Dates: Sunday December 5 and Monday December 6, 2021
Hours: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Optional reminder: Tuesday December 7 at 8 p.m.
Location: Auditorium Memorial Opera House, 104 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso IN 46383
Directed by: Michael Glorioso
Synopsis of the show: The story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with an overflowing imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Inspired by his twisted genius, the Tony® Award – Matilda The Musical by Roald Dahl is the captivating masterpiece that revel in the anarchy of childhood, the power of the imagination and the inspiring story of ‘a girl who dreams of a better life. Matilda is a little girl with amazing mind, intelligence, and psychokinetic powers. She is not loved by her cruel parents but impresses her teacher, the very amiable Miss Honey. Above
During her first term at school, Matilda and Miss Honey have a profound effect on each other’s lives as Miss Honey begins to not only recognize but also appreciate Matilda’s extraordinary personality. However, Matilda’s school life isn’t completely smooth – the evil school principal, Miss Trunchbull, hates children and loves to imagine new punishments for those who don’t play by her rules. But Mathilde has equal courage and intelligence, and could be the saving grace of schoolchildren!
Dennis Kelly Book
Music and lyrics by Tim Minchin
Orchestrations and additional music Chris Nightingale
From the book Mathilde by Roald Dahl
Information on rehearsals and performances:
The rehearsals will take place Monday to Thursday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. from December 13 to February 10. If necessary, there can be rehearsals on Saturdays and fixed construction days.
The performances take place from February 11 to 27, 2022 (Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. Sundays at 2:00 p.m.).
All races, genders, body types or other identities are encouraged to audition and will be considered equally in the cast. Those interested in auditioning should prepare 16-24 bars of music from a musical and be ready for a dance call.
Please wear appropriate attire for dancing; Neither bare feet nor socks will be allowed on stage. Those who audition may be invited to sing or read from “Matilda-The Musical”.
Please visit memorialoperahouse.com for more information and to download an editable PDF hearing form. Completed audition forms, along with any inquiries, can be emailed in advance to Vicki Zimmerman, Production Manager at [email protected]