Casting Announced for ‘Matilda the Musical’ in Seattle

Gabby Gutierrez (Matilda Wormwood) and Ora Jones (Mrs. Phelps)/Photo: Joan Marcus.Gabby Gutierrez (Matilda) and Ora Jones (Mrs. Phelps)/Photo: Joan Marcus.

Casting has been announced for the First National Tour ofMatilda the Musical. Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, the First National Tour of Matilda the Musicalwill come to Seattle to wrap up the summer and kick off the school year.

The three girls sharing the title role are Gabby Gutierrez, Mia Sinclair Jenness and Mabel Tyler. The principal cast also features (alphabetically): Jennifer Blood (Miss Honey), Quinn Mattfeld (Mr. Wormwood), Bryce Ryness (Miss Trunchbull), and Cassie Silva (Mrs. Wormwood).

Matilda the Musicalplays August 18-September 6, 2015 at The 5th Avenue Theatre (1308 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101). Tickets (starting at ) are available online at 5thavenue.org, by phone at 206-625-1900 or at the Box Office at 1308 5th Avenue in Downtown Seattle.

The ensemble of Matilda the Musicalincludes Cal Alexander, Kayla Amistad, Cameron Burke, Brittany Conigatti, Michael Fatica, Wesley Faucher, John Michael Fiumara, Camden Gonzales, Shonica Gooden, Evan Gray, Cassidy Hagel, Meliki Hurd, Michael Jablonski, Luke Kolbe Mannikus, Stephanie Martignetti, Megan McGuff, Ora Jones, Justin Packard, Serena Quadrato, Aristotle Rock, Jaquez Andre Sims, Ian Michael Stuart, Danny Tieger, Kaci Walfall, Natalie Wisdom, and Darius Wright.

Mia Sinclair Jenness, Gabby Gutierrez and Mabel Tyler (Matilda Wormwood) in Matilda The Musical National Tour. Photo: Joan Marcus.Mia Sinclair Jenness, Gabby Gutierrez and Mabel Tyler (Matilda)/Photo: Joan Marcus.

Winner of 50 international awards including four Tony Awards and a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards including Best Musical, Matilda the Musicalis 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 Musicalis directed by Tony Award winner Matthew 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 by Christopher Nightingale, lighting by Tony Award winner Hugh Vanstone, and sound by Simon Baker.

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