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Matilda's Lesli Margherita Lands Role Opposite Topher Grace & Taye Diggs in Movie Musical One Shot

Matilda's Lesli Margherita Lands Role Opposite Topher Grace & Taye Diggs in Movie Musical One Shot

All hail the queen! Olivier winner, Matilda star and former Broadway.com Vlogger Lesli Margherita has been tapped for the musical comedy One Shot, according to Deadline. As previously reported, the film will also star Taye Diggs and Topher Grace.

One Shot follows a failed Great White Way alum (Grace) who now stage manages productions and is working on a ...

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Photos! Matilda Star Christopher Sieber Officially Becomes a Sardi’s Legend

Photos! Matilda Star Christopher Sieber Officially Becomes a Sardi’s Legend

Christopher Sieber usually spends his time making maggots’ lives miserable in Matilda—but on November 13, 2014, he was ready to party! The Tony-nominated star officially became a part of Broadway history when legendary theater restaurant Sardi’s presented him with his very own portrait. Check out these snapshots of Sieber kicking back with a few of his favorite maggots, then ...

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Former Elphaba Alison Luff to Take Over as Miss Honey in Matilda on Broadway

Former Elphaba Alison Luff to Take Over as Miss Honey in Matilda on Broadway

Alison Luff, who most recently could be seen starring as Elphaba in the first national tour of Wicked, will join Broadway’s Matilda on September 6. Luff takes over the role of Miss Honey from Jill Paice.

Luff’s Great White Way credits include Scandalous, Ghost The Musical and Mamma Mia!

The Matilda cast currently features Karen Aldridge as Mrs. Phelps, Matt ...

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The Trunchbull's Back 2 School Rule #4: Classroom Etiquette

The Trunchbull's Back 2 School Rule #4: Classroom Etiquette

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

Watch rule #4 to get a handle on how to behave in the classroom and check here for more of Miss Trunchbull's rules ...

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The Trunchbull's Back 2 School Rule #3: The Importance of Phys Ed

The Trunchbull's Back 2 School Rule #3: The Importance of Phys Ed

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

Watch rule #3 to learn about the importance of physical education and check back here throughout August for more of Miss Trunchbull's rules ...

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The Trunchbull's Back 2 School Rule #2: What to Bring on Your First Day

The Trunchbull's Back 2 School Rule #2: What to Bring on Your First Day

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 rule #2 on what to bring your first day of school below and check back here throughout August for more of Miss ...

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Four New Magical Maggots Join the Cast of Matilda in Title Role on Broadway

Four New Magical Maggots Join the Cast of Matilda in Title Role on Broadway

Four youngsters are ready to get “a little bit naughty” at the Shubert Theatre as the newest stars of Broadway’s Matilda. Tori Feinstein, Eliza Holland Madore, Brooklyn Shuck and Fina Strazza will alternate the titular role, beginning performances over the course of the next few weeks. The pint-sized stars take over for Paige Brady, Gabriella Pizzolo, Ripley Sobo and Ava ...

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The Trunchbull's Back 2 School Rule #1: Proper Dress, Your Uniform

The Trunchbull's Back 2 School Rule #1: Proper Dress, Your Uniform

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 rule #1 on proper dress and uniform below and check back here throughout August for more of Miss Trunchbull's rules!

 

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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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Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita, Episode 16: The Finaleen

Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita, Episode 16: The Finaleen

It's the final episode of Lesli Margherita's backstage vlog at Matilda! See Lesli freak out over dogs, scare people and perform with the cast at JFK. Don't worry kids, she'll be back with another vlog...someday!

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Matilda's Lesli Margherita on How Farting Launched Her Career, the Busty Babes on Her Resume & Why She Needs to Be Queen

Matilda's Lesli Margherita on How Farting Launched Her Career, the Busty Babes on Her Resume & Why She Needs to Be Queen

The Matilda funny lady talks about her surprise Olivier win, career highs and lows, kiddie co-stars, awesome dog and more.

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Matt Harrington on His Stint as an Amateur Computer Hacker, His Favorite Alien & Terrifying Tots in Matilda

Matt Harrington on His Stint as an Amateur Computer Hacker, His Favorite Alien & Terrifying Tots in Matilda

Age: 32

Hometown: San Diego, CA

Current Role: Mr. Wormwood, the loudmouthed, TV-obsessed dad audiences love to hate in Matilda on Broadway.

Stage & Screen Cred: After making his Broadway debut as an understudy in Harvey, Harrington appeared in the acclaimed productions of Richard III and Twelfth Night in the West End and on Broadway. His small screen credits include  ...

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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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Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita, Episode 15: Q and AAAA (Part Deux!)

Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita, Episode 15: Q and AAAA (Part Deux!)

On a special episode of Looks Not Books, Queen Lesli answers your questions and gets answers from the cast of Matilda. Plus, a special commercial break from Miss Trunchbull. Don't miss it!

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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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Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita, Episode 14: Q and AAAAA (Part One!)

Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita, Episode 14: Q and AAAAA (Part One!)

Lesli Margherita of Matilda makes up a few new songs, scolds a few viewers and answers fan questions on the latest episode of Looks Not Books.

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The Maggots Score a Strike! The Cast Celebrates Matilda’s First Birthday with a Bowling Party

The Maggots Score a Strike! The Cast Celebrates Matilda’s First Birthday with a Bowling Party
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The cast of Broadway’s Matilda gets a little bit naughty at the bowling alley! See them celebrate the hit musical’s first anniversary on Broadway at New York City’s Bowlmor Lanes on April 13, 2014.

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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Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita, Episode 13: Meet the New Teeeaaaammnn

Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita, Episode 13: Meet the New Teeeaaaammnn

Lesli Margherita introduces us to her fascination with googly eyes, her fancy new shoes and the new members of the Matilda cast.

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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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Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita, Episode 12: WAAAAAAHHHHH

Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita, Episode 12: WAAAAAAHHHHH

Leslie Margherita says a bittersweet goodbye to her Matilda spouse, Gabriel Ebert, and a bunch of adorable maggots.

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Lesli Margherita Gets a New Husband as Matt Harrington Starts as Mr. Wormwood in Matilda

Lesli Margherita Gets a New Husband as Matt Harrington Starts as Mr. Wormwood in Matilda

Matt Harrington joins the hit Broadway musical Matilda as Mr. Wormwood on March 4, replacing Tony winner Gabriel Ebert in the role. Harrington's onstage spouse is of course played by Broadway.com's own Looks Not Books video-blogger Queen Lesli Margherita.

Harrington recently completed his run in the Shakespeare’s Globe productions of Twelfth Night and Richard III on Broadway. He additionally ...

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Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita, Episode 11: Season Two Is Totes Heaven

Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita, Episode 11: Season Two Is Totes Heaven

She's baaaa-aack. Matilda's Lesli Margherita returns for a new season of her video blog and takes us on a trippy trip down memory lane.

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Matilda Will Swing Around the Country with National Tour in 2015

Matilda Will Swing Around the Country with National Tour in 2015

The Tony-nominated Best Musical Matilda will swing its way into a town near you as the crowd-pleasing tuner launches a national tour. The production kicks off at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles in May 2015, and will make stops in San Francisco, Seattle and Dallas. No word yet on casting. Additional tour cities to be announced soon.

Matilda received ...

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