By John Kaiser III – Navarro County Gazette

Starting this Sunday, Aug. 14, the Warehouse Living Arts Center will begin its auditions for their big end of year show, Roald Dahl’s Matilda: The Musical, which will be performed on the Palace Theatre stage. There will be multiple audition dates which will need to be attended:


  • AUG. 14: ADULT ROLE AUDITIONS – Cold Reads, No Singing

ADULTS, please schedule times on both Aug. 14 and 16
​YOUTH, please schedule audition times for both Aug. 15 and 16

Performance dates will be Nov. 10, 11, 12, and 13.

See for links to sign up for an audition time slot, download the audition form, details on roles available, and more.

Aimee Kasprzyk returns to direct once again at the WLAC! Having directed their acclaimed shows The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and To Kill a Mockingbird, Aimee now sets her sights on Matilda with the talented help of Annot Walthall choreographing, Lora Plemons working on music and vocals, and Leigh White assisting.


If you are unfamiliar with the story of Matilda, Matilda is a little girl with wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers. She’s unloved by her parents but bonds with her schoolteacher, Miss Honey. Matilda’s school life isn’t completely smooth sailing, as the school’s mean headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, hates children and just loves thinking up new punishments for those who don’t abide by her rules. Families will be spellbound by this magical hit Broadway musical inspired by the Rohld Dahl book which inspired the classic 90’s movie.​

Roald Dahl’s MATILDA: The Musical. Book by Dennis Kelley | Music & Lyrics by Tim Minchin | Directed by Aimee Kasprzyk | Choreography by Annot Walthall | Music & Vocal Direction by Lora Plemons
Produced by special arrangement with Concord Theatricals.

For more information about the Warehouse Living Arts Center Theatre and Gallery visit, or call the Box Office at 903-872-5421. Please note that the Box Office and Gallery hours have changed and are now from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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