Matilda the Musical on Tour

Running Time
2 hours and 40 minutes, with one intermission


THE GRINNING MAN Extends At Trafalgar Studios Through April 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

London's new smash hit musical The Grinning Man, now playing at the Trafalgar Studios, has today announced a new extended booking period until 14 April. (more...)

Stuck! GROUNDHOG DAY Scraps Plans for a U.S. National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

It seems the small town will be staying put as Groundhog Day composer, Tim Minchin, reported via Twitter this evening that the Tony-nominated Best Musical. would not be embarking on a previously discussed national tour. (more...)

The Public Theater Of San Antonio Announces Their 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Here is the list of shows that The Public Theater of San Antonio will be producing in their upcoming 2018-2019 Season! (more...)

St. Louis Area Cast Announced for National Tour Of MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

GFour Productions, winner of 44 Tony Awards and 54 Drama Desk Awards, has announced the cast of the international hit show Menopause The Musical coming to the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza, 635 Westport Plaza, in St. Louis for weekly performances beginning Tuesday, January 9 and running through Saturday, March 31. (more...)

Lauren Worsham and Lesli Margherita Join SESSION GIRLS at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Lauren Worsham (A Gentleman's Guide To Love And Murder Broadway) and Lesli Margherita (Matilda the Musical Broadway; Dames At Sea Broadway) in Session Girls on March 6, 2018, 9:30PM. A raucous and heartfelt evening of original tunes about three working women in the music industry, Session Girls gives us the inside scoop on music-producer-in-training Joli Nye, bawdy backup vocalist Cocoa, classical cellist Mariana, and their trials and tribulations as they navigate the music world, their love lives, and the untenable travail of a big studio merger! (more...)

The National Theatre Announces a New Season Of Talks and Events
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Talks and events at the National Theatre start this year with The Jungle - exploring the issues on 6 January. The talk will explore the issues raised in the play as well as the refugee situation more widely with panel members from Good Chance Theatre directors Joe Robertson and Joe Murphy, Nico Stevens (COO, Help Refugees) and Lord Dubs (who sponsored an amendment to the Immigration Act which allows unaccompanied refugee children to settle in the UK). (more...)

Ryan Andes, Megan McGinnis, Jeff Hiller & Robbie Rozelle Complete the Cast of SESSION GIRLS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Ryan Andes (Big Fish-Broadway, Sweeney Todd-Broadway) as studio engineer Max Beft, Megan McGinnis (Les Miserables-Broadway; Beauty And The Beast-Broadway) as Maya, Max's fiancee, Jeff Hiller (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson; Nightcap) as Delivery Guy, and Robbie Rozelle (Songs From Inside My Locker) as theatre producer Mitchie Karabakis in Session Girls on March 6, 2018, 9:30PM. (more...)

Broadway Kids Jam Releases Jam Session Of 'We Go Together' From Grease
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Broadway Kids Jam has released their latest jam session cover video, 'We Go Together', from the hit movie and Broadway musical, Grease. The jam session features Carly Gendell (School of Rock the Musical, Annie), Joshua Turchin (The Pill, TrevorLIVE LA, A Christmas Story the Musical), Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Once the Musical, Les Miserables), Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock the Musical, Dynasty), Shaina Turchin, Hudson Loverro (A Bronx Tale, Ragtime / Ellis Island), Molly Richardson (Matilda the Musical National Tour), with Justin Ramos (Rehearsal Pianist For On Your Feet!, Motown the Musical Tour) as Musical Director. See the Broadway Kids Jam of 'We Go Together' from Grease here: https://youtu.be/pRxM9voiYEM (more...)

Lesli Margherita Will Bring THIS BROAD'S WAY to Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

Lesli Margherita is heading to Pennsylvania! Bucks County Playhouse has just announced that the Olivier Award winner will bring her new solo concert,'This Broad's Way,' to the New Hope venue on January 20 (8pm). (more...)

Kelly Hall-Tompkins to Hold a One Night Only CD Release Event At Tribeca Rooftop
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

Kelly Hall-Tompkins will host a special one-night only CD release event on Monday, January 29, 2018 at 7pm at Tribeca Rooftop (2 Desbrosses Street) in celebration of the release of Broadway Records' Kelly Hall-Tompkins: The Fiddler Expanding Tradition, available digitally and in-stores on Friday, January 26, 2018. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.BroadwayRecords.com. (more...)

