Thursday, March 4, 2021

We baked Bruce Bogtrotter's Chocolate Cake from Matilda | Meals from a Musical by Official London Theatre

For our second episode of Meals from a Musical, Milly attempts to bake the famous chocolate cake that Bruce Bogtrotter eats in Matilda. Let us know in the comments below if you have any othe…

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Sunday, February 7, 2021

Get Literary with Songs from Charles Dickens & Roald Dahl Shows on Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday. This week, Paige is playing some of her favorite show tu…

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Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Lookback: my reading habits by Terry Teachout

From 2015: Pamela Paul, the editor of the New York Times Book Review, just did an excellent “By the Book” interview with my old friend David Brooks. I liked the results so much that I…

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Thursday, January 21, 2021
Tuesday, January 19, 2021

BWW Flashback: Emma Thompson Sings in SWEENEY TODD & More!

More stars have joined the cast of the upcoming film adaptation of the acclaimed musical Matilda. Along with eleven year-old actor Alisha Weir as the title character and Lashana Lynch as Mis…

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Lesli Margherita, Patti Murin, Colin Donnell and More to Take Part in VILLIAN: DEBLANKS Virtual Benefit

Villain: DeBlanks is making its 'virtual' debut, Saturday, January 30 on Stars in the House to benefit The Actors Fund. The Broadway-lover's lineup features the always hilarious Lesli Mar…

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Friday, January 15, 2021

Emma Thompson Will Play Mrs. Trunchbull in Movie “Matilda,” Even Though Men Have Always Played the Role on Stage by Roger Friedman

Harvey Fierstein, stand down. Emma Thompson has been cast as evil Mrs. Trunchbull, the deliciously malicious central antagonist in the movie version

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Emma Thompson to Play Miss Trunchbull in Matilda Movie Musical; Alisha Weir Takes Title Role by Lindsey Sullivan

Oscar winner Emma Thompson has been tapped to play baddie headmistress Miss Trunchbull in Netflix's Matilda movie musical. Alisha Weir is set to play the title role. Thompson has won Acad…

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Emma Thompson confirmed to play Miss Trunchbull in Matilda musical film

Emma Thompson (Nanny McPhee, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban) has been confirmed to take on the role of the iconic school headmaster, Miss Trunchbull, from the Matilda musical and R…

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Emma Thompson to Play Trunchbull in Matilda Movie Musical; Newcomer Alisha Weir Lands Title Role by Ryan McPhee

Lashana Lynch will play Miss Honey in the Netflix adaptation.

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Emma Thompson to Play Miss Trunchbull in Matilda Musical Movie

Thompson has joined the cast of the upcoming Netflix film.

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Today on Broadway: Friday, January 15, 2021 by Matt Tamanini

Thompson to Star in “Matilda” Movie, Be An #ArtsHero Send Letters to Biden/Harris, Matt Geeks Out over ABC Soaps Concert “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcas…

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Wake Up With BWW 1/15: Alex Brightman Talks LAW AND ORDER: SVU, MATILDA Musical Film Finds its Stars, and More!

Today's top stories: Alex Brightman discusses his recent episode of Law and Order: SVU, the upcoming musical Matilda film finds its stars in Alisha Weir and Emma Thompson, and more!

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Thursday, January 14, 2021

MATILDA Film Adds Emma Thompson As 'Miss Trunchbull' and Alisha Weir in the Title Role

The upcoming film adaptation of the acclaimed musical Matilda has found its title star!

