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Jemma Bleu Greenbaum to Star in 30+ Performances of the Walnut Street Theatre’s “Matilda The Musical”

Matilda Musical Artwork Elkins Park sixth grader Jemma Bleu Greenbaum will make her Walnut Street Theatre (WST) debut this November through January, appearing as the lead character in more than 30 performances of Roald Dahl’s “Matilda The Musical.” Greenbaum will perform in half of the production run’s shows, mostly weeknights and a handful of matinees, splitting the title role with Philadelphian Ellie Biron.

Previews begin on November 6, with the show opening November 14 and running through January 6 on WST’s Mainstage. Based on the beloved Roald Dahl novel, “Matilda the Musical” is the story of the courageous little girl with an unbounded imagination who proves that despite the odds, you can do anything you put your mind to — and change your destiny. Children and adults alike will be thrilled and delighted by this Broadway hit and winner of 16 best musical awards!

For discount tickets to evening performances, enter the promotional code JEMMAG when purchasing from or the WST box office at 215-574-3550. Offer not valid for tickets bought through Ticketmaster.