Matilda Character Breakdown

Matilda Wormwood
An imaginative girl who is clever and wise far beyond her years. She has a thirst for learning that cannot be quenched.
Gender: female
Age: 6 to 10
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Miss Agatha Trunchbull
The tyrannical headmistress at Matilda’s school who despises children.
Gender: any
Age: 35 to 55
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: A2
Miss Honey
Matilda’s kindhearted teacher. She is tired of living in fear under Miss Trunchbull.
Gender: female
Age: 25 to 40
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Mr. Wormwood
Matilda’s uncaring father. A slimy, greedy used-car salesman.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D3
Mrs. Wormwood
Matilda’s self-absorbed, negligent mother and an amateur ballroom dancer.
Gender: female
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Michael Wormwood
Matilda’s older brother. He is not very bright and favored by their parents.
Gender: male
Age: 10 to 15
Bruce
Matilda’s classmate. He is subject to extreme punishment by Miss Trunchbull.
Gender: male
Age: 7 to 14
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Lavender
Matilda’s classmate and friend.
Gender: female
Age: 7 to 10
Mrs. Phelps
A nice librarian.
Gender: female
Age: 25 to 45
The Escapologist
A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination.
Gender: male
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: C3
The Acrobat
A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination.
Gender: female
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D4
Rudolpho
Mrs. Wormwood’s ballroom dance partner.
Gender: male
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D#3
Doctor
Mrs. Wormwood’s Doctor when she goes into labor with Matilda.
Gender: male
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: C3
Children’s Entertainer
A party entertainer at the start of the show.
Gender: male
Vocal range top: Eb4
Vocal range bottom: F#3
Ensemble
Cook, Henchman 1, Henchman 2, Henchman 3, Kids (Amanda, Nigel, Eric, Alice, Hortensia, Tommy), Parents.