Gabrielle “Gabby” Gutierrez, whose parents hail from Cagayan de Oro City via Kisolon, Sumilao and Malaybalay City in the Philippines became the first Filipino to play the role of Matilda, the musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s popular book of the same name now on tour in the United States.

Matilda The Musical is currently on a US-tour with shows at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles (May 29-July 12), at the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco (July 15-August 15), Fifth Avenue Theatre in Seattle (August 18-September 6) and Buelle Theatre Denver (September 9-20). Other venues are in Dallas, Houston, and many other several cities across the USA. Nine-year old Gabby will be alternating with two other young American girls for the role.

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