Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Large 21 And Up
Cast Type: Children
Dance Requirements: Standard

Character 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.

Gender: female
Age: 6 to 10
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Miss Agatha Trunchbull

The tyrannical headmistress at Matilda's school who despises children.

Gender: any
Age: 35 to 55
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: A2
Miss Honey

Matilda's kindhearted teacher. She is tired of living in fear under Miss Trunchbull.

Gender: female
Age: 25 to 40
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Mr. Wormwood

Matilda's uncaring father. A slimy, greedy used-car salesman.

Gender: male
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D3
Mrs. Wormwood

Matilda's self-absorbed, negligent mother and an amateur ballroom dancer.

Gender: female
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Michael Wormwood

Matilda's older brother. He is not very bright and favored by their parents.

Gender: male
Age: 10 to 15
Bruce

Matilda's classmate. He is subject to extreme punishment by Miss Trunchbull.

Gender: male
Age: 7 to 14
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Lavender

Matilda's classmate and friend.

Gender: female
Age: 7 to 10
Mrs. Phelps

A nice librarian. 

Gender: female
Age: 25 to 45
The Escapologist

A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination. 

Gender: male
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: C3
The Acrobat

A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination. 

Gender: female
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D4
Rudolpho

Mrs. Wormwood's ballroom dance partner. 

Gender: male
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D#3
Doctor

Mrs. Wormwood's Doctor when she goes into labor with Matilda. 

Gender: male
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: C3
Children’s Entertainer

A party entertainer at the start of the show.

Gender: male
Vocal range top: Eb4
Vocal range bottom: F#3
Ensemble

Cook, Henchman 1, Henchman 2, Henchman 3, Kids (Amanda, Nigel, Eric, Alice, Hortensia, Tommy), Parents.