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[Off-Broadway, 2019]
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Julien Baker Releases 'B-Sides' EP Photo Julien Baker Releases 'B-Sides' EP
by Michael Major - Jul 21, 2022

Intimate and emotional, the 3 never-before-heard songs were taken from the recording sessions for her critically heralded third full-length Little Oblivions. Tonight Baker kicks off The Wild Hearts Tour, an epic run of co-headlining dates alongside Sharon Van Etten and Angel Olsen. Check out the complete list of tour dates now!

Julien Baker Announces 'B-Sides' EP Photo Julien Baker Announces 'B-Sides' EP
by Michael Major - Jul 7, 2022

Earlier this year, Sharon Van Etten, Angel Olsen, and Julien Baker announced The Wild Hearts Tour, an epic run of co-headlining dates that sees these three legendary songwriters, all known for their incredible, cathartic live performances, playing across North America this July and August.

Find Out Who Won at the 2022 GRAMMY Awards - All the Winners! Photo Find Out Who Won at the 2022 GRAMMY Awards - All the Winners!
by Michael Major - Apr 21, 2022

The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards featured a tribute to Stephen Sondheim, a win for Barlow and Bear's 'Unofficial Bridgerton Musical,' Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett for their 'Love For Sale' Cole Porter duets album, Olivia Rodrigo, and more. Check out the full list of winners now!

Adia Victoria Releases New Single 'Ain't Killed Me Yet' Photo Adia Victoria Releases New Single 'Ain't Killed Me Yet'
by Michael Major - Mar 21, 2022

Adia Victoria has shared new single ‚ÄúAin‚Äôt Killed Me Yet‚ÄĚ which is out today across all DSPs via Canvasback. It marks her first new music since the release of her critically acclaimed new album A Southern Gothic which was released in the fall. The song was written as the blues companion to Lucille Clifton's poem 'Won't You Celebrate With Me.'

BWW Interview: Carin Besser on What the Addition of Music Brings to CYRANO Photo BWW Interview: Carin Besser on What the Addition of Music Brings to CYRANO
by Michael Major - Mar 14, 2022

Adapted from Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, Joe Wright's new film adaption of Cyrano features music by Aaron & Bryce Dessner and lyrics by Matt Berninger & Carin Besser. BroadwayWorld caught up with Besser to discuss the creation of her lyrics for the film, what the addition of song adds to the classic story, and more.

BWW Interview: Haley Bennett Discusses Playing 'Roxanne' in the New CYRANO Musical Fi Photo BWW Interview: Haley Bennett Discusses Playing 'Roxanne' in the New CYRANO Musical Film Adaption
by Michael Major - Feb 28, 2022

BroadwayWorld caught up with Haley Bennett, who plays Roxanne in the new film adaption of Erica Schmidt's Cyrano musical to discuss her journey with the character from stage to screen, why the story of Cyrano continues to resonate with people, and more.

VIDEO: Peter Dinklage & Kelvin Harrison Jr. Sing 'Someone to Say' in CYRANO Lyric Vid Photo VIDEO: Peter Dinklage & Kelvin Harrison Jr. Sing 'Someone to Say' in CYRANO Lyric Video
by Michael Major - Feb 14, 2022

Cyrano is based on the stage musical adapted and directed by Erica Schmidt, from ‚ÄúCyrano de Bergerac‚ÄĚ by Edmond Rostand, with music by Aaron & Bryce Dessner and lyrics by Matt Berninger & Carin Besser. Watch Peter Dinklage and Kelvin Harrison Jr. perform 'Someone to Say' in the¬†new lyric video.

Walter Martin Shares Uneasy New Single 'Easter' Photo Walter Martin Shares Uneasy New Single 'Easter'
by Michael Major - Feb 11, 2022

In addition to Mosseri, The Bear features guitarist Harrison Whitford (Phoebe Bridgers, Matt Berninger), drummer Josh Adams (Beck), Eric D. Johnson (Bonny Light Horseman), Josh Kaufman (Bonny Light Horseman, Hiss Golden Messenger, The National), and keyboardist/producer Sam Kassirer (Josh Ritter, Craig Finn) who also mixed the album.

Walter Martin Announces New Album 'The Bear' & Releases Lead Single Photo Walter Martin Announces New Album 'The Bear' & Releases Lead Single
by Michael Major - Jan 28, 2022

His sixth studio album since embarking on his prolific solo journey just under a decade ago, The Bear is a heartbreaking collection of autobiographical story-songs that Martin described as 'the kind of album I've been building towards for my entire career.' The lead single/title track 'The Bear' is out now.

VIDEO: Watch Peter Dinklage in a New CYRANO Clip & Featurette Photo VIDEO: Watch Peter Dinklage in a New CYRANO Clip & Featurette
by Michael Major - Jan 12, 2022

Directed by Joe Wright, the film is adapted from the stage musical by Erica Schmidt, from ‚ÄúCyrano de Bergerac‚ÄĚ by Edmond Rostand, with music by Aaron & Bryce Dessner and lyrics by Matt Berninger & Carin Besser. The cast includes Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett, and Kelvin Harrison Jr. Watch the new clip and featurette now!

