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Dakin Matthews BIO

LCT: Henry IV (Drama Desk Award). Broadway: To Kill a Mockingbird, The Iceman Cometh, Waitress, The Audience, Rocky, The Best Man, A Man for All Seasons. New York: Shakespeare in the Park, The Bridge Project at BAM, Playwrights Horizons, City Center Encores!, The Acting Company. Over 200 regional productions. Recent film credits include True Grit, Lincoln, Bridge of Spies and Zero Charisma. Over 250 television credits including “The King of Queens,” “Desperate Housewives” and “Gilmore Girls.” Former Artistic Director of three professional companies, an award-winning playwright and translator, an Emeritus Professor of English and a Shakespeare scholar.

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Dakin Matthews STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Lincoln Center Broadway Revival Production, 2023
Pellinore

Merlyn

[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
Owen Glendower

Chief Justice Warwick

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

Dakin Matthews Productions

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

Dakin Matthews Movies

Like Father Like Son
[ 1987 ] Old Man Morrison
Nuts
[ 1987 ] Judge Lawrence Block
Clean and Sober
[ 1988 ] Bob
Sunset
[ 1988 ] William Singer
The Silence at Bethany
[ 1988 ] Sam Mitgang
Permanent Record
[ 1988 ] Mr. McBain
Funny Farm
[ 1988 ] Marion Corey Jr.
Wired
[ 1989 ] Whington Post Editor
The Fabulous Baker Boys
[ 1989 ] Charlie
Ghost Dad
[ 1990 ] Mr. Seymour
Child's Play 3
[ 1991 ] Colonel Cochrane
Eve of Destruction
[ 1991 ] Singleton
The Temp
[ 1993 ] Dr. Feldman
Undercover Blues
[ 1993 ] Police Captain
The Swan Princess
[ 1994 ] King William
Stuart Saves His Family
[ 1995 ] Intervention Counselor
Bean
[ 1997 ] Tucker, Psenger
Flubber
[ 1997 ] Minister
The Siege
[ 1998 ] Senator Wright
The Muse
[ 1999 ] Dr. Jacobson
Thirteen Days
[ 2000 ] Arthur Lundahl
The Fighting Temptations
[ 2003 ] Mr. Fairchild
True Grit
[ 2010 ] Col. Stonehill
The Eagle
[ 2011 ] Claudius
Lincoln
[ 2012 ] John Usher
Zero Charisma
[ 2013 ] Greg Goran
Bridge of Spies
[ 2015 ] Judge Byers

Dakin Matthews TV Shows

L.A. Law
Marshall Hygate
The Practice
Judge William Aldrich, Judge Lander
The Mentalist
Professor Papadakis, Christo Papadakis
The King of Queens
Joe Heffernan
The Jeff Foxworthy Show
Elliot
The Big Bang Theory
Santa
Soul Man
Bishop Peter Jerome
Providence
Dick Johnson, Rev. Steinflash
My Two Dads
Herb Kelcher
Murder, She Wrote
Buford Hazlitt, Dennis Moylan, Neal Gillen
Dear John
David Hennessey, David
Jack & Bobby
Merle Horstradt
Huff
Jim Sullivan
Gilmore Girls
Hanlin Charleston
Drexell's Class
Roscoe Davis
Down Home
Walt McCrorey
Doctor Doctor
Dr. Harold Stratford
Diagnosis Murder
Monsignor D'Amico, Elton Malone
Desperate Housewives
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WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL Film to Air on PBS GREAT PERFORMANCES Later This Year

The recording of Waitress: The Musical, starring Sara Bareilles is set to air on PBS Great Performances on Friday, November 15, at 9 p.m. ET. The filmed capture previously appeared in theaters last December and is also available to rent and purchase on digital platforms.
Winnie Holzman's CHOICE Enters Final Weeks of Performances at McCarter Theatre

Winnie Holzman’s new comedy, Choice, will wrap up its acclaimed run on Sunday June 2 at the Berlind Theatre at Princeton’s McCarter Theatre Center.
Video: Watch Trailer for Filmed WAITRESS Musical; Coming to Cinemas Next Month

The filmed version of Waitress the Musical hits UK cinemas next month. Get a sneak peek of the production with a new trailer!
Filmed WAITRESS Musical Will Come to UK Cinemas Next Month

The filmed version of Waitress will be released in UK cinemas next month! The musical, starring Sara Bareilles as Jenna, will be screened across the country on 20 June 2024.
Photos: The Acting Company Hosts Gala Honoring Stephen McKinley Henderson

