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Matilda's Christopher Sieber on Stalking Bradley Cooper, Fake Clapping & Cleaning Himself Like a Monkey

Matilda's Christopher Sieber on Stalking Bradley Cooper, Fake Clapping & Cleaning Himself Like a Monkey

Christopher Sieber answers your questions about working on his knees in Shrek, working in the same theater as Spamalot and his dance-filled pre-show ritual in Matilda.

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Wanna Be a Straight-A Maggot? Get Ready for The Trunchbull’s Back 2 School Rules, Starring Matilda’s Christopher Sieber!

Wanna Be a Straight-A Maggot? Get Ready for The Trunchbull’s Back 2 School Rules, Starring Matilda’s Christopher Sieber!

It’s back-to-school time, and Broadway.com is rolling out a series of tips from esteemed Headmistress Agatha Trunchbull (Christopher Sieber) of Broadway's Matilda for incoming maggots. Learn how to get good grades and stay out of Chokey!

Watch the intro to the series below and check back here throughout August for more of Miss Trunchbull's rules!

 

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Hot Shot! The Cast of Matilda Celebrates the Hit Musical's 500th Performance on Broadway

Hot Shot! The Cast of Matilda Celebrates the Hit Musical's 500th Performance on Broadway

Broadway’s Matilda is all grown up! The hit musical celebrated 500 performances at the Shubert Theatre on June 19, and in honor of the milestone, the cast assembled after the show to take photos and, of course, celebrate. Based on the whimsical book by Roald Dahl, Matilda features music and lyrics by Tim Minchin and a book by Dennis Kelly ...

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Alan Cumming, Drag Race Victor Bianca Del Rio & More Join Broadway Bares: Rock Hard!

Alan Cumming, Drag Race Victor Bianca Del Rio & More Join Broadway Bares: Rock Hard!

Get ready to bang your head/whatever other body parts are exposed at Broadway BaresCabaret star Alan Cumming and RuPaul’s Drag Race winner Bianca Del Rio are among the stars to make special appearances at the previously reported Broadway Bares: Rock Hard!. The sizzling tribute to rock ‘n’ roll will heat up the Hammerstein Ballroom on June 22 ...

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Hot Shot! Meet Matilda’s Hideous New Headmistress, Christopher Sieber

Hot Shot! Meet Matilda’s Hideous New Headmistress, Christopher Sieber

After briefly falling victim to the Trunchbull curse, Matilda star Christopher Sieber has officially arrived on Broadway, and he's scaring the daylights out of children everywhere. We’ve got a first look at the two-time Tony nominee in his Miss Trunchbull drag (complete with plenty of hammer-throwing medals), and we’re pleased to report that he makes a perfectly hideous headmistress. Check ...

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Maggots Beware! Christopher Sieber (Finally) Steps Into Matilda as Miss Trunchbull

Maggots Beware! Christopher Sieber (Finally) Steps Into Matilda as Miss Trunchbull

The cast is off, so let the child-hurling begin! Tony nominee Christopher Sieber steps into Matilda as the frightening Miss Trunchbull on April 18. As previously reported, Sieber, who was originally scheduled to begin performances on March 18, delayed his start date twice after fracturing a bone in his hand during rehearsal. Sieber takes over from Ben Thompson in the ...

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Judith Light and Christopher Sieber to Announce 2014 Drama League Nominations

Judith Light and Christopher Sieber to Announce 2014 Drama League Nominations

Two-time Tony and Emmy winner Judith Light and Tony nominee Christopher Sieber will announce the 2014 Drama League Awards Nominations on April 23 at Sardi’s. These will include the categories of Distinguished Production of a Play, Distinguished Production of a Musical, Distinguished Revival of a Play, Distinguished Revival of a Musical, and the Distinguished Performance Award.

As previously reported, Jesse ...

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The Trunchbull Curse Continues: Christopher Sieber Delays First Matilda Performance Again

The Trunchbull Curse Continues: Christopher Sieber Delays First Matilda Performance Again

What are those maggots doing to these Trunchbulls? Christopher Sieber has once again delayed his start date in Matilda on Broadway after fracturing a bone in his hand during rehearsal. The Tony nominee will no longer be beginning performances on April 8 at the Shubert Theatre and will instead assume the role of the child-hurling Miss Trunchbull later this ...

