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Each year, Cottonwood Heights sponsors a Musical production which start rehearsals in early spring and performs seven shows during the summer.

The production is presented at the Cottonwood Heights Theatre inside Butler Middle School, located at 7530 S. 2700 E.

The theatre itself has state-of-the-art lighting, sound, graphics and with a seating capacity of 1100 people.
Join us each year to enjoy the brilliance of the performing arts.


UPDATE 

Auditions have been postponed until further notice.  Please check back for updates.  

 

2020 Musical: "Matilda"

Matilda Auditions

 

MATILDA

“Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda has won 47 international awards and continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages around the world.” -MTI

Join Cottonwood Heights as we follow the story of the astonishing little girl and her extraordinary journey of life, school and the courage to be kind and clever.

Auditions

Auditions will be on Saturday, March 14 at  9 a.m. to noon and Thursday, March 19 at 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

For convenience we are offering signup audition times online, however you do not have to sign up online to audition . Those that signup will go first.   Click here to signup for a time. 

Please come prepared with the following items
1. Ready to sing 16-32 bars of a Broadway show tune (preferably in the style of the show).   Please bring track or sheet music.
2. A photo (doesn't have to be an "official" head-shot).
3. Resume
4. Application - Available online or at the auditions

Callbacks will be held Saturday, March 21st 9-3 pm.  By invitation of the Director.

Rehearsals start April 16th and will be held Tuesday – Thursday 6-9pm and Saturday mornings 9 -12pm.  More dates may be added to the schedule. The show runs July 25, 27, 30, 31 August 1 & 3. (Two shows on August 1 ).  Tech week July 13-23th.

 Character Roles 

Matilda Wormwood
An imaginative girl who is clever and wise far beyond her years.
Gender: female
Age: 6 to 10

Miss Agatha Trunchbull
The tyrannical headmistress at Matilda's school who despises children.
Gender: any
Age: 35 to 55

Miss Honey
Matilda's kindhearted teacher. She is tired of living in fear under Miss Trunchbull.
Gender: female
Age: 25 to 40

Mr. Wormwood
Matilda's uncaring father. A slimy, greedy used-car salesman.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 45

Mrs. Wormwood
Matilda's self-absorbed, negligent mother and an amateur ballroom dancer.
Gender: female
Age: 35 to 45

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

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 Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination.
Gender: male

The Acrobat
A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination.
Gender: female

Rudolpho
Mrs. Wormwood's ballroom dance partner.
Gender: male

Doctor
Mrs. Wormwood's Doctor when she goes into labor with Matilda.
Gender: male

Children’s Entertainer
A party entertainer at the start of the show.
Gender: male

Ensemble
Cook,

Henchman 1, Henchman 2, Henchman 3,
Kids (Amanda, Nigel, Eric, Alice, Hortensia, Tommy), age 6-14
Parents. Any age

 

 

 


2019 Musical: "Little Mermaid"

Little Mermaid Cast photo

2018 Musical: "Big, the Musical"

Big, the Musical

Big, the Musical2

 

2017 Musical: "Annie"

Annie

Annie2

 

2016 Musical: "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers"

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers2

2015: "Shrek The Musical"

Shrek The Musical Cast

Shrek The Musical

 

2014: "The Music Man"

The Music Man

 

2014: "Cinderella Enchanted"
2013: "The Wizard of Oz"
2012: "Fiddler on the Roof"