Matilda the Musical makes Bass Hall debut June 13-18!


TIME Magazine’s #1 Show of the Year, MATILDA THE MUSICAL, is coming to Fort Worth as part of the 2016-2017 Broadway at the Bass season, presented by Performing Arts Fort Worth. Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Dodgers, the first national tour of MATILDA THE MUSICAL will be coming to Bass Performance Hall June 13-18. Tickets are $44-$115 and are on sale now!

Winner of 70 international awards including four Tony Awards and a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards including Best Musical, MATILDA is based on the beloved novel by best-selling author Roald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr. Fox).

Matilda, Mirvish Productions Toronto
Jenna Weir stars in MATILDA THE MUSICAL, coming to Bass Hall June 13-18. Photo: Cylla Von Tiedemann.

It 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.

The three girls sharing the title role are Gabby Gutierrez, Jaime MacLean and Jenna Weir.

The principal cast also features (alphabetically): Jennifer Bowles (Miss Honey), Dan Chameroy (Miss Trunchbull), Keisha T. Fraser (Mrs. Phelps), Matt Harrington (Mr. Wormwood) and Darcy Stewart (Mrs. Wormwood).

The “Revolting Children” in MATILDA. Photo: Joan Marcus.

The ensemble includes Jacob Anderson, Gabby Beredo, Darren Burkett, Jacqueline Burtney, Eric Craig, Talia Consentino, Stephen Diaz, Gregory Diaz IV, Blake Ferrante, Keisha T. Fraser, Heidi Friese, Michael D. Jablonski, Jim Kaplan, Marisa Kennedy, Anthony MacPherson, Tyler McKenzie, Soren Thayne Miller, Gray Monczka, Brittany Nicholas, Abigail Nicholson, Justin Packard, Molly Richardson, Kim Sava, Liz Schmitz, Brandon Stonestreet and Isabella Stuebing.

MATILDA is directed by Tony Award® winner Matthew Warchus (God of Carnage), who helms this production with a book by Tony Award-winning playwright Dennis Kelly. Music and lyrics are by Australian comedian, musician and composer Tim Minchin.

Diabolical Miss Trunchbull is played by Dan Chameroy. Photo: Joan Marcus.

The production has sets and costumes by Tony Award-winner Rob Howell, with choreography by Peter Darling, orchestrations, additional music and musical supervision by Christopher Nightingale, lighting by Tony Award-winner Hugh Vanstone, and sound by Simon Baker.

To charge tickets by phone, call (817) 212-4280 in Fort Worth; 1-877-212-4280 (toll free) outside Fort Worth; or order online. Tickets are also available at the Bass Performance Hall ticket office at 525 Commerce Street. Ticket office hours: Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. For group sales, call 817-212-4248.

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