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Matt August

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Associate Director
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Associate Director

Writing

Bookwriter

Photos

Matt August (Director) and Scott Carter (Playwright) Photo

Matt August (Director) and Scott Carter (Playwright)

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Date:
10/16/2014
David Melville (Charles Dickens), Matt August (Director), Randall Arney (Geffen Playh Photo

David Melville (Charles Dickens), Matt August (Director), Randall Arney (Geffen Playhouse Artistic Director), Ken Novice (Geffen Playhouse Managing Director), Pamela Robinson Hollander (Geffen Playhouse Board of Directors Co-Chair), Scott Carter (Playwrig

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Date:
10/16/2014
David Melville (Charles Dickens), Matt August (Director), Larry Cedar (Thomas Jeffers Photo

David Melville (Charles Dickens), Matt August (Director), Larry Cedar (Thomas Jefferson), Scott Carter (Playwright) and Armin Shimerman (Leo Tolstoy)

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Date:
10/16/2014


Matt August and his fiancee Amy Redford

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Date:
11/12/2007


Matt August(Director)

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11/12/2007

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Director

[Broadway, 2007]
Director

[Broadway, 2006]
Director

[Broadway, 2003]
Associate Director

[Broadway, 2002]
Associate Director

Writing
Bookwriter

Matt August Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Director, Resident Musical
Matt AugustLiberty Smith
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2008 - The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play or Musical
Matt AugustMeet John Doe

Matt August News

HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS Comes To Austin This December Photo HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS Comes To Austin This December
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2022

Broadway's holiday hit Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical will have its Austin premiere as part of Texas Performing Arts 2022-23 Broadway in Austin season. Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical will play Bass Concert Hall December 6 to 11, 2022.

HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! The Musical Announced At The Orpheum, November 22-27 Photo HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! The Musical Announced At The Orpheum, November 22-27
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 22, 2022

The Orpheum Theatre Group presents the Memphis premiere of Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical at the Orpheum from November 22-27, 2022. Find out how to get tickets and more.

LA BOH√ąME Announced At The Noorda Center For The Performing Arts Photo LA BOH√ąME Announced At The Noorda Center For The Performing Arts
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 18, 2022

Three performances of Giacomo Puccini's opera La Bohème, under the direction of the Utah Valley University School of the Arts, will be performed on Jan. 20, 22, 24, 2022 in The Noorda.

BWW Review: DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS THE MUSICAL at Fox Theater Photo BWW Review: DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS THE MUSICAL at Fox Theater
by Jennifer Skura Boutell - Dec 17, 2021

DR. SEUSS‚Äô HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS THE MUSICAL played to a delighted Atlanta audience for ten performances at the Fox Theatre earlier this month as part of the Broadway in Atlanta's 40th Anniversary Season. The New York Times describes the show as ‚Äú100 times better than any bedtime story,‚ÄĚ and has been enchanting adults and children alike. ‚ÄúWe‚Äôre greatly optimistic about the return of Broadway to the city of Atlanta and thrilled to share the news that shows previously announced for the 40th Anniversary season will remain available to patrons under a revised schedule,‚ÄĚ said Vice President of Broadway in Atlanta Russ Belin. And for that, Atlanta thanks you.

Broadway In Atlanta Offers College Student Rush Tickets For DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH Photo Broadway In Atlanta Offers College Student Rush Tickets For DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! At The Fox Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 2, 2021

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta will offer a special $30 College Student Rush Ticket for the Atlanta engagement of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical, playing the Fox Theatre Dec. 7-12 as part of the 40th anniversary season.

THE GRINCH Is Coming To Steal Christmas In Atlanta, December 7-12 Photo THE GRINCH Is Coming To Steal Christmas In Atlanta, December 7-12
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 4, 2021

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta will present the Atlanta return engagement of Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical for ten performances at the Fox Theatre from Dec. 7 to Dec. 12 as part of the 40th Anniversary Season. This classic holiday musical will enchant adults and children alike.

Single Tickets Now On Sale For Dr. Seuss' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! The Musical Photo Single Tickets Now On Sale For Dr. Seuss' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! The Musical at DC's National Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2021

DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! THE MUSICAL features the hit songs ‚ÄúYou're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúWelcome Christmas‚ÄĚ (written by Albert Hague and Dr. Seuss) from the original animated series. Max the Dog narrates as the mean and scheming Grinch, whose heart is ‚Äútwo sizes too small,‚ÄĚ decides to steal Christmas away from the Holiday loving Whos.

