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MATILDA's Original Leading Ladies to Depart Production in Next Two MonthsMATILDA's Original Leading Ladies to Depart Production in Next Two Months
by Stage Tube - November 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 InjuryCraig Bierko to Depart MATILDA For Good Due to Shoulder Injury
by BWW News Desk - November 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...)
Exclusive Photo Coverage: MATILDA's Leading Ladies Record for Carols For A Cure!Exclusive Photo Coverage: MATILDA's Leading Ladies Record for Carols For A Cure!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - November 8, 2013

Stars and casts from the current Broadway line-up have been busy in the studio, recording for the 2013 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 15. Singing traditional and original holiday songs, this annual holiday music CD benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive photos from Matilda's recording session for 'Bring a Little Joy Into the World' with castmembers Betsy Struxness, Bailey Ryon, Beatrice Tulchin, Milly Shapiro, Clay Thomson, Colin Isreal, Ryan Steele, Heather Tepe, Lesli Margherita and Thayne Jasperson. (more...)
Cast of MATILDA Set for Performance, CD Signing at Barnes & Noble TodayCast of MATILDA Set for Performance, CD Signing at Barnes & Noble Today
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2013

Among Barnes & Noble's exclusive programs in New York City for the month of October are CD signings for Off-Broadway's THE LAST FIVE YEARS with Adam Kantor and Betsy Wolfe, as well as the cast of Broadway's MATILDA. Details below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: MATILDA's Leading Ladies Get Surprise Portrait at Sardi'sPhoto Coverage: MATILDA's Leading Ladies Get Surprise Portrait at Sardi's
by Walter McBride - October 22, 2013

The young leading ladies of MATILDA -- Milly Shapiro, Sophia Gennusa, Bailey Ryon and Oona Laurence -- attended a surprise Sardi's caricature unveiling at Sardi's Restaurant today, October 22, 2013 in New York City. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you full coverage of the unveiling! (more...)
FREEZE FRAME: MATILDA's Leading Ladies Get Surprise Portrait at Sardi'sFREEZE FRAME: MATILDA's Leading Ladies Get Surprise Portrait at Sardi's
by Walter McBride - October 22, 2013

The young leading ladies of MATILDA -- Milly Shapiro, Sophia Gennusa, Bailey Ryon and Oona Laurence -- attended a surprise Sardi's caricature unveiling at Sardi's Restaurant today, October 22, 2013 in New York City. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you a sneak peek below! Be sure to check back for full coverage! (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: MATILDA (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is Darkly IntriguingBWW CD Reviews: MATILDA (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is Darkly Intriguing
by David Clarke - October 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 AUDIO Exclusive: Listen to the Broadway Cast of MATILDA Sing 'Revolting Children'BWW AUDIO Exclusive: Listen to the Broadway Cast of MATILDA Sing 'Revolting Children'
by BroadwayWorld TV - October 16, 2013

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive first listen of the show's Act 2 anthem- 'Revolting Children.' (more...)
Craig Bierko Sidelined from MATILDA Due to Injury; Understudies Chris Hoch and Ben Thompson to Fill InCraig Bierko Sidelined from MATILDA Due to Injury; Understudies Chris Hoch and Ben Thompson to Fill In
by BWW News Desk - October 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...)
Cast of MATILDA Set for Performance, CD Signing at Barnes & Noble, 10/24; October Events Announced!Cast of MATILDA Set for Performance, CD Signing at Barnes & Noble, 10/24; October Events Announced!
by BWW News Desk - October 1, 2013

Among Barnes & Noble's exclusive programs in New York City for the month of October are CD signings for Off-Broadway's THE LAST FIVE YEARS with Adam Kantor and Betsy Wolfe, as well as the cast of Broadway's MATILDA. Details below! (more...)
MATILDA Original Broadway Cast Album Available for DownloadMATILDA Original Broadway Cast Album Available for Download
by BWW News Desk - September 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...)
Craig Bierko Joins Cast of MATILDA Tonight as 'Miss Trunchbull'Craig Bierko Joins Cast of MATILDA Tonight as 'Miss Trunchbull'
by BWW News Desk - September 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...)
BWW TV Exclusive: A Day in the Life of MATILDA'S Lauren Ward!BWW TV Exclusive: A Day in the Life of MATILDA'S Lauren Ward!
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 29, 2013

In the video below, MATILDA's Lauren Ward, who plays 'Miss Honey' in the new musical, spends a day in her New York City neighborhood as she meets friends for breakfast, goes shopping for birthday presents and more. Spend a day with Ward by clicking below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with the Cast of Broadway's MATILDA!Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with the Cast of Broadway's MATILDA!
by BWW Staff - August 19, 2013