Jessica Vosk, Ben Fankhauser, and More Slated for Next Week at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Lesli Margherita!
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jan 22, 2018

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

Broadway Kids Jam Releases Cover of 'This Is Me' From THE GREATEST SHOWMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

Broadway Kids Jam released their new cover video, 'This Is Me', from the blockbuster movie, The Greatest Showman. The song features Carly Gendell (School of Rock the Musical, Annie), Joshua Turchin (The Pill, TrevorLIVE LA, A Christmas Story the Musical), Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Once the Musical, Les Miserables), Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock the Musical, Dynasty), Molly Richardson (Matilda the Musical National Tour), with Justin Ramos (Rehearsal Pianist For On Your Feet!, Motown the Musical Tour) as Musical Director. 'This Is Me' was written by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, and originally performed by Keala Settle and the company of The Greatest Showman. See the Broadway Kids Jam video below: (more...)

Broadway Kids Jam Announces New Series Featuring Jam Sessions With Kids From Broadway, TV, And Movies
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2018

Wondering what the kids of Broadway, Movies and TV do when they are not working? Broadway Kids Jam just launched its new series, featuring amazingly talented working kids who love to jam and make music when they are not performing on Broadway, or making movies, TV shows or commercials. Each video the kids work on a song, figure out the words, melody and parts of the song for about an hour, and then videotape their jam session. Sure they may forget some words or miss a few notes, but they have so much fun playing together and supporting each other's talents! They come from different backgrounds and are different ages, with different talents and abilities, but share a common bond - MUSIC. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

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FREAKY FRIDAY, SUMMER & More Earn San Diego Craig Noel Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

The San Diego Theatre Critics Circle has announced the nominations for its 16th annual Craig Noel Awards for Theatrical Excellence, which will be presented in a ceremony on Feb. 12, 2018, at the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation in San Diego. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Barrow Group Presents THE THING WITH THE FEATHERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

The Barrow Group Theatre Company (Seth Barrish and Lee Brock, Co- Artistic Directors; Robert Serrell, Executive Director), recipient of a Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award, continues their 2017-2018 season with the World Premiere of The Thing with Feathers, a play by Scott Organ. Directed by Company Co-Artistic Director Seth Barrish, the four-member cast features Zachary Booth (The Winslow Boy, Damages ), as Eric, DeAnna Lenhart (Point Last Seen, Phoenix) as Beth, Robert Manning, Jr. (Magic/Bird, Blue Bloods ) as Tim, and Alexa Shae Niziak (Matilda the Musical, A Christmas Story the Musical) as Anna. (more...)

Child Casting Announced For The UK and Ireland Tour Of MATILDA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Today, the Royal Shakespeare Company announces the child casting for the first five venues of the Matilda the Musical 2018/19 UK and Ireland Tour. The title role will be shared by Annalise Bradbury, Lara Cohen, Poppy Jones and Nicola Turner. The West End production will continue to play at the Cambridge Theatre, where it is now in its seventh year and is booking until 10 February 2019. (more...)

VIDEO: MATILDA Introduces the UK and Ireland Tour's Four New Matildas
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

The official Matilda Twitter account introduced us to the new cast members with a video of the girls baking with Craige Els, who will be playing Miss Trunchbull. The girls talk about what superpower they would have, who their inspiration is, their hobbies and more while creating a 'tour cake.' (more...)

Lisa O'Hare, Oyoyo Joi and Emily Padgett Join SESSION GIRLS at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Oyoyo Joi (The Book Of Mormon Broadway) as cellist Mariana, Lisa O'Hare (A Gentleman's Guide To Love And Murder Broadway) as producer Celia Webb, and Emily Padgett (Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Broadway; Bright Star Broadway) as Nashville musician Lucinda in Session Girls on March 6, 2018, 9:30PM. A raucous and heartfelt evening of original tunes about three working women in the music industry, Session Girls gives us the inside scoop on music-producer-in-training Joli Nye (Lauren Worsham), bawdy backup vocalist Cocoa (Lesli Margherita), classical cellist Mariana (Oyoyo Joi), and their trials and tribulations as they navigate the music world, their love lives, and the untenable travail of a big studio merger! (more...)

Bucks Cty Playhouse Announces Winter/Spring Visiting Art Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

This winter and spring Bucks County Playhouse offers a full slate of entertainment representing a wide variety of musical, comedy and special event performances as part of the Visiting Artists Series at the Playhouse. (more...)

