Why Rent Matilda from Front Row Theatrical Rental?

6 Reasons to Rent Matilda From Front Row:

Cost Savings over DIY

Renting a set or costume package is easier and can be less expensive than DIY builds and drop rentals.

The Swings

4 ground-based swings are included in addition to seesaws for the playground.

Piece of Mind

Get piece of mind with Front Row rentals via on-site tech's, concierge alterations, and installation videos*.

Rentals for all Budgets

From small schools to major regional theatres, Front Row offers something for every budget.

1 - Truck Shipping

Each set ships in a single semi- trailer. This saves clients an average of $4712 over comparable two truck shows.

Stagehand operated

Front Row Theatrical Rental is a company run by stage hands created for theatre people.

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The Set

Premium Set Rental

Scenery Details:

  • Built: 2019
  • Set Size: Large
  • Wing Space: Moderate
  • # Trucks to Ship: 1

Rigging Details:

  • Line Sets Needed: 3
  • Soft Drops Included: 0
  • Hard Legs/ Headers?: Yes/ Yes
  • Ground-row?: Yes
  • Assembly Difficulty:

  • Unload Crew: 8+
  • Set Make-Up: Wagons, Hard pieces
  • Ground / Up Riggers?: Yes/ Yes
  • Installation Hours: 5-10+
  • Crew Operation:

  • Show Crew: 3+
  • Fly-men?: 1+
  • 2nd Story?: No
  • Premium Set Description

    Front Row Theatrical Rental's Matilda premium set rental was built in mid 2019. The design borrows inspiration from the Broadway show, the book and other Roald Dahl tales. The traditional set features a beautiful header and legs design that features large bookcases and wooden header trussing with functional lighting. This accentuates a 40' wide back wall designed to frame in the scenes when combined with the header and legs system giving life to Matilda's world. The set design also boasts animated moving projections for the Acrobat and aerialist scenes that are projected in the curvature of the back wall. Another key feature of the Matilda scenery rental is the portable swing set and playground set up. The swings are self-supporting and do not require a fly system. In addition to the swings are seesaw provided to fill out the playground scene inside the park gates.

    Additional scenes include Matilda's bedroom, Matilda's parent's living room, the park gates, the swings and seesaws, Matilda's bathroom, Trunchbull's office, the Library, Ms. Honey's house, the car dealership sign and of course the classroom with desks. Projections are also included for other scenes beyond the aerialist as a way to further enhance the physical scenery.

    This set has been designed for venues with medium to large stages. The scenery is consists of wagons and some hung elements along with additional props. A fly system is not required with this set but recommended for ease of installation. Installation will take between 6 and 12 hours + depending on size of crew and the familiarity with standard set installation techniques.

    For more information about renting the Matilda premium scenery please see our "inventory" page here and pictures of the set here. Scroll down for more information.

    The Costumes

    Costume Rentals

    Costume Details:

    • Built: 2019
    • Plot Size: Large
    • Cast Supported:40+
    • # Pallets to Ship: 2+

    Alteration Details:

    • Alterations Allowed?: Some
    • Sleeves?: Yes
    • Hems?: Yes
    • Inseams?: Yes

    Sizing Information:

    • Principal Size Range: 0-20
    • Ensemble Bottoms: 28-48 / 0-18
    • Ensemble Tops: 30-44/ S-XL
    • Wigs Included?: No

    Cleaning Information:

    • Dry Clean Only: Some
    • Machine Wash?: Some

    Costume Rental Description

    T his The Matilda costume rental package was built in 2018. The design of the costume rental closely follows the Broadway show plot but has taken inspiration from a variety of other productions as well as the movie. The package is designed for a large cast of 30+. This rental boasts beautiful jumpsuits for the women and the dads for the Mega-mix, fantastic wedding attire for the whole cast and of course great everyday clothing for the rest of the show. All of Front Row Theatrical Rental's costumes rentals are of professional quality. There are no cheap or see through Amazon or Party-City costumes.

    Ensemble costumes in the Front Row Theatrical Rental The Matilda costume rental package come in a variety of sizes to fit a wide array of body types and sizes. Front Row offers tailoring and alterations at an additional cost, or renters may make their own temporary alterations so as to fit their cast.


    Drops, Projections and Plans

    Drops, Projections and Plans

    S tarting in 2020, Front Row Theatrical Rental will be offering two new exciting rentals for Matilda - drops and projections. The Matilda projection rentals customers can choose between static images for scenes as well as moving images that make the audience feel as if they are actually a part of the scene. For those who prefer a more traditional approach, the Matilda drop rentals are an excellent option. Drops can be rented as a package or individually.

    In addition to the two new rentals, Front Row will be offering a new way to build your own professionally designed set - professional set plans. With pre-designed set plans, theatres can build their own set following a purchased copy of professionally design plans. Customers receive a copy of the blue prints, renderings, paint elevations, ground plans and scene shift plots allowing them to build and stage their own version of the show from scratch.

    Matilda Picture Galleries

    Matilda Pictures & Info

    Scroll down to learn more about Front Row Theatrical Rental's Matilda set, drop, projection and costume rentals. Additional information about all other Front Row Theatrical Rental show offerings can also be found below.

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    Matilda Rentals

    About Us

    Front Row Theatrical Rental

    A theatre company run by stage hands


    Front Row Theatrical Rental was created to fill a void in the rental and sales market. The company has been designed to focus on serving regional theatres and educational institutions alike and at a price they can afford. By providing high quality Broadway rental scenery, costume rentals, projection rentals and drop rentals as well as Pre-designed set plans and custom scenery, Front Row Theatrical Rental is helping organizations present higher quality productions than ever before.

    • 100% Stage Hand Operated
    • Affordable Rentals for schools to professional theatre
    • Only professional company to provide sets and costumes
    • All scenic rentals travel in only 1 truck, saving money
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