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Matt August Productions

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



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Arizona House Of Representatives Proclaims February 15 Arizona Theatre Company Day

The Arizona House of Representatives officially proclaimed February 15 Arizona Theatre Company Day. Learn more about the proclamation.

Arizona Theatre Company Delivers Tony Award-Winning Play MASTER CLASS

Arizona Theatre Company continues its virtuosic season with the Tony Award winning play Master Class, by five-time Tony winner Terrence McNally.

Arizona Theatre Company's INTIMATE APPAREL to Run in Tucson & Tempe

Arizona Theatre Company presents Intimate Apparel, a stunning drama by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage. Follow the journey of an African American seamstress in 1905 Manhattan.

Review: THE GRINCH Stage Musical Slithers Back into OC's Segerstrom Center

The touring stage adaptation of Dr. Seuss' cheeky holiday tale returns to the OC's Segerstrom Center with a non-equity cast. While the show itself is still a charmer—especially for young audiences—the bad audio mix at Costa Mesa's largest theater leaves most of the show's lyrics and dialogue indecipherable.

Review: SCROOGE! at Arizona Theatre Company

Arizona Theatre Company's adaptation of SCROOGE! ~ the most notable element missing in this largely unsuccessful adaptation is any sense of a true Dickensian backdrop. Runs through December 30th.

DR. SEUSS'S HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! THE MUSICAL is Coming to Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Segerstrom Center for the Arts will present Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical for 9 performances at Segerstrom Hall from December 19-24, 2023 as part of the 2023/2024 Broadway season.

Segerstrom Center For The Arts Announces 2023 Holiday Concerts Featuring Megan Hilty and More

Segerstrom Center for the Arts will present an incredible lineup of festive performances to make this season merry and bright, including international music sensations, timeless dance, esteemed recording artists, lively outdoor activities, and a Christmas Broadway classic. Find out about the upcoming concerts here!

HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! THE MUSICAL is Coming to San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts This Holiday Season

The Grinch is set to take over San Jose this Thanksgiving weekend! Get ready for a festive and heartwarming holiday show.

Arizona Theatre Company Kicks Off Holiday Season With SCROOGE!, Company's New Musical Based On Classic Story

Arizona Theatre Company has announced it is kicking off the holiday season with Scrooge!, the company's new holiday musical adaptation of the Oscar-nominated film of the same name created by Oscar-winning, Grammy-winning and Tony-nominated composer Leslie Bricusse and directed by Broadway director and ATC's own Matt August.

Tis The Season For Holiday Fun At Segerstrom Center For The Arts!

Celebrate the holiday season at Segerstrom Center for the Arts with a lineup of festive shows including The Nutcracker, Silent Night Silent Disco, and more!

Review: BAREFOOT IN THE PARK at Arizona Theatre Company

Arizona Theatre Company's production of BAREFOOT IN THE PARK may aim to reconnect audiences with Neil Simon’s sophisticated and clever turns of plot and words, but, notwithstanding the cast’s determined efforts, the show feels tired and dated, save for a stunning performance by Kyra Kennedy.

THE GRINCH Is Coming To Steal Christmas In San Jose!

THE GRINCH is coming to San Jose to steal Christmas! Don't miss this holiday classic brought to life on stage.

Tony Award-Winning Actor Shuler Hensley Headlines SCROOGE THE MUSICAL At Arizona Theatre Company

Arizona Theatre Company has announced Hollywood film and stage actor Shuler Hensley as the title character in the theatre's holiday show, Scrooge! The Musical.

Arizona Theatre Company to Kick Off 56th Season with Neil Simon's BAREFOOT IN THE PARK

Arizona Theatre Company will kick off its momentous 56th season with Neil Simon's Barefoot in the Park, a beloved romantic comedy among the top 10 longest-running non-musical plays in Broadway history and an Oscar-nominated movie starring Robert Redford and Jane Fonda.

THE GRINCH Comes to Costa Mesa This Holiday Season

Tickets for the beloved holiday tale, Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical will go on sale July 25 at 10 AM for its engagement at Costa Mesa’s Segerstrom Center for the Arts from December 19–24, 2023.

THE GRINCH is Coming to Steal Christmas in Providence at PPAC This Holiday Season

The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) will present Dr. Seuss’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! The Musical for 10 performances at PPAC from Tuesday, November 28 to Sunday, December 3, 2023.

Arizona Theatre Company, Tempe Center For The Arts Announce Long-Term Partnership To Bring Arizona's Official State Theatre To East Valley For Multiple Years

Arizona Theatre Company will present its Valley market shows at the state-of-the-art Tempe Center for the Arts for at least the next five years thanks to a long-term partnership that will bring high-quality, professional theatre to the East Valley.

Feature: Matt August Talks New Role As Artistic Director, Programming Future at Arizona Theatre Company

All of these theaters had programming that was - you know, sort of your tent poles on the mainstage, your occasional blockbuster musical. On the second stage, there was riskier work, new work being developed that might not appeal to a 700-seat audience. I thought that was incredible - you're doing these blockbuster Broadway musicals, the best of the best plays, and then new work that is exciting and thrilling. And that sort of became part of my DNA as I was thinking about directing.

SCROOGE: THE MUSICAL, TRUE WEST & More Set for Arizona Theatre Company 56th Season

Arizona Theatre Company's 56th season features a grand slam lineup of productions under the direction of new Kasser Family Artistic Director Matt August.

The Arizona Theatre Company Extends National Latine Playwrights Award Submissions

The Arizona Theatre Company submission extension for the 2023 National Latine Playwrights Award will end tomorrow Wednesday, March 1.


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

Matt August has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He was nominated for the Outstanding Director, Resident Musical category at the Helen Hayes Awards for his work on "Liberty Smith." Additionally, he was also nominated for The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play or Musical at the Helen Hayes Awards for his work on "Meet John Doe." These nominations highlight his talent and recognition in the industry.

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