Exclusive Photo Coverage: MATILDA Cast Gets Christmassy for Carols For A Cure!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - December 14, 2014
BroadwayWorld is excited to continue our exclusive photo coverage of the recording sessions for this year's album with the cast of Matilda, who sing 'One Good Thing.' Check out photos of cast members Ava DeMary, Eliza Holland Madore, Grace Capeless, Brooklyn Shuck, Beatrice Tulchin, Alexa Shae Niziak, Sofia Roma Rubino and more below! (more...)
Cast of Broadway's MATILDA Set for 'Write Here, Write Now' with NYC Public School Students
by BWW News Desk - December 5, 2014
Broadway's award-winning Matilda The Musical, produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and the Dodgers, has invited children from New York City public schools to participate in "Write Here, Write Now," a program sponsored by the RSCand the NYC Department of Education that provides over 300 students from arts-underserved communities with the opportunity to explore writing in a unique way, as their storytelling is brought to life on a Broadway stage. On December 12, the program will culminate with the cast performing a private presentation of the original scenes written by the students on stage at Broadway's Shubert Theatre. (more...)
MATILDA Recoups Broadway Investment!
by BWW News Desk - December 5, 2014
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...)
STAGE TUBE: Watch the Cast of MATILDA on the Parade!
by Stage Tube - November 27, 2014
The companies of Broadway's MATILDA and PIPPIN celebrated the holidays with performances at CBS' annual THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE. (more...)
Photo Flash: MATILDA Stars Help Launch Coat Drive with Broadway Kids Care
by BWW News Desk - November 19, 2014
On Sunday, November 16 the four newest Matildas on Broadway, Tori Feinstein, Eliza Holland Madore, Brooklyn Shuck and Fina Strazz, launched their coat drive to help Broadway Kids Care's 'Warm Coats & Warm Hearts Drive,', which will continue through November 23, 2014. Scroll down for photos! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: MATILDA's Eliza Holland Madore Finds Out She Got the Part!
by Stage Tube - November 6, 2014
Broadway recently welcomed a bunch of 'Newtildas' to Broadway company of Matilda the Musical. One of the four leading ladies is Eliza Holland Madore, an 8 years old, who was previously seen as Ivanka in Once. Below, watch as Eliza finds out that she got the part! (more...)
Photo Flash: Tim Minchin and Barrett Foa Talk MATILDA, Coming to CTG in 2015
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2014
Last night, Monday, October 20, MATILDA THE MUSICAL composer/lyricist and renowned comedian Tim Minchin appeared at Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre to answer questions about the musical's 2015 run in Los Angeles, opposite special event host Barrett Foa ("NCIS: Los Angeles"). Scroll down for photos from the discussion! (more...)
Photo Flash: Tim Minchin Attends MATILDA's Australian Launch
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2014
Matilda the Musical's composer and lyricist Tim Minchin recently attended the launch of the Sydney Premiere Season of the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Matilda The Musical - check out photos below! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Watch the Newtildas Preview WHEN CHILDREN RULE THE WORLD at 54 Below
by BroadwayWorld TV - October 6, 2014
Following their triumphant performances as 'Matilda' in the Broadway smash Matilda The Musical, 11 year old Paige Brady, 11 year old Gabriella Pizzolo, 11 year old Ripley Sobo and 9 year old Ava Ulloa (aka the 'Newtildas') perform some of their favorite songs from Broadway and beyond in their upcoming concert, 'When Children Rule The World' at 54 BELOW on Friday, October 10, 2014. BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you an exclusive sneak peek of the ladies in rehearsal below! (more...)
Alison Luff to Join Cast of Broadway's MATILDA Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - September 5, 2014
Producers of the Tony Award-winning MATILDA THE MUSICAL announced today that Alison Luff will join the company as Miss Honey beginning tomorrow, Saturday, September 6. (more...)
Four Adorable Little Ladies Join Cast of Broadway's MATILDA!
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2014
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. (more...)
Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - MATILDA!
by BWW Special Coverage - August 18, 2014
A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's MATILDA below! (more...)
