MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 11, 2013
Closing Date
Jan 01, 2017
1st Preview
Mar 04, 2013
1st Preview
Mar 04, 2013
Previews
37
Performances
1,554
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Shubert Theatre
(Apr 11, 2013 - Jan 01, 2017)

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First performed November 9, 2010 in Stratford-upon-Avon, commissioned by The Royal Shakespeare Company (Gregory Doran, Artistic Director; Catherine Mallyon, Executive Director)
Book by Dennis Kelly; Music by Tim Minchin; Lyrics by Tim Minchin; Based on the novel by Roald Dahl; Music orchestrated by Christopher Nightingale; Additional music by Christopher Nightingale; Musical Director: David Holcenberg; Children's Music Director: Deborah Abramson; Additional Orchestrations: Laurie Perkins
Directed by Matthew Warchus; Choreographed by Peter Darling; Associate Director: Thomas Caruso, Luke Sheppard and Lotte Wakeham; Associate Choreographer: Ellen Kane and Kate Dunn; Assistant Director: Ryan Emmons; Assistant Choreographer: Leanne Pinder; Resident Director: Gina Rattan
Scenic Design by Rob Howell; Costume Design by Rob Howell; Lighting Design by Hugh Vanstone; Sound Design by Simon Baker; Associate Scenic Design: Paul Weimer; UK Associate Set Designer: Bec Chippendale and Alex Eales; Associate Costume Design: Daryl A. Stone, Rachel Attridge and Christine Meyers; Associate Lighting Design: Joel Shier; UK Associate Lighting Designer: Tim Lutkin; Associate Sound Design: Tony Smolenski IV; Assistant Scenic Design: Evan F. Adamson; Assistant Lighting Design: Craig Stelzenmuller; Automated Lighting Programmer: David Arch
Executive Producer: Denise Wood and André Ptaszynski; General Manager: Dodger Management Group; Company Manager: Kimberly Kelley; Assistant Co. Mgr: Michael Altbaum
Technical Supervisor: Aurora Productions; Production Stage Manager: Kelly A. Martindale; Stage Manager: David Lober; Assistant Stage Mgr: Andrew C. Gottlieb and Amy Marsico
Musical Coordinator: Howard Joines; Musical Supervisor: Christopher Nightingale; Conducted by David Holcenberg; Associate Conductor: Michael Gacetta; Assistant Conductor: Deborah Abramson and Sue Anschutz; Concert Master: Jonathan Dinklage; Keyboard 1: Michael Gacetta; Keyboard 2: Sue Anschutz; Flute, Clarinet, Alto Sax: Steve Kenyon; Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Tenor Sax: Hideaki Aomori; Trumpet 1: Matthew Peterson; Trumpet 2: CJ Camerieri; Trombone/Bass Trombone: Mike Boschen; Drums/Percussion: Howard Joines; Bass: Mat Fieldes; Guitars: Eric B. Davis; Viola/Violin: Whitney LaGrange; Violin: Elizabeth Lim-Dutton; Cello: Jeanne LeBlanc; Music Technology: Phil Adams; London Music Preparation: Laurie Perkins; New York Music Copyist: Emily Grishman Music Preparation/Emily Grishman, Katharine Edmonds; Synthesizer Technician: Randy Cohen
Illusion: Paul Kieve
RSC Commissioning Dramaturg: Jeanie O'Hare; Voice Director: Andrew Wade; Casting: Jim Carnahan, C.S.A. and Nora Brennan C.S.A.; Dance Captain: Nadine Isenegger; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Advertising: AKA; Marketing: AKA and Dodger Marketing; Digital Marketing: AKA; Assistant/Children's Dance Captain: Celia Mei Rubin; Gym Captain: Clay Thomson; Associate Dialect Coach: Ben Furey; Assistant Vocal Coach: Ellen Lettrich and Alithea Phillips; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Puppeteers: Seonaid Goody and Mandy Travis; Marketing Assistant: Tony Lance; Marketing Manager: Jessica Morris; Director of Marketing: Jessica Ludwig; Sales Assistant: Priya Iyer; Sales Manager: Ann E. Van Nostrand
Miss Trunchbull
Mar 04, 2013 - Sep 01, 2013
Mr. Wormwood
Mar 04, 2013 - Mar 02, 2014
Matilda
Alternate
Matilda
Alternate
Mrs. Wormwood
Mar 04, 2013 - Sep 06, 2015
Matilda
Alternate
Matilda
Alternate
Miss Honey
Mar 04, 2013 - Sep 01, 2013
Lavender
Mrs. Phelps
Lavender
Alternate
 
