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Matilda's Lesli Margherita Answers Your Questions About Star Wars, Muppets & The Golden Girls

Matilda's Lesli Margherita Answers Your Questions About Star Wars, Muppets & The Golden Girls

Matilda's Lesli Margherita reveals the musical she and her dog Stewie should star in, her favorite Muppet and her dream to be the first female King George in Hamilton.

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with John Sanders of Matilda

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with John Sanders of Matilda

John Sanders of Matilda stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat with Paul Wontorek. 

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Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita, Episode 22: Lying Liar

Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita, Episode 22: Lying Liar

In this episode, Lesli Margherita admits she lied to us, brings us to the celebration of Matilda's 1,500th performance, gets to fly a Star Wars drone and checks in with the cast about what they'd like to take from the show.

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Rejoice, Maggots! Her Majesty Queen Lesli Margherita Is Taking Your Questions

Rejoice, Maggots! Her Majesty Queen Lesli Margherita Is Taking Your Questions

Hear ye, hear ye! Her majesty Queen Lesli is heading to Broadway.com to answer your questions That's right, maggots. Your favorite Looks Not Books vlogger, "Loud" belter and dog walker Lesli Margherita is set to sit on the velvety blue couch and reveal all the answers to everything you asked. So now it's your turn to stick out and stand out ...

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Here's to Being a Little Bit Naughty! Matilda Celebrates 1,500 Broadway Performances

Here's to Being a Little Bit Naughty! Matilda Celebrates 1,500 Broadway Performances

Rejoice, maggots! The delightfully revolting musical Matilda celebrated 1,500 Broadway performances on November 16. The company, including current Matildas Aviva Winick, Ava Briglia and Willow McCarthy as well as Lesli Margherita and Bryce Ryness, stepped out to celebrate Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly's touching tuner. Previous Miss Honey Allison Case also reunited with the cast (see below). Take a ...

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Matilda's Jennifer Blood Reveals Her Creepy Doll Fixation & Alternate Definition for 'YOLO'

Matilda's Jennifer Blood Reveals Her Creepy Doll Fixation & Alternate Definition for 'YOLO'

Matilda's Jennifer Blood shows off some surprising dressing room must-haves, including a super creepy necklace and unusual needlepoint.

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Jennifer Blood of Matilda

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Jennifer Blood of Matilda

Jennifer Blood, currently playing Miss Honey in Matilda, stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat with Imogen Lloyd Webber.

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Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita: Kiddie Chaos!

Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita: Kiddie Chaos!

In this episode, Queen Lesli warms up with the Matilda kids, chats it up with new Miss Honey Jennifer Blood and new Mr. Wormwood John Sanders and ogles a very special someone on her way over to Broadway Bowling!

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May the Force Be with Lesli Margherita! The Matilda Queen Clashes Lightsabers with Susan Blackwell

May the Force Be with Lesli Margherita! The Matilda Queen Clashes Lightsabers with Susan Blackwell

Matilda's Lesli Margherita lives her Jedi fantasy with Susan Blackwell. Watch them talk about wigs, childhood awesomeness and general spazzing out.

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Lesli Margherita Gets New Husband: John Sanders Begins Performances in Broadway's Matilda

Lesli Margherita Gets New Husband: John Sanders Begins Performances in Broadway's Matilda

Lesli Margherita, AKA Mrs. Wormwood, has a new hubby! John Sanders will join the Broadway production of Matilda on September 13 as Mr. Wormwood. He replaces Rick Holmes in the tuner, which is set to shutter on January 1, 2017 at the Shubert Theatre.

Sanders originated the roles of The Party Entertainer and Sergei in Matilda on Broadway and also ...

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Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita: The Queen Is Back!

Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita: The Queen Is Back!

Welcome back, maggots! Lesli Magherita shares her triumphant return to Matilda. It's all here: the blue eyeshadow, the blond curls, the inimitable personality. We have one word for you: Oh Ma Ga!

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The Queen Returns! Lesli Margherita Takes on Revolting Children in Matilda on Broadway

The Queen Returns! Lesli Margherita Takes on Revolting Children in Matilda on Broadway

The Queen is back on the Main Stem being a little bit naughty! Original Great White Way cast member and legendary Broadway.com vlogger Lesli Margherita returns to Matilda on September 6. The Olivier winner takes over for Amy Spanger as Mrs. Wormwood in the musical, while Jennifer Blood, who played Miss Honey on the national tour, will also join ...

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Jennifer Blood & John Sanders Will Head to the Front of the Class in Broadway's Matilda

Jennifer Blood & John Sanders Will Head to the Front of the Class in Broadway's Matilda

Next stop, Broadway! Jennifer Blood and John Sanders will join the Broadway production of Matilda beginning September 6 and September 13, respectively. Blood takes over for Allison Case as Miss Honey; Sanders will play Mr. Wormwood, currently performed by Rick Holmes. The musical is set to shutter on January 1, 2017 at the Shubert Theatre.

