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Gaten Matarazzo

 
Birth Place:
New Jersey
Bio:
Gaten is best known for his role of Dustin on Netflix's Stranger Things. On Broadway he has appeared in Priscilla of the Desert as Benji, Godspell, and Les Miserables as Gavroche, a role he also played on tour. On tour, he was also seen in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Gaten is also ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: September 08, 2002 (19)

Birth Place: New Jersey

Bio:
Gaten is best known for his role of Dustin on Netflix's Stranger Things. On Broadway he has appeared in Priscilla of the Desert as Benji, Godspell, and Les Miserables as Gavroche, a role he also played on tour. On tour, he was also seen in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Gaten is also ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Revival, 2019
Jack
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Gavroche (Alternate)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Benji (Alternate) [Replacement]

 

Stage

Performances
  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Revival, 2019
Jack

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Gavroche (Alternate)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Benji (Alternate) [Replacement]

Gaten Matarazzo Biography

Gaten is best known for his role of Dustin on Netflix's Stranger Things.
On Broadway he has appeared in Priscilla of the Desert as Benji, Godspell, and Les Miserables as Gavroche, a role he also played on tour.

On tour, he was also seen in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular.

Gaten is also known for his appearance on NBC's The Blacklist.




Gaten Matarazzo News

Photos: STRANGER THINGS Star Gaten Matarazzo Joins DEAR EVAN HANSEN On Broadway! Photo Photos: STRANGER THINGS Star Gaten Matarazzo Joins DEAR EVAN HANSEN On Broadway!
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 29, 2022

See all new photos of Stranger Things star Gaten Matarazzo in Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway. Get a first look at his return to Broadway in the Tony, Grammy and Oliver Award-winning musical.

Wake Up With BWW 7/21: H.E.R. to Play Belle in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Special, and More Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/21: H.E.R. to Play Belle in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Special, and More!
by - Jul 21, 2022

Today's top stories include an all new trailer for the movie musical Tomorrow Morning, starring Ramin Karimloo and Samantha Barks! Plus, H.E.R. will star as Belle in ABC's upcoming 'Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration', and more!

Photos: Gaten Matarazzo Returns to Broadway in DEAR EVAN HANSEN Photo Photos: Gaten Matarazzo Returns to Broadway in DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by Bruce Glikas - Jul 20, 2022

Stranger Things' Gaten Matarazzo returned to Broadway in Dear Evan Hansen, beginning performances as Jared Kleinman.Backstage after the performance, he was visited by Stranger Things co-stars Sadie Sink and Maya Hawke. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos here!

Wake Up With BWW 7/19: WICKED Film Update, BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK Returns, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/19: WICKED Film Update, BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK Returns, and More!
by - Jul 19, 2022

Today's top stories include an update on the Wicked movie, which begins principal photography in November ahead of a year-long filming process! Plus, the Broadway revival of Into The Woods will get a cast recording, Broadway in Bryant Park returns next month, Erich Bergen will join the cast of Chicago, and more!

VIDEO: STRANGER THINGS Star Gaten Matarazzo Is Heading Back to Broadway! Photo VIDEO: STRANGER THINGS Star Gaten Matarazzo Is Heading Back to Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 15, 2022

Stranger Things star Gaten Matarazzo makes his long-awaited return to Broadway as 'Jared Kleinman' in the Broadway company of Dear Evan Hansen, the Tony, Grammy and Oliver Award-winning musical now playing at the Music Box Theatre. Watch as Gaten chats with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge about returning to the stage and so much more!

Photos: The Stars Arrive at Opening Night of INTO THE WOODS Photo Photos: The Stars Arrive at Opening Night of INTO THE WOODS
by Bruce Glikas - Jul 12, 2022

The star-studded New York City Center Encores! production of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's beloved musical, Into the Woods, officially opened on Broadway at the St. James Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos of all of the stars on the red carpet here!

STRANGER THINGS Stage Play in the Works Photo STRANGER THINGS Stage Play in the Works
by Michael Major - Jul 6, 2022

Netflix announced their new partnership with The Duffer Brothers, the creators of Stranger Things. The new play will be will be set within the 'world and mythology of Stranger Things' and produced by Sonia Friedman, Stephen Daldry, and Netflix. Daldry, known for his work on The Crown and Billy Elliot, will also direct the production.

Broadway Streaming Guide: July 2022 - Where to Watch HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE SERIES  Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: July 2022 - Where to Watch HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE SERIES & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Jul 2, 2022

From the new season of High School Musical: the Series to some Broadway favorites, such as Neil Patrick Harris, Lea Salonga, and Derek Klena, starring in new streaming shows, check out what's coming to streaming services this month! Look below to see what movies, television, music, and concerts you should tune into this July!

VIDEO: Gaten Matarazzo Talks Returning to Broadway in DEAR EVAN HANSEN on THE TONIGHT Photo VIDEO: Gaten Matarazzo Talks Returning to Broadway in DEAR EVAN HANSEN on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Michael Major - Jun 30, 2022

Watch Gaten Matarazzo sit down with Jimmy Fallon to discuss his return to Broadway as Jared in Dear Evan Hansen, the latest season of Stranger Things and how the show made Kate Bush's 'Running Up That Hill' go viral.

VIDEO: Netflix Debuts STRANGER THINGS 4 Volume 2 Trailer Photo VIDEO: Netflix Debuts STRANGER THINGS 4 Volume 2 Trailer
by Michael Major - Jun 21, 2022

Episode 408 will have a run time of 1 hour, 25 minutes and episode 409 will run 2 hours, 20 minutes. The cast features Winona Ryder (Joyce Byers), Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven), Finn Wolfhard (Mike Wheeler), Gaten Matarazzo (Dustin Henderson), Caleb McLaughlin (Lucas Sinclair), Noah Schnapp (Will Byers), Sadie Sink (Max Mayfield), and more.

