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Craig Bierko and Jill Paice Join Broadway's MATILDA Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2013

The Tony Award winning Matilda the Musical welcomes today, September 3, Craig Bierko and Jill Paice to the company as Miss Trunchbull and Miss Honey, respectively. Bertie Carvel and Lauren Ward played their final performances in those roles on September 1. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: MATILDA's Tim Minchin Speaks at University of Western Australia Graduation
by Stage Tube - Sep 28, 2013

A former Perth arts student described as 'sublimely talented, witty, smart and unabashedly offensive' in a musical career that has taken the world by storm has been awarded an honorary doctorate by The University of Western Australia. Tim Minchin joined 225 graduates receiving their degrees in historic Winthrop Hall, marking one of the highlights of the University's 2013 Centenary Year celebrations. He delivered the Occasional Address to graduands and was awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters for his contribution to the arts. Click below to listen to his wonderful speech! (more...)

MATILDA Original Broadway Cast Album Available for Download
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

Broadway Records/Yellow Sound Label's original Broadway cast recording of the Tony Award-winning MATILDA THE MUSICAL is now available for digital download and will be available at the Shubert Theatre beginning tomorrow, September 27, 2013. The CD will be available in stores on Tuesday, October 22, 2013. The album can be pre-ordered at www.BroadwayRecords.com. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: MATILDA's Leading Ladies Talk Pre-Show Rituals & Perform 'Naughty' on LIVE FROM THE COUCH
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2013

The four girls who share the title role in MATILDA THE MUSICAL appeared on WLNY TV's "Live from The Couch" this morning. Watch Sophia Gennusa, Oona Laurence, Bailey Ryon and Milly Shapiro sing an a cappella version of "Naughty," and talk to hosts John Elliott and Elise Finch about their pre-show rituals and learning an English accent. Check out their appearance below! (more...)

MATILDA'S Tim Minchin Receives Honorary Doctorate from University of Western Australia
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2013

A former Perth arts student described as 'sublimely talented, witty, smart and unabashedly offensive' in a musical career that has taken the world by storm has been awarded an honorary doctorate by The University of Western Australia. (more...)

Craig Bierko Joins Cast of MATILDA Tonight as 'Miss Trunchbull'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

Craig Bierko will begin performances tonight in the role of Miss Trunchbull in MATILDA THE MUSICAL at Broadway's Shubert Theatre. Bierko was originally scheduled to begin on September 3, but a minor injury caused a delay. Since Tony nominee Bertie Carvel departed on September 1, the role was played by Chris Hoch. (more...)

MATILDA's Leading Ladies Set for WLNY-TV's LIVE FROM THE COUCH Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

The four girls who share the title role in MATILDA THE MUSICAL will be guests on WLNY TV's "Live from The Couch" tomorrow morning Wednesday September 18 between 8-9 AM. They are Sophia Gennusa, Oona Laurence, Bailey Ryon and Milly Shapiro, each of whom makes her Broadway debut. WLNY TV is Channel 55 on Time Warner and Channel 14 on RCN. Please check your local cable listings for more information. (more...)

MATILDA Cast Members to Crash Google+ Hangouts this Week, 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

In honor of Roald Dahl Month, members of the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit MATILDA THE MUSICAL cast will be crashing Hangouts on Google+ Thursday, September 19. For a chance to video chat with Lesli Margherita, Gabriel Ebert, Ryan Steele and Samantha Sturm, follow the steps below. (more...)

MATILDA Broadway Recording Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 10/22
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 12, 2013

The original Broadway cast recording of the hit page-to-stage adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic children's story MATILDA is now available for pre-order according to a new listing, as well as the full official track-listing for the release. (more...)

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Available For Pre-Order, Release Today
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 10, 2013

The rapturous recent arena tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's internationally celebrated rock opera JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR arrives on DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra-Violet in the US at long last on on September 10 and the items are all now available for pre-order. (more...)

