Matilda

January 28 - February 27, 2022

Audition Information now available! Matilda is a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers. She’s unloved by her cruel parents but impresses her schoolteacher, the highly loveable Miss Honey. … But Matilda has courage and cleverness in equal amounts, and could be the school pupils’ saving grace!

 

All roles are open to actors of all races and ethnic backgrounds. Accent coaching will be provided. Some roles may be double cast at the discretion of the casting team.

Matilda Wormwood (F, to play ages 6-10) An imaginative girl who is clever and wise far beyond her years. She has a thirst for learning that cannot be quenched.
Vocal Range: A3 to D5

Miss Agatha Trunchbull (M or F, to play ages 35-55) The tyrannical headmistress at Matilda’s school who despises children.
Vocal Range: A2 to G4

Miss Honey (F, to play ages 25-40) Matilda’s kindhearted teacher. She is tired of living in fear under Miss Trunchbull.
Vocal Range: F3 to D5

Mrs. Wormwood (F, to play ages 35-45) Matilda’s self-absorbed, negligent mother and an amateur ballroom dancer.
Vocal Range: A3 to F5

Mr. Wormwood (M, to play ages 35-45) Matilda’s uncaring father. A slimy, greedy used-car salesman.
Vocal Range: D3 to A4

Michael Wormwood (M, to play ages 10-15) Matilda’s older brother. He is not very bright and favored by their parents.
Vocal Range: Unspecified

Mrs. Phelps (F, to play ages 25-45) A nice librarian, perhaps a little Bohemian.
Vocal Range: Unspecified

Lavendar (F, to play ages 7-10) Matilda’s classmate and friend.
Vocal Range: Unspecified

Amanda (F, to play ages 7-10) Matilda’s classmate.
Vocal Range: Unspecified

Alice (F, to play ages 7-10) Matilda’s classmate.
Vocal Range: Unspecified

Hortensia (F, to play ages 7-10) Matilda’s classmate.
Vocal Range: Unspecified

Bruce (M, to play ages 7-10) Matilda’s classmate. He is subject to extreme punishment by Miss Trunchbull.
Vocal Range: C4 to E5

Nigel (M, to play ages 7-10) Matilda’s classmate.
Vocal Range: Unspecified

Eric (M, to play ages 7-10) Matilda’s classmate.
Vocal Range: Unspecified

Tommy (M, to play ages 7-10) Matilda’s classmate.
Vocal Range: Unspecified

The Escapologist (M, any age) A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination.
Vocal Range: C3 to E4

The Acrobat (F, any age) A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination.
Vocal Range: D4 to A4

Rudolpho (M, adult) Mrs. Wormwood’s ballroom dance partner.
Vocal Range: D#3 to A4

Doctor (M, adult) Mrs. Wormwood’s Doctor when she goes into labor with Matilda.
Vocal Range: C3 to A4

Children’s Entertainer (M or F, adult) A party entertainer.
Vocal Range: F#3 to Eb4

Diverse ensemble to play multiple roles, including Cook, Henchmen, Big Kids, Parents, Doctors and Nurses