From Bring It On to Pippin, A Look at the 2012-13 Season: The Musicals

By Playbill Staff
04 Apr 2013

Show: Matilda The Musical
Theatre: Shubert Theatre

Preview: March 4, 2013

Opening: April 11, 2013
Closing: Open-ended

Creators: Book by Dennis Kelly. Music and lyrics by Tim Minchin. Direction by Matthew Warchus. Choreography by Peter Darling.
Original Principal Cast: Sophia Gennusa, Oona Laurence, Bailey Ryon and Milly Shapiro alternating the role of Matilda with Bertie Carvel as Miss Trunchbull, Gabriel Ebert as Mr. Wormwood, Lesli Margherita as Mrs. Wormwood and Lauren Ward as Miss Honey.

Synopsis: According to producers, Matilda "is the story of an extraordinary little girl who decides that despite a bad beginning filled with rotten parents, a terrifying school and a vicious head mistress, her story is going to be an astonishing one. With the help of her teacher, her friends and a little bit of imagination, Matilda proves that even if you're little, you can do big things."

Meet the four young stars of Matilda.

Watch the journey of Matilda:

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