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Matt Caplan

 
Bio:
Matt is a native New Yorker who grew up in Virginia Beach, VA. He has acted in the theater throughout his life, from small community theaters in Virginia to Broadway, where he played the lead role of Mark in the musical RENT. An accomplished guitar player, Matt has been composing and performing ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Matt is a native New Yorker who grew up in Virginia Beach, VA. He has acted in the theater throughout his life, from small community theaters in Virginia to Broadway, where he played the lead role of Mark in the musical RENT. An accomplished guitar player, Matt has been composing and performing ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2017
Performer [Replacement]
Mr. Spencer [Replacement]
Doug [Replacement]
Ned (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Ensemble
Flash
Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 2008
Ensemble
Radio Operator Bob McCaffrey
Professor [Replacement]
Professor (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Guy with Mohawk
Rob (Understudy)
Barry (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1996
Mark Cohen [Replacement]
Mark Cohen [Replacement]
Ensemble [Replacement]
Mark Cohen [Replacement]
Mark Cohen (Standby) [Replacement]
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

Matt Caplan Biography

Matt is a native New Yorker who grew up in Virginia Beach, VA. He has acted in the theater throughout his life, from small community theaters in Virginia to Broadway, where he played the lead role of Mark in the musical RENT. An accomplished guitar player, Matt has been composing and performing songs for almost 10 years, and has toured the country playing in over 25 states and independently building a nationwide fanbase through concerts and record sales. Both of Matt's records - a self-titled demo (no longer in production) and Overtones (still available through mattcaplan.com or cdbaby.com) - are acoustic albums, and range in influence from folk to rock to classical. He is currently working on his first full-band record release.




Matt Caplan News

VIDEO: On This Day, June 14- SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, June 14- SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2021

On this day in 2011, the Broadway production of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, celebrated its opening night!

VIDEO: TikTok Users Learn Imagine Dragons Wrote Demos For SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DA Photo VIDEO: TikTok Users Learn Imagine Dragons Wrote Demos For SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2021

TikTok users have been circulating information from 2013 that Imagine Dragons wrote demo tracks for the musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.

Theatre Nantucket Presents LOVE AND INFORMATION Photo Theatre Nantucket Presents LOVE AND INFORMATION
by Stephi Wild - Aug 5, 2020

In this pause, when live theatre has been interrupted across the world, Theatre Nantucket has reached out to theatres and theater university departments across the country to join in on a journey to bring Love and Information to life in this virtual moment.

Broadway From Home: Documentaries for Every Theater Lover! Photo Broadway From Home: Documentaries for Every Theater Lover!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 18, 2020

Feel like you've started to run out of things to watch? We here at BroadwayWorld have you covered! We all have our favorite musicals and plays, but what about the stories behind those shows? Luckily, over the years, many documentaries have been made about some of your favorite shows!

VIDEO: On This Day, June 14- SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK Opens On Broadway! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, June 14- SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK Opens On Broadway!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2019

On this day in 2011, the Broadway production of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, celebrated its opening night!

Portland's Keller Auditorium Presents SCHOOL OF ROCK: THE MUSICAL Photo Portland's Keller Auditorium Presents SCHOOL OF ROCK: THE MUSICAL
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 23, 2019

Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber's high-octane Broadway and West End hit School of Rock - The Musical is coming to Portland's Keller Auditorium from May 21 - 26.

SCHOOL OF ROCK Comes To The Paramount, May 14 Photo SCHOOL OF ROCK Comes To The Paramount, May 14
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 18, 2019

Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber's high-octane Broadway and West End hit School of Rock - The Musical is coming to Seattle's Paramount Theatre from May 14 - 19.

SCHOOL OF ROCK: THE MUSICAL Coming to San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts Photo SCHOOL OF ROCK: THE MUSICAL Coming to San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 3, 2019

Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber's high-octane Broadway and West End hit School of Rock - The Musical is coming to San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts (255 S. Almaden Blvd.) from Tuesday, June 4 through Sunday, June 9, 2019. 

BWW Review: SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL: From Brainiacs to Musical Maniacs Photo BWW Review: SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL: From Brainiacs to Musical Maniacs
by Nancy Grossman - Feb 15, 2019

SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL is bursting with kids, all of them bursting with talent. Based on the 2003 movie starring Jack Black, the stage version is the brainchild of Andrew Lloyd Webber, a guy who knows a thing or two about creating successful musicals. Nominated for four 2016 Tony Awards, the show ran for more than three years on Broadway, a little over a year in London, and the national tour has been on the road since September, 2017. It's a feel good musical with a happy ending, something to lighten up the winter doldrums.