Blood previously played the role ...

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Matilda's Bryce Ryness on His Terrifying Trunchbull's Tragic Backstory, Superstar Dreams & More

Matilda's Bryce Ryness on His Terrifying Trunchbull's Tragic Backstory, Superstar Dreams & More

Matilda's Miss Trunchbull, Bryce Ryness, decides whether Imogen Lloyd Webber should land up in chokey.

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Matilda’s Amy Spanger Looks Back on the Roles She Loved & Still Sings in the Shower

Matilda’s Amy Spanger Looks Back on the Roles She Loved & Still Sings in the Shower

Matilda’s Amy Spanger reflects on playing ‘80s queens, merry murderesses and a “sex-starved, drug-starved creature.”

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Bow Down, Maggots! 'Queen' Lesli Margherita to Return to Matilda on Broadway

Bow Down, Maggots! 'Queen' Lesli Margherita to Return to Matilda on Broadway

All hail the Queen! Original Main Stem cast member and legendary Broadway.com vlogger Lesli Margherita will return to Matilda on September 6. The Olivier winner will take over for Amy Spanger as Mrs. Wormwood in the musical, which is set to shutter on January 1, 2017 at Broadway's Shubert Theatre.

“I have never been more thrilled to return to ...

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A Revolting Welcome! Bryce Ryness Begins Performances in Matilda

A Revolting Welcome! Bryce Ryness Begins Performances in Matilda

There's a new Trunchbull in town! Bryce Ryness starts performances in Matilda on June 7, succeeding Christopher Sieber, who played his final performance on June 5; Sieber is set to move on to the world premiere of the much-buzzed about The Prom. The delightfully naughty tuner is playing at the Shubert Theatre through January 1, 2017.

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Matilda's Allison Case

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Matilda's Allison Case

Matilda's Allison Case drops by Broadway.com HQ!

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Maggots Beware! Bryce Ryness to Replace Christopher Sieber in Matilda on Broadway

Maggots Beware! Bryce Ryness to Replace Christopher Sieber in Matilda on Broadway

A new terrifying headmistress will take up residence at Broadway's Shubert Theatre. Bryce Ryness is set to join the cast of Matilda on June 7 as the child-hurling Miss Agatha Trunchbull. Christopher Sieber, who is off to headline the world premiere of the much-buzzed about The Prom, is scheduled to play his final performance in the role on June 5 ...

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Farewell, Maggots! Matilda, Starring Christopher Sieber, Sets Broadway Closing Date

Farewell, Maggots! Matilda, Starring Christopher Sieber, Sets Broadway Closing Date

Time to bid farewell to those revolting children at Broadway's Shubert Theatre and their terrifying headmistress Miss Trunchbull (AKA Christopher Sieber). Matilda is set to shutter on January 1, 2017; at time of closing the production will have played 37 previews and 1,555 regular performances. The musical opened on April 11, 2013.

Directed by Tony and Olivier Award winner ...

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Happy Birthday, Matilda! Seven Times the Musical Miracle Totally Understood Your Theater Dorkiness

Happy Birthday, Matilda! Seven Times the Musical Miracle Totally Understood Your Theater Dorkiness

Based on Roald Dahl's enchanting children's book, Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly's Matilda opened on April 11, 2013— three years ago today!— at the Shubert Theatre. With anthems like "Revolting Children" and "Naughty" as well as tear-jerkers like "Quiet" and "When I Grow Up," the production has been giving audiences ...

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Broadway Grosses: Maggots Rock the Great White Way as Matilda & School of Rock Surpass $1 Million

Broadway Grosses: Maggots Rock the Great White Way as Matilda & School of Rock Surpass $1 Million

Sometimes it pays to be a little bit naughty. With a new batch of revolting children on spring break, Matilda grossed seven figures for the second consecutive week, taking in $1,112,189. Another show highlighting a bevy of rebellious maggots, School of Rock, celebrated a gangbusters week by grossing $1,336,781. Meanwhile, a handful of new musicals played ...

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Amy Spanger on Matilda’s Mrs. Wormwood, the ‘Grotesque’ Kardashian of the East End

Amy Spanger on Matilda’s Mrs. Wormwood, the ‘Grotesque’ Kardashian of the East End

Broadway favorite Amy Spanger invites us backstage at Matilda to watch her transform into the worst mum on Broadway.

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Matilda’s Christopher Sieber on the Roles That Brought Him Sore Knees, Fab Footwear and VIP Parking

Matilda’s Christopher Sieber on the Roles That Brought Him Sore Knees, Fab Footwear and VIP Parking

Longtime stage fave Christopher Sieber takes a stroll down memory lane with the roles of his past.

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Matilda's Rick Holmes

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Matilda's Rick Holmes

Matilda's Rick Holmes stops by Broadway.com HQ for a chat with Paul Wontorek.

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