Matilda The Musical

Auditions January 18th-20th

In Spahr Center

Do you have what it takes to be English Hammer-Throwing Champion 1969? Do you still have nightmares about horrifying school officials? Do you just want to have a great time telling a classic children’s story?

If so, we want you to audition the Happy Ending Lyric Players Spring Production, Matilda the Musical! Based of the classic children’s Novel by Roald Dahl and brought to stage by Dennis Kelly and Tim Minchin, Matilda tells the story of an extraordinary young person and the colorful adults around her.

HELP does NOT precast and ALL roles are open! We will host open auditions for all performers (no need to sign up or register, just come have some fun on stage). There is also NO FEE to participate in our production!

Please prepare 32 bars of an upbeat song for auditions and be prepared to do some light dancing. Make sure you have your sheet music as well! Some individuals may be asked to do a cold reading.

If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to Director Kelley “Helen” Pernicone through the form below. We look forward to seeing your audition!

Saturday, January 18 from 12:00-4:00 PM
Sunday, January 19 from 2:00-5:00 PM
Monday, January 20 from 7:00-9:30 PM
The Happy Ending Lyric Players
c/o The Heights Arts Initiative (housed at FBCGC)
3630 Fairmount Blvd
Shaker Heights, OH 44118

No Fee to Participate

Callbacks will be Wednesday, January 22 from 7:00-9:30 PM

Show Dates March 20th-29th

Matilda the Musical is a stage musical based on the 1988 children’s novel of the same name by Roald Dahl. It was adapted by Dennis Kelly, with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin and directed for the stage by Matthew Warchus. The musical’s narrative centers on Matilda, a precocious 5-year-old girl with the gift of telekinesis, who loves reading, overcomes obstacles caused by her family and school and helps her teacher to reclaim her life.

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3/20 Show Friday, March 20 from 7PM – 9PM


3/21 Show Saturday, March 21 from 7PM – 9PM


3/22 Show  Sunday, March 22 from 2PM – 4PM


3/27 Show Friday, March 27 from 7PM – 9PM


3/28 Show Saturday, March 28 from 7PM – 9PM


3/29 Show  Sunday, March 29 from 2PM – 4PM

$40 VIP Seating
$20 Adults
$15 Students and Seniors
$10 Children under 10
*Group Rates Available for parties of 10+ please call (216)371-9394

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