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Catch up with Matthew ahead of his concerts with Seth Rudetsky on June 13!

Seeing your favorite Broadway stars live on a Broadway stage may not be a reality for a while, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy them live from your screen. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge is keeping up with all of their latest projects on Backstage Live, bringing you in-depth interviews twice weekly.

Watch as he chats with Broadway favorite Matthew Morrison, who will soon join Seth Rudetsky for two very special concerts on Sunday, June 13 (3pm and 8pm).

"I can't believe it has taken me this long to do this!" said Matthew. "I'm so excited- Seth is such a champion for the arts and for the theatre community in general. I am so proud of him for this whole platform that he has created for himself and for all of the theatre lovers out there. The fact that he has also raised so much- I think it's close to $1M- for the Actors Fund, is just more than enough of a reason to do this"

What can fans expect from the show? "I have no idea! But in a good way! These things are always so impromptu! I have a list of songs that I've done, but I also have new songs. Right before the pandemic on March 13, I released my Disney album... I'm excited to sing some of those songs."

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Matthew Morrison is a versatile actor who is recognized for his work on-stage and on-screen. He has been nominated for Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe Awards.

Morrison's most recent Broadway credit is starring as J.M Barrie in the musical Finding Neverland through January, 2016. The Broadway production is an adaptation of the 2004 film written by David Magee. The story follows the relationship between Barrie and the Davies family, who became the author's inspiration for the creation of Peter Pan. Morrison received two Drama Desk nominations for his role, and won the category of Favorite Actor in a Musical in the Broadway.com Audience Awards.

In addition to his Broadway tenure in 2016, Morrison performed as a guest star on the CBS hit show The Good Wife, where he played the role of U.S. Attorney, Conor Fox, through the series finale. Morrison performed as a guest star throughout Season 13 and 14 of ABC's show Grey's Anatomy.

In 2015, Morrison wrapped the final season of Fox's musical comedy series Glee, where he starred as the director of the glee club, Mr. Schuester. The show was created by Ryan Murphy and received the Golden Globe award Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical in 2010 and 2011.

In June, 2013, Morrison released his latest studio album, "Where It All Began," which is a Broadway standards record that was produced by the legendary Phil Ramone. Prior to this album, Morrison released his debut, self-titled album through Mercury Records in 2011, which featured an A-list lineup of guest artists including Sting, Gwyneth Paltrow and Sir Elton John.

In 2012, Morrison starred in the Lionsgate film, What to Expect When You're Expecting, which was based on the book of the same name, directed by Kirk Jones. The film also starred Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez and Dennis Quaid among others. Morrison played a famous dance show star who is faced with the unexpected demands of fatherhood. The film was released on May 18, 2012.

Morrison studied musical theater, vocal performance and dance at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He made his debut on Broadway in Footloose but his big break came when he was cast as heartthrob Link Larkin in the hit Hairspray. Morrison was later nominated for a Tony Award for his role in The Light in the Piazza, and received a Drama Desk Nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Musical for 10 Million Miles. He also starred in the Tony-winning revival of South Pacific at Lincoln Center Theater in New York.

Currently, Morrison resides in Los Angeles, where he is taking on his greatest role...Father and Husband!




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