Lawton Community Theatre announces auditions for its upcoming production of Roald Dahl's MATILDA

The Musical, book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin.

Auditions will take place from 6:00-9:00 p.m. April 24 and 25 at Lawton Community Theatre, 1316 NW Bell Ave.

Rehearsals begin May 1, and will be 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. with performances June 22nd - 25th.


All performances will be at McMahon Memorial Auditorium

801 NW Ferris Ave,

Lawton, OK. 73507

Thursday, June 22: 7:30 p.m.

Friday, June 23: 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 24: 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 25: 2:00 p.m.

All auditions, rehearsals will take place at Lawton Community Theatre, 1316 NW Bell Ave in Lawton, Oklahoma.


  • All actors should prepare a 16 to 24 bar cut that demonstrate their vocal and storytelling ability.
  • Bring a track on your mobile device (Many are available on YouTube).
  • All auditionees will read sides from the piece and will be asked to participate in a dance / movement call.


Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical is an inspirational musical tale of an extraordinary girl who discovers her superpower and summons the remarkable courage, against all odds, to help others change their stories, whilst also taking charge of her own destiny. Standing up for what's right, she's met with miraculous results


Characters in this show have a specified gender, however all roles are open to actors of all genders.

MATILDA WORMWOOD: An intense, clever, and imaginative young girl.
She has a thirst for learning and is willing to break rules for the greater good. Mezzo Soprano: A3 to D5

MR. WORMWOOD: Matilda's cruel father. A sleazy, scheming used car salesman who loves his television. Baritone: D3 to A4

MRS. WORMWOOD: Matilda's mother - Obsessed with her amateur Ballroom dancing partner and her looks. She thinks little of Matilda's unique abilities. She is as loud in her makeup and dress sense as she is in her voice. Mezzo Soprano: A3 to F5

MICHAEL WORMWOOD: Matilda's older, monosyllabic brother. He is not very bright and is favored by their parents. Role calls for deadpan comedy and the ability to create a character with much stage time and few words.

MISS AGATHA TRUNCHBULL: The bullying headmistress of Matilda's school, who uses her former discipline as an Olympic shot-put champion to terrorize her 'maggot' students. Baritone: A2 to G4

MISS HONEY: Matilda's kindhearted teacher. A mild, quiet person who never raises her voice and seldom seems to smile. She is adored by every child under her care.

Mezzo Soprano: F3 to D5
The Little Kids in Matilda's classroom: General VOCAL RANGE: C4-E5

AMANDA THRIPP: The girl with the pigtails.

LAVENDER GLOTTLESTOP: Matilda's loud & kooky friend. She has a big personality & likes to have fun. Vocal Range: C4 to F5

NIGEL: One of Matilda's closest friends at school.

ERIC: The cute, small one...

ALICE: The strong, bold one...

TOMMY: The anxious one...

HORTENSIA: Already feisty at age 10, a veteran of many Trunchbull battles.

BRUCE BOGTROTTER: Matilda's classmate. He is subject to extreme punishment by Miss Trunchbull. Vocal range: C4 to E5


Bigger in stature than the little kids. These are the older, tougher students at school (much singing and dancing).

MRS. PHELPS: Warm and nurturing local librarian who encourages Matilda's love of reading.

THE ESCAPOLOGIST: A character in the story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination. Baritone: C3 to E4

THE ACROBAT: Beloved wife of the Escapologist in Matilda's story.

Alto, Mezzo Soprano: D4 to A4

RUDOLPHO: Mrs. Wormwood's ballroom dance partner. Not quite Italian.

Tenor: D#3 to A4

DOCTOR: Mrs. Wormwood's obstetrician when she goes into labor with

Matilda. Tenor, Alto: C3 to A4

SERGEI: A Russian Mafia Boss who is physically intimidating, with an accomplished Russian dialect. Baritone.

CHILDREN'S ENTERTAINER: A party entertainer at the start of the show.

Alto, Tenor: F#3 to Eb4

LCT is interested in collaborating with detailed storytellers of all genders, ethnicities, and body types for this celebration of theatre.

If you have any questions, please email or call the box office at (580) 355-1600. Box office hours are 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.