Playbill Poll: What Should Patrick Wilson's Next Broadway Role Be? Readers Respond
22 Sep 2013
Nathan Hinds: I'm going to say he should go completely against type and play Miss Trunchbull. It would be a fun change to see something totally unexpected from him.
Wilson has the stature to play Miss Trunchbull, the intimidating, child-loathing school teacher in the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Matilda. Bertie Carvel, who won an Olivier Award in London, originated the role at the Royal Shakespeare Company and repeated his work in the Broadway premiere. Craig Bierko recently assumed the role.
Set in the magical world of La Belle Epoque Paris, where fashion, glamour, and passion prevail, Lerner and Loewe's celebrated musical is a romantic comedy about one young woman's journey to find her true self... and her true love.