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Sophia Gennusa

 
Bio:
Sophia is thrilled to return to Broadway after originating the title role in Matilda. Her performance earned her a Tony√ā¬ģ Honor, as well as a Grammy nomination for her work on the original cast recording. Deepest gratitude to Chris York, CESD, and Mara Entertainment. Love you Mom and Dad! (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Sophia is thrilled to return to Broadway after originating the title role in Matilda. Her performance earned her a Tony√ā¬ģ Honor, as well as a Grammy nomination for her work on the original cast recording. Deepest gratitude to Chris York, CESD, and Mara Entertainment. Love you Mom and Dad! (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Young Lara
Young Katarina
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Matilda (Alternate)

Photos

Sophia Gennusa and Lesli Margherita Photo

Sophia Gennusa and Lesli Margherita

From: 
Date:
11/12/2018
Sophia Gennusa and Lesli Margherita Photo

Sophia Gennusa and Lesli Margherita

From: 
Date:
11/12/2018
Tonight's cast that includes-Stephen DeAngelis, Eugene Gwozd, Laura Woyasz, Steven Mi Photo

Tonight's cast that includes-Stephen DeAngelis, Eugene Gwozd, Laura Woyasz, Steven Michael Mooney, James Parenti, Aubrey Matalon, Nat Zegree, Gina Milo, Patrick Tombs, Celeste Rose, Leanne Gadow, Sophia Gennusa, Carlos Lopez, Janine LaManna, Nich Rashad B

From: 
Date:
10/29/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Young Lara

Young Katarina

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Matilda (Alternate)

Sophia Gennusa Biography

Sophia is thrilled to return to Broadway after originating the title role in Matilda. Her performance earned her a Tony√ā¬ģ Honor, as well as a Grammy nomination for her work on the original cast recording. Deepest gratitude to Chris York, CESD, and Mara Entertainment. Love you Mom and Dad!





Sophia Gennusa News

Everything We Know About the MATILDA Movie Musical Photo Everything We Know About the MATILDA Movie Musical
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 20, 2021

BroadwayWorld put together a guide to MATILDA on screen. Get the scoop on the upcoming film including when to see it on TV, how to stream, who is in the cast and more!

VIDEO: On This Day, April 11- MATILDA Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, April 11- MATILDA Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 11, 2021

On this day in 2013, the acclaimed musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's Matilda opened at Broadway's Shubert Theatre.

Limited Edition Double Record Vinyl Set of MATILDA THE MUSICAL to be Released Photo Limited Edition Double Record Vinyl Set of MATILDA THE MUSICAL to be Released
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2020

Broadway Records announced today the release of MATILDA THE MUSICAL as a double record set printed on blue vinyl. It will be available exclusively on BroadwayRecords.com on December 4th, 2020. Preorders are available now for this double vinyl set of the Grammy nominated original Broadway cast recording.

Next-Gen Artists Team Up for Virtual Benefit Concert HARMONIZE AGAINST HUNGER Photo Next-Gen Artists Team Up for Virtual Benefit Concert HARMONIZE AGAINST HUNGER
by Carla Maria Verdino-S√ľllwold - Jun 2, 2020

Executive Producers Michael William Nigro and Zach Kessel, alongside Concierge Content, have announced their virtual benefit concert, a?oeHarmonize Against Hunger,a?? to benefit Feeding America and Project Broadway.The concert will air on YouTube on June 26, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. EST. The YouTube channel can be found at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGwJ-4UTlZ-wRPKXmyNxUPw/featured.

Broadway Rewind: MATILDA Gets a Little Bit Naughty on Broadway in 2012! Photo Broadway Rewind: MATILDA Gets a Little Bit Naughty on Broadway in 2012!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 18, 2020

Today we rewind to the opening night of Matilda on Broadway in 2012. The musical, which came straight from its Olivier Award-winning run in London, starred Bertie Carvel, Gabriel Ebert, Lesli Margherita, and Lauren Ward with Oona Laurence, Sophia Gennusa, Bailey Ryon and Milly Shapiro in the title role. Matilda would go on the run for 1554 performances at the Shubert Theatre.

Athena Theatre Expands To Develop New Works For Musical Theatre Photo Athena Theatre Expands To Develop New Works For Musical Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 18, 2019

Athena Theatre proudly expands its commitment to developing works that captivate, resonate, and deepen audience awareness to timeless issues to musical theatre by producing its upcoming showcase ATHENA SINGS.

Ethan Riordan To Premiere Concert Of Original Song Cycle At The Green Room 42 Photo Ethan Riordan To Premiere Concert Of Original Song Cycle At The Green Room 42
by Julie Musbach - Aug 6, 2019

Ethan Riordan will be performing his original song cycle, Flicker, on August 20th at 7 pm at The Green Room 42 in Yotel Times Square. The song cycle explores themes of connection and disconnection in its various forms--whether it be moving on or standing still. Performing with Ethan will be Kerstin Anderson (My Fair Lady, The Sound of Music), Micaela Diamond (The Cher Show) and Sophia Gennusa (Matilda the Musical, Dr. Zhivago). This show is being produced by John Mara, Jr.

