RIVERSIDE—Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. Packed with high-energy dance numbers, catchy songs and an unforgettable star turn for a young actress, Matilda is a joyous girl power romp. Children and adults alike will be thrilled and delighted by the story of the special little girl with an extraordinary imagination.
This is the Broadway version of the show. Roles are available for all ages 9 and above. Open auditions will be held on Monday, December 9 and Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at St. Catherine of Siena Church in the Lucey Parish Hall, 4 Riverside Avenue at the corner of Route 1, Riverside, CT. Callbacks, as needed, are Wednesday, December 11. Children must be at least nine years old by December 31, 2019. Youth should arrive at 7:00; high school students and adults should arrive at 8:30 pm.
Come with a prepared song and sheet music in your key for the accompanist. A group dance audition will be held each evening; wear appropriate shoes. In addition, please bring a list of your rehearsal and production date conflicts for January through mid-March, 2020.
Rehearsals run January 2 to February 27, 2020 and are held Monday through Thursday evenings and some Sunday afternoons. Not all cast members are called for each rehearsal and times vary depending on role. Production dates are February 28, 29, March 1, 6, 7 and 8, 2020 with curtain times of Fridays at 8, Saturdays at 7 and Sundays at 2.
Matilda The Musical is St. Catherine’s Players 39th production. Lauren Nicole Sherwood will direct and provide musical staging, Zachary Kampler will provide music direction and conduct the orchestra, and Matthew Blank will choreograph.
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Open Auditions will be held on Monday, December 9th and Tuesday, December 10th.
St. Catherine Church, Lucey Parish Hall, 4 Riverside Avenue, Riverside CT