Amanda
Alternate
 
Bruce
Alternate
Alice
 
Amanda
Alternate
Hortensia
 
Lavender
Alternate
Ensemble
Bruce
Alternate
 
Nigel
Alternate
 
Eric
Alternate
Alice
Alternate
 
Hortensia
Alternate
Bruce
Alternate
 
Nigel
Alternate
 
Eric
Alternate
 
Tommy
Alternate
Nigel
 
Eric
Alternate
Sergei
 
Party Entertainer
Rudolpho
Ensemble
Ensemble
The Acrobat
Lavender
Alternate
 
Nigel
Alternate
 
Amanda
Alternate
 
Eric
Alternate
 
Alice
Alternate
 
Tommy
Alternate
The Escapologist
Michael Wormwood
Eric
 
Nigel
Alternate
Understudies: John Arthur Greene (Mr. Wormwood), Nadine Isenegger (Miss Honey), Colin Israel (Miss Trunchbull), Tamika Sonja Lawrence (Mrs. Wormwood, Mrs. Phelps), John Sanders (Miss Trunchbull, Mr. Wormwood), Betsy Struxness (Mrs. Wormwood), Samantha Sturm (Mrs. Phelps, Miss Honey) and Ben Thompson (Miss Trunchbull, Mr. Wormwood)

Shubert Theatre (Apr 11, 2013 - Jan 01, 2017)

Musical Director: Michael Gacetta (May 16, 2016 - ?)
Resident Director: Ryan Emmons; Resident Choreographer: Sara Brians
Associate Costume Design: Nancy Palmatier; Assistant Costume Design: Rachel Attridge
Company Manager: Michael Altbaum (Oct 2016 - Jan 01, 2017); Assistant Co. Mgr: Justin Gleiberman
Assistant Stage Mgr: Samantha Preiss, Carolyn Kelson, Melissa M. Spengler and Katelynn Cooper; Production Supervisor: David Lober; Production Stage Manager: David Lober; Stage Manager: Michael Krug
Associate Musical Supervisor: David Holcenberg; Assistant Conductor: Chris Haberl; Keyboard 1: Chris Haberl; Resident Director: Sara Brians; Conducted by Michael Gacetta (May 16, 2016 - ?); Associate Conductor: Sue Anschutz; Concert Master: Elizabeth Lim-Dutton; Violin: Rachel Golub
Assistant Dance Captain: Ashley Elizabeth Hale; Gym Captain: Scott Difford; Assistant/Children's Dance Captain: Heather Tepe; Assistant Vocal Coach: Julia Lenardon and Julie Congress

Cast

Miss Honey
Sep 06, 2016 - Jan 01, 2017
Ava Briglia
Broadway debut
Matilda
Alternate
Miss Honey
Sep 08, 2015 - Sep 04, 2016
Mr. Wormwood
Sep 08, 2015 - Sep 11, 2016
Mrs. Wormwood
Sep 06, 2016 - Jan 01, 2017
Willow McCarthy
Broadway debut
Matilda
Alternate
Miss Trunchbull
Jun 07, 2016 - Jan 01, 2017
Mr. Wormwood
Sep 13, 2016 - Jan 01, 2017
Miss Trunchbull
Apr 18, 2014 - Jun 05, 2016
Mrs. Wormwood
Sep 08, 2015 - Sep 04, 2016
Aviva Winick
Broadway debut
Matilda
Alternate
Eric
Alternate
 
Nigel
Alternate
Mrs. Phelps
Nov 12, 2013 - Jan 05, 2014
 
Mrs. Phelps
Sep 08, 2015 - May 29, 2016
 
Mrs. Phelps
Miss Trunchbull
Sep 17, 2013 - circa. Oct 2013
Escape Artist
 
Ensemble
 
Sergei
 
Party Entertainer
The Acrobat
Matilda
Alternate
Michael Wormwood
Jun 10, 2014 - Feb 08, 2015
Hortensia
Tommy
Alternate
 
Bruce
Alternate
Lavender
Mar 04, 2014 - Aug 30, 2015
Matilda
Alternate
Bruce
Alternate
 
Nigel
Alternate
 
Eric
Alternate
 
Nigel
Tommy
Hortensia
 
Lavender
Alternate
Gregory Diaz IV
Broadway debut
Bruce
Alternate
Bruce
Alternate
 
Tommy
Alternate
 
Nigel
Alternate
Party Entertainer
Ensemble
Matilda
Alternate
 
Matilda
circa. Dec 2016 - ?
Alternate
Alice
 
Amanda
Alternate
Evan Gray
Broadway debut
Bruce
 
Eric
Alternate
Mr. Wormwood
Mar 04, 2014 - Sep 06, 2015
Ensemble
Chris Hoch
During Craig Bierko's absence
Sergei
 
Party Entertainer
 
Miss Trunchbull
Sep 03, 2013 - Sep 15, 2013
 
Miss Trunchbull
Oct 29, 2013 - Mar 16, 2014
Meliki Hurd
Broadway debut
Tommy
 
Bruce
Alternate
Austyn Johnson
Broadway debut
Amanda
Mrs. Phelps
May 31, 2016 - Aug 14, 2016
Ensemble
Alice
Alternate
 