Celebration Presents Los Angeles Premiere Of Drew Droege & Matthew Wilkas In BORN TO  Photo Celebration Presents Los Angeles Premiere Of Drew Droege & Matthew Wilkas In BORN TO WIN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Celebration presents the first show in its 2019 season, Drew Droege (Die, Mommie, Die!) and Matthew Wilkas starring in the Los Angeles premiere of BORN TO WIN, written by Matthew Wilkas and Mark Setlock, choreography by Janet Roston and directed by Michael Matthews.

Matt Caplan Videos

VIDEO: On This Day, June 14- SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK Opens On Broadway! Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, June 14- SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK Opens On Broadway!

by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2019

On this day in 2011, the Broadway production of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, celebrated its opening night!

VIDEO: On This Day, June 14- SPIDER-MAN Swings Onto Broadway! Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, June 14- SPIDER-MAN Swings Onto Broadway!

by Stage Tube - Jun 14, 2018

On this day in 2011, the Broadway production of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, finally celebrated its opening night, following the longest preview period in Broadway history.

STAGE TUBE: Gaming on Broadway? Watch ASSASSINS CREED: THE MUSICAL!
by Stage Tube - Nov 6, 2014

What would a video game look like on Broadway? Find out below, with ASSASSINS CREED: THE MUSICAL. The three song review uses both Broadway and YouTube talent and introduces a new, gamer audience to the format of live musical theatre.

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of SPIDER-MAN's 'Rise Above' Music Video
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 14, 2011

After years of delay, 70M+ in spending, casting and creative team do-overs, injuries and a Media Blitz unlike Broadway has ever seen before, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off the Dark opened at the Foxwoods Theatre on June 14, 2011. Click below to go behind the scenes of the making of the 'Rise Above' music video!

BWW TV: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE: Talking With SPIDER-MAN's Lovebirds Reeve Carney & Jennifer Damiano
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 6, 2011

Welcome to the kick-off of BroadwayWorld's newest feature, and first-ever talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE. Follow Richard as he visits Broadway's best and brightest in their Broadway dressing rooms to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. The season begins with a unique joint chat with the lovebirds of SPIDER-MAN, Reeve Carney, who plays Peter Parker (aka Spider-Man) and Jennifer Diamiano who plays his object of his affection, Mary Jane Watson. Crammed into Carney's cozy dressing room (selected small, intentionally), Richard gets the scoop from the pair on the SPIDER-MAN journey from inside the room, how the company dealt personally with the media circus, working with artistic icons Bono, Edge and Julie Taymor, and that kiss.

STAGE TUBE: Chase Brock Talks Spidey's Choreography
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 28, 2011

Broadway?s biggest show SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark officially opens Tuesday, June 14th at the Foxwoods Theatre (213 West 42nd Street). The show features creative consultation by Philip William McKinley (The Boy From Oz), original direction by Tony Award-winner Julie Taymor (The Lion King, Across The Universe, Frida), music and lyrics by 22- time Grammy Award-winners Bono and The Edge, and book co-written by Taymor, Glen Berger (Underneath The Lintel) and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Fantastic Four and Spider-Man comics, 'Big Love').

BWW TV Preview: SPIDER-MAN Opens on Broadway - TONIGHT!
by Robert Diamond - Jun 14, 2011

After more than 185 previews, onstage and offstage drama, and the critics descending long before the opening, the official opening of SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK is at last here! We'll be bringing you our usual full coverage of the opening tonight starting with our live review roundup this evening, with pictures, videos and more to come!

STAGE TUBE: Sesame Street Takes on SPIDER-MAN with SPIDERMONSTER!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 13, 2011

Catch a sneak peek of 'SpiderMonster, the Musical,' Sesame Street's new spoof of the Broadway show as part of the program's 42nd season. New episodes begin September 2011. Also the butt of a few punches at the Tony Awards last night, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark officially celebrates it's opening night on tomorrow, June 14 th at the Foxwoods Theatre.

BWW TV First Look: SPIDER-MAN on Broadway Extended Video Preview!
by Robert Diamond - Jun 11, 2011

It's the most highly anticipated opening in recent Broadway memory, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark officially celebrates their opening night on Tuesday, June 14 th at the Foxwoods Theatre. The show features creative consultation by Philip William McKinley (The Boy From Oz), original direction by Tony¬ģ Award-winner Julie Taymor (The Lion King, Across The Universe, Frida), music and lyrics by 22- time Grammy¬ģ Award-winners Bono and The Edge, and book co-written by Taymor, Glen Berger (Underneath The Lintel) and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Fantastic Four and Spider-Man comics, "Big Love"). The first full video preview footage has been released and we've got a first look at the production that has EVERYONE talking!

STAGE TUBE: SPIDEY Gets Stan Lee's Seal of Approval
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 11, 2010

Spider-Man co-creator Stan Lee recently stopped by the Foxwoods Theatre to take in a rehearsal of SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK and chat with the company. Click below to hear just why Lee was so impressed with the production, and why he can't wait to see the show - yes - 100 times.


Matt Caplan Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Matt Caplan been in?
Matt Caplan has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

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