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 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!
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 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!
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!
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!
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 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 Mambo
by Michael Dale - April 14, 2016
'Children are Maggots!' says the nasty headmistress Miss Trunchbull in the internationally acclaimed musical MATILDA. (more...)
MATILDA Celebrates 3 Years on Broadway with $89 Tickets
by Contests - Broadway - April 11, 2016
Save big on Time Magazine's #1 show of the year, Matilda The Musical Get orchestra seats from $89. Use Code MABWYD923 (more...)
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 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!
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 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!
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!
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 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!
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 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 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...)
Photo Coverage: Tim Minchin Celebrates MATILDA'S 1000th Performance at the Piano!
by Jennifer Broski - September 25, 2015
MATILDA just celebrated its 1000th performance with who else, but creator Tim Minchin, for a special conversation at New World Stages. At the special event, Jessica Shaw of EW moderated a Q&A and Minchin performed a few Matilda tunes at the piano. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos below! (more...)
Natalie Venetia Belcon, Rick Holmes, Amy Spanger & Allison Case Join Company of MATILDA Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - September 8, 2015
Beginning September 8, the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit MATILDA THE MUSICAL will welcome Natalie Venetia Belcon as Mrs. Phelps, Allison Case as Miss Honey, Rick Holmes as Mr. Wormwood, and Amy Spanger as Mrs. Wormwood. They join a principal cast that features Christopher Sieber as Miss Trunchbull, and the four girls sharing the title role: Mattea Conforti, Rileigh McDonald, Mimi Ryder, and Alexandra Vlachos. (more...)
Lesli Margherita, Alison Luff, and More Play Final MATILDA Performance on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - September 6, 2015
Lesli Margherita -- Matilda the Musical's long-running 'Mrs. Wormwood' -- will play her final performance in the Broadway show today, Sept. 6. (more...)
MATILDA Has A Message For Revolting Children Everywhere!
by Michael Dale - August 25, 2015
Yes, it's that time of year again. (more...)
BWW Review: Officially Opening in Sydney, MATILDA THE MUSICAL Tells The Story Of A Young Girl's Courage and Imagination With Magic and Marvelous Music.
by Jade Kops - August 21, 2015
Roald Dahl's popular childrens' book MATILDA comes to life in Tim Minchin (music and lyrics) and Dennis Kelly's (book) heartfelt musical interpretation, MATILDA THE MUSICAL. The timeless story of the smart little girl that dares to change her story and stand up for what is right that first captured hearts on paper and then on stage in the West End and Broadway has finally made it to Australia and been met with thunderous applause. (more...)