MATILDA THE MUSICAL Runs March 22-April 10 at The Oriental Theatre
Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce that MATILDA THE MUSICAL, produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers will play Chicago’s Oriental Theatre (24 W Randolph) March 22 through April 10, 2016.
The three girls sharing the title role are Sarah McKinley Austin, Lily Brooks O’Briant, Savannah Grace Elmer. The principal cast also features (alphabetically): Jennifer Blood (Miss Honey), Quinn Mattfeld(Mr. Wormwood), David Abeles (Miss Trunchbull) and Cassie Silva (Mrs. Wormwood).
The ensemble of MATILDA THE MUSICAL includes Chicago actress Ora Jones, Esther Antoine, Cameron Burke, Tony d’Alelio, Stephen Diaz, Heidi Friese, Camden Gonzales, Evan Gray, Cassidy Hagel, Jordan Hall, Ashlee Elizabeth Hale, Charlie Kersh, Michael D. Jablonski, Austyn Johnson, Megan McGuff, Trey Middleton, Justin Packard, Aristotle Rock, Kim Sava, Jaquez Andre Sims, Madison Smith, Ian Michael Stuart, Danny Tieger, Ted Wilson, Natalie Wisdom and Darius Wright.
Winner of 50 international awards including 4 Tony Awards® and a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards® including Best Musical, MATILDA THE MUSICAL 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.
Based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, MATILDA THE MUSICAL is directed by Tony Award® winnerMatthew Warchus (God of Carnage), who helms this production with a book by Tony Award®-winning playwright Dennis Kelly and music and lyrics by Australian comedian, musician and composer Tim Minchin.
The production has sets and costumes by Tony Award® winner Rob Howell, with choreography by Tony Award® winner Peter Darling, orchestrations, additional music and musical supervision byChristopher Nightingale, lighting by Tony Award® winner Hugh Vanstone, and sound by Simon Baker.
Tuesdays at 7:30 PM
Wednesdays at 2 PM and 7:30 PM (no matinee performance on March 23)
Thursdays at 7:30 PM
Fridays at 7:30 PM
Saturdays at 2 PM and 8 PM
Sundays at 2 PM and 7:30 PM (no evening performances on April 3 and April 10)
Individual tickets for MATILDA THE MUSICAL at the Oriental Theatre range from $30-$113. A select number of premium seats are also available for many performances. Tickets are available now for groups of 10 or more by calling Broadway In Chicago Group Sales at (312) 977-1710. Tickets are available at all Broadway In Chicago Box Offices (24 W. Randolph St., 151 W. Randolph St., 18 W. Monroe St. and 175 E. Chestnut), the Broadway In Chicago Ticket Line at (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and online at www.BroadwayInChicago.com.
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Broadway In Chicago was created in July 2000 and over the past 16 years has grown to be one of the largest commercial touring homes in the country. A Nederlander Presentation, Broadway In Chicago lights up the Chicago Theater District entertaining well up to 1.7 million people annually in five theatres. Broadway In Chicago presents a full range of entertainment, including musicals and plays, on the stages of five of the finest theatres in Chicago’s Loop including its newly named The PrivateBank Theatre, the Oriental Theatre, Cadillac Palace Theatre, the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University and just off the Magnificent Mile, the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place.