Matilda National USA Tour 2015 – 2016
Matilda the Musical is a stage musical based on the children’s novel of the same name by Roald Dahl. It was written by Dennis Kelly, with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin. The musical’s narrative centres on Matilda, a precocious 5-year-old girl with the gift oftelekinesis who loves reading, overcomes obstacles caused by her family and school, and helps her teacher to reclaim her life. After a twelve-week trial run staged by the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) at Stratford-upon-Avon from November 2010 to January 2011, it received its West End premiere on 24 November 2011 at the Cambridge Theatre and its Broadway premiere on 11 April 2013 at the Shubert Theatre.
Matilda has received widespread critical acclaim and box-office popularity, winning seven 2012 Olivier Awards, including Best New Musical the most such awards ever won by a single show at the time. As of the 2013 Olivier Awards, the show now jointly holds the record with the play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, although it still holds the record for most Olivier awards won by a musical. At the 2013 Tony Awards, the show won five awards, including the Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical.
Matilda Tour Dates
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CLEVELAND, OH – STATE/PALACE May 3, 2016 – May 22, 2016 TICKETS
KANSAS CITY, MO – KC Starlight May 24, 2016 – May 29, 2016 TICKETS
PITTSBURGH, PA – Benedum Center May 31, 2016 – Jun 12, 2016 TICKETS
BOSTON, MA – OPERA HOUSE Jun 14, 2016 – Jun 26, 2016 TICKETS
COSTA MESA, CA – Segerstrom Hall Jan 17, 2017 – Jan 29, 2017 TICKETS
SAN DIEGO, CA – CIVIC THEATRE Jan 31, 2017 – Feb 5, 2017 TICKETS
TEMPE, AZ – Gammage Auditorium Feb 7, 2017 – Feb 12, 2017 TICKETS
SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Eccles PAC Feb 21, 2017 – Feb 26, 2017 TICKETS
PORTLAND, OR – Keller Auditorium Feb 28, 2017 – Mar 5, 2017 TICKETS
SAN JOSE, CA – SAN JOSE PAC Mar 7, 2017 – Mar 12, 2017 TICKETS
Las Vegas, NV – Smith Center Mar 14, 2017 – Mar 19, 2017 TICKETS
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – ORPHEUM THEATRE Mar 28, 2017 – Apr 2, 2017 TICKETS
Cincinnati, OH – Aronoff Center Apr 4, 2017 – Mar 16, 2017 TICKETS
ATLANTA, GA – FOX THEATRE Apr 18, 2017 – Apr 23, 2017 TICKETS
Fort Lauderdale, FL – Broward Center Apr 25, 2017 – May 7, 2017 TICKETS
Orlando, FL – Dr Phillips PAC May 9, 2017 – May 14, 2017 TICKETS
PROVIDENCE, RI – PPAC May 17, 2017 – May 21, 2017 TICKETS
RALEIGH, NC – Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts May 23, 2016 – May 28, 2016 TICKETS
Raleigh, NC – Raleigh Memorial Hall May 16, 2017 – May 21, 2017 TICKETS
SAN ANTONIO, TX – MAJESTIC THEATRE Jun 6, 2017 – Jun 11, 2017 TICKETS
TULSA, OK – Tulsa Performing Arts Center Jun 20, 2017 – Jun 25, 2017 TICKETS
Matilda Touring Cast
David Abeles – Miss Trunchbull
Broadway: Once (Eamon / Original Cast), Million Dollar Quartet (Jerry Lee Lewis) Off-Broadway: Incident at Vichy (Signature Theatre), Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 (Kazino), Once (NYTW), MDQ (NWS), Atomic (Acorn), Burnt Part Boys (Vineyard), Hell House (St. Ann’s), Pursuit of Persephone (Prospect) National Tour: My Fair Lady, Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Regional: The Unsinkable Molly Brown (DTC), February House (NYSAF), A.R.T., Sundance, Williamstown, O’Neill Center. Film/TV: Begin Again, Son of Morning, “Submissions Only”, “Law & Order, SVU.” Training: LAMDA. Love and thanks to my family, Stacey, and SMS. Twitter: @iamdavidabeles
Sarah McKinley Austin – Matilda
is honored to be a part of the talented cast of Matilda! National Tour: Once (Ivanka), Regional: Les Miserables (Young Cosette). Love and gratitude to my family and friends, teachers, and Nancy Carson, who’ve taught me that “even if you’re little, you can do a lot!” www.sarahmckinleyaustin.com
Savannah Grace Elmer – Matilda
is from Florida and has been performing since the age of four. Her theater credits include: ‘Cindy Lou Who’ in Seussical , “Young Fiona” in Shrek and “Gretl” in The Sound of Music. She has also had featured roles in several movies and TV commercials. Go Tour Tildas!
