HOUSTON (March 8, 2019) – The Lone Star College-North Harris Drama Department will have “Matilda the Musical” auditions from Tuesday, March 26 – Thursday, March 28 from 6-8:30 p.m. by audition only in the Performing Arts Theatre located on campus.
Auditions are open to the public and they are asked to prepare one Broadway song (or 16 bars) in the style of Matilda. An accompaniment CD must be provided or auditioners must sing acapella. To schedule an audition please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or
These are non-paying acting roles.
Character Breakdown (Approx. 9 Children & 16 adults)
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: 8 to 11
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 *Not required to sing
Bruce: Matilda's classmate. He is subject to extreme punishment by Miss Trunchbull.
Gender: male Age: 8 to 14
Vocal range top: E5 Vocal range bottom: C4
Lavender: Matilda's classmate and friend. Gender: female Age: 8 to 10
Kids (Amanda, Nigel, Eric, Alice, Hortensia, Tommy) Ages 8-14
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.
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.
Vocal range top: A4 Vocal range bottom: D4
Rudolpho: Mrs. Wormwood's ballroom dance partner.
Vocal range top: A4 Vocal range bottom: D#3
Doctor: Mrs. Wormwood's Doctor when she goes into labor with Matilda.
Vocal range top: A4 Vocal range bottom: C3
Children’s Entertainer: A party entertainer at the start of the show.
Vocal range top: Eb4 Vocal range bottom: F#3
Ensemble: Cook, Henchman 1, Henchman 2, Henchman 3, Parents.
For more information, visit http://www.lonestar.edu/20964.htm.
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