Broadway Rewind: Welcome Christmas with DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! Photo Broadway Rewind: Welcome Christmas with DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 24, 2020

Today we rewind to 2018, when Gavin Lee was stepping into the role of the Grinch on its 2018 tour, where it played the Theater at Madison Square Garden, Chicago Theatre, and more.

The Smith Center Is Home For The Holidays With Winter Shows For The Entire Family All Photo The Smith Center Is Home For The Holidays With Winter Shows For The Entire Family All Season Long
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 24, 2019

From the heartwarming story of the mean old Grinch to an evening of impressive moves by your TV favorites from So You Think You Can Dance, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts is your holiday season headquarters for live entertainment with programming fit for the entire family. Tickets for the following engagements are on sale now at TheSmithCenter.com.

THE GRINCH Is Coming To Steal Christmas In Las Vegas! Photo THE GRINCH Is Coming To Steal Christmas In Las Vegas!
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 21, 2019

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts is proud to present the Las Vegas premiere of Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical inside Reynolds Hall from Nov. 26 - Dec. 1, 2019, including a sensory-friendly performance on Saturday, Nov. 30 at 11 a.m.

Matt August Videos

Broadway Rewind: Welcome Christmas with DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! VideoBroadway Rewind: Welcome Christmas with DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 24, 2020

Today we rewind to 2018, when Gavin Lee was stepping into the role of the Grinch on its 2018 tour, where it played the Theater at Madison Square Garden, Chicago Theatre, and more.

A Christmas #TBT With The 2007 Opening Night of THE GRINCH WHO STOLE CHRISTMAS VideoA Christmas #TBT With The 2007 Opening Night of THE GRINCH WHO STOLE CHRISTMAS
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Dec 20, 2018

Christmas is almost here so we decided to spread some Christmas cheer with this week's #TBT! So once again our social media manager dove into the BroadwayWorld archives and found the Opening Night video of Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! - The Musical from 2007! Watch the video below as a Patrick Page talks about starring as the famous Christmas grump and [Title of Show]'s Hunter Bell, who made his Broadway debut in the production! Enjoy the throwback video below!

BWW TV: Gavin Lee Gets Grinch-ified For HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! VideoBWW TV: Gavin Lee Gets Grinch-ified For HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 17, 2018

Two-time Tony Award¬ģ-nominated Broadway actor¬†Gavin Lee¬†steals Christmas this season in the title role of the Grinch in¬†Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical. This limited holiday engagement runs at the Hulu Theater at¬†Madison Square Garden¬†through December 30, 2018. See a time lapse video of Gavin getting Grinch-ified below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Gavin Lee in HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights of Gavin Lee in HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 14, 2018

Two-time Tony Award¬ģ-nominated Broadway actor Gavin Lee¬†steals Christmas this season in the title role of the Grinch in Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical. This limited holiday engagement¬†runs at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden through December 30, 2018.

VIDEO: ABC Goes Behind-the-Scenes of HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS Musical
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 20, 2016

Today, ABC News' Stephanie Ramos gave viewers  a behind scenes look at Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas The Musical, now making its Washington area premiere at the National Theatre from December 13 - 31, 2016.

STAGE TUBE: THE GRINCH Channels 'Gangnam Style' with 'Who-Gam Style!' Spoof
by Stage Tube - Dec 30, 2012

The 2012 company of the Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas North American Tour performed its own version of 'Gangnam Style' called 'Who-gam Style!' Check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Pioneer Theatre's IN THE HEIGHTS with John Herrera, Natalie Toro & More!
by Stage Tube - Sep 15, 2012

Pioneer Theatre Company presents In the Heights, the musical that won the 2008 Tony Award for Best Musical and Best Score, September 14 - September 29, 2012. Check out scenes from the production below!

BWW TV: Transforming Patrick Page Into The Grinch
by Craig Brockman - Dec 9, 2007

BroadwayWorld brings you backstage as the other wicked green legendary character, The Grinch (Patrick Page) puts on his face and talks candidly about the strike, the audiences, his career and more! Don't miss this special video feature!


Matt August Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Matt August written?
Matt August has written 1 shows including Meet John Doe (Bookwriter).

What awards has Matt August been nominated for?
Outstanding Director, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Liberty Smith and The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play or Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Meet John Doe .