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...)
What a Game- MATILDA Cast Wins the Broadway Show League Championship!
by BWW News Desk - August 20, 2015
The Broadway Show League just wrapped up its 2015 season, bringing some of Broadway's biggest stars to the softball field. This year, the MATILDA team won the championship! Check out a photo of the victors, as posted by Michael Minarik, below! (more...)
BREAKING: Big Screen Adaptation of MATILDA Scheduled to Begin Filming in Late 2016
by BWW News Desk - August 19, 2015
Matthew Warchus reveals he is also in the midst of pre-production for the big screen adaptation of MATILDA, scheduled to begin filming in late 2016. (more...)
Natalie Venetia Belcon, Rick Holmes, Amy Spanger & Allison Case to Join Company of MATILDA!
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 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...)
BWW TV: Kids of MATILDA Perform Through Rain and Shine at BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK!
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 2, 2015
Broadway in Bryan Park continued its 2015 program on Thursday - and BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture the first day. This week's line-up included performances from the casts of MATILDA, LES MISERABLES, THE FANTASTICKS, ON THE TOWN and HAPPY 50ISH. Below, watch as the company of Matilda performs 'When I Grow Up.' (more...)
BWW Reviews: MATILDA is Sensational - Now thru August 15!
by Linda Hodges and Nick Hodges - July 23, 2015
Get up off your couch and stop watching TV. Run past Miss Trunchbull's chokey and Miss Honey's shack and go see Matilda the Musical! This Tony award-winning musical is inspiring and uplifting and has just a hint of magic. This is the perfect show for families of all ages - especially if you have a very special young girl in your family. It's all about the power of imagination and using your smarts to fight back against evil. Playing now through August 15, Matilda the Musical will inspire you to do what's right even if it's hard. (more...)
Tim Minchin's MATILDA Musical Headed to the Big Screen with New Material
by Jessica Showers - July 20, 2015
MATILDA THE MUSICAL is getting some new tunes for its silver screen debut! According to The Sydney Morning Herald, a movie version, for which composer/lyricist Tim Minchin is writing additional music, is currently in the works. (more...)
MATILDA's Tim Minchin Sings and Talks 'Assiduously Ignoring' Conventional Musical Rules
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2015
Songwriter Tim Minchin recently stopped by Sydney to attend a launch party for his musical MATILDA. While there, not only did he talk about his creative process, but he also sang a bit of his score for the audience. Click here to watch the video! (more...)
Photo Flash: MATILDA's Bailey Ryon Leads Workshop at A Class Act NY
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2015
Bailey Ryon, Tony Award winner for her role as MATILDA on Broadway, along with a top talent agent from Frontier Booking International (FBI), taught a four-hour musical theatre workshop at A Class Act NY, Manhattan's award-winning acting studio for kids and teens on Saturday, June 27. Scroll down for photos! (more...)
VIDEO: Tim Minchin & MATILDA Cast Perform 'When I Grow Up' on CONAN
by Caryn Robbins - June 16, 2015
On last night's CONAN on TBS, composer Tim Minchin and the cast of MATILDA THE MUSICAL performed the number 'When I Grow Up'. (more...)
BWW TV: MATILDA Company Take Their Voices from the Shubert Theatre to Shubert Alley!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 5, 2015
STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, was held earlier today, May 27th in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. Hosted by HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH's Darren Criss, Broadway's best turned out for the annual performance - including the company of Matilda, who performed 'When I Grow Up'! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look - MATILDA First National Tour Launches at the Ahmanson This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - June 3, 2015
Center Theatre Group launches the First National Tour of Roald Dahl's 'Matilda The Musical' this Sunday, June 7 at 4 p.m. at the Ahmanson Theatre. Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, 'Matilda The Musical' continues performances in Los Angeles through July 12, 2015.BroadwayWorld has a first look at the tour cast in action below! (more...)
MATILDA THE MUSICAL Launches National Tour in Los Angeles Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015
The First National Tour of Matilda the Musical, produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, launches tonight, May 29, with an official tour opening set for June 7, 2015 at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. (more...)
Lesli Margherita Leaving Broadway's MATILDA This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015
Lesli Margherita -- MATILDA THE MUSICAL's long-running 'Mrs. Wormwood'? -- revealed via Twitter today that she will be departing the show on September 6, 2015. (more...)
Leading Ladies of MATILDA THE MUSICAL National Tour Revealed; Bryce Ryness, Cassie Silva & More Among Cast!
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2015
Casting has been announced for the First National Tour of Matilda the Musical. Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, the First National Tour of Matilda the Musical will begin this May with technical rehearsals and performances at the Shubert Theatre in New Haven, CT, with the official tour opening at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles on June 7, 2015. (more...)
Photo Coverage: MATILDA Cast Celebrates Two Naughty Years on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - April 11, 2015
Winner of a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards including Best Musical, Matilda the Musical is 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, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.The musical just celebrated two years at the Shubert Theatre and you can check out photos from the big day below! (more...)
Marika Aubrey, Daniel Frederiksen, Elise McCann and James Millar to Star in MATILDA, Coming to Sydney This July!
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2015
The Royal Shakespeare Company, Louise Withers, Michael Coppel & Michael Watt today announced four of the principal cast for the Australian Premiere Season of Matilda The Musical, which commences performances from July 28 in Sydney. (more...)
Kids of Broadway's MATILDA to Perform National Anthem at Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2015
The children from the cast of Broadway's Tony Award winning hit MATILDA THE MUSICAL will perform the National Anthem at the start of the 139th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show this Monday night February 16 at Madison Square Garden, broadcast live at 8 PM on CNBC TV. (more...)
MATILDA's Ripley Sobo Joins Steve Jobs Biopic; Full Cast Set!
by Movies News Desk - January 27, 2015
The Hollywood Reporter writes that Matilda the Musical's Ripley Sobo has joined Danny Boyle's upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, playing his daughter Lisa at the age of 9. (more...)
Broadway's MATILDA to Offer Sensory Friendly Performance This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2015
On Sunday February 1 at 1:30 PM, Broadway's MATILDA THE MUSICAL, produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and the Dodgers, will give an autism-friendly performance at the Shubert Theatre (235 West 44th Street) in collaboration with TDF's Autism Theatre Initiative (ATI). (more...)
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...)