"Matilda" The Musical Needs Performers
Auditions for Roald Dahl's "Matilda" the musical. In search of cast. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE CONSIDERED. Please see the breakdown below. About the project: 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. Matilda is a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers. She's unloved by her cruel parents but impresses her school teacher Miss Honey. During her first term at school, the two forge a bond as Miss Honey begins to recognize and appreciate Matilda's extraordinary personality. Matilda's school life isn't completely smooth sailing, however – the school's mean headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, hates children and just loves to punish those who don't abide by her rules. But Matilda has courage and cleverness in equal amounts, and could be the school pupils' saving grace! Additional info: Show dates: Oct. 6-15. Please see the audition packet attached.
A tyrannical headmistress who despises children.May be played by a man or a woman. Note: The vocal range is written for a tenor.
Matilda's kindhearted teacher. Soprano.
Matilda's uncaring father. A slimy, greedy used-car salesman. Tenor.
Matilda's self-absorbed, negligent mother and an amateur ballroom dancer. Mezzo/Soprano - Must have a strong high belt. *Uninhibited, but not necessarily technically strong, dancing skills required.
A kind librarian.
A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination. Baritone.
A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination. Alto. *Looking for a performer who is trained in aerial silks.
Mrs. Wormwood's ballroom dance partner. Tenor. *Strong partnering skills preferred.
Mrs. Wormwood's Doctor when she goes into labor with Matilda. Tenor/Alto.