Performing Arts Fort Worth proudly presents “Matilda: The Musical” June 13-18 at Bass Performance Hall, as part of the 2016-2017 Broadway at the Bass season. Tickets are $44-$115 and are on sale now!
Winner of 70 international awards including four Tony Awards and a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards including Best Musical, “Matilda: The Musical” is based on the beloved novel by best-selling author Roald Dahl (“Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” “Fantastic Mr. Fox”). It is the story of an extraordinary girl who dreams of a better life. Armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, Matilda dares to take a stand and change her destiny.
The three girls sharing the title role are Gabby Gutierrez, Jaime MacLean, and Jenna Weir. The principal cast also features (alphabetically): Jennifer Bowles (Miss Honey), Dan Chameroy (Miss Trunchbull), Keisha T. Fraser (Mrs. Phelps), Matt Harrington (Mr. Wormwood) and Darcy Stewart (Mrs. Wormwood).
The ensemble of “Matilda: The Musical” includes Jacob Anderson, Gabby Beredo, Darren Burkett, Jacqueline Burtney, Eric Craig, Talia Consentino, Stephen Diaz, Gregory Diaz IV, Blake Ferrante, Keisha T. Fraser, Heidi Friese, Michael D. Jablonski, Jim Kaplan, Marisa Kennedy, Anthony MacPherson, Tyler McKenzie, Soren Thayne Miller, Gray Monczka, Brittany Nicholas, Abigail Nicholson, Justin Packard, Molly Richardson, Kim Sava, Liz Schmitz, Brandon Stonestreet, and Isabella Stuebing.
“Matilda: The Musical” is directed by Tony Award-winner Matthew Warchus (“God of Carnage”), who helms this production with a book by Tony Award-winning playwright Dennis Kelly. Music and lyrics are by Australian comedian, musician, and composer Tim Minchin.
Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Dodgers, the production has sets and costumes by Tony Award-winner Rob Howell; choreography by Peter Darling; orchestrations, additional music and musical supervision by Christopher Nightingale; lighting by Tony Award-winner Hugh Vanstone; and sound by Simon Baker.