Hortensia
Alternate
 
Tommy
Alternate
Miss Honey
Sep 06, 2014 - Sep 06, 2015
Matilda
Alternate
Lavender
Alice
Alternate
 
Hortensia
Alternate
 
Lavender
Alternate
Matilda
Alternate
Michael Wormwood
Ensemble
 
Doctor
Trey Middleton
Broadway debut
Bruce
Alternate
 
Tommy
Alternate
 
Nigel
Alternate
Escape Artist
Ensemble
 
Party Entertainer
 
Sergei
Nigel
 
Bruce
Alternate
Amanda
Alternate
 
Lavender
Alternate
 
Amanda
Doctor
 
Escape Artist
 
Party Entertainer
 
Sergei
Miss Honey
Sep 03, 2013 - Sep 05, 2014
Matilda
Alternate
Serena Quadrato
Broadway debut
Lavender
Tommy
Alternate
 
Alice
Alternate
 
Hortensia
Alternate
Amanda
Alternate
 
Lavender
Alternate
Matilda
Alternate
Hortensia
 
Lavender
Alternate
Alice
Alternate
 
Hortensia
Alternate
Matilda
Alternate
Ensemble
Party Entertainer
 
Ensemble
Madison Smith
Broadway debut
Amanda
Alternate
 
Lavender
Alternate
Matilda
Alternate
Rudolpho
Matilda
Alternate
 
Bruce
Alternate
 
Nigel
Alternate
Nigel
Hortensia
Alternate
Ben Thompson
during Christopher Sieber's absence
Miss Trunchbull
Alternate
 
Miss Trunchbull
 
Escape Artist
Ensemble
 
Michael Wormwood
Matilda
Alternate
Matilda
Alternate
Eric
Alternate
Kathryn Zimmer
Broadway debut
Alice
Alternate
 
Hortensia
Alternate
Understudies: Richard H. Blake (Mr. Wormwood, Miss Trunchbull), Jennifer Bowles (Mrs. Phelps, Miss Honey), Wesley Faucher (Mrs. Wormwood), Ashley Elizabeth Hale (Miss Honey), Chris Hoch (Miss Trunchbull, Mr. Wormwood), Marisa Kennedy (Mrs. Wormwood, Mrs. Phelps), Lauralyn McClelland (Mrs. Wormwood, Miss Honey), Michael Minarik (Miss Trunchbull, Mr. Wormwood), Sean Montgomery (Miss Trunchbull, Mr. Wormwood), Geoff Packard (Miss Trunchbull, Mr. Wormwood), Celia Mei Rubin (Mrs. Phelps) and Cassie Silva (Mrs. Wormwood)
music by Tim Minchin; lyrics by Tim Minchin
Act 1
Sung By
Miracle
Company
Naughty
Matilda
School Song
Company
Pathetic
Miss Honey
The Hammer
Miss Trunchbull, Miss Honey and Children
The Chokey Chant
Company
Loud
Mrs. Wormwood and Rudolpho
This Little Girl
Miss Honey
Bruce
Children
Act 2
Sung By
Telly
Mr. Wormwood and Michael Wormwood
When I Grow Up
Company
I'm Here
Matilda and The Escapologist
The Smell of Rebellion
Miss Trunchbull, Miss Honey and Children
Quiet
Matilda
My House
Miss Honey
Revolting Children
Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Book of a Musical

2013 Winner
Book by Dennis Kelly
 

Best Original Score Written for the Theatre

2013 Nominee
Music by Tim Minchin
Lyrics by Tim Minchin
 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

2013 Nominee
Bertie Carvel

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

2013 Winner
Gabriel Ebert
 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

2013 Nominee
Lauren Ward
 

Best Choreography

2013 Nominee
Choreographed by Peter Darling
 

Best Direction of a Musical

2013 Nominee
Directed by Matthew Warchus
 

Best Orchestrations

2013 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Christopher Nightingale
 

Tony Honor for Excellence in Theatre

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

2013 Winner
Scenic Design by Rob Howell
 

Best Costume Design of a Musical

2013 Nominee
Costume Design by Rob Howell

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

2013 Winner
Lighting Design by Hugh Vanstone

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Book of a Musical

2013 Winner
Book by Dennis Kelly

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

2013 Winner
Bertie Carvel
 

Outstanding Choreography

2013 Nominee
Choreographed by Peter Darling

Outstanding Lyrics

2013 Winner
Lyrics by Tim Minchin

Outstanding Set Design

2013 Winner
Scenic Design by Rob Howell
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

2013 Nominee
Directed by Matthew Warchus

Theatre World

Award

2013 Recipient
Bertie Carvel
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