Full casting for the Australian Premiere Season and the first National US Tour of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical, produced by the RSC
This week saw the full casts announced for both the Australian Premiere Season of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical - opening at the Sydney Lyric Theatre from July 28 - and the first US Tour of the show, which opens at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles on June 7.
In Australia, along with the four previously announced adult cast members (in alphabetical order), Marika Aubrey (Mrs Wormwood), Daniel Frederiksen (Mr Wormwood), Elise McCann (Miss Honey) and James Millar (Miss Trunchbull), the remaining adult company features Stephen Anderson, Reece Budin, Rachel Cole, Andrew Cook, Danielle Cook, Eli Cooper, Cristina D’Agostino, Glenn Hill, Travis Khan, Nadia Komazec, Zoe Komazec, Leah Lim, Mitchell Mahony, Cle Morgan, Daniel Raso and Clay Roberts.
Australia's Matildas are (in alphabetical order) Molly Barwick, Sasha Rose, Georgia Taplin and Bella Thomas, and this Wednesday the young performers who will rotate the eight children’s roles of Bruce, Lavender, Amanda, Nigel, Eric and the other pupils at Crunchem Hall Primary School were revealed as Anthony Abrakmanov, Abigail Adriano, Maya Arya, Kyle Banfield, Eliza Carolan, Ayanda Dladla, Cody Ettingshausen, Joey Gandin, Alyssa Goodall, Ewan Herdman, Leyton Holmes, Zoe Ingram, Ruby Lahoud, Jacob Licastro, Shanice Lim, Amber May, Paris Naumovski, Erika Palma, Joshua Park, Ethan Puse, Zyon Rangi, Jack Reason, Callum Rogers, Regan Walker and Mei Yamada.
Meanwhile, joining the US touring production in the title role of Matilda are Gabby Gutierrez, Mia Sinclair Jenness, and Mabel Tyler. The principal cast also features (alphabetically): Jennifer Blood (Miss Honey), Quinn Mattfeld (Mr. Wormwood), Bryce Ryness (Miss Trunchbull) and Cassie Silva (Mrs. Wormwood).
The ensemble for the US tour of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical includes Cal Alexander, Kayla Amistad, Cameron Burke, Brittany Conigatti, Michael Fatica, Wesley Faucher, John Michael Fiumara, Camden Gonzales, Shonica Gooden, Evan Gray, Cassidy Hagel, Meliki Hurd, Michael Jablonski, Luke Kolbe Mannikus, Stephanie Martignetti, Megan McGuff, Ora Jones, Justin Packard, Serena Quadrato, Aristotle Rock, Jaquez Andre Sims, Ian Michael Stuart, Danny Tieger, Kaci Walfall, Natalie Wisdom, and Darius Wright.
The winner of over 50 international awards, including 4 Tony Awards® and a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards® including Best Musical, Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is based on the much-loved story by Roald Dahl. The production is directed by Tony Award® winner Matthew Warchus (God of Carnage), with a book by Tony Award®-winning playwright Dennis Kelly and music and lyrics by Australian comedian, musician and composer Tim Minchin.
Tickets are now onsale for both the Australian and US Touring productions, while the show continues to delight audiences on Broadway and in London. Visit the official websites for your location to find out more about dates and tickets.