Welcome to a wiki for Matilda the Musical. Here, you will find details of casting and dates. Matilda the Musical is a musical written by Dennis Kelly with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin. The show is currently running on Broadway and the West End. It is based on the children's novel Matilda by Roald Dahl. Matilda the Musical is now booking in London until May 2017
Broadway production to close
We are sorry to say that the Broadway production will close on January 1, 2017 and will have played 1,555 performances and 37 previews.
Happy Trails and New West End Cast Members
Also Happy Trails to all the Child Cast who are leaving: Nael Ameen, Henry Austin, Leo Ayres, Owen Bangall, Fifi Bloomsbury-Kheir, Tilly Cook, Bronte Crosgrave, Oliver Crouch, Ellie Dadd, Carla Dixon, Ellie-Rose Eames, Taha Elamin, Twinkle Jaiswal, Sophia Keaveney, Thea Lamb, Josh Shadbolt, Joe Sheridan, Harrison Wilding and Jamie Wilding
Sara Sheen and Abbie Vena will be joining Zaris-Angel Hator and Clara Read in the title role. Joining them will be Nicholas Antoniou-Tibbitts, Molly Beech, Hannah Bouhamdi, Max Brophy, Olivia Calladine-Smith, Elena Cervesi, Lydia Coghlan, Anya Evans, Miles Harcombe, Michael Hawkins, Sam Jennings, Harrison Langham, Ben Lewis, Craig Noakes, Tia Palamathanan, Owen Pennington, Charlotte Ross-Gower, Alexander Stuckey, Felix Warren and Scarlett Wennink. They will play the roles of Bruce, Lavender and Amanda and the others at Crunchem Hall
- Georgia Pemberton has been cast in the role of Fiona in upcoming Tim Burton film Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
- Oona Laurence has been cast in the role of Natalie in the upcoming film Pete's Dragons
- Lollie McKenzie has been cast as Amy in the short film Chatch
- Cara Jenkins will be playing Violet in CBBC comedy, The 4 O'clock Club which is due to air its fifth season on Thursday 25th Feburary.
- Sebastian Croft will have a role in the new series of Game of Thrones
- Kerry Ingram has been cast as Becky in new Netflix original Hat Hair.
- Ava Merson-O'Brien will be reprise her role as, Harriet in the third season of Hetty Feather.
- Brooklyn Shuck will be playing the role of Stella in new comedy pilot I, Shudder.
- Rhianna Dorris appeared in the role of Penny Parker in an episode of CBBC comedy Secret Life of Boys.
- Cleo Demetriou will be playing, Lily Hampton in new CBBC comedy So Awkward.
- Emma Howard has the recurring role of Becky Reynolds in Transparent.
- Adam Scotland played the role of Lucas in the CBBC's Millie Inbetween.
- Mattea Conforti is playing Louise in the Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park with George.
- Daniel Daszek-Green is appearing as Fletcher in the UK tour of The Bodyguard.
- Freddie Haggerty, Psalms-Nissi Myers-Reid, Connor Davies and Ella Tweed are currently appearing in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in the roles of: Mike Teavee, Violet Beauregarde, Augustus Gloop and Veruca Salt.
- Gabby Gutierrez and Sofia Roma Rubino are currently appearing as Sofia and a Swing, School of Rock.
- Luka Green and Violet Tucker are currently playing Kurt and Brigitta in The Sound of Music tour.
- Joshua Cameron and Remi Gooding are both currently playing Young Michael Jackson in Thriller Live.
- Bailey Ryon is playing Mary Lennox in The Secret Garden.
Did you know?
- Josie Griffiths sings the song "Naughty" on the original cast CD.
- Eleanor Worthington Cox has two older brothers called Ben and Josh.
- Sophia Kiely has no social media accounts.
- All together 59 actresses have played Matilda or will being playing Matilda.
- Lara Wollington has the longest run of Matilda, 13 months!
- Georgia Pemberton's first show was on the 4th of September, with the purple team feat. Emily Robins, Thierry Zimmermann and Robbie Warke.
- Kerry Ingram, Eleanor Worthington Cox, Sophia Gennusa, Gabby Gutierrez, Bella Thomas, Ingrid Torrelli and Hannah Levinson all played Matilda on opening Night in their respective shows.
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