BWW TV: MATILDA Cast Gets Naughty at BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK!
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 16, 2014
This week's event featured performances from the cast of MATILDA, featuring: Paige Brady, Gabby Pizzolo, Ripley Sobo, Ava Ulloa and Marisa Kennedy, Jennifer Bowles, Heather Tepe, Sean Montgomery, Alex Brightman, Geoff Packard, JohnArthur Greene, Timothy Cao, Grace Capeless, Ava DeMary, Jonah Halperin, Alexa Shae Niziak, Sofia Roma Rubino,Analise Scarpaci, Mitchell Sink, Chris Sumpter, Beatrice Tulchin and TEd Wilson. Check out clips from 'When I Grow Up,' 'Naughty,' and 'Revolting Children' below! (more...)
MATILDA's Oona Laurence Joins Indie Drama LAMB
by Movies News Desk - July 29, 2014
Deadline writes that MATILDA THE MUSICAL star and Tony winner Oona Laurence has joined the cast of Ross Partridge's upcoming indie drama film LAMB. Partridge wrote and will direct and star in the feature. (more...)
Theater People Podcast Welcomes MATILDA's 'Queen' Lesli Margherita
by Matt Tamanini - June 29, 2014
On Monday, June 30th the Theater People Podcast welcomes 'Matilda' star Lesli Margherita. Topics discussed include her Olivier award winning turn as Inez in 'Zorro The Musical' in London's West End, the day her friend Eden Espinosa called her to insist that Lesli be seen for the role of Mrs. Wormwood in 'Matilda', and her emotional Broadway debut in the show. The episode is available now to iTunes subscribers. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: MATILDA's Alex Gaumond Scolds Paul O'Grady on ITV
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2014
The cast of Matilda the Musical appeared on the Paul O'Grady show yesterday, May 22, with Alex Gaumond as Miss Trunchbull punishing the host for taking something that didn't belong to him. Watch the hilarious clip below! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Christopher Sieber as 'Miss Trunchbull' in Broadway's MATILDA!
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014
Christopher Sieber officially made his debut as the tyranical headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, in Broadway's Matilda the Musical earlier last month on April 18. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at Sieber in action! (more...)
MATILDA'S Leading Ladies Take EW's Pop Culture Personality Quiz
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2014
Watch the four girls who share the title role in Broadway's Matilda the Musical take EW.COM's Pop Culture Personality Quiz and find out which one of them is allowed to watch Grimm, who's keeping your love of Saved by the Bell and Full House alive, and who can tell you all about Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge and Face Off. Paige Brady, Gabriella Pizzolo, Ripley Sobo and Ava Ulloa show us their jazz hands here. (more...)
Christopher Sieber Joins Cast of MATILDA Tonight After Delays from Injury
by BWW News Desk - April 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 - April 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 - April 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...)
VIDEO: MATILDA's Leading Ladies on Constructing Their March Madness Brackets
by BWW News Desk - March 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...)
MATILDA, ACT ONE & VIOLET Awarded Education and Community Engagement Grants by The Broadway League
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2014
The Broadway League has awarded coveted New York Education Grants to the Broadway productions of Act One, Matilda the Musical, and Violet. Each production receives a $5,000 grant towards its 2014 educational and community engagement initiatives. The grants aid the growth and development of theatre education in the city as they encourage Broadway productions to create more opportunities for young people. This is the first year that the Broadway League has awarded three grants instead of two, due to the increased number of proposals of quality programs. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Meet the New Leading Ladies of Broadway's MATILDA!
by Stage Tube - March 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...)
Christopher Sieber's MATILDA Debut Delayed Due to Hand Injury
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2014
Christopher Sieber, who will be Broadway's newest Miss Trunchbull in Matilda, will have to wait to play the tyrant headmistress on stage .During rehearsals for his debut as Miss Trunchbull in MATILDA THE MUSICAL last month, Sieber fractured a bone in his hand. He is now expected to begin performances on Tuesday April 8 if his hand is fully healed. Cast member Ben Thompson will perform the role beginning this Tuesday March 18 when Mr. Sieber had hoped to begin performances in the show. (more...)