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Matt Allen

 
Bio:
Broadway: Escape to Margaritaville (u/s JD), Something Rotten (swing), Honeymoon in Vegas (u/s Buddy Rocky/Roy Bacon, Johnny Sandwich), The Wedding Singer (u/s Sammy), Oklahoma! (u/s Will Parker), Annie Get Your Gun (u/s Charlie Davenport). National Tours: Billy Elliot, Spamalot (u/s Patsy, Sir ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Escape to Margaritaville (u/s JD), Something Rotten (swing), Honeymoon in Vegas (u/s Buddy Rocky/Roy Bacon, Johnny Sandwich), The Wedding Singer (u/s Sammy), Oklahoma! (u/s Will Parker), Annie Get Your Gun (u/s Charlie Davenport). National Tours: Billy Elliot, Spamalot (u/s Patsy, Sir ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
2021
Swing
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Ensemble
J.D. (Understudy)
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere Production at La Jolla Playhouse, 2017
Ensemble
J.D. (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Ensemble
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2010
Ensemble [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Ensemble
  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 2005
Toggle the Horse
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2004
Swing (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Corky
Will Parker (Understudy)
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2000
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
Ensemble [Replacement]
Charlie Davenport (Understudy) [Replacement]

Photos

Chaos breaks loose (L-R) Matt Allen, Rob Rota, Loren Freeman, Melanie Blue, and David Photo

Chaos breaks loose (L-R) Matt Allen, Rob Rota, Loren Freeman, Melanie Blue, and David Brendel

From: 
Date:
10/21/2019
Christopher Ashley, Matt Allen and Kelly Devine during the Actors' Equity Legacy Robe Photo

Christopher Ashley, Matt Allen and Kelly Devine during the Actors' Equity Legacy Robe Ceremony honoring Matt Allen for "Escape To Margaritaville" at The Marquis Theatre on March 15, 2018 in New York City.

From: 
Date:
12/26/2018
Matt Allen during the Actors' Equity Legacy Robe Ceremony  honoring Matt Allen for "E Photo

Matt Allen during the Actors' Equity Legacy Robe Ceremony honoring Matt Allen for "Escape To Margaritaville" at The Marquis Theatre on March 15, 2018 in New York City.

From: 
Date:
12/26/2018
Matt Allen during the Actors' Equity Legacy Robe Ceremony  honoring Matt Allen for "E Photo

Matt Allen during the Actors' Equity Legacy Robe Ceremony honoring Matt Allen for "Escape To Margaritaville" at The Marquis Theatre on March 15, 2018 in New York City.

From: 
Date:
12/26/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
2021
Swing

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Ensemble

J.D. (Understudy)

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere Production at La Jolla Playhouse, 2017
Ensemble

J.D. (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Ensemble

  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2010
Ensemble [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Ensemble

  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 2005
Toggle the Horse

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2004
Swing (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Corky

Will Parker (Understudy)

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2000
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
Ensemble [Replacement]

Charlie Davenport (Understudy) [Replacement]

Matt Allen Biography

Broadway: Escape to Margaritaville (u/s JD), Something Rotten (swing), Honeymoon in Vegas (u/s Buddy Rocky/Roy Bacon, Johnny Sandwich), The Wedding Singer (u/s Sammy), Oklahoma! (u/s Will Parker), Annie Get Your Gun (u/s Charlie Davenport). National Tours: Billy Elliot, Spamalot (u/s Patsy, Sir Robin, Prince Herbert), The Producers, Annie Get Your Gun, Jolson. Regional: LaJolla Playhouse: Escape to Margaritaville World Premiere ensemble,u/s JD), Paper Mill Playhouse: Honeymoon in Vegas, Disney's Little Mermaid (Scuttle), PCLO: Mermaid (Scuttle), KC Starlight: Mermaid (Scuttle), Dallas Summer Musicals: Mermaid (Scuttle), TUTS: Mermaid (Scuttle), Atlanta FOX: Mermaid (Scuttle), NCT: Mermaid (Scuttle), North Shore 2012 & 2013: A Christmas Carol (Jacob Marley- IRNE nomination), Ogunquit Playhouse: Buddy Holly (Hipockets Duncan/MC)




Matt Allen News

BWW Review: CABARET at The Goodspeed Photo BWW Review: CABARET at The Goodspeed
by Ariana Straznicky-Packer - May 26, 2022

Wilkommen, bienvenue, and welcome Cabaret to the Goodspeed Stage! The classic musical makes its premiere on the Goodspeed Stage and runs now through July 3rd, 2022.

