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Matt is currently the Associate Director for Moulin Rouge! The Musical (Broadway, North American Tour & Seoul, South Korea).  He staged the Off-Broadway production, Chicago production, and North American Tour of The Play That Goes Wrong and restaged the Broadway production of Beetlejuice for its premiere run in Seoul, South Korea.   He is currently developing the new musicals The Ladies Man (book by Justin Mortelliti, music & lyrics by Justin Mortelliti and Shannon Hunt) and boy: a new musical (book by Jonathan Sangster, music by Matthew Hornbeck & lyrics by Jonathan Sangster and Matthew Hornbeck).

Matt was the Associate Director for Sing Street at The Huntington, the first national tour of The Color Purple revival, and the second national tour of Rock of Ages.  As a Production Stage Manager, Matt helmed the Broadway productions of Beetlejuice, The Play That Goes Wrong, the Tony-winning revival of The Color Purple, Honeymoon in Vegas, and Rock of Ages.  He also worked as the PSM for the world premieres of A Walk on the Moon (A.C.T.), Up Here (La Jolla Playhouse), and Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story (Off-Broadway). Other stage management credits include Broadway Bares 2017, Broadway Backwards 6, 7 & 8, and over 12 productions at Paper Mill Playhouse, including The Sound of Music, Peter Pan, Steel Magnolias, Little Shop of Horrors, and The Full Monty.  

Matt’s corporate event experience includes projects with Empire Entertainment, David Stark Design, and Civic Entertainment.  Favorites include events with Target, McDonald’s, and the AMC Upfronts.  Matt currently is on the faculty at Columbia University and has guest lectured at several universities including Yale and Carnegie Mellon.  He graduated with a BFA from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.  Matt currently lives in South Orange, NJ with his husband, Joey, and their sweet little Morkie, Max.