ITV's Superstar, Ben Forster as 'Jesus'. It was officially announced on Good Morning America today that a 50-city US tour will kick off on June 9 in New Orleans, featuring Forster (Jesus), Brandon Boyd (Judas), JC Chasez (Pilate), Michelle Williams (Mary), and John Rotten Lydon (King Herod). Check out highlights from the UK production below! (more...)

VIDEO: MATILDA's Leading Ladies on Constructing Their March Madness Brackets
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

The four girls sharing the title role in Broadway's MATILDA THE MUSICAL are featured in today's New York Times. In light of Warren Buffet and Quicken Loans' recent announcement of a billion dollar prize for correctly picking the winners of all 63 NCAA men's basketball tournament games, the Times consulted three pundits: a mathematician and his students who are using a linear algebra program to make their picks, a sportswriter with a coin to flip, and the four 'Matildas.' Follow the link for the video feature, where you can watch Ava Ulloa, Gabriella Pizzolo, Paige Brady and Ripley Sobo explain their bracket-picking methodology. Check out the video below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Meet the New Leading Ladies of Broadway's MATILDA!
by Stage Tube - Mar 14, 2014

Meet Broadway's newest MATILDAS in today's Wall Street Journal where Ava Ulloa, Gabriella Pizzolo, Paige Brady and Ripley Sobo talk to reporter Sophia Hollander about their experience joining the Broadway smash, MATILDA THE MUSICAL. Check out their interview below! (more...)

MATILDA's Lesli Margherita Talks Social Media, Miss Piggy and More on WAMC Radio
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Lesli Margherita, who stars in Broadway's MATILDA THE MUSICAL as Mrs. Wormwood, was interviewed recently on WAMC Radio's program 'The Roundtable.' Listen to her conversation with host Sarah LaDuke about her social media following, Mrs. Wormwood's similarities to Miss Piggy, and the beauty of performing with four different Matildas each week. (more...)

Matt Harrington Joins Cast of MATILDA as 'Mr. Wormwood' Tonight!
by Courtnie Mele - Mar 04, 2014

Today, March 4, Matt Harrington joins the cast of Matilda. He will be playing the role of Mr. Wormwood, Matilda's father, and replacing Gabriel Ebert. Harrington recently appeared in Broadway's Twelfth Night and Richard III, which transferred from the Shakespeare's Globe in 2013. (more...)

MATILDA THE MUSICAL to Make Australian Premiere at the Sydney Lyric, August 2015
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Barry O'Farrell announced today that the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Matilda The Musical will make its Australian Premiere at Sydney Lyric Theatre in August 2015. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com Italy... in London!
by Nino Prattico - Feb 24, 2014

Stai pianificando un viaggio a Londra? Non sai che musical vedere e/o vuoi sapere quali sono i migliori su piazza? Ecco un resoconto della mia esperienza londinese, nella speranza che il mio personalissimo punto di vista possa esserti d'aiuto nell'orientarti nel West End della Capitale inglese. Nello stilare questa 'graduatoria' ho fatto delle scelte un po' impopolari e aspetto di essere contraddetto. Ad ogni modo, enjoy it! Stai pianificando un viaggio a Londra? Non sai che musical vedere e/o vuoi sapere quali sono i migliori su piazza? Ecco un resoconto della mia esperienza londinese, nella speranza che il mio personalissimo punto di vista possa esservi d'aiuto nell'orientarvi nel West End della Capitale inglese. Nello stilare questa 'graduatoria' ho fatto delle scelte un po' impopolari e aspetto di essere contraddetto. Ad ogni modo, enjoy it! (more...)

Behind The Scenes Of The West End's MATILDA
by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 21, 2014

A peek behind the scenes of the hit West End production of the multi-award-winning page-to-stage adaptation of Roald Dahl's MATILDA is now available to view. (more...)

Cicely Tyson to Reprise Role in 'BOUNTIFUL' as Part of CTG Ahmanson Theatre's 2014-15 Season; Plus CINDERELLA, MATILDA & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

"The new season, our 48th season at the Music Center of Los Angeles," said Ritchie, "will include from Broadway two hit musicals and a celebrated drama - the magical 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella,' the mischievous 'Matilda The Musical' and the much beloved Cicely Tyson in Horton Foote's exquisite 'The Trip to Bountiful.' (more...)

MATILDA's Revolting Children to Rise Up Nationwide: North American Tour Opens May 2015 in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

MATILDA THE MUSICAL, produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Dodgers, announced today that a North American Tour will commence in May 2015. After technical rehearsals and performances in New Haven at the Shubert Theater, the tour officially opens at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles and includes the SHN Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco, Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre and Dallas' AT&T Performing Arts Center among others in the first season. Full touring schedule and casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Breaking News: Matt Harrington and Christopher Sieber to Join Cast of MATILDA!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Producers of the Tony Award-winning MATILDA THE MUSICAL announced today that Matt Harrington and Christopher Sieber will join the company as Mr. Wormwood and Miss Trunchbull, respectively. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/25-1/26/2014
by - Jan 26, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, January 26, 2014 - Sunday, January 26, 2014. (more...)

Broadway Shines at The Grammys: A Spotlight on 2014's 'Best Musical Theater Album' Nominees
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 26, 2014

BroadwayWorld has rounded up a sampling of each of the albums, featuring KINKY BOOTS' pop-inspired tunes by Cyndi Lauper, full of be-yourself spirit and catchy rhythms, MATILDA's imaginatively 'revolting' tracks by Tim Minchin, and the soulful hits of MOTOWN, featuring the works of stars such as Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and the Jackson 5! (more...)

Tim Minchin Blogs About GROUNDHOG DAY: THE MUSICAL
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 13, 2014

Oliver Award-winning MATILDA: THE MUSICAL composer/lyricist and popular stage and concert performer Tim Minchin sheds some light on his new stage endeavor, a screen-to-stage reworking of hit 1990s comedy GROUNDHOG DAY, as part of a new blog post. (more...)

Tim Minchin and Matthew Warchus Developing GROUNDHOG DAY Musical; Workshop Set for Spring 2014!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

MATILDA THE MUSICAL's Tim Minchin and Matthew Warchus could have theatergoers returning again and again... and again for their upcoming musical adaptation of the 1993 movie GROUNDHOG DAY. (more...)

Arena Tour Of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Airs On Channel 5 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2013

Filmed as an arena rock opera, the production boasts a star-studded line-up which includes award-winning musical comedian Tim Minchin in the role of Judas Iscariot; pop icon and former Spice Girl Melanie C as Mary Magdalene; DJ Chris Moyles in his stage debut as King Herod; and Ben Forster, winner of primetime TV talent search Superstar, taking on the title role of Jesus. (more...)

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