Audition

There’s more to live theatre than being in the audience. Each year, the Cape Cod Theatre Company mounts 10 productions and musicals on our main stage which means we have 10 auditions each year for performers. We encourage you to join us for an upcoming audition.

Matilda the Musical

Auditions will be on Saturday, March 30 and Sunday March 31 from 5-7pm The Arts Center, 265 Sisson Rd in Harwich Center.

Please prepare and bring sheet music for16 bars of a song that shows your personality and dress prepared to move.

Performances are scheduled for June 27 –July 20, 2019 Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings at 7pm Friday, Saturday and Sundays at 4pm.

The inspiring story of an extraordinary girl comes to life in Matilda, the Musical. Based on the beloved Roald Dahl novel, Matilda is the story of the courageous little girl with an unbounded imagination who proves that despite the odds, you can do anything you put your mind to—and change your destiny.

Directed by James P. Byrne; Musical Direction by Robert Wilder and Choreography by Suzette Hutchinson.

Character Breakdown

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 10
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: A3
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
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
Bruce

Matilda’s classmate. He is subject to extreme punishment by Miss Trunchbull.

Gender: Male
Age: 7 to 14
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Mrs. Phelps

A nice librarian.

Gender: Female
Age: 25 to 45
The Acrobat

A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination.

Gender: Female
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D4
Doctor

Mrs. Wormwood’s Doctor when she goes into labor with Matilda.

Gender: Male
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: C3
Ensemble

Cook, Henchman 1, Henchman 2, Henchman 3, Kids (Amanda, Nigel, Eric, Alice, Hortensia, Tommy), Parents.

Age: from 8 to 18.

Ensemble will play many of the secondary characters including the escape-ologist, acrobat and the Russian mafia.

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
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
Michael Wormwood

Matilda’s older brother. He is not very bright and favored by their parents.

Gender: Male
Age: 10 to 15
Lavender

Matilda’s classmate and friend.

Gender: Female
Age: 7 to 10
The Escapologist

A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination.

Gender: Male
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: C3
Rudolpho

Mrs. Wormwood’s ballroom dance partner.

Gender: Male
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D#3
Children’s Entertainer

A party entertainer at the start of the show.

Gender: Male
Vocal range top: Eb4
Vocal range bottom: F#3

 

Check back often for information about audition opportunities!

Please contact Nina Schuessler at 508-432-2002 ext. 12 if further information is required.