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Matilda extends booking until December 2014

Casting news

MATILDA The Musical has once again extended its booking period at the Cambridge Theatre, this time until December 21, 2014.

Previously Posted: On September 3, 2013, Alex Gaumond (as Miss Trunchbull) and Kay Murphy (Mrs Wormwood) will join the cast of Matilda The Musical, which is currently booking at the Cambridge Theatre until May 24, 2014.

An adaptation of Roald Dahl’s 1988 children’s novel, Matilda is the story of a special little girl with an extraordinary imagination.

Alex Gaumond is currently playing Alberto Beddini in the West End production of Top Hat (Aldwych Theatre).

His other theatre credits include Galileo in We Will Rock You (Dominion Theatre), Emmett Forrest in Legally Blonde the Musical (Savoy Theatre), Desperately Seeking Susan (Novello Theatre), Guys and Dolls (UK tour of the Donmar Warehouse production), Sunday in the Park with George (Wyndham’s Theatre), The Full Monty (Prince of Wales Theatre and UK tour), Kiss Me Kate (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre), Miss Saigon (world tour) and Something About You (Jermyn Street Theatre).

His many recordings include The Concrete Jungle, Scrooge and the Sondheim Tonight Gala Concert; and his first single, Here I Am, was released in June 2012. Gaumond has also appeared in films such as Between, Jeffrey, Table For Four, Paranoia and Locked Out.

Kay Murphy’s theatre work includes The Tailormade Man (Arts Theatre), Top Hat (Aldwych Theatre), Chicago (Aldephi Theatre and Istanbul) and Never Forget (UK tour).

Further casting will be announced shortly.

The Broadway production of Matilda, starring Bertie Carvel as Miss Trunchbull, has just won four Tony Awards, including Best Scenic Design of a Musical and Best Lighting Design of a Musical for Rob Howell and Hugh Vanstone.

Read more about Matilda The Musical.