10.30.19 Working Man wins Best Narrative Feature at the SCAD Savannah Film Festival. 10.28.19 Love in NY concludes its second season with a 2-part musical episode. Watch below:
9.27.19 The Inheritance begins previews at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.Tickets are on sale now for Parts 1 & 2. 9.16.19 Working Man will screen at the Nashville Film Festival and the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival. 8.12.19 Matthew begins rehearsals for The Inheritance by Matthew Lopez, opening on Broadway November 17th, 2019. 7.21.19 Matthew joins the short film The Hat, directed by Lisa Coll. 7.20.19 LoveinNY Ep. 101 - "Missed Connection" screens at FilmOneFest in Atlantic Highlands, NJ. Click here for tickets! 7.18.19Working Man announces additional festivals in its line-up, including the Long Beach Int'l Film Festival, Breck Film Fest, and Woods Hole Film Festival (2019). 6.29.19 LoveinNY Ep. 219 - "Freak" screens at Quickie Fest in New York, NY. Click here for tickets!
5.15.19 Matthew plays Tim in a reading of John Kim's UN for Park Square Theatre. 5.2.19-5.12.19 Matthew joins Michael Alvarez's workshop of Love, Medea at New York Theatre Workshop. 4.23.19-4.29.19 Matthew joins Whitney White's workshop of Definition at Ars Nova. 4.26.19 Aly Miglori's Twist will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 26th | (USA) - World Premiere, Short Narrative: "No choice but to walk home alone, Hannah sees an opportunity for a ride, but others see an opportunity in her. With Helena Howard, Megan Seely, Henry Dwyer, Mike Donovan, Justin Hofstad, Matthew Russell."
3.31.19Working Man continues its festival circuit, joining the San Luis Obispo Int'l Film Festival, the Newport Beach Film Festival, and the Julien Dubuque Int'l Film Festival in 2019. 2.14.19 Love in NY returns for Season 2! Watch the two-minute Season Premiere below:
2.9.19 Love in NY has its festival premiere at the 2019 New York Indie Theatre Film Festival. 2.2.19 Robert Jury'sWorking Man has its festival premiere at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Matt plays Brandon, alongside Talia Shire, Billy Brown, and Peter Gerety. 1.11.19 Watch"A Suburban Christmas Carol" from Love in NY below & stay tuned for Season 2, coming February 2019.
12.18.18 Matt workshops Diane Exavier's HOTFIREPOETICS, directed by Whitney White, at the Bushwick Starr. 10.17.18 -10.29.18 "Love in Times Square" and "Hunting," from Love in NY, are featured as "Best of the Web" on Funny or Die.
10.4.18-10.10.18 Matthew joins the workshop of Salome, by Michael Alvarez, Ella Grace, and Roger Q Mason at New York Theatre Workshop. 8.5.18"5 Stages of Subletting"from Love in NY was selected for feature on Funny or Die. 7.23.18 Matthew joins the cast of Twist, a short film written and directed by Aly Migliori. 7.14.18-7.31.18I Love New York: A Found Text American Dream, by Will Bonfiglio and Jessica Owens, runs at The Tank. Matthew directs; tickets can be purchased HERE. 6.25.18 Matthew plays Shm-Shmalex in a reading of the new musical Album of the Year by James Presson and Olivia Hally.
Matthew Russell is a New York City based theatre and film artist. He holds an MFA in Acting from Brown/Trinity Rep and a BA in Economics and Theatre from Vanderbilt University. Instagram@matteruss