Fall 2021 MUSICAL

Matilda JR from MTI.jfif
Audition REGISTRATION

Opens Aug. 15, 2021

The heartwarming story about a girl with an extraordinary imagination, Matilda JR  is filled with frantically fun music that is both engaging and powerful. Using her wit, intelligence and a little bit of magic, Matilda inspires others and discovers that she can bravely stand up for what is right.  The story exposes the true meaning of family, the love and joy of learning, and the transformative power of storytelling. 

REHEARSALS  held at Treehouse Theater

PERFORMANCES at TBA

PRODUCTION STAFF

EXEC DIRECTOR - Karen Rohrer

DIRECTOR - 

MUSIC DIRECTOR - 

CHOREOGRAPHER - 

STAGE MANAGER - 

COSTUME DESIGNERS - 

SET DESIGNER - 

MASTER BUILDER - 

SET DECORATOR -

MAKE UP DESIGNER - 

HAIR DESIGNER - 

PROPERTIES - 

LIGHTING DESIGNER - 

SOUND DESIGNER - 

PARTICIPATION FEE

$175/student - due by October 1

    1 -- ONLINE (processing fees apply)

    2 -- CHECK (payable to Treehouse Theater) mailed to PO Box 1722

               Manitowoc, WI  54221

PRODUCTION CALENDAR

PRE-AUDITION WORKSHOP (optional, no cost, no RSVP needed)

Sunday, August 29

 

AUDITIONS (90 minute timeslots) 

Thursday, Sept. 9

ages 9-18:  6:00-7:30 pm OR 7:30-9:00 pm

Saturday, Sept. 11

ages 6-8:  9:00-9:45 am

ages 9-18: 10:00-11:30 am, noon-1:30 pm, OR 2:00-3:30 pm

CALLBACKS

Sunday, Sept. 12, beginning at noon

CAST/CREW READ THRU & FIRST REHEARSAL

Thursday, Sept. 14, 6-8 pm 

REHEARSAL TIMEFRAMES

Sept. 16 - Nov. 23

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6-8 pm

Saturdays, 10 am - 2 pm

Actor conflicts, both weekly and one-time, within these timeframes must be reported during registration or at Auditions.  The Production Team will develop the detailed Rehearsal Schedule developed AFTER Casting is complete, working around reported Actor Conflicts.  Excessive conflicts and/or absences will not be tolerated. 

MOVE-IN / SET ASSEMBLY

        Sunday, Nov. 28, noon-4 pm

TECH REHEARSAL

Sunday, Nov. 28, 4-6 pm

DRESS REHEARSALS

Monday, Nov. 29 - Wednesday, Dec. 1

PERFORMANCES

Dec . 2 & 3 @ 6:30 pm

Dec. 4 & 5 @ 2:00 pm

SONG LIST

Miracle 

Naughty - 

Acrobat Story - 

School Song 

The Hammer 

Naughty - Superglue 

The Chokey Chant - 

This Little Girl 

Bruce

When I Grow Up

The Smell of Rebellion - 

Quiet - 

Revolting Children - 

ROLES 

Matilda Wormwood - the brilliant, resilient, creative, and kind heroine

Eric, Amanda, Bruce, Alice, Hortensia, Tommy, Lavender, Nigel  - classmates
Mr. Wormwood - Matilda's rude and not very bright father
Mrs. Wormwood - Matilda's nasty, selfish mother 
Michael - Matilda's brother
Mrs. Phelps - the kind librarian  
Escapologist & Acrobat products of Matilda's imagination 
Miss Honey - kind and generous teacher at Matilda's school 
Agatha Trunchbull - quintessential terrifying tyrant and headmistress at Matilda's school
Rudolpho - Mrs. Wormwood’s self-obsessed dance teacher
Sergei - a customer swindled by Mr. Wormwood

Russians, Little Kids, Big Kids, Kids, Mums, Dads, the Cook, and the Mechanic Company