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MATILDA THE MUSICAL

May 31, 2016 - Jun 12, 2016

Benedum Center

“WELCOME TO THE DELIRIOUSLY AMUSING, HEARTWARMING, HEAD-SPINNING WORLD OF MATILDA THE MUSICAL. YOU WON’T WANT TO LEAVE.” – Bloomberg News
Winner of 50 international awards, including four Tony Awards®, MATILDA THE MUSICAL is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.

Based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, MATILDA continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages on Broadway and in London’s West End.The Wall Street Journal says, “The makers of MATILDA have done the impossible – triumphantly! It is smart, sweet, zany and stupendous fun.”

MATILDA THE MUSICAL will be presented as part of Pittsburgh CLO's 2016 Summer Season and the PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh 2015-2016 series.

Cast

GABBY GUTIERREZ (Matilda) National Tour: How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Annie Who), Regional: South Pacific (Ngana) Papermill Playhouse.

MIA SINCLAIR JENNESS (Matilda) Broadway & National Tour: Les Miserables. Film/TV: The Sound of Music Live!, Celebrity Ghost Stories, A Letter to Momo, Pokemon. Off Broadway & NYC Workshops: Anastasia, Number The Stars, The Night Before My Wedding, Learning How To Drown, And A Child Shall Lead.

MABEL TYLER (Matilda) Credits:  Tuck Everlasting (Alliance), Les Miserables, Mary Poppins (Aurora).  TV/Film:  “Nashville”, A Sunday Horse. 

JENNIFER BLOOD (Miss Honey) Broadway: Violet, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder. Off-Broadway: A Little Journey (Mint), Unlock'd (Prospect), Falling For Eve (York), Yeast Nation (FringeNYC). Regional: Sound of Music (Drury Lane-Jeff Nomination), Man of La Mancha (Sacramento), Steel Magnolias (Casa Mañana), Light in the Piazza (Maine State).

BRYCE RYNESS (Miss Trunchbull) Broadway: HAIR (Drama Desk nom), First Date, Leap Of Faith, Legally Blonde; Off-Broadway: Long Story Short, Fly By Night, Around The World in 80 Days, See Rock City..., HAIR. Regional: Sleeping Beauty Wakes, Floyd Collins, Cabaret. Nat'l Tour: RENT. iTunes: RYNESS. Film/TV: Tangled (Thug), Peter Pan Live! (Starkey), Law & Order: SVU.

 

 

Fun Facts

  • Before making it to the stage as a musical in 2010, MATILDA bewitched audiences as a book by Roald Dahl in 1988 and then as a film starring Danny Devito and Mara Wilson in 1996.
     
  • The show originally opened at The Royal Shakespeare Company’s Courtyard Theatre in November 2010 before transferring to West End’s Cambridge Theatre where it continues to run. The show won seven Olivier Awards landing it in the Guinness Book of World Records.
     
  • MATILDA opened on Broadway in 2013 and received four Tony Awards for Best Book, Best Featured Actor, Best Lighting Design and Best Scenic Design.
     
  • A film adaptation of the musical is being planned according to composer and lyricist Tim Minchin and will hopefully begin production in “the next 4 or 5 years.”
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MATILDA THE MUSICAL

May 31, 2016 - Jun 12, 2016

Benedum Center

“WELCOME TO THE DELIRIOUSLY AMUSING, HEARTWARMING, HEAD-SPINNING WORLD OF MATILDA THE MUSICAL. YOU WON’T WANT TO LEAVE.” – Bloomberg News
Winner of 50 international awards, including four Tony Awards®, MATILDA THE MUSICAL is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.

Based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, MATILDA continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages on Broadway and in London’s West End.The Wall Street Journal says, “The makers of MATILDA have done the impossible – triumphantly! It is smart, sweet, zany and stupendous fun.”

MATILDA THE MUSICAL will be presented as part of Pittsburgh CLO's 2016 Summer Season and the PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh 2015-2016 series.

Cast

GABBY GUTIERREZ (Matilda) National Tour: How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Annie Who), Regional: South Pacific (Ngana) Papermill Playhouse.

MIA SINCLAIR JENNESS (Matilda) Broadway & National Tour: Les Miserables. Film/TV: The Sound of Music Live!, Celebrity Ghost Stories, A Letter to Momo, Pokemon. Off Broadway & NYC Workshops: Anastasia, Number The Stars, The Night Before My Wedding, Learning How To Drown, And A Child Shall Lead.

MABEL TYLER (Matilda) Credits:  Tuck Everlasting (Alliance), Les Miserables, Mary Poppins (Aurora).  TV/Film:  “Nashville”, A Sunday Horse. 

JENNIFER BLOOD (Miss Honey) Broadway: Violet, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder. Off-Broadway: A Little Journey (Mint), Unlock'd (Prospect), Falling For Eve (York), Yeast Nation (FringeNYC). Regional: Sound of Music (Drury Lane-Jeff Nomination), Man of La Mancha (Sacramento), Steel Magnolias (Casa Mañana), Light in the Piazza (Maine State).

BRYCE RYNESS (Miss Trunchbull) Broadway: HAIR (Drama Desk nom), First Date, Leap Of Faith, Legally Blonde; Off-Broadway: Long Story Short, Fly By Night, Around The World in 80 Days, See Rock City..., HAIR. Regional: Sleeping Beauty Wakes, Floyd Collins, Cabaret. Nat'l Tour: RENT. iTunes: RYNESS. Film/TV: Tangled (Thug), Peter Pan Live! (Starkey), Law & Order: SVU.

 

 

Fun Facts

  • Before making it to the stage as a musical in 2010, MATILDA bewitched audiences as a book by Roald Dahl in 1988 and then as a film starring Danny Devito and Mara Wilson in 1996.
     
  • The show originally opened at The Royal Shakespeare Company’s Courtyard Theatre in November 2010 before transferring to West End’s Cambridge Theatre where it continues to run. The show won seven Olivier Awards landing it in the Guinness Book of World Records.
     
  • MATILDA opened on Broadway in 2013 and received four Tony Awards for Best Book, Best Featured Actor, Best Lighting Design and Best Scenic Design.
     
  • A film adaptation of the musical is being planned according to composer and lyricist Tim Minchin and will hopefully begin production in “the next 4 or 5 years.”