The musical is set to resume performances at the Cambridge Theatre from the 16th September.
It has been announced that the four performers in the title role of Matilda in the Royal Shakespeare Company production will be Imogen Cole, Alyssa D’Souza, Alex Munden and Zoe Simon.
The other young performers in the cast who will be playing the roles of Bruce, Lavender, Amanda and the rest of the pupils at Crunchem Hall are as follows: Hari Aggarwal, Thommy Bailey Vine, Kieron Bell, Tom Bonomini, Drew Edwards, Robyn Elwell, Rory Finnegan, Darcy Kelly, Ben Lee, Keanna-Skye O’Quinn, Nicholas Parris,
Bella Perdoni, Chancé Quaye, Scarlett Jayne Rackham, Bren Reilly, Niamh Ritchie, Jacob
Savva, Jayden Seder and Alex Stockton. Kaspar Cahill-Ritter, Sienna Clarke, Rosie Gell-Marquez, Beth Gilmour, Louie Gray, and Gracie Hodson-Prior will continue in the roles of Bruce, Lavender, Amanda and the pupils
at Crunchem Hall.
Meanwhile, Carly Thoms will be taking over the role of Miss Honey, joining the adult cast which includes Elliot Harper as Miss Trunchbull, Sebastien Torkia as Mr Wormwood and Annette McLaughlin who will be returning to the company in the role ofMrs Wormwood, taking over from Marianne Benedict. The other adult cast members include: Liberty Buckland, Georgia Carling, Roger Dipper, Katrina Dix, Kate Kenrick, Ben Kerr, Matt Krzan, Connor Lewis, Tom Mather, Bryan Mottram, Kane Oliver Parry, Landi Oshinowo, Ryan Pidgen, James Revell, Gemma Scholes and
Adapted from Roald Dahl’s classic children’s story, Matilda the Musical follows the adventures of a little girl who with the help of a sharp imagination dares to take a stand against the terrifying Miss Trunchbull.
The show was written by Dennis Kelly, with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin. The creative team includes direction by Matthew Warchus, designs by Rob Howell, choreography by Peter Darling, orchestrations, additional music and musical supervision by Christopher Nightingale, lighting by Hugh Vanstone, sound by Simon Baker and the special effects and illusions are by Paul Kieve.
Matilda the Musical has won numerous awards including seven Olivier Awards and four Tony awards since premiering at the RSC’s Stratford-upon-Avon home in 2010, before transferring to the West End in October 2011.