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Dakin Matthews

 
Bio:
Dakin Matthews created the role of Joe in the A.R.T. production of Waitress. Broadway: The Audience (Winston Churchill), Rocky (Mickey), The Best Man (Senator Carlin), A Man for All Seasons (Cardinal Wolsey), Henry IV (Warwick/Glendower, Bayfield and Drama Desk Award). Off-Broadway: Measure for ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Dakin Matthews created the role of Joe in the A.R.T. production of Waitress. Broadway: The Audience (Winston Churchill), Rocky (Mickey), The Best Man (Senator Carlin), A Man for All Seasons (Cardinal Wolsey), Henry IV (Warwick/Glendower, Bayfield and Drama Desk Award). Off-Broadway: Measure for ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2021
Judge Taylor [Replacement]
Judge Taylor
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2021
Joe
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2018
Piet Wetjoen
  [Boston]
American Repertory Theater World Premiere Production, 2015
Joe
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Winston Churchill
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Mickey
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2012
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Revival, 2011
Spettigue
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2008
Cardinal Wolsey
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 2003
Chief Justice Warwick
Owen Glendower
King Henry IV (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Production, 2001
Voice
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Noah
  [Off-Broadway]
1972
Bubnov
  [Off-Broadway]
1972
Pat
  [Off-Broadway]
1972
Fabritio/ Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
1972
Sir Oliver Surface/ Gentleman

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2013]
Dramaturg
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Dramaturg
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Dramaturg

Dakin Matthews Biography

Dakin Matthews created the role of Joe in the A.R.T. production of Waitress. Broadway: The Audience (Winston Churchill), Rocky (Mickey), The Best Man (Senator Carlin), A Man for All Seasons (Cardinal Wolsey), Henry IV (Warwick/Glendower, Bayfield and Drama Desk Award). Off-Broadway: Measure for Measure, All's Well That Ends Well, Public Theater; Where's Charley, Encores!; Freedomland, Playwrights Horizons. Regional: All The Way, A.R.T.; Prince of L.A., A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Old Globe; Three Sisters, Uncle Vanya, A.C.T.; Shadowlands, Misalliance, South Coast Repertory. Film: Lincoln, True Grit, Zero Charisma. TV: "Gilmore Girls," "Desperate Housewives," "King of Queens."




Dakin Matthews News

Full Cast Announced for THE CAPULETS AND THE MONTAGUES (CASTELVINES Y MONTESES) at Re Photo Full Cast Announced for THE CAPULETS AND THE MONTAGUES (CASTELVINES Y MONTESES) at Red Bull Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2022

RED BULL THEATER will kick off the 2022-’23 Season with Hispanic Golden Age Classics - Lope de Vega, beginning Thursday September 8th. Presented in collaboration with Diversifying the Classics | UCLA, this three-part series of events will focus on Lope de Vega and his play The Capulets and the Montagues (Castelvines y Monteses). 

WAITRESS Live Capture With Sara Bareilles Now in Post-Production Photo WAITRESS Live Capture With Sara Bareilles Now in Post-Production
by Michael Major - Aug 26, 2022

A filmed capture of the Broadway production of Waitress with Sara Bareilles is now in post-production. After previously teasing the film on her Instagram story, a new feature with Bareilles in the New Yorker reveals that she is currently working on a pro-shot of the hit musical at a flim studio in the Meatpacking District.

Red Bull Theater to Kick Off 2022-23 Season With HISPANIC GOLDEN AGE CLASSICS - LOPE  Photo Red Bull Theater to Kick Off 2022-23 Season With HISPANIC GOLDEN AGE CLASSICS - LOPE DE VEGA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 22, 2022

RED BULL THEATER has announced that the 2022-’23 Season will kick off with Hispanic Golden Age Classics - Lope de Vega. Presented in collaboration with Diversifying the Classics | UCLA, this three-part series of events will focus on Lope de Vega and his play The Capulets and the Montagues (Castelvines y Monteses).

Red Bull Theater Announces 20th Season, Featuring ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM, THE KNIGHT OF T Photo Red Bull Theater Announces 20th Season, Featuring ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM, THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022

Red Bull Theater has announced details of its 20th season, including two Off-Broadway productions; a new season of OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings (offered both in-person and online), and much more.

Theatre for a New Audience Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring New York Premieres, Sha Photo Theatre for a New Audience Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring New York Premieres, Shakespeare Plays & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022

Theatre for a New Audience has announced its 2022-23 season, its 43rd, held at TFANA’s home, Polonsky Shakespeare Center in Brooklyn.

Photos: Clive Davis and More Turn Out for The Acting Company's 50th Anniversary Gala Photo Photos: Clive Davis and More Turn Out for The Acting Company's 50th Anniversary Gala
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2022

The Acting Company’s 50th Anniversary Gala celebrated the company’s impact across America and new artistic vision for the future on Monday, June 13, 2022 at Capitale in New York City.

The Acting Company Announces 50th Anniversary Gala Honoring Peter Darrow Photo The Acting Company Announces 50th Anniversary Gala Honoring Peter Darrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

The Acting Company has announced a celebration of the company’s half century of impact across America with a 50th Anniversary Gala to take place on Monday, June 13, 2022 at Capitale (130 Bowery).

