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The RSC’s Matilda The Musical - New casting announced

Casting has been announced for the Royal Shakespeare Company's West End production of Matilda The Musical. The show is in its tenth year, an extraordinary achievement. It’s still playing to packed houses at the Cambridge Theatre, still making grown-ups and kids laugh, still thrilling audiences. Now we have a load of new cast members, ready to take the baton from the little stars who’ve done such an epic job so far.

Victoria Alsina, Laurel Sumberg, Heidi Williams and Maisie Mardle will share the title role in the RSC’s Matilda The Musical. Photo by Ellie Kurttz. Victoria Alsina, Laurel Sumberg, Heidi Williams and Maisie Mardle will share the title role in the RSC’s Matilda The Musical. Photo by Ellie Kurttz.

Who’s involved in Matilda The Musical?

Matilda has taken a place as a truly iconic British musical. It has won 99 international awards including 24 for Best Musical. 11 million people across more than 90 cities around the globe have seen it. Billed as ‘a tonic for audiences of all ages, it’s wonderfully anarchic. Come and meet our tough, determined heroine whose vivid imagination will be delighting audiences until 28th May 2023.

  • Victoria Alsina, Laurel Sumberg and Heidi Williams will join Maisie Mardle in the title role of Matilda, performing from 13th September
  • The role of Miss Honey will be played by Lauren Byrne and Rakesh Boury
  • Amy Ellen Richardson will join the company to play Mr and Mrs Wormwood
  • Current cast members Elliot Harper will continue as Miss Trunchbull
  • Landi Oshinowo will continue in the role of Mrs Phelps
  • Felipe Bejarano, Angeline Bell, Oliver Bingham, Thea Bunting, Michael Gardiner, Aaron Jenkins, Sam Lathwood, Dianté Lodge, Kira McPherson, Alistair So and James Wolstenholme will join the existing adult cast, which includes Liberty Buckland, Kate Kenrick, Connor Lewis and Gemma Scholes
  • The other young performers announced today are Mia Atkinson, Leo Babet, Florence Burt, Poppy Caton, Zuri-Michel Charalambou, Brodie Edwards, Jude Farrant, Riotafari Gardner, Finley Hartlett, Lily Hanna, Tia Isaac, Miley Kayongo, Shayla McCormack, Isabelle Mullallay, Jasmine Nyenya, Raphaella Philbert, Jack Philpott, Riley Plummer, Jasmine Pottinger-Scott, Ashton Robertson, Leon Saunders, Andrei Shen-U Shen, Noah Swer-Fox and Lucia Wratten
  • Kylan Denis will continue as one of the actors sharing the role of Bruce
  • Written by Dennis Kelly
  • Music and lyrics by Tim Minchin
  • Developed and directed by Matthew Warchus
  • Designed by Rob Howell
  • Choreography by Peter Darling
  • Orchestrations, additional music and musical supervision by Christopher Nightingale
  • Lighting by Hugh Vanstone
  • Sound by Simon Baker
  • Special effects and illusions by Paul Kieve
  • Produced by Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner of Working Title, Jon Finn, and Luke Kelly of The Roald Dahl Story Company
  • Sony Pictures U.K. and Tristar Pictures will release Matilda across the UK and Ireland exclusively in cinemas on 2nd December 2022 for Christmas
  • Netflix will release the film to the rest of the world on 25th December 2022

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About the Cambridge Theatre

The Cambridge Theatre is a stunner, a rare concrete and steel and example of a London theatre taking on the trendy German Expressionist style that was so popular in the 1930s. As an early adopter of the new style, it was built in 1929-30. The idea was to calm the decor down from the dramatic design excesses of the music hall era. Past shows at the Cambridge Theatre include Chicago, Dancing in The Streets, and Something Wicked This Way Comes, the famously spooky science fiction story originally written by Ray Bradbury.