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What Do We Know About the MATILDA Movie? Photo What Do We Know About the MATILDA Movie?
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 20, 2021

Ahead of the movie, BroadwayWorld put together a guide to MATILDA on screen. Get the scoop on the upcoming film!

VIDEO: On This Day, April 11- MATILDA Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, April 11- MATILDA Opens On Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - 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.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for A BABYSITTER'S GUIDE TO MONSTER HUNTING Photo VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for A BABYSITTER'S GUIDE TO MONSTER HUNTING
by Stage Tube - Sep 25, 2020

When high school freshman Kelly Ferguson (Tamara Smart) reluctantly agrees to babysit Jacob Zellman (Ian Ho) on Halloween, the last thing she expects is to be recruited into an international secret society of babysitters who protect kids with special powers from monsters.

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.

Films from SLAVE PLAY's Jeremy O. Harris, Julie Taymor & More Join Line-Up at Sundanc Photo Films from SLAVE PLAY's Jeremy O. Harris, Julie Taymor & More Join Line-Up at Sundance Film Festival
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 4, 2019

The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced today the showcase of new independent feature films selected across all categories for the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. The Festival hosts screenings in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort, from January 23a?"February 2, 2020. The Sundance Film Festival is Sundance Institute's flagship public program, widely regarded as the largest American independent film festival and attended by more than 120,000 people and 1,300 accredited press, and powered by more than 2,000 volunteers last year.

Hulu Acquires Pete Davidson's BIG TIME ADOLESCENSE Photo Hulu Acquires Pete Davidson's BIG TIME ADOLESCENSE
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 5, 2019

Pete Davidson's coming-of-age film ‚ÄúBig Time Adolescence‚ÄĚ has been acquired by Hulu for $4 million, according to Deadline.

Indya Moore, Tom Felton Join Cast of Netflix's A BABYSITTER'S GUIDE TO MONSTER HUNTIN Photo Indya Moore, Tom Felton Join Cast of Netflix's A BABYSITTER'S GUIDE TO MONSTER HUNTING
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 4, 2019

Miriam Shor, Gabriel Byrne Join Netflix's LOST GIRLS Photo Miriam Shor, Gabriel Byrne Join Netflix's LOST GIRLS
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 29, 2018

Miriam Shor, Tony-nominated actor Gabriel Byrne, and Tony winner Reed Birney are among those who have been cast in Netflix's upcoming film, 'Lost Girls.

Shapiro Sisters to Host MATILDA Reunion at The Green Room 42 This Month Photo Shapiro Sisters to Host MATILDA Reunion at The Green Room 42 This Month
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 12, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42, Broadway's newest intimate concert venue, will present THE SHAPIRO SISTERS, starring Milly Shapiro and Abigail Shapiro, on Friday, June 15 at 9:30 PM. In a surprise addition, the evening will now feature a special cast reunion from the hit Broadway production of Matilda. Sophia Genussa, Oona Laurence, and Bailey Ryon - who shared the tile role with Milly - will join the show as featured musical guests.

Lori Petty To Make NYC Directorial Debut With TRIAL, A New Play By Ashley Griffin Photo Lori Petty To Make NYC Directorial Debut With TRIAL, A New Play By Ashley Griffin
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Trial, a new play by Ashley Griffin (Snow, Twilight the Unauthorized Musical Parody) and directed by Lori Petty (Orange is the New Black, A League of Their Own) is set to open at The American Theatre of Actors Beckmann Theater on January 11, 2018. This production is produced by THML Theater Company (Cagebirds, Where Angels Fear To Tread), a women-led company dedicated to engaging audiences with stories of women who survive and thrive.

Lori Petty To Make NYC Directorial Debut With TRIAL, A New Play By Ashley Griffin Photo Lori Petty To Make NYC Directorial Debut With TRIAL, A New Play By Ashley Griffin
by Stephi Wild - Dec 19, 2017

Trial, a new play by Ashley Griffin (Snow, Twilight the Unauthorized Musical Parody) and directed by Lori Petty (Orange is the New Black, A League of Their Own) is set to open at The American Theatre of Actors Beckmann Theater on January 11, 2018. This production is produced by THML Theater Company (Cagebirds, Where Angels Fear To Tread), a women-led company dedicated to engaging audiences with stories of women who survive and thrive.

Photo Coverage: PEACE, LOVE, NO BULLY Performs at Henri Bendel Flagship Store Photo Photo Coverage: PEACE, LOVE, NO BULLY Performs at Henri Bendel Flagship Store
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 16, 2017

The Henri Bendel Fifth Avenue flagship hosted a NYFW benefit event for NoBully.org to raise funds and awareness for anti-bullying efforts and BroadwayWorld was there! The event was organized by Carrie Berk (NYMF 2017 Award for Outstanding Individual Performance) and the all-kid cast of the New York Musical Festival's Peace, Love and Cupcakes: The Musical. The show joined forces with No Bully this summer and was awarded a special NYMF citation for turning a musical into a full-fledged social inclusivity movement.

VIDEO: Lyrics for Life Releases 'You Will Be Found' Music Video Featuring Broadway Ki Photo VIDEO: Lyrics for Life Releases 'You Will Be Found' Music Video Featuring Broadway Kids for Suicide Prevention
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Lyrics for Life has released a recording and music video to Pasek & Paul's You Will Be Found in honor of National Suicide Prevention Week. The video features 140 performers from Broadway, National Tours, TV, Film, singer/songwriters and award-winning dancers, all under the age of 25.

THE BEGUILED Coming to Digital, Blu-ray/DVD and On Demand This Fall Photo THE BEGUILED Coming to Digital, Blu-ray/DVD and On Demand This Fall
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 15, 2017

Academy Award winner Sofia Coppola (Lost in Translation) unleashes the atmospheric thriller THE BEGUILED, coming to Digital on September 26, 2017, and Blu-ray , DVD and On Demand on October 10, 2017, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

VIDEO: First Look - Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis in A BAD MOMS CHRISTMAS
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 28, 2017

Jon Lucas and Scott Moore direct A BAD MOMS CHRISTMAS, hitting theaters on November 3, 2017. The film stars Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, and Kathryn Hahn. Check out the trailer below!

Sharing is Caring: A Short History of Tony Ties, Multiple Wins, and Split Performances on the Great White Way
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 6, 2017

This season, Manhattan Theatre Club stunned and excited theatregoers when it was announced that Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon, two of the most formidable females of stage and screen, would be returning to the boards in an unconventional new revival of Lillian Hellman's family drama, The Little Foxes.

Gunpowder & Sky Distribution Acquires Rob Meyer's LITTLE BOXES
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 27, 2017

Gunpowder & Sky Distribution announced today that the company has acquired Rob Meyer's LITTLE BOXES, with a theatrical release set for April 14th.

Photo Coverage: Matildas Unite at MATILDAPALOOZA at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jan 9, 2017

In the nearly 4-year-run of the Broadway smash, Matilda the Musical, there have been five sets of Matildas. 19 girls have played the role on Broadway and, for the first time ever, all five 'generations' of Matildas performed together in one exciting concert event at Feinstein's/54 Below. These precocious young ladies performed some of their favorite songs from Broadway and beyond. For four years, they have proven 'even if you're little, you can do a lot.'

19 Matildas Come Together for 'MATILDAPALOOZA' at Feinstein's/54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

MATILDAPALOOZA: A REUNION OF BROADWAY'S MATILDAS comes to Feinstein's/54 Below tonight.

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