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Credits include Huntington, ART and Williamstown. Matt trained at Juilliard before attending Harvard for neurobiology. He is currently starring as Max in 'The Play that Goes Wrong' at New World Stages. Films have screened at the National Screen Institute, Ivy Film Fest, Palm Springs and Cannes. (read more)
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Bio:
Credits include Huntington, ART and Williamstown. Matt trained at Juilliard before attending Harvard for neurobiology. He is currently starring as Max in 'The Play that Goes Wrong' at New World Stages. Films have screened at the National Screen Institute, Ivy Film Fest, Palm Springs and Cannes. (read more)
THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Announces New Tickets On Sale Through May 2020THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Announces New Tickets On Sale Through May 2020
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2019

The Play That Goes Wrong has announced that due to popular demand tickets are now on sale through May 24, 2020. The production played its 945th performance in New York on Thursday, August 14th including 200 performances at New World Stages. (more...)

The Fifth Annual HARVARD/YALE CANTATA Announced At Feinstein's/54 BelowThe Fifth Annual HARVARD/YALE CANTATA Announced At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, again presents a cast of Harvard and Yale grads in The Fifth Annual Harvard-Yale Cantata. Join us for a unique evening at Feinstein's/54 Below, with Team Harvard looking to avenge another lucky narrow victory by Team Yale. Will it be five wins in a row for Yale? Harvard has a new team captain and a new music director, and they promise a strong showing. Most of the contests in this series have been very close, and the teams are always well-matched and brimming with talent. (more...)

BWW Review: A Shakespeare Classic Gets the Rocker Treatment in Troubadour Theater Company's JULIUS WEEZERBWW Review: A Shakespeare Classic Gets the Rocker Treatment in Troubadour Theater Company's JULIUS WEEZER
by Ellen Dostal - May 13, 2019

In JULIUS WEEZER, Troubadour Theater Company uses its signature wit to turn a Shakespeare classic into a blissfully-alive rocker version of its ancient self, and the result is divine madness. You don't need to be a Bard lover to have a great time but, if you are, you'll be impressed by the level of classical talent on stage and the company's ability to "speak the speech" while tickling your funny bone. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Troubadour Theater Co's JULIUS WEEZERPhoto Flash: First Look at Troubadour Theater Co's JULIUS WEEZER
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2019

Et Tu, Weezer? TROUBADOUR THEATER COMPANY opens its 25th Silver anniversary season (bringing Los Angeles audiences a quarter century of mayhem!), by taking a stab with their latest hilarious world premiere musical comedy event. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards!
by Jennifer Broski - May 6, 2019

The 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were handed out last night to recipients in 19 categories, with one special award and three honorary awards also bestowed. The Lortel Awards were distributed in a ceremony at NYU Skirball Center hosted by Drama Desk Award-nominated writer and performer of The New One, Mike Birbiglia. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League by special arrangement with the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation. Additional support is provided by TDF. (more...)

The 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards - Full List of Winners!The 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards - Full List of Winners!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2019

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 19 categories - and bestowed one special award - for the 34th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts, beginning at 7:00pm EST. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League by special arrangement with the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation. Additional support is provided by TDF. Beloved and celebrated entertainer, Wayne Brady, will emcee the ceremony. (more...)

BWW Interview: A Conversation with Matt Walker and Beth Kennedy, the King and Queen of Troubie LandBWW Interview: A Conversation with Matt Walker and Beth Kennedy, the King and Queen of Troubie Land
by Ellen Dostal - May 2, 2019

When it comes to developing a loyal fan base, Troubadour Theater Company has found the secret: do outstanding work, stay true to your aesthetic, and give the people what they want - a great time at the theater. Artistic Director Matt Walker started the troupe and, with the help of longtime friend and foil, Beth Kennedy, continues to lead his merry band into the great theatrical unknown. Next up for the company is JULIUS WEEZER, which combines Shakespeare's JULIUS CAESAR and the music of Weezer to tell its tale of political intrigue Troubie style. Today, they talk about what it's like putting together a new show and why they keep on coming back for more. (more...)

BWW TV: Get a Peek at the Mayhem of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Off-BroadwayBWW TV: Get a Peek at the Mayhem of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Off-Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 19, 2019

Today, April 18, the producers of The Play That Goes Wrong are celebrating the birthdays of Emperor Ferdinand I of Austria, Eliot Ness and Kate Hudson by releasing new video of the brilliant new cast of the show, and simultaneously insuring that this release is the only time that the emperor, Mr. Ness and Ms. Hudson will ever get a hit on Google in the same place. (more...)

Troubadour Theater Company Presents World Premiere of JULIUS WEEZERTroubadour Theater Company Presents World Premiere of JULIUS WEEZER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019

Et Tu, Weezer? TROUBADOUR THEATER COMPANY is back, and taking a stab at their latest hilarious world premiere musical comedy event with JULIUS WEEZER, adapted, choreographed & directed by Matt Walker. JULIUS WEEZER will preview on Saturday, May 4 at 8pm; Sunday, May 5 at 4pm; Thursday, May 9 at 8pm; and will open on Friday, May 10 at 8pm and perform through Sunday May 19 at 4pm at the El Portal Theatre, 11206 Weddington St. in North Hollywood. (more...)

