Julianna Abbruzzese (Amanda) is an eighth-grade student at Cherry Valley-Springfield Central School. She enjoys singing, listening to music, books, cheerleading, and of course performing in theater. Julianna's stage debut was two years ago in the school play, A Christmas Carol. Since then, she has performed the roles of Gretel in The Sound of Music, Molly in Annie, Cinderella in Fairytale Come Dancing, Maureen in the musical Honk, and had parts in the plays Harvey and Who Invited Them. The past few years she also participated in All-County and NYSSMA, receiving a score of perfect each year. Julianna would like to thank her family and friends for all of their helpful and loving support. Also, a huge thank you to Bold Theatrics for giving me a chance to be involved in this production. “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight, but no vision.” - Helen Keller
Creighton Williams (Eric) is in the sixth grade at Cooperstown Central School. Though new to musical theater, he’s very excited about the opportunity to join the Bold Theatrics Family for their production of Matilda The Musical. Previously Creighton has participated in the Glimmerglass Youth Choir (The Little Prince) and has been selected for All County Chorus (Otsego County) for the past two years. During his free time Creighton enjoys many extra-curricular activities. He is a member of the Cooperstown Soccer club u12 travel team, swims for the Clark Sports Center Sharks swim team, is a member of the Otsego Composite NICA cycling team, and loves to row with Otsego Area Rowing. Creighton would like to thank his family as well as his “village” who shared carpooling duties to get him to Matilda practices. He hopes you enjoy the show!!
Wyndam Withington (Nigel) is excited to be performing in Matilda the Musical, his second show with Bold Theatrics! His acting credits include many productions by Starstruck Players, such as Law and Order: Fairy Tale Unit (Detective H.D.), Disney's Beauty and the Beast Jr (Cogsworth), Disney's The Lion King Jr (Banzai), and James and the Giant Peach (Grasshopper). He was also active in his camp theater program this past summer, including a stint as a Narrator for A Boy Named Charlie Brown. He is a 6th grader at Oneonta Middle School and plays tuba in the school band.