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...)
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...)