Jelani Remy to Star as The Master of Ceremonies in CABARET at Goodspeed Musicals Photo Jelani Remy to Star as The Master of Ceremonies in CABARET at Goodspeed Musicals
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022

Goodspeed Musicals will kick¬†off its first full season of musicals since 2019 with the spring production of Kander and Ebb‚Äôs dazzling and daring classic,¬†Cabaret.¬†The Kit Kat Klub comes alive for the first time on the Goodspeed stage from May 13 ‚Äď July 3 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn.

Photos: See Briga Heelan, Justin Guarini & More in ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME Photo Photos: See Briga Heelan, Justin Guarini & More in ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 8, 2021

ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME, the new musical featuring the songs of Britney Spears is now on stage at Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC through January 2nd.

Photos: Get A First Look At Broadway-Bound ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME Photo Photos: Get A First Look At Broadway-Bound ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME
by Alan Henry - Dec 3, 2021

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast of ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME, the new musical featuring the songs of Britney Spears - now on stage at Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC through January 2nd.

Tony-Winner Michael McGrath Joins ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME World Premiere Photo Tony-Winner Michael McGrath Joins ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME World Premiere
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 16, 2021

Shakespeare Theatre Company announced today that Tony Award winner Michael McGrath has joined the world premiere cast of the new musical ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME, as Narrator.

Briga Heelan and Justin Guarini Will Lead Broadway-Bound ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME at Photo Briga Heelan and Justin Guarini Will Lead Broadway-Bound ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 18, 2021

The Shakespeare Theatre Company has just announced casting for the world premiere of the Broadway-bound musical ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME November 30-January 2 at Sidney Harman Hall. The show will star Briga Heelan and Justin Guarini as Cinderella and Prince Charming, alongside John Glover as Narrator, Tony nominee Emily Skinner as Stepmother, Brooke Dillman as The O.F.G, Aisha Jackson as Snow White, and MiMi Scardulla and Tess Soltau as Stepsisters Belinda and Betany. Glover replaces Simon Callow in the role.

Dates Announced For Compass Projects Photo Dates Announced For Compass Projects
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2021

Dates have been confirmed for three of Compass Festival's projects this Spring and Summer in Leeds as the city and the UK re-opens following the latest lockdown. 

WATCH: THE WEDDING SINGER Reunion Concert on #54BelowAtHome at 6:30pm! Photo WATCH: THE WEDDING SINGER Reunion Concert on #54BelowAtHome at 6:30pm!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - May 11, 2020

Feinstein's/54 Below continues their #54BelowAtHome series tonight with The Wedding Singer Reunion Concert!

Laura Bell Bundy, Colton Ryan, Andy Karl, Orfeh and More Featured in Upcoming Feinste Photo Laura Bell Bundy, Colton Ryan, Andy Karl, Orfeh and More Featured in Upcoming Feinstein's/54 Below Online Schedule
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2020

Feinstein's/54 Below has added shows to #54BelowatHome, a series of streamed performances to provide theater fans everywhere with artistic content from their favorite artists.

Briga Heelan, Justin Guarini, Simon Callow, Emily Skinner and More to Lead ONCE UPON  Photo Briga Heelan, Justin Guarini, Simon Callow, Emily Skinner and More to Lead ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 4, 2020

Broadway In Chicago and The Nederlander Organization have announced the world premiere cast for the Broadway-bound ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME, a new musical set to the hits of Britney Spears.

Matt Allen Videos

VIDEO: Alison Luff Bids Farewell to MARGARITAVILLE with Original Song VideoVIDEO: Alison Luff Bids Farewell to MARGARITAVILLE with Original Song
by Stage Tube - Jul 2, 2018

Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett, played its final Broadway performance on July 1. Star Alison Luff and her husband Matthew Magnusson wrote and recorded a song as a tribute and love song to the entire Escape to Margaritaville family. Watch below!

