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Matthew Schechter

 
Bio:
Broadway: Mary Poppins (Michael Banks), Waiting for Godot (Boy), Elf (Little Boy). Television: "30 Rock," "Law and Order," "A Gifted Man," "Important Things with Demetri Martin," "Z Rock" (recurring), PBS Kids, Sesame Street. Matthew has performed in the Children's Chorus of the New York City ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Mary Poppins (Michael Banks), Waiting for Godot (Boy), Elf (Little Boy). Television: "30 Rock," "Law and Order," "A Gifted Man," "Important Things with Demetri Martin," "Z Rock" (recurring), PBS Kids, Sesame Street. Matthew has performed in the Children's Chorus of the New York City ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Production, 2014
Mossy
Bernie
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2013
Edward, Prince of Wales
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Les (Alternate)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Michael (Standby)
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2009
Boy
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Michael Banks (Alternate) [Replacement]

Photos

Matthew Schechter, Tony Shalhoub Photo

Matthew Schechter, Tony Shalhoub

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04/01/2014
Matthew Schechter, Mimi Lieber, Santino Fontana Photo

Matthew Schechter, Mimi Lieber, Santino Fontana

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04/01/2014
Andrea Martin, Matthew Schechter Photo

Andrea Martin, Matthew Schechter

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04/01/2014
Matthew Schechter, Hayden Signoretti Photo

Matthew Schechter, Hayden Signoretti

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11/11/2013

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Production, 2014
Mossy

Bernie

Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2013
Edward, Prince of Wales

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Les (Alternate)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Michael (Standby)

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2009
Boy

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Michael Banks (Alternate) [Replacement]

Matthew Schechter Biography

Broadway: Mary Poppins (Michael Banks), Waiting for Godot (Boy), Elf (Little Boy). Television: "30 Rock," "Law and Order," "A Gifted Man," "Important Things with Demetri Martin," "Z Rock" (recurring), PBS Kids, Sesame Street. Matthew has performed in the Children's Chorus of the New York City Opera's productions of Tosca and Cavalleria Rusticana. His CDs include the first complete recording of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Allegro, Ronan Tynan (for Smile Train) and Poetic License.




Matthew Schechter News

Where Are They Now? Catch Up on the Careers of the Original Cast of NEWSIES Photo Where Are They Now? Catch Up on the Careers of the Original Cast of NEWSIES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 18, 2021

In our new series, 'Where Are They Now?' we're taking a look back at some of our favorite original Broadway casts, and catching up with their careers! Next up, the original cast of Newsies!

UN DÍA COMO HOY: NEWSIES se estrenaba en Broadway Photo UN DÍA COMO HOY: NEWSIES se estrenaba en Broadway
by Cristina Martinez - Mar 29, 2021

Un 29 de marzo de 2012, NEWSIES subía el telón por primera vez en Broadway. El musical con la música de Alan Menken, basado en la película homónima dirigida por Kenny Ortega, contaba con el libreto de Harvey Fierstein.

VIDEO: On This Day, March 29- NEWSIES Opens On Broadway! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, March 29- NEWSIES Opens On Broadway!
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 29, 2021

On this day in 2012, Newsies seized the day on opening night at the Nederlander Theater!

VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'Seize The Day' From NEWSIES Photo VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'Seize The Day' From NEWSIES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 26, 2020

In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can!

TBT: A Look Back at Newsies' Opening Night to Celebrate Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Birthd Photo TBT: A Look Back at Newsies' Opening Night to Celebrate Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Birthday!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 16, 2019

It's time to seize the day because we're celebrating the birthday of Broadway's original Crutchie from Newsies, Andrew Keenan-Bolger! In honor of the occasion, we're throwing it back to the hit show's opening night with Andrew alongside his co-stars Jeremy Jordan, Ben Fankhauser, Kara Lindsay, and more! Check out all the footage below to watch what happens!

VIDEO: On This Day, March 29- NEWSIES Makes Headlines On Opening Night Photo VIDEO: On This Day, March 29- NEWSIES Makes Headlines On Opening Night
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 29, 2019

On this day in 2012, Newsies seized the day on opening night at the Nederlander Theater!

VIDEO: On This Day, March 29- NEWSIES Seizes the Day on Opening Night! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, March 29- NEWSIES Seizes the Day on Opening Night!
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 29, 2018

On this day in 2012, Newsies seized the day on opening night at the Nederlander Theater!

MONOTONY! Opens 11/17 At Caveat Photo MONOTONY! Opens 11/17 At Caveat
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 31, 2017

Monotony! is the only show that dares let your favorite comedians and storytellers go deep on their weird obsessions with seemingly boring things. Their passion and (lets face it) disturbing breadth of knowledge on topics like The Science of Urinal Cakes and The History of the Rubber Duck will leave you laughing -- and possibly leaving with a brand new obsession of your own.