Matt Berninger Videos

VIDEO: Peter Dinklage & Kelvin Harrison Jr. Sing 'Someone to Say' in CYRANO Lyric Vid VideoVIDEO: Peter Dinklage & Kelvin Harrison Jr. Sing 'Someone to Say' in CYRANO Lyric Video
by Michael Major - Feb 14, 2022

Cyrano is based on the stage musical adapted and directed by Erica Schmidt, from ‚ÄúCyrano de Bergerac‚ÄĚ by Edmond Rostand, with music by Aaron & Bryce Dessner and lyrics by Matt Berninger & Carin Besser. Watch Peter Dinklage and Kelvin Harrison Jr. perform 'Someone to Say' in the¬†new lyric video.

VIDEO: Peter Dinklage Talks CYRANO Film on CBS SUNDAY MORNING VideoVIDEO: Peter Dinklage Talks CYRANO Film on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Stephi Wild - Dec 27, 2021

Peter Dinklage appeared on CBS Sunday Morning this weekend to discuss his role in the new film Cyrano.

VIDEO: Watch a New CYRANO Behind-the-Scenes Featurette VideoVIDEO: Watch a New CYRANO Behind-the-Scenes Featurette
by Michael Major - Dec 6, 2021

Go behind the scenes with a first look at the new musical film adaption of Cyrano starring Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett and Kelvin Harrison Jr. The film is based on the stage musical by Erica Schmidt, with music by Aaron & Bryce Dessner and lyrics by Matt Berninger & Carin Besser. Plus, listen to a new track from the soundtrack now!

VIDEO: Peter Dinklage Performs 'Your Name' from CYRANO Musical Film on COLBERT VideoVIDEO: Peter Dinklage Performs 'Your Name' from CYRANO Musical Film on COLBERT
by Michael Major - Dec 1, 2021

Peter Dinklage appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night to perform 'Your Name' from the new musical film adaption of Cyrano de Bergerac. He sang alongside Aaron and Bryce Dressner, of the musical group The National, who wrote the music for the new film. Watch the new performance now!

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for CYRANO Starring Peter Dinklage VideoVIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for CYRANO Starring Peter Dinklage
by Michael Major - Oct 6, 2021

With new music from Bryce Dessner & Aaron Dessner of The National, this musical film adaption of Cyrano stars Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett, Kelvin Harrison Jr., and Ben Mendelsohn.

VIDEO: Matt Berninger Performs 'I'm Waiting for the Man' on THE TONIGHT SHOW VideoVIDEO: Matt Berninger Performs 'I'm Waiting for the Man' on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - Dec 1, 2020

Musical guest Matt Berninger performs 'I'm Waiting for the Man' for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

VIDEO: Matt Berninger Performs 'One More Second' on THE LATE SHOW VideoVIDEO: Matt Berninger Performs 'One More Second' on THE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Oct 23, 2020

Dear friend of the show Matt Berninger of The National, who just released his first solo album 'Serpentine Prison,' joins us on the night of the final Presidential debate with this debut performance of 'One More Second.'

The National Release Mini-Documentary JUICY SONIC MAGIC VideoThe National Release Mini-Documentary JUICY SONIC MAGIC
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 21, 2019

Today, The National has released¬†Juicy Sonic Magic¬†via Americanmary.com, a 10-minute mini-documentary in conjunction with their Black Friday Record Store Release of the three-cassette box set entitled¬†The National: Juicy Sonic Magic, Live in Berkeley, September 24-25, 2018. Directed by David DuBois, the film tells the story of late, great concert taper Mike ‚ÄúThe Mike‚ÄĚ Millard and an homage to his work that was undertaken by archivist and producer Erik Flannigan, who attempted to recreate the legendary taper's methods by using the same vintage cassette deck and microphones Millard employed in the '70s to record The National at two Greek Theatre concerts last year.¬†Watch the minidoc below¬†and find a record store near you at¬†recordstoreday.com.

Walter Martin Announces New Album Dedicated to Stewart Lupton VideoWalter Martin Announces New Album Dedicated to Stewart Lupton
by Abigail Charpentier - Nov 8, 2019

Renowned songwriter and Walkmen co-founder Walter Martinannounced today his new album The World At Night will release on January 31st via Ile Flottante Music. Produced by multi-instrumentalist Josh Kaufman (The National, Hiss Golden Messenger, The War On Drugs), the album is Martin's most richly orchestrated and grandly cinematic collection to date, as well as his most poignant. Dedicated to his dear friend and late Jonathan Fire*Eater bandmate Stewart Lupton, it balances soul-baring intimacy with sophisticated arrangements as they walk a delicate tightrope between despair and hope, faith and doubt, security and uncertainty.

Matt Berninger Releases 'Walking On A String' featuring Phoebe Bridgers VideoMatt Berninger Releases 'Walking On A String' featuring Phoebe Bridgers
by Abigail Charpentier - Oct 17, 2019

Today, Matt Berninger, of GRAMMY-winning band The National, alongside acclaimed singer-songwriter Phoebe Bridgers have released a new video and song, 'Walking On A String', which was written specifically for Between Two Ferns: The Movie by Berninger in collaboration with his wife, writer Carin Besser and musician Mike Brewer. It was recorded at Sound City, CA with Walter Martin (guitar) and Matt Barrick (drums) of The Walkmen and produced by Bridgers, Tony Berg and Ethan Gruska. The track has officially been released by esteemed indie label Dead Oceans and can be streamed now. The music video was directed, shot and edited by Tom Berninger and Chris Sgroi.


Matt Berninger Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Matt Berninger written?
Matt Berninger has written 1 shows including Cyrano (Lyricist).