Photo Coverage: Broadway Honors Victoria Clark & More at NYMF Gala! Photo Photo Coverage: Broadway Honors Victoria Clark & More at NYMF Gala!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Nov 12, 2018

Just last night, the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) honored Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award-winning actress Victoria Clark, NYMF Board Member Jill Jaysen and Tony Award-winning producers Frankel, Viertel, Baruch, Routh Group at its 2018 Gala at the Edison Ballroom.

Victoria Clark to Be Honored at NYMF 2019 Photo Victoria Clark to Be Honored at NYMF 2019
by Julie Musbach - Nov 1, 2018

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) will honor Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award-winning actress Victoria Clark, NYMF Board Member Jill Jaysen and Tony Award-winning producers Frankel, Viertel, Baruch, Routh Group at its 2018 Gala on Sunday, November 11 at the Edison Ballroom in Midtown Manhattan (240 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036).

Photo Coverage: AT THIS PERFORMANCE Presents BROADWAY FRIGHT NIGHT Photo Photo Coverage: AT THIS PERFORMANCE Presents BROADWAY FRIGHT NIGHT
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 30, 2018

Stephen DeAngelis presented BROADWAY FRIGHT NIGHT, a celebration of songs from musicals with Supernatural, Horror and Sci-Fi themes, on Monday, October 29th at Green Room 42, Green Fig.

Sophia Gennusa Videos

Broadway Rewind: MATILDA Gets a Little Bit Naughty on Broadway in 2012! VideoBroadway Rewind: MATILDA Gets a Little Bit Naughty on Broadway in 2012!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 18, 2020

Today we rewind to the opening night of Matilda on Broadway in 2012. The musical, which came straight from its Olivier Award-winning run in London, starred Bertie Carvel, Gabriel Ebert, Lesli Margherita, and Lauren Ward with Oona Laurence, Sophia Gennusa, Bailey Ryon and Milly Shapiro in the title role. Matilda would go on the run for 1554 performances at the Shubert Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Records Stands Up to Bullies with 'I Have A Voice' Benefit Recording
by Stage Tube - Dec 12, 2016

Broadway Records President Van Dean, Executive Producer Gina Holland and No Bully Executive Producer Michelle Shapiro today launched the charitable recording, I HAVE A VOICE (music by Frank Wildhorn, lyrics by Robin Lerner) with 100 percent of the profits to benefit No Bully.

BWW TV Exclusive: Go Inside the Recording Studio with the Cast of DOCTOR ZHIVAGO!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 18, 2015

The cast of new musical DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, which opened on April 21st and closed on May 10th, 2015 at the Broadway Theatre, hit the recording studio this spring to prepare for the release of the show's original cast recording, which is now available via Broadway Records HERE. Below, check out an exclusive inside look at the cast in the recording studio!

BWW Audio Exclusive: Listen to 'Ashes and Tears' from the DOCTOR ZHIVAGO Cast Recording!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 31, 2015

The cast of new musical DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, which opened on April 21st and closed on May 10th, 2015 at the Broadway Theatre, hit the recording studio this spring to prepare for the release of the show's original cast recording, out via Broadway Records today, July 31st. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive first listen of 'Ashes and Tears' from the album!

VIDEO: Tim Minchin & MATILDA Cast Perform 'When I Grow Up' on CONAN
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 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'.

BWW TV: First Look- Tam Mutu, Kelli Barrett, and More in DOCTOR ZHIVAGO
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 19, 2015

DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, based on Boris Pasternak's Nobel Prize-winning 20th-century epic Russian masterpiece, is directed by two-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff (Jersey Boys), with a book by Academy Award nominee Michael Weller (Ragtime), music by two-time Grammy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Lucy Simon (The Secret Garden), lyrics by Tony Award nominee Michael Korie(Grey Gardens) and Emmy Award nominee Amy Powers (Ella Enchanted), and choreography by Tony Award nominee Kelly Devine (Rocky). BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the production below!

BWW TV: MATILDA's Tim Minchin Dishes on the Upcoming National Tour!
by Michael Sterling & Jordan Santacana - Nov 6, 2014

MATILDA THE MUSICAL will launch its national tour from Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre in 2015, and BroadwayWorld has the scoop on the upcoming production. Below, watch as BroadwayWorld's Michael Sterling chats with Tim Minchin about the upcoming engagement!

BWW TV: The Matildas Take the Grammys- Behind the Scenes of Their LA Adventures!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 9, 2014

Matilda's four adorable, original leading ladies (Sophia Gennusa, Oona Laurence, Bailey Ryon and Milly Shapiro) were there for the ceremony and all of the special festiviites leading up to it, and in the video below, they give you a inside look at theie Los Angeles escapades. Check out their adventures below!

MATILDA's Original Leading Ladies to Depart Production in Next Two Months
by Stage Tube - Nov 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'.

BWW AUDIO Exclusive: Listen to the Broadway Cast of MATILDA Sing 'Revolting Children'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 16, 2013

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive first listen of the show's Act 2 anthem- 'Revolting Children.'


Sophia Gennusa Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Sophia Gennusa been in?
Sophia Gennusa has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Sophia Gennusa been in?
Sophia Gennusa has not appeared in the West End