Audition Notices

Matilda

 

Beverly's Terrace Plaza Playhouse is pleased to announce auditions for Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical! 

 

Date: July 10th, 2021  | Time: 9:00AM - 12:00 PM
Callbacks will be held on July 13th & 14th. Callbacks are by invitation only. 

Direction and Choreography by Aaron Ford
Assistant Direction by Bryant Larsen 
Music Direction by Jamie Balaich

 

Auditions will be by appointment only. Appointments can be made at: https://castingmanager.com/audition/info/6rQzulHUH1gF1DZ 

 

Be prepared to sing 30 seconds or less of a song similar to the style of the show. A pianist and sound system that connects to a headphone jack will be provided. No A cappella singing please.

Video submissions will be accepted and must be submitted by July 9th. Please submit all videos through the Casting Manger link above. All auditioners must be able to attend callbacks in person. 

Show will run October 8, 2021 to November 13, 2021.

All roles open. Auditioners must be age 8 or older. All persons (regardless of gender, body type, & ethnicity) are encouraged to audition for their desired role. 

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS:

MATILDA WORMWOOD (Female; Able to play ages 8-12): 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-D5

MISS AGATHA TRUNCHBULL (Male or Female; Ages 30+): The tyrannical headmistress at Matilda's school who despises children. Vocal Range: A2-G4

MISS HONEY (Female; Ages 25-40): Matilda's kindhearted teacher. She is tired of living in fear under Miss Trunchbull. Vocal Range: F3-D5

MR. WORMWOOD (Male; Ages 30-45): Matilda's uncaring father. A slimy, greedy used-car salesman. Vocal Range: D3-A4

MRS. WORMWOOD (Female; Ages 30-45): Matilda's self-absorbed, negligent mother and an amateur ballroom dancer. Vocal Range: A3-F5

MICHAEL WORMWOOD (Male; Able to play ages 13-16): Matilda's older brother. He is not very bright and favored by his parents.

BRUCE (Male; Able to play ages 8-13): Matilda's classmate. He is subject to extreme punishment by Miss Trunchbull. Vocal Range: C4-E5

LAVENDER (Female; Able to play ages 8-13): Matilda's classmate and friend.

MRS. PHELPS (Female; Ages 25+): A caring and quirky librarian who loves Matilda and her stories.

RUDOLPHO (Male; 18-40): A very talented and passionate dance partner of Mrs. Wormwood

ESCAPOLOGIST (Male; 25-40): A character in one of Matilda's stories. Strong circus skills recommended. 

ACROBAT (Female; 25-40): A character in one of Matilda's stories. Strong circus skills recommended. 

ADULT ROLES (Male & Female; ages 18+): Doctor, Surgei, Cook, Henchmen/Henchwomen.

TEEN & YOUNG ADULT ENSEMBLE (Male & Female; Able to play ages 13-18) Looking for strong dancing and singing skills. 

KID ROLES (Male & Female; Able to play ages 8-13): Amanda, Nigel, Eric, Alice, Hortensia, Tommy. Looking for strong dancing and singing skills. 

 

Questions? Please email us at: BTPPMatilda2021@gmail.com 

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