The producers of the Tony Award-winning Matilda The Musical announced last week 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. The cast was in the recording studio earlier today and you can check out photos from the special day below! (more...)
MATILDA Heading Down Under in 2015?MATILDA Heading Down Under in 2015?
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2013

The Tony Award-winning Broadway hit MATILDA THE MUSICAL recently celebrated its 100th performance at the Shubert Theatre, and according to the Sydney Telegraph's Jo Litson, the show will continue to thrive, opening in Australia in 2015. (more...)
MATILDA Posts First 'Naughty' Instagram Video!MATILDA Posts First 'Naughty' Instagram Video!
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2013

Soon after Instagram Video launched yesterday, Broadway jumped on the bandwagon, with many shows uploading their very first videos. MATILDA posted its own promo video, featuring the pint-sized title character's anthem- 'Naughty'. Watch it HERE! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Talking to the 2013 Tony Winners - Gabriel EbertBWW TV Exclusive: Talking to the 2013 Tony Winners - Gabriel Ebert
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 16, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com's Richie Ridge sat with all of the 2013 Tony Winners right after they came off stage from their big wins. The winners were filled with joy, memories and excitement and we've got it ALL! Here's Gabriel Ebert, who won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for his portrayal of Mr. Wormwood in MATILDA THE MUSICAL. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Talking to the 2013 Tony Winners - Rob HowellBWW TV Exclusive: Talking to the 2013 Tony Winners - Rob Howell
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 16, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com's Richie Ridge sat with all of the 2013 Tony Winners right after they came off stage from their big wins. The winners were filled with joy, memories and excitement and we've got it ALL! Here's Rob Howell who won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Musical for MATILDA THE MUSICAL. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Talking to the 2013 Tony Winners - Dennis KellyBWW TV Exclusive: Talking to the 2013 Tony Winners - Dennis Kelly
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 15, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com's Richie Ridge sat with all of the 2013 Tony Winners right after they came off stage from their big wins. The winners were filled with joy, memories and excitement and we've got it ALL! Here's Dennis Kelly, who won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical for MATILDA. (more...)
AUDIO: MATILDA's Tim Minchin Stops by Studio 360AUDIO: MATILDA's Tim Minchin Stops by Studio 360
by BWW News Desk - June 10, 2013

Tim Minchin, composer and lyricist of the Broadway hit, MATILDA THE MUSICAL was a guest on STUDIO 360 this weekend. Listen as he plays songs from the hit including 'When I Grow Up,' 'Quiet' and 'The School Song' and speaks with host Kurt Andersen about his music and lyrics for the show. Click below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: MATILDA Cast Celebrates Tony Wins at After Party!Photo Coverage: MATILDA Cast Celebrates Tony Wins at After Party!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - June 10, 2013

The cast and creative team of Matilda continued celebrating their four Tony wins last night after the ceremony at Radio City Music Hall and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the exclusive party below! (more...)
MATILDA's Tim Minchin to Appear on Studio 360 This WeekendMATILDA's Tim Minchin to Appear on Studio 360 This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - June 7, 2013

Tim Minchin, the Tony Award nominated composer of Matilda The Musical will be a guest on STUDIO 360 this weekend. Listen as he plays select songs from the hit and speaks with host Kurt Andersen about his music and lyrics for the show, which has received 12 Tony Award nominations including one for Best Musical. (more...)
In the Spotlight Series: The Matildas!In the Spotlight Series: The Matildas!
by Walter McBride - June 7, 2013

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing's 67th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were announced in April by Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Sutton Foster. Check out the full list of Tony nods here, and below you can check out photos of special award winners Oona Laurence, Bailey Ryon, Sophia Gennusa, Milly Shapiro in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride below! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Sing Along to MATILDA's 'Revolting Children'!BWW TV Exclusive: Sing Along to MATILDA's 'Revolting Children'!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 3, 2013

Winner of a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards including Best Musical, Matilda The Musical is more than a show, it's a phenomenon. Based on the beloved novel by best-selling author Roald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr. Fox), Matilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl who dreams of a better life. Armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, Matilda dares to take a stand and change her destiny. Watch the video below and listen to the cast of MATILDA perform 'Revolting Children'! (more...)
Tim Minchin Reveals Plans for MATILDA US Tour, Film?Tim Minchin Reveals Plans for MATILDA US Tour, Film?
by BWW News Desk - June 1, 2013

In a radio interview with Australia's 96FM, Tim Minchin discussed MATILDA's future plans beyond Broadway, mentioning a US tour and a film! (more...)

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