November 19 - December 20

Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical

Presented by: AdventHealth
Produced by: Garden Theatre
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description

Book by Dennis Kelly
Music & Lyrics by Tim Minchin

Presented by AdventHealth

VIP Sponsor: Duke Energy

Roald Dahl’s beloved story of an extraordinary young girl comes to life in Matilda the Musical. Unloved by her parents, tormented by Headmistress Trunchbull, and armed with a vivid imagination, Matilda finds solace in stacks of library books. With the help of her caring teacher, Miss Honey, Matilda’s magic appears as she dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.

Content Transparency: This show contains mild language. Guests are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the shows we offer to make informed decisions before purchasing tickets.

Garden Theatre is partnering with A Gift for Teaching for a Book Drive!

Want a discount on a Youth ticket? Bring in a children’s book to our Box Office during normal hours to support A Gift for Teaching, and receive a discount code for $5 off a Youth ticket to Matilda the Musical


This project is funded in part by Orange County Government through the Arts & Cultural Affairs Program. This project is sponsored in part by the Department of State, division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council of Arts and Culture and the State of Florida. This project is funded in part by United Arts of Central Florida, home of OrlandoAtPlay.com and UAArtsEd.com.

cast & crew

Cast

Mrs. Phelps: Olivia Demarco

Doctor / Sergei: Ethan Walker

Mrs. Wormwood: Hannah McGinley Lemasters

Mr. Wormwood: Daniel Abels Rodriguez

Matilda: Carson Holley

Michael Wormwood: Yan Diaz

Miss Honey: Lillie Eliza Thomas

Escapologist: Kadesh Lewis

Acrobat: Tatiana Sophia Eriksen

Miss Trunchbull: Janine Papin

Rudolpho: Elijah Vazquez

Bruce: Tyler Colin Price

Lavender: Riley Herrera

Nigel: Jacob Brenden Steele

Amanda: Olivia Richter

Eric: Jack Jessup

Alice: Jacquelyn Salisbury

Hortensia: Sydni Patrick

Tommy: Parker Sims-Chin

Ensemble: Grace Gustino, Esmeralda Nazario, and Jared Warren

 

Production Team

Director: Joseph C. Walsh

Music Director: Terry E. Thomas

Choreographer: Lindsey D. Smith

Assistant Director: Ben Gaetanos

Scenic Designer: Joe C. Klug*

Lighting Designer: Alyx Jacobs

Costume Designer: Eryn Brooks Brewer

Sound Designer: Anthony Narciso*

Hair Stylist: Erma Sandora

Props Master: Zeke Waters

Associate Lighting Designer: Andrew Mulkey

Scenic Design Assistant: Alesha Hollatz

Assistant Lighting Designer: Ben Lowe

Dialect Coach: Adam Graham

ASL Coach: Many Longo

Stage Manager: Christine Kindred

Child Wrangler: Victoria Williams

Assistant Stage Manager: Sherri Cox

Assistant Stage Manager: Michelle Shea

House Technician: David Clenney

Assistant Carpenters: Justin Harmon, Thomas Rivera,

Scenic Artist: Isabella Cellucci

Audio Engineer (A1): Cheyenne Dalton

Costume Run Crew Chief: Gabriela Gutierrez

Spot Operators: Gavin Salisbury, Hannah Warntjes

*Member, United Scenic Artists

digital program

coloring page

Be Part of Matilda the Musical!

Want to enhance your child’s theatre experience? Print out this special coloring page, have them create the cover of our book, and bring it to the theatre. Your child will be invited to add their page to our display!

You can also post their finished work to Instagram and tag @gardentheatrefl to be featured on our social media. Families who tag us on Instagram will also be entered to win a special prize after Matilda closes!

Click here to download a PDF version of our special coloring page!

sensory-friendly

Sensory-Friendly Performance

Saturday, December 12, 2020 | 2:00 pm

This performance is for families that have members (both children and adults) with Sensory Processing Disorders (SPD), Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), and special needs.

Special modifications will be made for this performance, including reduced volume levels and modifications to lighting, haze, and other special effects.

Families are welcome to bring items (blankets, pillows, noise reducing headphones, etc.) to make their visit more comfortable.

Click here to download a “Going to the Garden” Guide.

 

Roald Dahl’s beloved story of an extraordinary young girl comes to life in Matilda the Musical. Unloved by her parents, tormented by Headmistress Trunchbull, and armed with a vivid imagination, Matilda finds solace in stacks of library books. With the help of her caring teacher, Miss Honey, Matilda’s magic appears as she dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.

This show contains mild language and is suitable for general audiences. We encourage you to use your judgment based on your child’s age and maturity level.

ASL-Interpreted

ASL-Interpreted Performance

Thursday, December 3, 2020 | 7:30 pm

In partnership with Signing Shadows, Garden Theatre will present an American Sign Language-interpreted performance.

When looking at the stage, the interpreters will be located in front of the stage on the far right.

For more information about the best seating to view the interpreters, please email BoxOffice@gardentheatre.org.

Seating Changes

To best protect your health, we will implement physically-distanced seating for most of our season. We will reduce the number of tickets sold each showtime for Hello, Dolly!Ugly Lies the BoneMatilda the MusicalA Class Act, and A Raisin in the Sun. We plan to fully seat the theatre beginning with Beauty and the Beast.

Click Here to View the Matilda Seating Map

Reviews

Audience Reviews

“Excellent production from all involved last night! Bravo! Thrilled to see live theatre thrive as it makes its comeback to the Winter Garden community.” – Garden Theatre Guest

“The lighting and a lot of the staging in the show might be the best I’ve ever seen in my 8 years in FL. Truly stunning.” – Garden Theatre Guest

“The cast is fantastic. The lighting was super impressive. Plus, we felt very safe.” – Garden Theatre Guest

“It’s so great to be able to be back in the theatre watching such a magical show. There were so many WOW moments! And, the set, lighting, costumes, and actors were all fantastic!” – Garden Theatre Guest

Critic Reviews

“Director Joseph C. Walsh has assembled a top-notch cast… and his scenic and lighting designers have done a whiz-bang job of creating a beautifully theatrical world.” – Matt Palm, Orlando Sentinel