Matilda - Summer 2019!

We will be double-casting principal roles and will have a large ensemble.

In certain cases, all genders will be considered for certain roles.

 

Character Breakdown

Matilda Wormwood

An imaginative girl who is clever and wise far beyond her years. She has a thirst for learning that cannot be quenched.

Gender: female
Age: 6 to 10
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Miss Agatha Trunchbull

The tyrannical headmistress at Matilda’s school who despises children.

Age: 17 to 30
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: A2
Miss Honey

Matilda’s kindhearted teacher. She is tired of living in fear under Miss Trunchbull.

Gender: female
Age: 16 to 20
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Mr. Wormwood

Matilda’s uncaring father. A slimy, greedy used-car salesman.

Gender: male
Age: 16 to 25
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D3
Mrs. Wormwood

Matilda’s self-absorbed, negligent mother and an amateur ballroom dancer.

Gender: female
Age: 16 to 25
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Michael Wormwood

Matilda’s older brother. He is not very bright and favored by their parents.

Gender: male
Age: 10 to 15
Bruce

Matilda’s classmate. He is subject to extreme punishment by Miss Trunchbull.

Gender: male
Age: 7 to 14
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Lavender

Matilda’s classmate and friend.

Gender: female
Age: 7 to 10
Mrs. Phelps

A nice librarian.

Gender: female
Age: 15 to 18
Ensemble

The Escapologist, Cook Sergei, Henchman 1, Henchman 2, Henchman 3, The Acrobat, Doctor, Rudolpho, Amanda, Nigel, Eric, Alice, Hortensia, Tommy, Parents, Children’s Entertainer.

Gender: both
Vocal range top: Eb5
Vocal range bottom: C3

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