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BWW Interview: Talking Sparkle Shoes and Stamina with MATILDA's Mother of the Year, Lesli MargheritaBWW Interview: Talking Sparkle Shoes and Stamina with MATILDA's Mother of the Year, Lesli Margherita
by Alexa Criscitiello - September 17, 2016

Lesli Margherita is an Olivier Award winner for her West End debut as Inez in Zorro the Musical. After over 1000 performances getting 'Loud' in Matilda the Musical as the villainous Mrs. Wormwood, a role she originated on Broadway, Lesli bid farewell to the grounds of Crunchem Hall and crossed the street to The Helen Hayes to star as uber- diva Mona Kent in the Broadway premiere of Randy Skinner's Dames at Sea.   (more...)
MATILDA Alums Jennifer Blood & John Sanders Will Rejoin Broadway CompanyMATILDA Alums Jennifer Blood & John Sanders Will Rejoin Broadway Company
by BWW News Desk - September 1, 2016

Two alumni of Matilda's Broadway company and national tour will join the Broadway company this month. (more...)
Watch Lesli Margherita Rehearse for Her MATILDA Return!Watch Lesli Margherita Rehearse for Her MATILDA Return!
by BWW News Desk - August 30, 2016

Lesli Margherita, Broadway's original Mrs. Wormwood, returns to MATILDA THE MUSICAL at the Shubert Theatre beginning September 6, 2016. (more...)
19 Matildas Coming Together for 'MATILDAPALOOZA' at Feinstein's/54 Below This Winter19 Matildas Coming Together for 'MATILDAPALOOZA' at Feinstein's/54 Below This Winter
by BWW News Desk - August 12, 2016

MATILDAPALOOZA: A REUNION OF BROADWAY'S MATILDAS is coming to Feinstein's/54 Below this winter. (more...)
Original Mrs. Wormwood Lesli Margherita Will Return to MATILDA This SeptemberOriginal Mrs. Wormwood Lesli Margherita Will Return to MATILDA This September
by BWW News Desk - August 8, 2016

Lesli Margherita, Broadway's original Mrs. Wormwood, returns to MATILDA THE MUSICAL at the Shubert Theatre beginning September 6, 2016. (more...)
BWW TV: MATILDA Kids Get Naughty at Broadway in Bryant Park!BWW TV: MATILDA Kids Get Naughty at Broadway in Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 10, 2016

The best of Broadway will be performing FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with '106.7 LITE FM's Broadway in Bryant Park 2016' - a lunchtime series that just kicked off today, July 7 on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by LITE FM's on-air personalities, the 16th annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances will run through Thursday, August 11. (more...)
BWW TV: The Kids of MATILDA Trade the Shubert Theatre for Shubert Alley!BWW TV: The Kids of MATILDA Trade the Shubert Theatre for Shubert Alley!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 8, 2016

STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, took place just last week in Shubert Alley. Hosted by Tony nominee Sean Hayes and Mo Rocca, Broadway's best once again turned out for the annual performance - including the company of MATILDA, who performed 'When I Grow Up'! (more...)
Film Version of MATILDA Musical to Hit Theaters in 2018? May Feature New Music from MinchinFilm Version of MATILDA Musical to Hit Theaters in 2018? May Feature New Music from Minchin
by TV News Desk - June 6, 2016

A schoolroom full of MATILDA's 'Revolting Children' may hit movie theaters as early as 2018 according to the show's composer, Tim Minchin. (more...)
ON THE SCENE with Randy Rainbow: Catching Up with MATILDA's Little Leading Ladies!ON THE SCENE with Randy Rainbow: Catching Up with MATILDA's Little Leading Ladies!
by Randy Rainbow - June 4, 2016

As they explain to Randy Rainbow, 'bigger isn't better.' The three leading ladies of Broadway's MATILDA (the adorable Ava Briglia, Willow McCarthy, and Aviva Winick) may be small, but they've got enough spunk to carry the show night after night at the Shubert Theatre. So what does it take to be Broadway's tiniest leading lady? Find out below!  (more...)
BWW Review: CLO Kicks Off Season with MATILDABWW Review: CLO Kicks Off Season with MATILDA
by Dylan Shaffer - June 3, 2016

A British encounter of a younger kind is sweeping the stage on 7th Street in downtown Pittsburgh. Matilda, the Broadway and West End hit musical about a superlative young girl with extraordinary knowledge and wit, opens the Pittsburgh CLO's summer season at the Benedum Center. (more...)
BWW TV: The Matildas Learn How To... Bake Cookies!BWW TV: The Matildas Learn How To... Bake Cookies!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 10, 2016

What will the three leading ladies of Broadway's MATILDA tackle next? Below, watch as the adorable Ava Briglia, Willow McCarthy, and Aviva Winick get baking at Schmackary's. (more...)
BWW TV: The Matildas Learn How To... Fly Trapeze!BWW TV: The Matildas Learn How To... Fly Trapeze!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 2, 2016

What will the three leading ladies of Broadway's MATILDA tackle next? Below, watch as the adorable Ava Briglia, Willow McCarthy, and Aviva Winick take on the trapeze! (more...)
BWW TV: The MATILDA Girls Learn to Flip at Chelsea Piers!BWW TV: The MATILDA Girls Learn to Flip at Chelsea Piers!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 26, 2016

The three leading ladies of Broadway's MATILDA just got their tumble on at Chelsea Piers, where they got a lesson in gymnastics. Below, watch as the adorable Ava Briglia, Willow McCarthy, and Aviva Winick practice their new moves! (more...)
Breaking News: MATILDA Will Take Final Broadway Bow in 2017Breaking News: MATILDA Will Take Final Broadway Bow in 2017
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2016

