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Matt Hoverman

 
Bio:
Matt Hoverman currently writes for the PBS Kids multi-Emmy Award Winning animated series Arthur (Seasons 17-20) and Wonder Rangers (WGBH). Also a playwright, his comedies Who You See Here and The Glint are both optioned for Broadway by Nelle Nugent, and have starred (in a series of developmental ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Matt Hoverman currently writes for the PBS Kids multi-Emmy Award Winning animated series Arthur (Seasons 17-20) and Wonder Rangers (WGBH). Also a playwright, his comedies Who You See Here and The Glint are both optioned for Broadway by Nelle Nugent, and have starred (in a series of developmental ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Performer

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Performer

Matt Hoverman Biography

Matt Hoverman currently writes for the PBS Kids multi-Emmy Award Winning animated series Arthur (Seasons 17-20) and Wonder Rangers (WGBH). Also a playwright, his comedies Who You See Here and The Glint are both optioned for Broadway by Nelle Nugent, and have starred (in a series of developmental readings and workshops) some of Hollywood’s premiere talent, including a recent Broadway reading starring Beau Bridges, Jean Smart, Michael McKean and SNL's Cecily Strong. Other plays include In Transit (FringeNYC Best Playwriting Award), The Student (Samuel French OOB Short Play Festival Winner), The Audience (co-book writer, Drama Desk Best New Musical Award Nominee), Christmas Shorts: 5 Merry Little Comedies (published by Samuel French and quickly becoming a new holiday staple at theatres across the country) and Searching For God In Suburbia: 7 Tales from Beyond… The City (The Acting Company Write On! Series). He has been produced/developed by the La Jolla Playhouse, the Huntington Theatre, The Transport Group, Naked Angels, The Barrow Group, City Theatre, the Ojai Playwrights Conference and the Edward Albee Foundation, to name a few. Also a renowned teacher, Matt has midwived hundreds of solo shows in his popular acting/writing workshops, including winners of 2005, 2009, 2010, 2012 & 2013 FringeNYC Best Solo Show Awards. This work was the subject of a NY Times feature article and the documentary Solo by Shannon Romines. He has also taught acting and writing to students from the elementary school to college levels, as a teaching artist with the University of California, San Diego, Princeton University, Theatre for a New Audience, The Acting Company, and more. As an actor, is credits include The Acting Company national tour, Yale Rep, the La Jolla Playhouse, Late Night w/Conan O’Brien, and many villainous voices on the cartoons Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Sonic X, Shaman King, The WinX Club, Viva Pinata, Dinosaur King, One Piece, The Harlock Saga, Cubix, Chaotic and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Education: Brown University, BA in Playwriting; UCSD, MFA in Acting. MattHoverman.com




Matt Hoverman News

BWW Interview: Ann Talman of THE SHADOW OF HER SMILE at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo BWW Interview: Ann Talman of THE SHADOW OF HER SMILE at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 30, 2022

The smile in question is that of Dame Elizabeth Taylor, Ann Talman's close friend for (almost) all of her life, and her stage mother in THE LITTLE FOXES, and these are their tales.

Disney Junior Greenlights FIREBUDS Series About First Responders Photo Disney Junior Greenlights FIREBUDS Series About First Responders
by Michael Major - Oct 28, 2021

The music-filled series follows a team of young kids who are the children of first responders, and their talking vehicle sidekicks, as they embark on adventures together and learn what it truly means to be a hero.

BWW Interview: Rachel Parker on her World Premiere of THE WOLFE & THE BIRD Photo BWW Interview: Rachel Parker on her World Premiere of THE WOLFE & THE BIRD
by Shari Barrett - Sep 16, 2021

The need for personal isolation during 2020 appears to have led to a plethora of solo shows being developed and performed online and in person in which performers create mostly autobiographical tales meant to unify their own experience with the rest of us. So when I heard about Rachel Parker's world premiere of her darkly funny, moving The Wolfe & The Bird premiering at the Matrix Theatre on September 18, I decided to ask her about its development as well as the many characters which play a part in her story via voiceover artists.

TOGETHER APART Featuring Julie Bowen, Josh Hamilton, Ann Harada and More to Premiere  Photo TOGETHER APART Featuring Julie Bowen, Josh Hamilton, Ann Harada and More to Premiere in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2021

Broadway On Demand has announced the streaming premiere of the musical Together Apart, a collection of ten mini-musicals, written, composed, directed-by and starring Brown University alumni. 

Julie Bowen, Ann Harada and More Brown University Alumni to Perform in TOGETHER APART Photo Julie Bowen, Ann Harada and More Brown University Alumni to Perform in TOGETHER APART
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2021

TOGETHER APART, a collection of new short musicals written, composed, directed-by and starring Brown University alumni, will premiere on May 27th at 5:30 PT/8:30 ET to raise money for The Actors Fund, an organization that provides emergency financial assistance to members of the entertainment community.

Stream RUNAWAY PRINCESS One Woman's Empowering Journey On MarshStream Photo Stream RUNAWAY PRINCESS One Woman's Empowering Journey On MarshStream
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2021

Laced with both wicked humor and pathos, Mary Goggin shares the true story of her Irish Catholic upbringing, drug addiction, and prostitution in Runaway Princess, presented as part of the MarshStream Solo Arts Heal series.

Jane Elias's Solo Play, DO THIS ONE THING FOR ME, Opens at The New York International Photo Jane Elias's Solo Play, DO THIS ONE THING FOR ME, Opens at The New York International Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2018

The New York International Fringe Festival's production of Jane Elias's solo play, Do This One Thing for Me, directed by Tracy Bersley, opens on Sunday, October 14, and runs through October 27.

Photo Flash: First Look at Jane Elias's Solo Play DO THIS ONE THING FOR ME Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Jane Elias's Solo Play DO THIS ONE THING FOR ME
by Julie Musbach - Oct 17, 2018

The New York International Fringe Festival's production of Jane Elias's solo play, Do This One Thing for Me, directed by Tracy Bersley, opened on October 14, and continues through October 27. Check out photos from the show below!

BWW Interview: Jane Elias' Heartfelt Story of a Father, a Daughter and Survival Photo BWW Interview: Jane Elias' Heartfelt Story of a Father, a Daughter and Survival
by Naomi Serviss - Oct 15, 2018

DO THIS ONE THING FOR ME, a one-woman show, is a playwright's tribute to her Holocaust-survivor father.

Jane Elias's Solo Play, DO THIS ONE THING FOR ME, Opens at The New York International Photo Jane Elias's Solo Play, DO THIS ONE THING FOR ME, Opens at The New York International Fringe Festival
by Stephi Wild - Oct 14, 2018

The New York International Fringe Festival's production of Jane Elias's solo play, Do This One Thing for Me, directed by Tracy Bersley, opens on Sunday, October 14, and runs through October 27.

Matt Hoverman Videos

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - LISTEN… CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? at FringeNYC
by Stage Tube - Jul 22, 2013

An 11:11 Experiment, presents the critically-acclaimed, autobiographical one-woman show, Listen...Can You Hear Me Now?, written and performed by Gloria Rosen, the New York International Fringe Festival. The production is set to run August 10-24 at Venue 18 The Steve & Marie Sgouros Theatre. Click below to watch highlights from the show!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Gustavo Pace's NAKED BRAZILIAN, Coming to Dixon Place
by Stage Tube - Apr 25, 2013

Struggling against his father's wishes to become a lawyer, a young man begins his journey from Rio to NYC to make a case for his own destiny in Naked Brazilian. Click below to watch a sneak peek of the show, coming to Dixon Place on April 29!