Remy Zaken Joins Tim Realbuto's Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Award-winning New York based writer and performer Tim Realbuto, who will star in the upcoming motion picture YES (based on his stage play of the same name), will bring his popular 'Because I Can' concert series to an end at the Triad Theatre on Friday, February 9th, 2018 at 7:00 PM. He premiered his first 'Because I Can' concert at The Metropolitan Room last April and performed part two earlier this month at The Triad. The Metropolitan Room has been the producer of all three 'Because I Can' shows, but the second incarnation and now the third and final one will be performed at The Triad as The Metropolitan Room is in the middle of moving locations. (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards; LOMBARDI Wins Best Play!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

THE THING WITH FEATHERS Begins at TBG Theatre January 13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

The Barrow Group Theatre Company (Seth Barrish and Lee Brock, Co-Artistic Directors; Robert Serrell, Executive Director), recipient of a Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award, continues their 2017-2018 season with the World Premiere of The Thing with Feathers, a play by Scott Organ. Directed by Company Co-Artistic Director Seth Barrish, the four-member cast features Zachary Booth (The Winslow Boy, Damages ), as Eric, DeAnna Lenhart (Point Last Seen, Phoenix) as Beth, Robert Manning, Jr. (Magic/Bird, Blue Bloods ) as Tim, and Alexa Shae Niziak (Matilda the Musical, A Christmas Story the Musical) as Anna. (more...)

Walnut Street Theatre Announces Its 2018-2019 Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre, America's oldest theatre and a National Historic Landmark, is pleased to announce its landmark 210th season of live entertainment, and its 36th season as a not-for-profit producing theatre company. The line-up includes three stunning musicals, a hilarious comedic romp by Walnut favorite Ken Ludwig, and an exciting Tony Award-winning Best Play. As a self-producing regional theatre, the Walnut has become not only the most popular theatre company in Philadelphia, but also the most subscribed theatre company in the world. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Presents Writer-Producer Speed Date
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents their popular Writer-Producer Speed Date on Sunday, March 4, 2018. In deference to Oscar night, the event will start one hour earlier than usual: from 4:30pm - 8:00pm at NOLA Rehearsal Studio, 244 W 54th St., 11th floor. (more...)

MTC Presents ABIGAIL'S PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

Director Stephen Nicolazzo (Merciless Gods) brings together a stunning cast including Zoe Boesen (The Moors), Pip Edwards (Ghosts), Daniel Frederiksen (Matilda: The Musical), Benjamin Rigby (Alien: The Covenant) and Katherine Tonkin (Three Little Words) as he makes his MTC mainstage debut with a lavish revival of Mike Leigh's cult-classic, Abigail's Party. (more...)

2018 Kicks Off With VIOLET at Olathe Civic Theatre Association
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2018

Olathe Civic Theatre Association (OCTA) begins 2018 with the award-winning musical Violet, an inspiring story of a girl with a disfiguring scar who sets out on a journey to seek healing and finds her true beauty along the way. With book and lyrics by Brian Crawley, music by Jeanine Tesori, and a story based on 'The Ugliest Pilgrim' by Doris Betts, this production is helmed by local theatre veterans Julie Ewing (director) and Kevin Bogan (music director). Violet runs three weekends February 9-25, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm and Sundays at 2 pm. (more...)

Happy Groundhog Day! Take a Look Back on Some of Our Favorite Memories From GROUNDHOG DAY THE MUSICAL
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 2, 2018

That's right woodchuck chuckers, it's Groundhog Day! This morning Punxsutawney Phil did indeed see his shadow, which means there will be six more weeks of winter! While we endure the cold that the famed marmot has predicted for us, take a look back on some memories from Groundhog Day The Musical, starring Andy Karl and Barrett Doss! (more...)

CTC Announces Its 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

Children's Theatre Company is proud to announce its 2018-2019 Season, which includes eight productions, four commissioned premieres, three musicals, and one preschool production. The season consists of 3 ½ more weeks of performances over last year's schedule and includes summer programming. (more...)

RADIO 930: CHILDREN OF THE REVOLUTION Will Have Industry Reading 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

The new musical RADIO 930: CHILDREN OF THE REVOLUTION - How Rock & Roll Helped Bring Down the Berlin Wall, will have its second industry presentation (by invitation only) on Friday, February 23 at 3PM and 6PM at The American Theatre of Actors John Cullum Theater (314 West 54th Street).   (more...)

New Musical SESSION GIRLS To Debut At Feinstein's / 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

??????? SESSION GIRLS, a new musical by three-time Emmy nominee, Mia Moravis, will debut Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 9:30PM at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

Ensemble Cast Announced for JERSEY BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

JERSEY BOYS Director, Des McAnuff announces the talented ensemble he has cast in the keenly-anticipated season of JERSEY BOYS, opening for a strictly limited season at the Capitol Theatre in Sydney this September. (more...)

VIDEOS: Original GROUNDHOG DAY Cast Members Reunite For Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 10, 2018

On February 2, the real Groundhog Day, original cast members from the musical reunited for Humans Of Punxsutawney, a one-night-only concert at Feinstein's/54 Below. Watch highlights from the concert below, including  songs from the show, and new versions of classic songs, with new Groundhog Day-related lyrics written by the cast. (more...)