Lily Brooks O’Briant – Matilda
A 9-year old Memphis native who is overjoyed to be making her National Tour debut as ‘Matilda’! Numerous stage productions and films (Shark Lake, Restoration). Great thanks to Mandi Thomas, Marc Holder & Julia Mendolsohn for believing in her, Jamie/Abrams Artists, her sister Twourtildas, her family for their love, support & sacrifice and to God for all! Matt. 5:16.
Paula Brancati – Miss Honey
is thrilled to be joining the Matilda family. Select stage credits: Love, Loss, and What I Wore, Dog Sees God (Van’s Sister) (Dora Nomination), Cinderella: A Sillylicious Musical (Cinderella) (Dora Nomination), Marathon of Hope. Select TV/Film credits: Degrassi (Gemini nomination), Being Erica, Dark Oracle (Gemini nomination), Life With Derek, Heartland. BrancSeater Productions, which she co-owns, has just digitally released their first feature, People Hold On, in which she stars, co-wrote, and produced, and recently completed production on their second, Sadie’s Last Days On Earth. Big love to Mom, Dad, Anth, Nonni, Gayle, Joannie, and Mikey.
Brandon McGibbon – Mr Wormwood
Broadway: Once. Other: Once (Canadian Company, Dora Award Ensemble), The Producers (Canadian Company, Dora Nom. Performance), La Ronde, What The Butler Saw, Our Town, (Soulpepper Toronto), Enemy Of The People, Courageous, Sideman, Skylight, The Misanthrope (Tarragon Toronto), four plays by Geroge F. Walker (Factory Toronto) Film: Splice, Wolves, Foxfire, Killshot, Picture Day. T.V.: Reign, Remedy, Murdoch Mysteries, Flashpoint, Rookie Blue, Republic Of Doyle and many more.
Darcy Stewart – Mrs Wormwood
Theatre credits include Dimma in The Heart of Robin Hood (Mirvish Productions), The Cat in the Hat inSeussical (Lower Ossington Theatre); Brooke Wyndham in Legally Blonde: The Musical, Saint Monica in The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (Randolph Academy); Joanne inRent (Lower Ossington Theatre). Darcy is thrilled to be joining the cast of Matilda as Mrs. Wormwood. Recent film an tv credits include: CW’s Reign, HBO Canada’s Sensitive Skin, and the feature film Country Crush. She would like to thank her parents and her whole family for their continued support!
Keisha T. Fraser – Mrs Phelps
Recently returned from 5 years in the UK, graduating from the Master’s program at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. While in the UK she worked on the Olivier award winning production of The Book of Mormon, 2 different productions in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and the European premiere and critically acclaimed production of The Color Purple . Selected credits include: Mamma Mia (Broadway), Undercover Brother(Universal/Sony), Kiss Me, Kate and Evita (Stratford Shakespeare Festival), The Heidi Chronicles (Threads New York City), Look What a Wonder…. (New York Music Theatre Festival), National Commercials for Gardasil, Walmart, A&E, Speedy Muffler, and Resolve.
Esther Antoine – U/S Mrs Phelps
Cameron Burke – Swing
Tony D’Alelio – Ensemble U/S Michael Wormwood
Stephen Diaz – Ensemble
Heidi Friese – Swing
Camden Gonzales – Asst/ Children’s Dance Captain
Michael Graceffa -Party Entertainer/Rudolpho
Ashley Elizabeth Hale – Ensemble U/S Miss Honey Asst Dance CPT
Michael D Jablonski – Dance Captain, Swing
Justin Packard – The Escape Artist
Kim Sava – Ensemble U/S Mrs Wormwood
Ian Michael Stuart – Doctor, Sergei
Natalie Wisdom – Swing
Darius Wright – Ensemble
Will Coombs – Nigel
Ryan Christopher Dever – Bruce
Cassidy Hagel – Alice
Jordan Hall – Tommy
Charlie Kersh – Lavender
Austyn Johnson – Amanda
Megan McGuff – Hortensia
Trey Middleton – Swing
Aristotle Rock – Eric
Please Note Tour Dates are all Subject to Change without notice check your daily press.