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Ep 1 – Alex Brightman: “A House With an Ass On It” by Bpn Admin Cs

We alllllll love Alex Brightman for the work he’s done in the industry. And yes, we toooootally get that he’s a two-time Tony Nominee for his roles in School of Rock and Beetlejuice on B…

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Monday, January 11, 2021

Today on Broadway: Monday, January 11, 2021 by Matt Tamanini

“Matilda” Film Finds its Miss Honey, “L&O: SVU” to Hire as Many Theatre Actors as Possible, “In & Of Itself” Trailer Released “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday t…

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Friday, January 8, 2021

S6 Ep2 – Lily Brooks O’Briant, Juliana Filapek by Bpn Admin Cs

Broadway's Lily Brooks O'Briant (Matilda, Netflix's The Big Show Show) sings Halo, Juliana Filapek goes On With The Show, and Joshua Turchin plays Billy Joel

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Thursday, January 7, 2021

Lashana Lynch reportedly cast as Miss Honey in upcoming Matilda musical film

British actress Lashana Lynch, who is perhaps best known for her portrayal of fighter pilot Maria Rambeau in Captain Marvel (2019) and who is set to star in the next James Bond film, No Tim…

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Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Lashana Lynch to Play Miss Honey in Upcoming Matilda Movie Musical by Caitlin Moynihan

Lashana Lynch will soon have to deal with some revolting children! The No Time Left to Die star has joined the cast of Netflix's Matilda movie musical as Miss Honey, according to The Hollyw…

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Lashana Lynch of Captain Marvel in Talks to Star in Matilda the Musical Film

Netflix will distribute the upcoming motion picture worldwide.

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Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Lashana Lynch to Play 'Miss Honey' in MATILDA Movie Musical

No Time to Die star, Lashana Lynch will step into the role of the kindly Miss Honey in the upcoming film adaptation of the award-winning musical Matilda!

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Monday, January 4, 2021

BWW TV: Watch Sneak Peek of Lesli Margherita, Andy Einhorn & More in Pasadena Playhouse's Jerry Herman Tribute

Catch a sneak peek of Pasadena Playhouse's PlayhouseLive production of You I Like: A Musical Celebration of Jerry Herman, featuring Andy Einhorn on the piano with performances by Ashley…

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Wednesday, December 23, 2020

BWW Exclusive: 'Matilda' Star Mia Sinclair Jenness Sings 'The Fanciest Midnight' on Disney Channel's FANCY NANCY

Nancy wants to stay up until midnight on New Year's, and she breaks into song to plead her case!

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Friday, December 11, 2020

Broadway Games: Lloyd Webber/Sondheim Jumble by JK

Last week's Jumble game proved pretty popular, so here's another one to send you off on a nice weekend. This week, the mashup finds two living legends...working together? To figure it out, …

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Friday, December 4, 2020

Broadway Games: A Broadway Blend Jumble by JK

How about a Broadway word puzzle to start your weekend off right? We have blended together two musical titles. To figure it out, you'll need to figure out the clues. The orange boxes on the …

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

On the Slinky Fontaine La Rue by Trav S.D.

The title of this post is of course a screen name. It belonged to Matilda Fernandez (1897-1976), a local Los Angeles girl, who initially danced on the stage before an injury forced her to re…

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Monday, November 30, 2020

Patrick Page, Ephraim Sykes & More Join Musical Theatre Mayhem: Holiday Edition

On December 12, join Musical Theatre Mayhem: Holiday Edition with BroadwayWorld's very own Ben Cameron, Nikki Snelson, Eric Stretch, and special guests Ephraim Sykes (Hamilton, Ain't Too Pro…

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

THROWBACK THURSDAY – Holly Dale Spencer by Sarah Day

By Sarah Day This week for Throwback Thursday we spoke to Holly Dale Spencer who career had its beginnings at the Birmingham Hippodrome through to playing Mrs Wormwood in Matilda the musical…

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Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Limited Edition Double Record Vinyl Set of MATILDA THE MUSICAL to be Released

Broadway Records announced today the release of MATILDA THE MUSICAL as a double record set printed on blue vinyl. It will be available exclusively on on December 4th, 202…

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Friday, November 6, 2020

15 Questions in 15 Minutes with Alex Brightman, Alex Brightman, Alex Brightman by Deb Miller

Not only is the mega-mega-mega-talented Alex Brightman a two-time Tony Award nominee for his blockbuster lead performances as the badass substitute teacher Dewey Finn in School of Rock (2016…

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