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Four live performances of Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical will be presented by the Marshall Fundamental Drama Department.
By News Desk
The performances are scheduled to be in the Marshall Fundamental Secondary School Auditorium, 990 North Allen, on May 19th, May 20th, and May 21st, at 6:00 p.m., with a matinee show on Saturday, May 21st, at 1:00 pm.
Matilda The Musical is about a young “extraordinary” girl, named Matilda who is in a quest to escape from her parents’ abuse. At school she also faces a repressive head of school, the evil Miss Agatha Trunchbull. With the help of her classmates and her beloved teacher, Miss Honey, Matilda uses her power to change the school and build the confidence of her classmates and the world around them.
Marshall Fundamental Principal Lori Touloumian stated, “We are thrilled to invite everyone to our production of Matilda! After two years of virtual or pre recorded shows, we are excited to host four amazing live performances in our historic auditorium. Mark your calendars, purchase your tickets, and attend one of our shows!”
The performances will include singing, dancing, and swinging. The lead roles and actors are as follows:
- Matilda Wormwood: Mercy Ryness & Taleesa Ofumbi
- Miss Agatha Trunchbull: Elizabeth Amicone and Makena Magalong
- Miss Jennifer Honey: Maci Kostanyan and Annais Scott
- Mr. Harry Wormwood: Asher Hammer
- Zinnia Wormwood: Ida Hartel
- Susan Ortega is an 11th grade student and the House Manager and Lead Usher.
- Worthy Teems is a 10th grade student and Assistant Director.
Matilda the Musical is under the direction of Ms. Alison Garfinkel, Drama Director and Mr. Jonathan Gould, Vocal and Musical Director. There are additional collaborative efforts of Choreographers Ms. Darcy Naganuma and Ms. Mallory Butler. Set Design by the Visual Arts Department under the instruction of Mr. Luis Rendon Jr., and Graphic Design collateral being produced by the Graphic Design students under the instruction of Ms. Devette Johnson. With Musical Direction by Mr. Jacob Melgoza, Pit Director. Marshall Fundamental School has nine arts teachers dedicated to their areas of expertise, with 70% of the students involved in the arts.
Pre-sale tickets are $10, and tickets at the door will cost $15. You can purchase from a cast member or purchase tickets online.
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