Breaking: BE MORE CHILL, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME & More Pick Up Nominations for Lucille Lortel Awards!Breaking: BE MORE CHILL, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME & More Pick Up Nominations for Lucille Lortel Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 19 categories - and bestowed one special award - for the 34th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts, beginning at 7:00pm EST. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League by special arrangement with the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation. Additional support is provided by TDF. Beloved and celebrated entertainer, Wayne Brady, will emcee the ceremony. (more...)

Troubadour Theater Company Presents JULIUS WEEZER At The Historic El Portal TheatreTroubadour Theater Company Presents JULIUS WEEZER At The Historic El Portal Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Beware the Ides of March in May! At the El Portal Theatre this May the Troubies return to their roots and take a stab at Shakespeare's perilous historical tragedy Julius Caesar to the music of cult L.A. rock band Weezer.  It could get bloody in NoHo as the Ovation Award winning, Los Angeles-based Troubadour Theater Company presents Julius Weezer, a musical parody directed and adapted by the company's Master of Mayhem and Artistic Director Matt Walker. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Opens Off-BroadwayPhoto Coverage: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Opens Off-Broadway
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 21, 2019

The Play That Goes Wrong officially opened its off-Broadway transfer engagement last night at New World Stages - Stage 4. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Review Roundup: Did The Critics Think THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Went Right Off-Broadway?Review Roundup: Did The Critics Think THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Went Right Off-Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

The Play That Goes Wrong officially opened its off-Broadway transfer engagement last night at New World Stages - Stage 4! Did the critics think this play went right? Read the reviews below. (more...)

BWW Review:   Broadway Hit THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Moves To Off-BroadwayBWW Review: Broadway Hit THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Moves To Off-Broadway
by Michael Dale - Feb 21, 2019

Having recently completed 700+ performances at the Lyceum, Britain's Mischief Theatre's The Play That Goes Wrong, the 2015 Olivier Award winner for Best New Comedy, follows a trail blazed less than ten years ago by AVENUE Q, to become the sixth production to follow a hit Broadway run with a move to Off-Broadway's new World Stages. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 2/20: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Opens Off-Broadway, and More!Wake Up With BWW 2/20: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Opens Off-Broadway, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 20, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Having trouble making it through hump day? Take a break and catch up on the latest Broadway news! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Wreaks Havoc Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Wreaks Havoc Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

Get a first look below at the new production of The Play That Goes Wrong at New World Stages - Stage 4 (340 West 50th Street)! (more...)

Matt Harrington, Ryan Vincent Anderson, and More to Embrace Calamity in New Cast of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONGMatt Harrington, Ryan Vincent Anderson, and More to Embrace Calamity in New Cast of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

A new semester is beginning at Cornley University this winter as the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Mischief Theatre's The Play That Goes Wrong moves up the block to New World Stages (more...)

JP Soars Nominated in Blues Rock Artist Category of 40th Annual Blues Music AwardsJP Soars Nominated in Blues Rock Artist Category of 40th Annual Blues Music Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

Florida-based guitarist-vocalist JP Soars is nominated in the Blues Rock Artist category for the (2019) 40th Annual Blues Music Awards (BMA), taking place Thursday, May 9 at Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Tickets/Info: (901) 527-2583 or visit www.bluesorg. (more...)

BWW Review: Troubies to the Rescue in THE YEAR WITHOUT A SANTANA CLAUSBWW Review: Troubies to the Rescue in THE YEAR WITHOUT A SANTANA CLAUS
by Ellen Dostal - Dec 20, 2018

What would Christmas in LA be without the Troubies? A lot less funny. Happily, artistic director, writer, and head jokester Matt "Mashup" Walker and his coterie of clowns aren't about to let anyone down. Not only are they back with their seventeenth annual holiday show, they're proving just how smart they really are when it comes to delivering a performance that has its finger on the pulse of what's happening now. (more...)

Troubadour Theater Company Presents THE YEAR WITHOUT A SANTANA CLAUSTroubadour Theater Company Presents THE YEAR WITHOUT A SANTANA CLAUS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2018

Oye Como Va! In NoHo this season the Troubies turn up the heat on their annual holiday send-up on the Debbie Reynolds Mainstage at the historic El Portal Theatre.  The band will be pumping and hips will be swinging as the Ovation Award winning, Los Angeles-based Troubadour Theater Company presents The Year Without a Santana Claus, a musical parody which fuses the music of Carlos Santana and the Rankin & Bass 70's claymation TV special The Year Without A Santa Claus.  The company's Master of Mayhem and Artistic Director Matt Walker directs. (more...)

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