VIDEO: Broadway Favorites Paul Alexander Nolan and Alison Luff Lead the ESCAPE TO MAR VideoVIDEO: Broadway Favorites Paul Alexander Nolan and Alison Luff Lead the ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Cast On The Today Show
by Macon Prickett - Mar 1, 2018

Jimmy Buffett and Escape to Margaritaville will take over NBC's "Today" when the cast of the new Broadway musical performs two numbers written by the iconic singer, songwriter, and author. In the video below, Paul Alexander Nolan and Alison Luff will lead the company in a medley of "A Pirate Looks at Forty" and "One Particular Harbor."

VIDEO: Jimmy Buffett and the Cast of ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Take Over the Today Sho VideoVIDEO: Jimmy Buffett and the Cast of ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Take Over the Today Show- Watch a Sneak Peek!
by Macon Prickett - Mar 1, 2018

Jimmy Buffett and Escape to Margaritaville took over NBC's 'Today' when the cast of the new Broadway musical performs two numbers written by the iconic singer, songwriter, and author. Cast member Andre Ward and the full company performed the classic song 'Volcano.'

BWW TV: Buffett Hits Broadway! Meet the Company and Catch a Sneak Peek of ESCAPE TO M VideoBWW TV: Buffett Hits Broadway! Meet the Company and Catch a Sneak Peek of ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE
by TV - Press Previews - Feb 14, 2018

BroadwayWorld just met the company earlier today and we're taking you inside the special event for a sneak peek below!

BWW TV: Waste Away with a Sneak Peak of ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE! VideoBWW TV: Waste Away with a Sneak Peak of ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE!
by TV - Press Previews - Feb 14, 2018

BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you a sneak peek of Paul Alexander Nolan and Alison Luff performing 'Pirate Looks at 40' below!

VIDEO: Stars of Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Are Ready to Chill on the Gre VideoVIDEO: Stars of Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Are Ready to Chill on the Great White Way
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Raise a glass to the stars of the Broadway-bound Escape to Margaritaville in this behind-the-scenes look at how they're feeling about heading to the Great White Way!

BWW TV: Will Power Takes Over Bryant Park with the Help of SOMETHING ROTTEN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 11, 2016

This week's final installment included a performance by the Broadway cast of Something Rotten!, including: Catherine Brunell, Will Chase, Josh Grisetti, Leslie Kritzer,Rob McClure, Andre Ward, Matt Allen, Max Clayton, Eric Giancola, David Hibbard, Jenny Hill,Leah Hofmann, Aaron Kaburick, Tari Kelly, Beth Johnson Nicely, Brian Olgilvie, Aleks Pevec,Eric Sciotto, and Marisha Wallace. Watch highlights below, as they perform 'God, I Hate Shakespeare,' 'Right Hand Man,' 'I Love the Way,' and 'Will Power.'

VIDEO: Christian Borle & Cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN Perform 'Hard To Be The Bard'
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 7, 2015

Below, watch Tony Award winner Christian Borle and the cast of Broadway's SOMETHING ROTTEN perform the hilarious number 'Hard To Be The Bard'.

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of North Carolina Theatre's BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY!
by TV - On the Road - Jul 22, 2015

North Carolina Theatre, the region's premiere nonprofit professional regional theatre producing Broadway musical revivals, announces the full cast of its last production of the 2014/2015 season. Buddy- The Buddy Holly Story playing July 21-26 at the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. Check out a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: HONEYMOON IN VEGAS Cast Parties Onstage After Final Show
by Stage Tube - Apr 8, 2015

Honeymoon in Vegas played its final performance at Broadway's Nederlander Theater (208 West 41st Street) on Sunday, April 5, 2015, and the entire cast decided to stay onstage and have a party with the orchestra to celebrate the musical's Broadway run. Watch them rock it out below!


Matt Allen Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Matt Allen been in?
Matt Allen has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Matt Allen been in?
Matt Allen has not appeared in the West End