VIDEO PREVIEW: St Catherine’s Players, Matilda the Musical Opens Friday Night

Check out this video preview of Matilda the Musical from WG Armstrong and then order your tickets!

Tickets are available online for Matilda The Musical, St. Catherine’s Players 39th production. Performance dates are February 28, 29, March 1, 6, 7 and 8, 2020, with curtain times of Fridays at 8, Saturdays at 7 and Sundays at 2. Tickets at $21 may be purchased in advance at or at the Parish Rectory at 4 Riverside Avenue, Riverside. Tickets are $25 at the door.

New this year: print your tickets and bring them with you. Please note, the online box office closes three hours before each performance. Everyone must have a ticket, regardless of age.

St. Catherine’s Players welcomes adults with children who can sit quietly throughout the entire performance.

This St. Catherine’s Players production is not recommended for children under four.

For ticket information, please email [email protected] or call (203) 637-3661 x327.

Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life.

Packed with high-energy dance numbers and catchy songs, Matilda is a joyous girl power romp. Children and adults alike will be thrilled and delighted by the story of the special little girl with an extraordinary imagination.

Lauren Nicole Sherwood directs and provides musical staging, Zachary Kampler provides music direction and conducts the orchestra, and Matthew Blank choreographs.

For more information about the production, please visit: or email [email protected].

Screenshot from WG Armstrong Vimeo.

Screenshot from WG Armstrong Vimeo.

Cast of Characters

Matilda Wormwood*: Elena Cappella, Willow Handley

Miss Agatha Trunchbull: Greg Suss

Miss Honey: Christina Kompar

Mr. Wormwood: Griffin Handley

Mrs. Wormwood: Denise Casazzone

Micheal Wormwood: Luke Douglas Merrill

Mrs. Phelps: Lynn Carbino

Bruce*: James Adorney, Zach Roth

Lavender: Phebe Childs

The Escapologist: Charlie Adorney

The Acrobat: Alexis Madison Killeen

Amanda: Isabella Revilla-Musi

Nigel: Dyer Steele

Eric: Felipe Rodrigues

Alice: Aoife ODonnell

Hortensia: Sophie Sterling

Tommy: Jack Kosinski

Maya: Olivia Vairo

Christopher: Kyler Woerz

Cook: Janna Mathes

Sergei: Doug Pulick

Russian Henchmen: Tyler Pascarella, Oliver Sheppard, Robert Sloane

Doctor*: Fritz Chery, Molly Kriskey

Nurse: Shannon Coughlin

Rudolpho: Matthew Blank

Parents:  Charlie Adorney, Lynn Carbino, Shannon Coughlin, Michelle Ferrone, Alexis Madison Killeen, Georgia Mann, Janna Mathes, Paiton Pascarella, Tyler Pascarella, Regina Perry, Oliver Sheppard

Big Kids: Cate Adorney, Charlie Adorney, Lauren Bin, Maeve Carey, Michelle Ferrone, Mary Kate Frey, Grace Huber, Alexis Madison Killeen, Molly Kriskey, Claire Maher, Matilda Mancini, Georgia Mann, Abigail Meyers, Paiton Pascarella, Tyler Pascarella, Ella Piu, Oliver Sheppard, TJ Smith, Crosby Thompson, Harrison Thompson

Children’s Entertainer: Kathleen Suss

*The role of Matilda Wormwood will be played by Elena Cappella on 2/28, 3/1 and 3/7 and by Willow Handley on 2/29, 3/6 and 3/8.

*The role of Bruce will be played by James Adorney on 2/29, 3/6 and 3/8 and by Zach Roth on 2/28, 3/1, and 3/7.

*The role of Doctor will be played by Fritz Chery on 3/6, 3/7 and 3/8 and by Molly Kriskey on 2/28, 2/29, and 3/1.