Matilda – Marietta, GA EPA (02.10.20)
Atlanta Lyric Theatre
Call Type: EPA
Music and Lyrics by Tim Minchin
Book by Dennis Kelly
Expected in attendance at Audition:
Director- Bethany Okie
Choreographer- Ricardo Aponte
Music Director- Amanda Wansa Morgan
Artistic Director- Mary Nye Bennett
First rehearsal: May 18, 2020
Opening: Friday June 12, 2020
Closing: Sunday June 28, 2020
An Equity Stage Manager has already been hired for this production. To be considered for future Stage Management jobs please submit resume to Spolhemus@atlantalyrictheatre.com. Company manager, Stephanie Polhemus, will be in attendance at the audition.
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.
Equity Actors/singers for various roles. See 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. Age: 6 to 10
Miss Agatha Trunchbull- The tyrannical headmistress at Matilda’s school who despises children. Gender: Any. Age: 35 to 55.
Miss Honey- Matilda’s kindhearted teacher. She is tired of living in fear under Miss Trunchbull. Age: 25 to 40.
Mr. Wormwood- Matilda’s uncaring father. A slimy, greedy used-car salesman. Age: 35 to 45.
Mrs. Wormwood- Matilda’s self-absorbed, negligent mother and an amateur ballroom dancer. Age 35- 45.
Michael Wormwood- Matilda’s older brother. He is not very bright and favored by their parents. Age:
10 to 15.
Bruce- Matilda’s classmate. He is subject to extreme punishment by Miss Trunchbull. Age: 7 to 14
Lavender- Matilda’s classmate and friend. Age: 7 to 10
Mrs. Phelps- A nice librarian.
The Escapologist- A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination.
The Acrobat- A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination. Rudolpho- Mrs. Wormwood’s ballroom dance partner.
Doctor- Mrs. Wormwood’s Doctor when she goes into labor with Matilda.
Children’s Entertainer- A party entertainer at the start of the show.
Ensemble-Cook, Henchman 1, Henchman 2, Henchman 3, Kids (Amanda, Nigel, Eric, Alice, Hortensia, Tommy), Parents.
AEA members may make an appointment by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. AEA members without appointments seen as time permits.
Jennie T. Anderson Theatre
548 S Marietta Pky
Marietta, GA 30067
Monday, February 10, 2020
12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Break 3:30 to 4:30
WHAT TO PREPARE
Please prepare a musical theatre song in the style of the show. You are welcome to sing a song from Matilda if you so choose. Bring your sheet music in your key. Accompanist provided. No Video Submissions. You may be asked to dance- please bring appropriate dance attire.
Minors must be accompanied by an adult