Matthew Wright Awarded "Best Actor - Musical" by Cleveland Critics Circle
January 4, 2023
Professor of Theater and Department Chair Matthew Wright was awarded "Best Actor - Musical" by the Cleveland Critics Circle for his role as Nostradamus in Something Rotten at Beck Center for the Arts and is featured in the Cleveland Scene article announcing the 2022 winners.
Holly Handman-Lopez and Matthew Wright Collaborate on Musical
July 30, 2019
Professor of Theater Matthew Wright and Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance Holly Handman-Lopez collaborated on 33 1/3, a new musical, at Dobama Theater in Cleveland. Wright directed and Handman-Lopez choreographed 33 1/3, which won the Playwrights Guild of Canada Stage West Pechet Family’s Best New Musical Award. This world premiere production ran from June 27 to July 14, 2019.
Matthew Wright Appears in Play at Dobama Theater
March 5, 2019
Professor of Theater Matthew Wright in the Susan Smith Blackburn Prizewinning play, THE NETHER, by Jennifer Haley at Cleveland's DOBAMA Theatre.
Matthew Wright Directs World Premiere
October 26, 2018
Matthew Wright, professor of theater, directed the world premiere of Everything is Okay (and other helpful lies), co-written and co-composed by Cleveland-based artists Melissa T. Crum and Caitlin Lewins. The musical runs October 26 through November 10, 2018, at Cleveland Public Theatre.
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