Photo Flash: Inside A SIMPLE SONG FOR A SIMPLE WISH Benefit at The Beechman
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 19, 2015

'A Simple Song for A Simple Wish' was a one night only benefit featuring Broadway kids singing to raise funds for One Simple Wish www.onesimplewish.org. The show was held on Monday November 16 at 7pm at the Laurie BeechmanTheatre, 407 W. 42nd Street, NYC. Check out photos below!

DVR Alert - Broadway's ACT ONE with Tony Shalhoub & Santino Fontana Airs Tonight on LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

ACT ONE, Lincoln Center Theater's Tony Award-nominated production from last year, written and directed by James Lapine from the autobiography by Moss Hart, will air on PBS's LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER tonight, November 13, 2015 from 9 to 11:30 p.m. ET.

Matthew Schechter Videos

TBT: A Look Back at Newsies' Opening Night to Celebrate Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Birthd VideoTBT: A Look Back at Newsies' Opening Night to Celebrate Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Birthday!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 16, 2019

It's time to seize the day because we're celebrating the birthday of Broadway's original Crutchie from Newsies, Andrew Keenan-Bolger! In honor of the occasion, we're throwing it back to the hit show's opening night with Andrew alongside his co-stars Jeremy Jordan, Ben Fankhauser, Kara Lindsay, and more! Check out all the footage below to watch what happens!

VIDEO: On This Day, March 29- NEWSIES Makes Headlines On Opening Night VideoVIDEO: On This Day, March 29- NEWSIES Makes Headlines On Opening Night
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 29, 2019

On this day in 2012, Newsies seized the day on opening night at the Nederlander Theater!

VIDEO: On This Day, March 29- NEWSIES Seizes the Day on Opening Night! VideoVIDEO: On This Day, March 29- NEWSIES Seizes the Day on Opening Night!
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 29, 2018

On this day in 2012, Newsies seized the day on opening night at the Nederlander Theater!

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2014 Tony Nominees- ACT ONE's Beowulf Boritt and Dan Moses Schreier
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 12, 2014

Today we continue our Tonys coverage with Beowulf Boritt and Dan Moses Schreier, nominees for Best Best Scenic Design of a Play and Best Sound Design of a Play for Act One. Check out what they had to say below!

STAGE TUBE: MURDER FOR TWO Welcomes ACT ONE to Broadway!
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2014

In the video below, the writers of MURDER FOR TWO play one of the songs they definitely wrote from the new Broadway hit, Act One!

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Tony Shalhoub, Santino Fontana, Andrea Martin & More in ACT ONE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 15, 2014

The Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Andre Bishop) production of Act One, a play written and directed by James Lapine from the autobiography by Moss Hart, is currently in previews at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre. The cast features Bob Ari, Bill Army, Will Brill, Laurel Casillo, Chuck Cooper, Santino Fontana, Steven Kaplan, Will LeBow, Mimi Lieber, Charlotte Maier, Noah Marlowe, Andrea Martin, Greg McFadden, Deborah Offner, Lance Roberts, Matthew Saldivar, Matthew Schechter, Tony Shalhoub, Jonathan Spivey, Wendy Rich Stetson, Bob Stillman and Amy Warren. Act One will open on Thursday, April 17. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Tony Shalhoub, Santino Fontana & Andrea Martin in ACT ONE TV Spot!
by Stage Tube - Mar 12, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater will soon present Act One, a play written and directed by James Lapine from the autobiography by Moss Hart. The production is scheduled to begin previews Thursday, March 20 and open on Thursday, April 17 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). The play will feature Bill Army, Will Brill, Laurel Casillo, Chuck Cooper, Steven Kaplan, Will LeBow, Mimi Lieber,Charlotte Maier, Andrea Martin, Deborah Offner, Matthew Saldivar, Matthew Schechter, Bob Stillman,Amy Warren, Santino Fontana and Tony Shalhoub. BroadwayWorld brings you the just-released television spot, featuring Shalhoub, Fontana & Martin, below!

VIDEO: Stephen Fry Talks TWELFTH NIGHT on 'Colbert'
by Stage Tube - Oct 25, 2013

On last night's THE COLBERT REPORT on Comedy Central, the multi-talented Stephen Fry talks about atheism, activism, and his Broadway debut in Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night.

MEGA STAGE TUBE: Highlights From WHEN I GROW UP: BROADWAY'S NEXT GENERATION at 54 Below!
by Stage Tube - Aug 5, 2013

Broadway Records celebrated the release of 'When I Grow Up: Broadway's Next Generation - Live at 54 BELOW' with a concert on July 29th. The recording was released digitally on Friday, July 26th and on CD on July, 30, 2013. Click below to watch highlights from the evening!

STAGE TUBE: NEWSIES' Ryan Breslin & Cast Show Off Major Swag!
by Stage Tube - Aug 29, 2012

In the video below, NEWSIES' Ryan Breslin, AKA 'Bresident,' teams up with some of his fellow cast mates for an awesome NEWSIES-themed rap video, directed by Andrew Keenan-Bolger. Check it out by clicking below!


Matthew Schechter Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Matthew Schechter been in?
Matthew Schechter has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Matthew Schechter been in?
Matthew Schechter has not appeared in the West End