“Matilda the Musical”, originally scheduled for Fall 2020, was postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Our current plan is to reschedule this production to November 19, 20, and 21, 2021. We look forward to an upcoming season when we can share the magic of live theater with our families and friends again!

Auditions will be by appointment and held on (Saturdays) July 17, 24 & 31 from 12:30 to 2:30 PM at the Reformed Dutch Church of Claverack, 88 Rte. 9H, Claverack, NY 12513. To make an appointment, email matilda@upstageproductions.org.

Please note that we have received many requests for audition appointments
so it may not be possible to accommodate specific date/time requests. 

Upstage will also offer the acceptance of video auditions;
more information can be supplied to those interested by contacting us at the above email address.

We are seeking the following performers:

• Adults (19 years old and older)
• Children (8-18 years old)

Callbacks are scheduled for Saturday, August 7 at Noon at the Reformed Dutch Church of Claverack, 88 Rte. 9H, Claverack, NY 12513.

Materials: Bring sheet music or pre-recorded music; no acapella. There will be a dance portion of the audition; wear the appropriate footwear and come prepared to move

Casting for the following roles:

  • Matilda (Elementary age)
  • 8 Elementary Children roles: Lavender, Bruce, Amanda, Nigel, Eric, Alice, Hortensia, Tommy
  • 8-10 Teens/Young Adult roles: Michael Wormwood & Teen/Young Adult Ensemble (Male & Female – very active ensemble); there will be track roles for some of the teens and young adults.
  • 10 Adult roles: Miss Agatha Trunchbull, Miss Honey, Mr. Wormwood, Mrs. Wormwood, Mrs. Phelps (non-singing role), The Escapologist, The Acrobat, Rudolpho (a Dancer), Doctor, Entertainer

Full listing of characters can be viewed below

To familiarize yourself with the musical visit:

Show dates are November 19, 20, & 21, 2021
Hudson High School Performing Arts Center, Hudson, NY
Matilda will be directed by Christine Abitabile with Musical direction by Annie Drewello