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Two alumni of Matilda's Broadway company and national tour will join the Broadway company this month.
Jennifer Blood, who played Miss Honey on the national tour, will join the Broadway company on September 6. John Sanders, who originated the roles of The Party Entertainer/Sergei on Broadway, will join the company as Mr. Wormwood on September 13.
Jennifer Blood. Broadway: Violet, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder. Off-Broadway: A Little Journey (Mint), Unlocked (Prospect), The Flood (Prospect), Yeast Nation (FringeNYC). Regional:Sound of Music (Drury Lane-Jeff Nomination), Man of La Mancha (Sacramento), Steel Magnolias (Casa Mañana), Light in the Piazza (Maine State). www.jennifer-blood.com.
John Sanders . Broadway: Peter and the Starcatcher. National tour: Sam in Mamma Mia! Chicago theatre: The Real Thing, A Minister's Wife (Writers'); Spamalot, Miss Saigon (Drury Lane Oakbrook); and with Goodman, Chicago Shakespeare, Steppenwolf, Stage Left, Chicago Dramatists and other fine companies. Film: No God, No Master; Alleged. TV: "Last Man Standing."
Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, Matilda the Musical opened to rapturous reviews. Celebrated on 10 "Top Ten" lists of 2013, the production received four Tony Awards®and a Tony® Honor for Excellence in the Theater for each of the four girls who shared the title role, as well as two Outer Critics Circle Awards, five Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical, and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical.
The Tony Award® winning Matilda the Musical will close on January 1, 2017. By then it will have played 37 previews, 1,555 regular performances, and one Actors Fund performance. The production opened on April 11, 2013 (previews began March 4) at the Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street).MATILDA THE MUSICAL has paid back its $16 million investment on Broadway, making the show a rare hit simultaneously on Broadway and in London's West End.
The ongoing London production of Matilda the Musical received seven 2012 Laurence Olivier Awards, including Best New Musical, securing its place in the Guinness Book of World records for Most Olivier Award wins by any musical, ever.
MATILDA THE MUSICAL is currently the 76th longest running musical in Broadway history.
MATILDA THE MUSICAL made its Australian Premiere at Sydney Lyric Theatre on August 20, 2015 and continues in Melbourne. The North American Tour commenced in May 2015, and has included stops in New Haven, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Dallas, Chicago and Washington DC, among others in its first season. The current tour schedule can be found here: http://us.matildathemusical.com/tour/.
The original Broadway cast recording is produced by Broadway Records/Yellow Sound Label and is available digitally and at the Shubert Theatre. It can be ordered at www.BroadwayRecords.com.
MATILDA THE MUSICAL is based on the beloved novel by best-selling author Roald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr. Fox). Matilda the Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.
MATILDA THE MUSICAL is directed by Tony Award® winner Matthew Warchus, with a Tony Award®-winning book by playwright Dennis Kelly and music and lyrics by Australian comedian, musician and composer Tim Minchin.
The production has costumes and Tony Award®-winning sets by Rob Howell, with choreography byTony Award® winner Peter Darling, orchestrations, additional music and musical supervision by Christopher Nightingale, Tony Award®-winning lighting by Hugh Vanstone, and sound by Simon Baker.
Article reprinted with permission from www.BroadwayWorld.com
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