WRITING 

Matt's plays, musicals, arrangements, and original songs have been seen all over the world. Matt contributed original arrangements for the Broadway concert of DGF Toasts Stephen Schwartz. Matt's first musical, Kingdom Come, won Best Musical at the Downtown Urban Theatre Festival in NYC.  Since winning the festival, Kingdom Come has been featured at the New York Theatre Barn and the Secret Theatre in Long Island City. In February of 2018, Kingdom Come had its regional premier at Concordia University in St. Paul, Minnesota. His second original musical, Propaganda! The Musical was produced at the Pearl Theatre on 42nd St. as part of the New York Musical Theatre Festival. It won several awards, including: Best Featured Actress and Best Choreography. Most recently, Propaganda! made its International Debut at the Gärtnerplatz Theatre in Munich, Germany. Matt’s newest show, a fast-paced, four-actor version of Cinderella, featuring songs from the Great American Songbook, premiered in March 2017 in Washington, DC with the American Pops Orchestra. Matt also just completed two readings in New York City of his new play, BACK. Matt was recently named the recipient of the 2016 Johnny Mercer Award for Songwriting. Matt currently works as assistant to Broadway’s Andrew Lippa.  

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