Matthew Saldivar Biography

Gender: Male

Matthew Saldivar is pleased to reprise his role as Johnny Sandwich in Gary Griffin’s production of Honeymoon in Vegas. Last season, he performed in James Lapine’s production of Act One at Lincoln Center Theater. Other Broadway credits include his turn as Black Stache in Peter and the Starcatcher (directors Alex Timbers and Roger Rees), originating the role of Sammy in The Wedding Singer (director John Rando), Kenickie in Grease (director Kathleen Marshall), and A Streetcar Named Desire (director Emily Mann). Matthew played Luther Billis in the first national tour of LCT’s production of South Pacific (director Bartlett Sher). He was recently seen in Denis Jones’ production of Grease at the MUNY Theater in St. Louis. Off-Broadway credits include: Randy Newman’s Harps and Angels at The Mark Taper Forum (conceived by Jack Viertel and directed by Jerry Zaks), The Toxic Avenger (director John Rando), David Ives’ All In The Timing at Primary Stages, and productions at The Public, Atlantic, NYTW, TFANA, NYSF, LABrynth, Guthrie, Long Wharf, and The Shakespeare Theater as well as other productions of classical and new plays. He is a proud BA/MA graduate of Middlebury College and earned his MFA from the NYU Graduate Acting Program.