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Odds & Ends: Trunchbull's in Pippin, Groff's Backwards & a Newly Found Tennessee Williams Work

Odds & Ends: Trunchbull's in Pippin, Groff's Backwards & a Newly Found Tennessee Williams Work

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

Injured Trunchbull Christopher Sieber Pops Up in Pippin
Christopher Sieber had to delay his first official bow as evil headmistress Miss Trunchbull in Matilda because of a rehearsal injury, however you can still see him on Broadway this week! The Tony nominee's temporarily returned to the slightly less physically ...

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Break a…Hand? Christopher Sieber Delays His Debut as Miss Trunchbull in Matilda Due to Rehearsal Injury

Break a…Hand? Christopher Sieber Delays His Debut as Miss Trunchbull in Matilda Due to Rehearsal Injury

Due to a rehearsal injury, Tony nominee Christopher Sieber will not make take his first official bow in Matilda on March 18 as originally announced. While rehearsing for the role of school headmistress Miss Trunchbull, Sieber fractured a bone in his hand (see adorable photo of Sieber’s hand in a cast for reference). He is expected to begin performances April ...

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This Week's Picks! You've Got V-Day Dates with Laura Osnes, Kevin Spacey & 10 Sexy First-Timers

This Week's Picks! You've Got V-Day Dates with Laura Osnes, Kevin Spacey & 10 Sexy First-Timers

Is that a pair of tickets to a Broadway show in your pocket or are you just happy to see us?! We kid, we kid. Hey, it's Valentine's Day week, so rose bouquets are being delivered, chocolate heart boxes are on the shelves and love is in the air! The best way to spend a week dedicated to the power ...

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Get Naughty! Matt Harrington & Tony Nominee Christopher Sieber Join the Revolting Cast of Matilda

Get Naughty! Matt Harrington & Tony Nominee Christopher Sieber Join the Revolting Cast of Matilda

Tony nominee Christopher Sieber and Matt Harrington will join the company of the hit Broadway musical Matilda as Miss Trunchbull and Mr. Wormwood, respectively, in March. Sieber and Harrington will replace Chris Hoch and Tony winner Gabriel Ebert in the blockbuster musical. Harrington will makes his debut in the show on March 4 and Sieber will join the company on ...

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Broadway Fave Christopher Sieber to Lead Broadway Bares: Winter Burlesque

Broadway Fave Christopher Sieber to Lead Broadway Bares: Winter Burlesque

Watch out Winter Storm Janus, it’s about to get hot in here. Broadway fave Christopher Sieber will take it all off lead the cast of Broadway Bares dancers in Winter Burlesque. As previously announced, the winter show will get the 24th season of Broadway Bares off to a start with two performances on January 26 at XL Nightclub. The season ...

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Daisy Eagan Shares a Santa Scandal, Duncan Sheik Heads to Winn Dixie & More Cross-Country Highlights

Daisy Eagan Shares a Santa Scandal, Duncan Sheik Heads to Winn Dixie & More Cross-Country Highlights

The holiday season is in full swing, and there's no better way to celebrate than with a night of great theater! This week’s Countrywide Guide highlights Daisy Eagan's adult-themed, laugh-filled Reindeer play, a new Hood in the woods with the goods, the world premiere of Because of Winn Dixie and more. 


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Jordan Dean, Christina Bennett Lind, Christopher Sieber & More to Star in The Heart of Robin Hood at A.R.T.

Jordan Dean, Christina Bennett Lind, Christopher Sieber & More to Star in The Heart of Robin Hood at A.R.T.

Jordan Dean in green tights?! The Mamma Mia! alum will join Tony nominee Christopher Sieber and stage and screen star Christina Bennett Lind in The Heart of Robin Hood, a fast-paced and humorous new take on the classic tale, at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, MA. Directed by Gisli Orn Gardarsson, the play by David Farr will begin performances ...

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Sutton Foster, Christopher Sieber & the Stars of Shrek Let Their Freak Flags Fly at the Musical's DVD Release Party

Sutton Foster, Christopher Sieber & the Stars of Shrek Let Their Freak Flags Fly at the Musical's DVD Release Party
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So, this is how a dream comes true! The stars of the 2008 Broadway musical Shrek came together on October 15 at The Hudson Bond in NYC to celebrate the release of the gut-busting tuner on Blu-ray and DVD. Shrek, with its all-star cast including Sutton Foster (Fiona), Daniel Breaker (Donkey), Christopher Sieber (Lord Farquaad) and John Tartaglia (Pinocchio), was ...

