The Kennedy Center

Matthew Scott



Biography

Matthew Scott just completed the Broadway run of Sondheim on Sondheim at the Roundabout Theatre for which he recorded his first original cast album. His performance as Fabrizio in The Philadelphia Theatre Company’s The Light In The Piazza earned him The 2010 Barrymore Award for Best Supporting Actor. He recently originated roles in the new musicals Limelight: The Story of Charlie Chaplin, First You Dream: The Music Of Kander & EBB, and ACE. Mr. Scott performed in the original cast of A Catered Affair and before that spent two years understudying three of the Four Seasons in Jersey Boys. In addition, Mr. Scott has performed in two readings of the new musical Catch Me If You Can.

Mr. Scott is a Jersey boy by birth – born and raised in Bergen County. By the age of 13, he was singing beside Bobby Short, David Campbell, and Andrea Marcovicci. He graduated with a B.F.A in Drama with Honors from Carnegie Mellon University. In 2005, Mr. Scott’s portrayal of Tony in West Side Story at the St. Louis MUNY earned him a Kevin Kline Award nomination for Leading Actor.

Other credits include Ragtime at the Paper Mill Playhouse; Tick, Tick… Boom! at the Alliance; Bat Boy – The Musical for the Pittsburgh Music Theatre; Eden at the O’Neill Theatre Center; Side By Side By Sondheim at the MUNY; Les Miserables, Swing!, and 1776 for the Pittsburgh CLO; My Fair Lady and Carousel for Paper Mill; The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas for the Actor’s Fund; and Greenwillow for York Theater. Mr. Scott has also appeared on the television show All My Children.

Watch Past Performances

Video 9/27/2011: Sam Davis

The Broadway composer, arranger, and pianist (Curtains and The Apple Tree) performs an evening of musical theater cabaret. Part of ASCAP’s “Songwriters: the Next Generation” series.

Matthew Scott