Matilda the Musical
Matilda the Musical
September 24 – October 3, 2021
Northbrook Theatre
3323 Walters Ave, Northbrook, IL 60062

The story of an extraordinary girl who dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda has won 47 international awards and continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages around the world.

Due to new state mandates and CDC recommendations, all audience members regardless of vaccination status will be required to wear a mask at all times.

The Highland Park Players is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. As such, we encourage performers of all races and ethnicities, gender, identities, sexualities and abilities to audition.

Production Staff

Executive Producer - Bradley A. Rose

Executive Producer - Holly Weis

Director/Choreographer - Jenilee Houghton

Music Director - Ken Preuss

Assistant Choreographer - Sarah Makkawy

Co-Costume Designer - Patty Halajian

Co-Costume Designer - Martha Shuford

Technical Director - Kurt Ottinger

Lightning Designer - Kurt Ottinger

Sound Designer/Operator - Rich Neumann

Set Designer - Bill Houghton

Stage Manager - Abigail Rakocy

Props - Peter Rasey

Projection Designer - Kurt Houghton

Assistant Music Director - Marty Karlin

Producer - Naomi Hershman

Producer - Carol Lee Wax

Producer - Scott Schwartz

PR/Publicity - Jacob Cohen

Special Effects/Props - Marc Price

Assistant Stage Manager - Peter Rasey

Assistant Stage Manager - Erin Versosky

Wig Designer - Royen Kent

Cast Members

Matilda (4 performances) - Everleigh Murphy

Matilda (4 performances) - Rosemary Heckard

Mrs. Trunchbull - Brent Walker

Mrs. Wormwood - Hannah Rose

Mr. Wormwood - Justin Vidovic

Miss Honey - Jill Iverson

Bruce - Brennan Monaghan

Lavender - Phoebe Berkowitz

Erica - Allison Buck

Tammy - Scarlett Benveniste

Nigel - Nathaniel Vodak

Amanda - Estella Schultz

Alice - Matilda Rose

Hortensia - Sofia Ruffner

Kid Ensemble - Yesha Mistry, Morgan Podlin, Maggie Atkinson

Michael/Dad - Emil Ginter

Doctor/"Creepy Big Kid"/Mom - Sarah Tilford

Rudolpho/Escapologist/Big Kid/Dad/Nurse - Dave Lemrise

Mrs. Phelps/Mom/Nurse - Heather Benveniste

Acrobat/Mom/Nurse/Big Kid - Kelly Gross

Cook/Mom/Nurse/Big Kid - Aria Caldwell

Entertainer/Sergei/Big Kid - Deric Gochenauer

Mom/Nurse/Big Kid/Henchman - Melissa Harrison

Mom/Nurse/Big Kid/Henchman - Emma Widlowski

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