Last night, The Acting Company awarded Stephen McKinley Henderson the John Houseman Award Honor, and William H. Wright II the Joan M. Warburg Award Honor, as part of The Acting Company’s “Fantastic Journeys” Gala. See photos from the evening below!
Listen: TWITS IN PERIL Launches New Season, Starring Christian Borle, Lillias White & More

Following the success of audio comedy Twits in Love,  the Broadway Podcast Network will release a new season of the self-proclaimed “steampunk distraction” by Tom Alan Robbins with Twits in Peril.  Listen to an episode!
Steven Skybell, Christine Pedi & More to Star in HEARTBREAK HOUSE at Gingold Theatrical Group

Gingold Theatrical Group will continue the 19th season of Project Shaw with Heartbreak House by George Bernard Shaw. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets.
Julie White, Abby Mueller & More to Join The Acting Company Gala Honoring Stephen McKinley Henderson

Tony Award winner Julie White will host The Acting Company’s “Fantastic Journeys” Gala honoring Stephen McKinley Henderson. See who is taking part and learn how to purchase tickets.
Cast Set For ANTONY & CLEOPATRA From Red Bull Theater

RED BULL THEATER has announced the complete cast for the next offering of a new season of OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings: Antony & Cleopatra.
John Douglas Thompson & Nicole Ari Parker to Lead Red Bull Theater's ANTONY & CLEOPATRA

RED BULL THEATER has revealed updated casting for the next offering of a new season of OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings: Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare. See who is starring!
The Acting Company Will Honor Stephen McKinley Henderson at 'Fantastic Journeys' Gala

The Acting Company has announced that Stephen McKinley Henderson will receive the John Houseman Award Honor, and William H. Wright II will receive the Joan M. Warburg Award Honor, as part of The Acting Company’s “Fantastic Journeys” Gala.
John Douglas Thompson and Sarin Monae West Join THE REVENGE at Red Bull Theater

RED BULL THEATER has revealed the updated cast for the next offering of the new season of OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings: The Revenge by Edward Young, directed by Nathan Winkelstein.
WAITRESS THE MUSICAL Live Capture Sets Streaming Premiere Date; DVD & Blu-Ray Release Announced

The live capture of Waitress the Musical will be available to own on digital platforms this week. The new release date will now allow audiences to stream the filmed version of the Broadway musical from their homes using apps like Prime Video, Apple TV, and more. The film stars Sara Bareilles, Charity Angél Dawson, Christopher Fitzgerald, and more.
Alexandra Silber, Christian Coulson & More to Star in THE REVENGE at Red Bull Theater

RED BULL THEATER has revealed the cast for the next offering of the new season of OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings: The Revenge by Edward Young, directed by Nathan Winkelstein.
WAITRESS THE MUSICAL Live Capture Extends Run In Theaters

Due to popular demand, the live capture of Waitress: the Musical is extending its run in movie theaters nationwide!
WAITRESS THE MUSICAL Live Capture Makes Box Office Top 10

The live capture of Waitress: the Musical made it into the top 10 at the box office over the weekend. Starring Sara Bareilles, the film came in at #8 at the domestic box office, passing an estimated $3.2 million during its opening weekend. The film played on 1,214 screens in the U.S. and Canada.
WAITRESS Film Will Be Available for Streaming and VOD

BroadwayWorld has learned that the Waitress: the Musical film will be made available for streaming and VOD.
Interview: How Caitlin Houlahan Reimagined 'Dawn' for the WAITRESS Movie

While filming the live capture of Waitress, Caitlin Houlahan says she was able to play her character of Dawn in 'a completely different way.' BroadwayWorld sat down Houlahan to discuss how she rediscovered Dawn for the film, what its like to flim two Broadway musicals back-to-back, her relationship with Sara Bareilles, and more.
Interview: Sara Bareilles on the 'Miracle' of Bringing WAITRESS to Movie Theaters

After a nearly 10 year journey with Waitress, Sara Bareilles is bringing the hit musical to movie theaters. BroadwayWorld sat down with Bareilles to discuss what she's learned throughout her journey with Waitress, the 'intimacy' of bringing the musical to theaters, her favorite Waitress memories, and more.
Streaming: Sara Bareilles Dons Her Apron Again For The Special Engagement Feature Film WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL

Little Bobby was completely captivated by this film of WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL, a show that really does, as its press release says, “... celebrate the power of friendship'

Dakin Matthews FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Dakin Matthews been in?

Dakin Matthews has appeared on Broadway in 10 shows.

How many West End shows has Dakin Matthews been in?

Dakin Matthews has not appeared in the West End.

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