Straight from Broadway to the Bluegrass, LCT is THRILLED to announce that we will be producing Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical as the 80th season opener and their 17th Annual Summer Family Musical!

LCT will be one of the first regional companies in the country to produce
this incredible show.

Book by Dennis Kelly (Tony® Award Winner – Best Book of a Musical)
Music and lyrics by Tim Minchin
Orchestrations and additional music by Chris Nightingale

About the Show

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you unlocked the power inside of you?

When Matilda has enough of her preoccupied parents, her horrible headmistress, and her seemingly doomed destiny- she decides it’s time to take matters into her own… imagination! Join Matilda, Miss Honey, Bruce, Lavender, and the Trunchbull on this rebellious romp through the wacky and wild world of Roald Dahl in the regional premiere of this magical musical. So, grab a big book and an even BIGGER piece of chocolate cake as we boogie our way through this incredible story that celebrates what it means to be Y-O-U!

Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical
Audition Dates:
Sunday, April 22 from 4:00-7:00 PM
Monday, April 23 from 6:30-9:30 PM
Friday, April 27 from 6:30-9:30 PM
Saturday, April 28 from 3:30-6:30 PM

Performance Dates:
Thursday, July 19 at 7:30 PM
Friday, July 20 at 7:30 PM
Saturday, July 21 at 2:00 PM
Sunday, July 22 at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM
Thursday, July 26 at 7:30 PM
Friday, July 27 at 7:30 PM
Saturday, July 28 at 2:00 PM
Sunday, July 29 at 2:00 PM

Who: The show requires a cast of approximately 30 members ages 9-adult. All performers must turn 9 prior to May 1st to be eligible to audition.

How: Auditions are by appointment only. To schedule an audition time, email

In your email tell us:
Auditionee’s name
Their age
Date and time they wish to audition
Name, phone number, and email address (of auditionee or of a parent/guardian if inquiring for a student under 19)
You may include a student phone number and email if you wish
We’ll confirm your appointment by email and include an audition packet. Please complete it and bring it with you to the audition.

Where and What: When you arrive at the theatre go to the check-in desk. If you have not already you will receive an audition packet and be asked to fill it out. You’ll turn in your completed forms at which time we’ll collect your $1 photo fee and take your picture. During the actual audition you’ll participate in warm-ups, improvisational activities, learn a dance with our choreographer, learn and sing the audition piece, and read scenes from the script.

Be sure to read the Audition and Production FAQ here:

Questions beyond that? Give the theatre a call at (859) 254-4546 ext. 248!

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