Gaten Matarazzo Videos

VIDEO: STRANGER THINGS Star Gaten Matarazzo Is Heading Back to Broadway! VideoVIDEO: STRANGER THINGS Star Gaten Matarazzo Is Heading Back to Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 15, 2022

Stranger Things star Gaten Matarazzo makes his long-awaited return to Broadway as 'Jared Kleinman' in the Broadway company of Dear Evan Hansen, the Tony, Grammy and Oliver Award-winning musical now playing at the Music Box Theatre. Watch as Gaten chats with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge about returning to the stage and so much more!

VIDEO: Gaten Matarazzo Talks Returning to Broadway in DEAR EVAN HANSEN on THE TONIGHT VideoVIDEO: Gaten Matarazzo Talks Returning to Broadway in DEAR EVAN HANSEN on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Michael Major - Jun 30, 2022

Watch Gaten Matarazzo sit down with Jimmy Fallon to discuss his return to Broadway as Jared in Dear Evan Hansen, the latest season of Stranger Things and how the show made Kate Bush's 'Running Up That Hill' go viral.

VIDEO: Gaten Matarazzo Talks STRANGER THINGS Season Four on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIM VideoVIDEO: Gaten Matarazzo Talks STRANGER THINGS Season Four on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALLON
by Stage Tube - Nov 1, 2019

Gaten Matarazzo talks about doing morning announcements his senior year of high school, admits he has no idea what Stranger Things 4's teaser means for the new season and duets 'The NeverEnding Story' theme with Jimmy like the scene from Season 3 of Stranger Things.

VIDEO: Netflix Debuts Trailer for PRANK ENCOUNTERS with Gaten Matarazzo VideoVIDEO: Netflix Debuts Trailer for PRANK ENCOUNTERS with Gaten Matarazzo
by Stage Tube - Oct 10, 2019

Netflix has released the trailer for Prank Encounters. Hosted by Gaten Matarazzo (Stranger Things), each episode of this terrifying and hilarious prank show takes two complete strangers on the surprise ride of a lifetime. It's business as usual until their paths collide and their one-day assignments turn into supernatural surprises. Where fear meets funny, Prank Encounters is the most elaborate hidden camera prank show ever devised.

VIDEO: Andrew Keenan-Bolger Performs at BE MORE CHILL's Post-Show Hang VideoVIDEO: Andrew Keenan-Bolger Performs at BE MORE CHILL's Post-Show Hang
by Stage Tube - Aug 2, 2019

We're getting an upgrade thanks to Andrew Keenan-Bolger's performance at Be More Chill's final post-show hang! Check out the video to see the Broadway favorite sing 'Blue Hair' alongside the show's Tony-nominated composer Joe Iconis!

BWW EXCLUSIVE: Rehearsal Clips From INTO THE WOODS at the Hollywood Bowl, Plus Interv VideoBWW EXCLUSIVE: Rehearsal Clips From INTO THE WOODS at the Hollywood Bowl, Plus Interviews With the Cast!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 20, 2019

Michael Sterling, BroadwayWorld's LA On Air Host and Co-Producer for BWW TV and Jerry Evans of JLE Media in Los Angeles spent the day at rehearsal for Hollywood Bowl's upcoming, new production of Into the Woods.

VIDEO: Get Ready For New STRANGER THINGS With This Recap From Netflix VideoVIDEO: Get Ready For New STRANGER THINGS With This Recap From Netflix
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2019

It's almost time. Stranger Things 3 premieres July 4, and to get you ready, Stranger Things cast Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Noah Schnapp, Caleb McLaughlin and Sadie Sink tell you everything that happened on the show so far, in an epic recap of seasons 1 and 2.

VIDEO: Lolo (Lauren Pritchard) and Gerard Canonico Sing 'Anymore' by Joe Iconis at BE VideoVIDEO: Lolo (Lauren Pritchard) and Gerard Canonico Sing 'Anymore' by Joe Iconis at BE MORE CHILL's Post-Show Hang
by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2019

Last night, June 19, following the performance of Be More Chill, Lolo (Lauren Pritchard) joined Gerard Canonico on stage for a performance of Joe Iconis' song 'Anymore.' The pair previously starred in Spring Awakening together.

VIDEO: Alice Ripley Sings 'If You Like It' By Joe Iconis at BE MORE CHILL's Post-Show VideoVIDEO: Alice Ripley Sings 'If You Like It' By Joe Iconis at BE MORE CHILL's Post-Show Hang!
by Stage Tube - Jun 13, 2019

Last night, Alice Ripley took the stage after the curtain call of Be More Chill, to sing a song from the show's composer, Joe Iconis. Watch her sing 'If You Like It' below!

BWW Exclusive: The BE MORE CHILL Cast Sings 3 Cut Songs At The Post-Show Hang VideoBWW Exclusive: The BE MORE CHILL Cast Sings 3 Cut Songs At The Post-Show Hang
by Stage Tube - Jun 5, 2019

Tonight, the cast of Be More Chill stuck around after the show to 'hang' with composer Joe Iconis and treat the crowd to not one, but three songs that were cut from the show!


Gaten Matarazzo Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Gaten Matarazzo been in?
Gaten Matarazzo has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Gaten Matarazzo been in?
Gaten Matarazzo has not appeared in the West End