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Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical Show Information

DirectorStephanie Graham
ChoreographerKrystal Kiran
Music Director – Brent Hughes

Book by DENNIS KELLY
Music & Lyrics by TIM MINCHIN

ABOUT THE SHOW
Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda has won 47 international awards and continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages around the world.

CAST REQUIREMENTS
Genders listed are ‘characterizations’ for individual roles, but Creative Teams will consider casting performers of all genders for all roles.

MATILDA WORMWOOD
An imaginative girl who is clever and wise far beyond her years. She has a thirst for learning that cannot be quenched.
Gender: Female
Age: 6 to 10
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: A3

*Role may be double cast and paired with another ensemble role

MISS AGATHA TRUNCHBULL
The tyrannical headmistress at Matilda’s school who despises children.
Gender: Any
Age: 35 to 55
Vocal range: TBD

MISS HONEY
Matilda’s kindhearted teacher. She is tired of living in fear under Miss Trunchbull.
Gender: Female
Age: 25 to 40
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: E3

MR. WORMWOOD
Matilda’s uncaring father. A slimy, greedy used-car salesman.
Gender: Male
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D3

MRS. WORMWOOD
Matilda’s self-absorbed, negligent mother and an amateur ballroom dancer.
Gender: Female
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: A3

MICHEAL WORMWOOD
Matilda’s older brother. He is not very bright and favored by their parents.
Gender: Male
Age: 10 to 15
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: C3

BRUCE
Matilda’s classmate. He is subject to extreme punishment by Miss Trunchbull.
Gender Male
Age: 7 to 14
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: C4

LAVENDER
Matilda’s classmate and friend.
Gender: Female
Age: 7 to 10
Mezzo-Soprano
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: F3

MRS. PHELPS
A nice librarian. 
Gender: Female
Age 25 to 45
Non singing

THE ESCAPOLOGIST
A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination. 
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: C3

THE ACROBAT
A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination. 
Gender: Female
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D4

RUDOLPHO
Mrs. Wormwood’s ballroom dance partner. 
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D#3

DOCTOR
Mrs. Wormwood’s Doctor when she goes into labor with Matilda. 
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: C3

CHILDREN’S ENTERTAINER
A party entertainer at the start of the show.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: Eb4
Vocal range bottom: F#3

ENSEMBLE
Cook, Henchman 1, Henchman 2, Henchman 3, Kids (Amanda, Nigel, Eric, Alice, Hortensia, Tommy), Parents.


REHEARSAL SCHEDULE
Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical will begin rehearsals May 14, 2023, leading to performances on alternating nights through July and August, closing on August 26, 2023. A more detailed schedule will be posted as soon as it is confirmed. Cast members must be available for ALL rehearsals and performances. ALL CONFLICTS MUST BE LISTED ON YOUR AUDITION FORM.