The Tony Award® winning MATILDA THE MUSICAL will close on January 1, 2017, it was announced today. By then, it will have played 37 previews, 1,555 regular performances, and one Actors Fund performance. The production opened on April 11, 2013 (previews began March 4) at the Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). MATILDA THE MUSICAL has paid back its $16 million investment on Broadway, making the show a rare hit simultaneously on Broadway and in London's West End. (more...)
BWW TV: Dancing Maggots! Broadway's MATILDA Stars Learn To MamboBWW TV: Dancing Maggots! Broadway's MATILDA Stars Learn To Mambo
by Michael Dale - April 14, 2016

'Children are Maggots!' says the nasty headmistress Miss Trunchbull in the internationally acclaimed musical MATILDA. (more...)
Photo Coverage: The Maggots of MATILDA Celebrate 3 Years on Broadway!Photo Coverage: The Maggots of MATILDA Celebrate 3 Years on Broadway!
by Jennifer Broski - April 11, 2016

A feisty little girl is still bringing audiences to their feet at the Shubert Theatre every night. Matilda the Musical, based on the beloved novel by best-selling author Roald Dahl, just reached a Broadway milestone yesterday, celebrating its third anniversary. The company marked the special day with a party at NYC's Bowlmor and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the big night below! (more...)
BWW TV: The KID CRITICS Channel Their Inner Maggots at MATILDABWW TV: The KID CRITICS Channel Their Inner Maggots at MATILDA
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 7, 2016

It's not hard to stumble across an excess of reviews for any given Broadway show these days, but there is a group of theatregoers that is wildly underrepresented when it comes to opinions on Broadway- kids! BroadwayWorld continues our new series, KID CRITICS, which gives parents and children alike a kid's perspective on Broadway's hottest shows. We are continuing the series with Tai (9), Isabella (11), and Charles (8), who just stopped by the Shubert Theatre to check out MATILDA. Curious of what they thought about the show? Find out below! (more...)
Photo Flash: Tinkerbelle the Dog Officially Becomes a Maggot at MATILDA!Photo Flash: Tinkerbelle the Dog Officially Becomes a Maggot at MATILDA!
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2016

Tinkerbelle the Dog became an official MAGGOT at Matilda on Broadway, complete with her own personalized Matilda School Uniform from the wardrobe department! Check out the photos here! (more...)
BWW INTERVIEW: As MATILDA THE MUSICAL Finishes Up In Sydney, The Cast Chats To BWW Before They Head To MelbourneBWW INTERVIEW: As MATILDA THE MUSICAL Finishes Up In Sydney, The Cast Chats To BWW Before They Head To Melbourne
by Jade Kops - February 8, 2016

The time has come for MATILDA THE MUSICAL to move south and share the joy and magic with Melbourne. BroadwayWorld.com-Sydney took this opportunity to chat to some of the adult cast before they leave the Lyric Theatre. (more...)
Exclusive Photo Coverage: The MATILDA Kids Celebrate Christmas with Carols For A Cure!Exclusive Photo Coverage: The MATILDA Kids Celebrate Christmas with Carols For A Cure!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - December 26, 2015

Christmas might be over, but that doesn't mean it's too late for 'Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 17'! This 2-disc, annual CD of original and traditional holiday music features stars and casts from the current Broadway line-up, and benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. 'Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 17' can be ordered for only $25 through BC/EFA at broadwaycares.org or by calling (212) 840-0770 x238 Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST. Volumes from previous seasons are available, too. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- MATILDA's Christopher Sieber!BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- MATILDA's Christopher Sieber!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - November 8, 2015

Welcome to BWW's exclusive talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge. Follow Richard as he visits the theater's best and brightest in their dressing rooms, on their stages and at their favorite hang outs to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. In the special interview below, Richard welcomes current star of MATILDA, Christopher Sieber. Watch as they discuss how things are going at the Shubert Theatre, how he has injured himself during almost every Broadway gig, and so much more! (more...)
AKA NYC's MATILDA THE MUSICAL Campaign Honored at 2015 Davey AwardsAKA NYC's MATILDA THE MUSICAL Campaign Honored at 2015 Davey Awards
by BWW News Desk - November 4, 2015

AKA NYC's exuberant television campaign for Matilda the Musical translated into a big night at the 2015 International Davey Awards. (more...)
MATILDA Will Launch Digital Lottery Tomorrow!MATILDA Will Launch Digital Lottery Tomorrow!
by BWW News Desk - October 26, 2015

Matilda The Musical will launch a digital lottery on October 27, offering a limited number of $32 seats each day via MatildaLottery.com. Entries can be submitted the day of the preferred performance, by 11am for matinees or by 3pm for evening performances. Entrants may choose to be notified of winning via email or text, and winners may claim up to two tickets, which will be held for purchase at the box office. (more...)
MATILDA to Play Shea's Buffalo Theatre This NovemberMATILDA to Play Shea's Buffalo Theatre This November
by BWW News Desk - October 9, 2015

The First National Tour of MATILDA THE MUSICAL, presented by Shea's Performing Arts Center and Albert Nocciolino, premieres at Shea's Buffalo Theatre November 3-8.  Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, the First National Tour of MATILDA THE MUSICAL will play at Shea's Buffalo Theatre, November 3-8. (more...)
VIDEO:  MATILDA Kids Sing 'When I Grow Up' at The Broadway Flea MarketVIDEO: MATILDA Kids Sing 'When I Grow Up' at The Broadway Flea Market
by Michael Dale - September 30, 2015

An impromptu, a cappella performance of "When I Grow Up" sung by the kids of the smash hit, MATILDA (more...)

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