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Returning to the Ancestral Homeland

Though I’ve announced this in several places (Facebook, Twitter), I haven’t really made the update here… Earlier this year I accepted an offer of admission to the graduate acting program at the UCLA School of Theatre, Film and Television. It’s a 3-year M.F.A. program, and it means that almost 11 years after moving to New […]

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KNB Review at NYTheatre.com

I am delighted that the NYTheatre.com review of KNB the Musical was a rave, happier still that the reviewer seems to have gotten the writer/director’s aims exactly, and astonished that the following sentence appeared in it: The cast is led by Glenn Seven Allen as Batteaux, who sings, dances, and acts with grand finesse.… Standouts […]

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Matt on Film: The Raft

I spent the weekend before last in Fall River, MA, home of several Korean War vintage U.S. Navy ships, including the destroyer USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. I was there to shoot a flashback/dream sequence for The Raft, an independent short film directed by Robert Jones. The movie stars Ed Asner (!) as a grandfather […]

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New Website and Mailing List

Today, I’ve relaunched matthewwrather.com with a new design and new functionality. Aside from bio, pics, and resumé, you can always find the latest news and an RSS Feed [what’s that?] so that you can stay updated about my work and career. If you’d like to get these occasional updates by mail, you can sign up for […]

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