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James & the Giant Trunch

Actor James Millar explains how he became Matilda villain Mrs Trunchbull. Before he goes on stage in Matilda the Musical, James Millar climbs inside a padded suit that gives him a hunchback and huge, sagging breasts. Makeup artists apply a huge, hairy mole to his upper lip. His eyebrows are brushed into a single bushy […]

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Actress Lucy Maunder & Balancing Motherhood

Actress Lucy Maunder balances acting and a newborn for Matilda the Musical. Lucy Maunder was supposed to joint the cast of Matilda the Musical in Brisbane, but she didn’t take the stage until several months later in Perth. The reason for the delay? “It wasn’t an ideal look for the Miss Honey to be seven […]

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New Zealand’s Favourite Teachers

In conjunction with Matilda The Musical – The Fairfax and TVNZ Favourite Teacher Awards have uncovered some incredibly special people. Check out a Manawatu College teacher as she was brought to tears after finding out she is one of the finalists in the Matilda Favourite Teacher competition. Watch it here.

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Adam & Eve Show

The Adama & Eve show got to take a closer look at the must-see theatre event of the year in Auckland! Watch the video here.

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