Join the team behind Broadway's eagerly anticipated Matilda The Musical as they take you through the show's journey from Statford-upon-Avon to London's West End to Broadway. Writers Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly, director Matthew Warchus, designer Rob Howell, choreographer Peter Darling, and actor Lauren Ward, who reprises her role as Miss Honey from London, discuss the thrill of coming to Broadway in "MATILDA THE MUSICAL: Journey to Broadway." Check it out below!
Produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, Matilda The Musical will begin previews on March 4 and open on April 11, 2013 at Broadway's Shubert Theatre (235 West 44th Street). The four girls sharing the title role are Sophia Gennusa, Oona Laurence, Bailey Ryon and Milly Shapiro, each of whom will be making her Broadway debut. The principal cast also features (alphabetically): Karen Aldridge (Mrs. Phelps), Bertie Carvel* (Miss Trunchbull), Gabriel Ebert (Mr. Wormwood), Lesli Margherita (Mrs. Wormwood), and Lauren Ward (Miss Honey). Bertie Carvel, who won the Olivier Award for his performance in Matilda The Musical, also reprises the role he played in London.
The ensemble features Frenie Acoba, Erica Barnett, Judah Bellamy, Jack Broderick, Ava DeMary, John Arthur Greene, Emma Howard, Nadine Isenegger, Colin Israel, Thayne Jasperson, Luke Mannikus, Madilyn Morrow, Sawyer Nunes, Jared Parker, Celia Mei Rubin, John Sanders, Tamika Sonja Lawrence, Phillip Spaeth, Ryan Steele, Betsy Struxness, Samantha Sturm, Heather Tepe, Ben Thompson, Clay Thomson, Taylor Trensch, Beatrice Tulchin, and TEd Wilson*.