Bertie Carvel and Lauren Ward Depart Broadway's MATILDA Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2013

Bertie Carvel and Lauren Ward will play their final performances as Miss Trunchbull and Miss Honey, respectively, in MATILDA THE MUSICAL at The Shubert Theatre today. The Tony-nominated pair originated their roles in the West End prior to making the trip across the pond for Broadway's production. Craig Bierko and Jill Paice will join the company on September 3. (more...)

Adelaide Cabaret Festival Receives Ruby Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

Adelaide Festival Centre's Cabaret Festival was honoured with the 'Sustained Contribution by an Organization or Group' award at South Australia's art and cultural awards, The Ruby Awards on Friday night. (more...)

BWW CD Reviews: MATILDA (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is Darkly Intriguing
by David Clarke - Oct 22, 2013

When Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly's musical MATILDA, based on Roald Dahl's novel by the same name, first leapt across the pond most assumed that the Broadway cast would not get a cast recording. However, this production has been full of surprise announcements like Bertie Carvel reprising his role as Miss Trunchbull and the addition of an overture and pre-show curtain. Garnering positive notices when it opened on Broadway, the MATILDA (Original Broadway Cast Recording) does a great job capturing the spirit of the clever and spunky show. (more...)

BWW Reviews: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, The O2, October 13 2013
by Gary Naylor - Oct 14, 2013

Gary Naylor sees a show pushed just a bit too far. (more...)

Twisted Cabaret; An Evening with Sabrina Chap and Joe Black Set for November 14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

Coming to the Marlborough Theatre this 14th November, two of cabaret's brightest stars from the UK and abroad join together to bring you Twisted Cabaret: an evening of dark and delectable performance by musical comedy misfit Joe Black (UK) and the inimitable Sabrina Chap (US)! (more...)

Craig Bierko Sidelined from MATILDA Due to Injury; Understudies Chris Hoch and Ben Thompson to Fill In
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

Craig Bierko, who began performances on September 17 in the role of Miss Trunchbull in Matilda The Musical, has temporarily exited the show due to an injury. A show representative told NYT: 'Due to a shoulder injury which delayed his start in 'Matilda the Musical' and which has been aggravated during performance, Craig Bierko will be taking a 12-week disability leave from the production. At this time, understudies Chris Hoch and Ben Thompson will be playing Miss Trunchbull.' (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch the Cast of MATILDA on the Thanksgiving Day Parade!
by Stage Tube - Nov 28, 2013

The nation's most beloved spectacle, the Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, returns for the 87th year of magic on Thursday, Nov. 28 (9 a.m.-noon) throughout the country on NBC. Check out the wonderful cast of MATILDA performing below! (more...)

Kylie Minogue Blogs About MATILDA: THE MUSICAL
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 27, 2013

International music superstar Kylie Minogue strongly endorses MATILDA: THE MUSICAL and recounts her favorable experience attending a recent performance as part of a new blog post. (more...)

MATILDA's Original Leading Ladies to Depart Production in Next Two Months
by Stage Tube - Nov 26, 2013

Milly Shapiro, Bailey Ryon, Oona Laurence and Sophia Gennusa, the Tony-winning leading ladies from Broadway's Matilda The Musical, will depart the production within the next two months. The girls revealed in a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal that they will be leaving to make room for a new crop of girls- the 'Newtildas'. (more...)

Craig Bierko to Depart MATILDA For Good Due to Shoulder Injury
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

Regrettably, due to medical circumstances beyond his control, Craig Bierko will not be resuming his role as Miss Trunchbull in the Broadway production of Matilda the Musical. During rehearsals for the role of Agatha Trunchbull, Craig injured his shoulder making it impossible for him to meet all the physical requirements of the part. (more...)

MATILDA Heading to the Big Screen; Tony Winner Dennis Kelly to Pen Screenplay
by Movies News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

According to the UK's Daily Mail, the Tony-nominated Broadway musical MATILDA is heading for a big screen adaptation, hitting theaters sometime in 2019. (more...)

Matt Harrington Joins Cast of MATILDA as 'Mr. Wormwood' Tonight!
by Courtnie Mele - Mar 4, 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...)