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY at  Center Theatre Group/Ahmans Photo Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2022

The Los Angeles engagement of 'The Lehman Trilogy' opened Sunday, March 6 at 7 p.m. at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre. 'The Lehman Trilogy,' comes to Los Angeles direct from a run on Broadway and follows runs at London's National Theatre, the Park Avenue Armory, and in London's West End. This epic portrayal will play through April 6, 2022.

Christian Borle, Michael Urie, Lillias White & More to Join TWITS IN LOVE Special Eve Photo Christian Borle, Michael Urie, Lillias White & More to Join TWITS IN LOVE Special Event
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2022

Join the cast from the new hit audio comedy, TWITS IN LOVE as they plunge into the depths of the steampunk world.

Photos: Check Out Character Portraits of Christian Borle, Ann Harada & More From TWIT Photo Photos: Check Out Character Portraits of Christian Borle, Ann Harada & More From TWITS IN LOVE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2021

Meet the cast of the new audio comedy steampunk distraction TWITS in LOVE, Chapter 1, written by Tom Alan Robbins (The Lion King, Little Shop of Horrors), starring Michael Urie, Christian Borle, Mary Testa, James Monroe Iglehart, Lillias White, Kiera Allen, Ann Harada, Dakin Matthews, and Stephen DeRosa and a fantastic ensemble cast.

Dakin Matthews Videos

VIDEO: WAITRESS Company Celebrates 'Nick Cordero Day' Mayoral Proclamation Videoplay
VIDEO: WAITRESS Company Celebrates 'Nick Cordero Day' Mayoral Proclamation

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 17, 2021

This afternoon, the company of Waitress on Broadway gathered on the¬†stage of¬†Broadway‚Äôs Barrymore Theatre to commemorate a Mayoral Proclamation declaring Friday, September 17, ‚ÄúNick Cordero Day‚ÄĚ in New York City.¬†

VIDEO: Sara Bareilles Gets Ready to Bring WAITRESS Back to Broadway! Videoplay
VIDEO: Sara Bareilles Gets Ready to Bring WAITRESS Back to Broadway!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 29, 2021

After a year and a half without Broadway, Waitress fans will get a rare chance to revisit their favorite musical- they'll just have to travel across the street for it. A limited engagement begins performances at The Ethel Barrymore Theatre on September 2, where it will run through January 9, 2022. 

VIDEO: Sara Bareilles and the Cast of WAITRESS Perform 'Opening Up' in Rehearsal Videoplay
VIDEO: Sara Bareilles and the Cast of WAITRESS Perform 'Opening Up' in Rehearsal

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 7, 2021

Watch the cast sing together for the first time before Waitress officially returns to Broadway on September 2.

BWW TV: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Prepares to Make History at Madison Square Garden Videoplay
BWW TV: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Prepares to Make History at Madison Square Garden

by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 25, 2020

The Broadway production of To Kill a Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, will become the first-ever Broadway play to perform at The World's Most Famous Arena, New York's Madison Square Garden, in front of approximately 18,000 New York City public school students.

#TBT: Look Back At WAITRESS's Opening Night On Broadway! Videoplay
#TBT: Look Back At WAITRESS's Opening Night On Broadway!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 2, 2020

Sugar, butter, Waitress! As Broadway's smash hit musical Waitress gets ready to close up shop at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on Sunday January 5th, we're heading to the diner for a look back at the show's opening night! Check out the video to see the production's original stars Jessie Mueller, Drew Gehling, Keala Settle, and more celebrating the show's official first bow and giving us a taste of why Waitress is something special!

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Says TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is a Wake-Up Call to Audiences Videoplay
VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Says TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is a Wake-Up Call to Audiences

by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2019

On Tuesday night's episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, actor Jeff Daniels stopped by to talk about his Broadway play, To Kill a Mockingbird.

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Yelled at an Audience Member Who Fell Asleep During TO KILL A MOC Videoplay
VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Yelled at an Audience Member Who Fell Asleep During TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

by Stage Tube - May 21, 2019

Jeff Daniels was a guest on last night's episode of 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' to talk about his Tony-nominated performance in 'To Kill a Mockingbird.' During the interview, Daniels reflects on his time as an understudy, bemoans the dangers of playing sports at a certain age and shares stories about audience members sleeping during his plays.

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Discusses How the Current Political Climate Affects His Performan Videoplay
VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Discusses How the Current Political Climate Affects His Performance in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

by Stage Tube - May 21, 2019

Actor Jeff Daniels joined MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace to discuss the Trump presidency, the average American voter, and how the current political climate impacts his performance of Atticus Finch in Broadway's "To Kill a Mockingbird."

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Talks the Differences in the Student Matinees at TO KILL A MOCKIN Videoplay
VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Talks the Differences in the Student Matinees at TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

by Stage Tube - May 15, 2019

Jeff Daniels was a guest on last night's 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' to talk about his Tony-nominated role in 'To Kill a Mockingbird.' Watch the interview here...

#TBT: WAITRESS Opens Up On Broadway! Videoplay
#TBT: WAITRESS Opens Up On Broadway!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 25, 2019

This week, the hit musical Waitress is celebrating three sweet years since opening up at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre! To celebrate, we're throwing it back to the show's opening night with its original stars Jessie Mueller, Drew Gehling, Keala Settle, and more. It only takes a taste to know that Waitress is special, so check out all the footage below to see why!


Dakin Matthews Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Dakin Matthews been in?
Dakin Matthews has appeared on Broadway in 9 shows.

How many West End shows has Dakin Matthews been in?
Dakin Matthews has not appeared in the West End