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Matthew received his masters at New York University in musical theatre writing. His works have been accepted into the Cincinnati Fringe Festival (Scouts: A New Musical), Irvington Theater Short Play Festival (The Story of a Daughter) and have been performed through Footlighters Inc. Theater on tour to small theaters in the Ohio/Kentucky/Indiana tri-state area (Precipice: What Took Us Over The Edge). He has served on Footlighter Inc.’s play selection committee, received the 2021 ASCAP Fredrick Loewe award, and is a member of both the Dramatist Guild and the American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers.

Poetry Instagram: @ATwinkOfNoImportance

If you would like to purchase sheet music or to licence any of the following shows, please contact Matthew here.


Large Cast Size, Family Musical
20 Minute Musical, Drama, Small Cast, Folk Fairytale
Song Cycle, Small cast size, One Act
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Medium Cast size, Full Length Musical, Dark Dramady
90 minute musical, 4W/1M, Modern MT
Medium cast size, Bluegrass, Magical realism, two acts
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Small cast size, experimental, two acts


Recipient of The ASCAP Foundation Frederick Loewe Scholarship

"Story of a Daughter" Selected for Irvington Theater  3rd Annual Arts Incubator Short Play Fest


In Development

90 Minute Play, two person cast, Dramady
By: Matthew Nassida

90 Minute Play, small cast, Magical realism
By: Matthew Nassida

Nights in Fairyland
90 Minute Musical, 1920s Gay Fantasia, Large Cast
Book, Music, & Lyrics by:
Matthew Nassida

The Rejected
Two Act Musical, gay parody romp, Large cast 
Music, Lyrics, & Book by Matt Graham & Matthew Nassida

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