THE HOST, THE FALL and DNA Set for National Youth Theatre's Spring 2018 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The UK's leading youth arts organisation, The National Youth Theatre of Great Britain (NYT) today announces a spring 2018 programme as the 2017 season draws to a close. Nessah Muthy's award-nominated The Host, which follows the life of a Syrian refugee in the UK, will return in February following its acclaimed run at The Yard Theatre. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards; MATILDA Leads Best Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Set for THE THING WITH FEATHERS at The Barrow Group
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

The Barrow Group Theatre Company, recipient of a Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award, continues their 2017-2018 season with the World Premiere of The Thing with Feathers, a play by Scott Organ. (more...)

Tim Realbuto Will Complete His 'Because I Can' Concert Trilogy at the Triad
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2017

Award-winning New York based writer and performer Tim Realbuto, who will star in the upcoming motion picture YES (based on his stage play of the same name), will bring his popular 'Because I Can' concert series to an end at the Triad Theatre on Friday, February 9th, 2018 at 7:00 PM. He premiered his first 'Because I Can' concert at The Metropolitan Room last April and performed part two earlier this month at The Triad. The Metropolitan Room has been the producer of all three 'Because I Can' shows, but the second incarnation and now the third and final one will be performed at The Triad as The Metropolitan Room is in the middle of moving locations. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2017

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Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME to Release Cast Recording in February 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

Broadway Records announced today that ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME will be released on February 9, 2018. The original cast recording is now available for pre-order at BroadwayRecords.com and Amazon.com (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

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The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Everyone's favorite Whovillian, Queen Lesli Margherita
by Theater People Podcast - Dec 18, 2017

On Monday, December 18 the Theater People podcast welcomes Olivier Award winner Leslie Margherita (Matilda the Musical, DAMES AT SEA, ZORRO THE MUSICAL). On what will be the final Theater People episode of 2018, Margherita discusses WHO'S HOLIDAY, The one woman show in which she is currently starring as a grown up Cindy Lou Hoo--the character from the beloved Dr. Seuss Christmas classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas. (more...)

Review Roundup: The Critics Weigh in on the National Theatre's PINOCCHIO
by Review Roundups - Dec 15, 2017

Visit the alpine forest this winter as Pinocchio makes its world premiere at the National Theatre. On a quest to be truly alive, Pinocchio leaves Geppetto's workshop with Jiminy Cricket in tow. Their electrifying adventure takes them from alpine forests to Pleasure Island to the bottom of the ocean. Joe Idris-Roberts plays the title role, with Audrey Brisson as Jiminy Cricket and David Langham as the Fox. Let's see what the critics had to say! (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Photo Flash: He's A Real Boy! PINOCCHIO at the National Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Visit the alpine forest this winter as Pinocchio makes its world premiere at the National Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a look at the cast in action below! (more...)

MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL Returns To Providence
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

GFour Productions, winners of 56 Drama Desk and 44 Tony Awards are proudly bringing the international hit show Menopause The Musical to Providence and will play the The VETS on May 10, 2018 at 7:30pm. Menopause The Musical is a groundbreaking celebration of women who are on the brink of, in the middle of, or have survived The Change. Tickets are currently on sale, and can be purchased online at TheVetsRI.com, by calling (401) 421.ARTS (2787), or in person at The VETS/PPAC Box Office located at 220 Weybosset St in downtown Providence. Box Office Hours are Mon-Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am-2pm. The VETS is located at One Avenue of the Arts, Providence. The VETS on-site Box Office is only open on show days. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE GRINNING MAN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

The critically acclaimed production of The Grinning Man, directed by Tony award-winning Tom Morris (War Horse) and based on the classic Victor Hugo (Les Mis rables) novel, The Man Who Laughs, has taken over Studio 1 at Trafalgar Studios from 6 December, following a hugely successful autumn 2016 premiere at Bristol Old Vic. Check out photos from the production here! (more...)

VIDEO: Tim Minchin Performs 'White Wine in the Sun' on CORDEN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, Tim Minchin stopped by to perform James Corden's favorite Christmas song, 'White Wine in the Sun' in honor of the birth of Corden's baby daughter. (more...)

Lesli Margherita Returns To Bucks County Playhouse With One-Woman Show
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Olivier Award winner and Broadway star Lesli Margherita (Matilda, Dames at Sea, Zorro), Adelaide from Bucks County Playhouse's blockbuster production of Guys and Dolls, returns to New Hope with a brand-new concert, This Broad's Way, Saturday, January 20 at 8:00 p.m. Margherita is appearing at the Playhouse as part of the Winter Visiting Artists Series. (more...)

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