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...)

KING KONG Wins Big at 2013 Helpmann Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

The 13th Annual Helpmann Awards were presented tonight live in Sydney at the Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House and broadcast on Foxtel's Arena. Co-hosts Eddie Perfect and Christie Whelan Browne kicked off the night's proceedings with an incredibly entertaining opening number written specifically for the occasion by the multi-talented Mr Perfect himself. (more...)

Tim Minchin and More Set for 2013 Helpmann Awards Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

The 13th Annual Helpmann Awards ceremony will feature some of Australia's most talented and celebrated performers. This year joining co-hosts Eddie Perfect and Christie Whelan Browne on stage as presenters will be Bert Newton, Tina Arena, Erika Heynatz, Patrick Brammall, Chloe Dallimore, Rob Mills, Ashley Zuckerman, Miranda Tapsell, John Watersand Sharon Millerchip. These presenters and more will be announcing the winners of the 43 awards recognising distinguished artistic achievement and excellence across the major disciplines of Australia's live performance industry. In addition to the star studded list of presenters, the ceremony will include a line-up of incredible performances showcasing Australia's unique and diverse live performance industry. Tim Minchin fresh from his role in Jesus Christ Superstar and his huge success with Matilda on Broadway will be making a very special appearance on the night. (more...)

VIDEO: MATILDA Stars Perform 'Naughty' on LIVE
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

This morning on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael,' the four young actresses who share the lead in Matilda the Musical performed 'Naughty' all together, for the first time in the United States. Check out the appearance below! (more...)

Tim Minchin Teases Details On New Stage Musical
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 24, 2013

Charismatic stage performer and acclaimed MATILDA songwriter Tim Minchin drops some hints about his new stage musical in a new interview, confirming it will be yet another collaboration with director Matthew Warchus, among other tidbits. (more...)

Tim Minchin and Matthew Warchus Developing GROUNDHOG DAY Musical; Workshop Set for Spring 2014!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 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...)

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...)

MATILDA's Revolting Children to Rise Up Nationwide: North American Tour Opens May 2015 in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 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...)

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...)

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...)

2013 Sydney Theatre Awards Nominations Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

Nominations were announced today for the Sydney Theatre Awards for 2013, which will be presented at a gala ceremony on Monday January 20, 2014 at 6pm at the Paddington RSL. (more...)

Tim Minchin Donates Proceeds From Christmas Song To Charity
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 18, 2013

Internationally celebrated comedian and noted MATILDA: THE MUSICAL composer/lyricist Tim Minchin is donating the proceeds from his popular Christmas tune 'White Wine In The Sun' to charity for the months of November, December and January according to a new announcement. (more...)

Paige Brady, Gabriella Pizzolo, Ripley Sobo, and Ava Ulloa Will Be MATILDA's New Leading Ladies!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers today announced that Paige Brady, Gabriella Pizzolo, Ripley Sobo, and Ava Ulloa 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. (more...)

MATILDA Original Broadway Cast Album Coming in October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2013

The producers of the Tony Award-winning MATILDA THE MUSICAL announced today that the original Broadway cast recording will be produced by Michael Croiter and Christopher Nightingale for Broadway Records/Yellow Sound Label and will be released digitally and be available at the Shubert Theatre beginning Friday, September 27, 2013. The CD will be available in stores on Tuesday, October 22, 2013. The album can be pre-ordered at www.BroadwayRecords.com. Amazon.com pre-order coming very soon. (more...)

Breaking News: Craig Bierko and Jill Paice to Join MATILDA on September 3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2013

Producers of the Tony Award winning MATILDA THE MUSICAL announced today that Craig Bierko and Jill Paice will join the company as Miss Trunchbull and Miss Honey, respectively, on September 3. Bertie Carvel and Lauren Ward will play their final performances in those roles on September 1. (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 4, 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...)

Christopher Sieber Delays MATILDA Debut Again Following Injury; Will Join Cast 'Later This Month'
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 4, 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...)

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...)


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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...)

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