Andy Karl, Alli Mauzey, Kara Lindsay & More Broadway Stars on Tap for NAMT’s Festival of New Musicals

Andy Karl, Alli Mauzey, Kara Lindsay & More Broadway Stars on Tap for NAMT’s Festival of New Musicals

Wanna see your favorite Broadway stars in a new musical? The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (a.k.a. NAMT) is adding a new roster of musical theater performers to its 25th Annual Festival of New Musicals, including Jersey Boys star Andy Karl (who is also headlining the upcoming Rocky), Wicked's Alli Mauzey and Newsies' Kara ...

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New Miss America Nina Davuluri, Hunter Parrish, Uzo Aduba & More Feel the Magic at Pippin

New Miss America Nina Davuluri, Hunter Parrish, Uzo Aduba & More Feel the Magic at Pippin
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Newly crowned Miss America Nina Davuluri isn’t only the talk of the town, she’s the talk of the whole country! After winning the coveted title on September 15, Davuluri (formerly Miss New York) couldn't wait to catch a performance of the Tony-winning revival of PippinDavuluri took in the magic of Stephen Schwartz's beloved musical on September 17, then ...

Christopher Sieber to Step in for Pippin Star Terrence Mann During September Hiatus

Christopher Sieber to Step in for Pippin Star Terrence Mann During September Hiatus

Tune up the unicycle! Tony-nominated Pippin star Terrence Mann will take a hiatus from the Tony-winning hit revival, and two-time Tony nominee Christopher Sieber will take his place as knife-throwing, unicycle-riding King Charles in the interim. Sieber will perform from September 1 through 4 and September 15 through 26 while Mann is on vacation. Directed by Diane Paulus, Pippin is ...

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Tonya Pinkins, Max von Essen, Christiane Noll & More Set for Broadway Unplugged

Tonya Pinkins, Max von Essen, Christiane Noll & More Set for Broadway Unplugged

Broadway Unplugged returns to Town Hall for its 10th anniversary concert on September 30. The popular annual concert series, produced by Scott Siegel, features theater actors belting show tunes without the aid of microphones.

The 10th anniversary line-up includes Tony winner Tonya Pinkins, who will appear in the upcoming A Time to Kill, Max von Essen, Christopher Sieber, Christiane Noll ...

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Sutton Foster, Joshua Henry & More Celebrate Their Thrilling Violet Concert

Sutton Foster, Joshua Henry & More Celebrate Their Thrilling Violet Concert
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Two-time Tony winner and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner Sutton Foster returned to the New York stage on July 17 as the title character in Violet, a musical set in the deep south about a physically scarred young white woman and her unlikely relationship with a young black solider. Tony nominee Joshua Henry co-starred as the solider Flick and ...

Song Clips! Watch Sutton Foster Return to the Musical Stage in Violet at Encores!

Song Clips! Watch Sutton Foster Return to the Musical Stage in Violet at Encores!

In Violet, Sutton Foster and Joshua Henry star as a physically scarred white woman and a young black solider whose unlikely friendship shakes up a town nestled in deep south in 1964. Check out Broadway.com’s clips from the Encores! staging.

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Abs Alert! Kate Rockwell, Christopher Sieber and More Take it Off for Broadway Bares 23

Abs Alert! Kate Rockwell, Christopher Sieber and More Take it Off for Broadway Bares 23
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Broadway’s most notoriously nude charity event celebrated its 23rd year with Broadway Bares 23: United Strips of America, a zany night filled with dozens of dancers and performers who bared almost all for the sake of philanthropy. The starry event—filled with the patriotic private parts of folks like Kate Rockwell, Christopher Sieber, Max von Essen, Alan Cumming, Charl Brown and ...

Stars From Kinky Boots, Motown, Matilda & More Join Broadway's Hottest Strip Show Broadway Bares 23

Stars From Kinky Boots, Motown, Matilda & More Join Broadway's Hottest Strip Show Broadway Bares 23

If you’re going to take off your clothes for charity, why not do it in a room full of celebrities? Broadway Bares 23: Unites Strips of America plays at the Roseland Ballroom for two shows on June 23. Proceeds benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS .

This year’s Bares will feature special appearances by 2013 Tony Award winners Billy Porter (Kinky ...

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Joshua Henry, Keala Settle, Christopher Sieber & More Join Sutton Foster in Encores! Violet

Joshua Henry, Keala Settle, Christopher Sieber & More Join Sutton Foster in Encores! Violet

Tony nominee Joshua Henry will play Sutton Foster’s forbidden love Flick in Encores!' one-night-only presentation of Violet. The Leigh Silverman-helmed musical will also feature Tony nominees Keala Settle and Christopher Sieber in various roles. Violet plays New York City Center on July 17.

Based on The Ugliest Pilgrim by Doris Betts, Violet is set in the deep South of ...

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