Matthew recently made his transition from NYC's underground rock and roll scene to the stages of NYC theater with the Public Theater’s, NEW WORK NOW! showcasing a concert of his most recent musical, “Taking Step Three13”, adapted from Dostoevsky’s “Crime and Punishment” at Joe's Pub. There, he was recognized as "an exciting new voice in musical theater". From there TST13 was transferred to an open concert run as well as a recent sold out showcase at ARSNOVA and was awarded the 2015 residency at Goodspeed Opera’s “Johnny Mercer Writers Colony”.
His other writing credits include; additional lyrics for the London premier of a new musical based on "American Psycho" with music and lyrics by Tony award winner Duncan Sheik and book by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa slated to transfer to Broadway in 2016.
He also scored for the New York premier of the play “Love Minus”, wrote the music and lyrics for fringe hit “Poking Kitty Purple” and music and lyrics for “Celebrate Good Times--Rockin’ Macbeth.”
More credits include the theme song as well as featured music and lyrics, for HERE network’s television variety show “She’s Living For This!” starring drag artist Sherry Vine. He was also featured in Mexico City’s “9th Annual International Cabaret Festival” as music director and accompanist to performance artist Joey Arias.
Matthew performs and writes, with a commitment to bring exciting, vibrant musical theater to new a young new audience.