Creator Profile

Matt Gould

MATT GOULD is a two-time Richard Rodgers Award winner and Jonathan Larson Award winner. His musical Witness Uganda (aka Invisible Thread), written with Griffin Matthews, had its NY premiere at Second Stage Theater and its world premiere at the American Repertory Theater at Harvard. His original musical Lempicka, written with Carson Kreitzer, premiered at the Williamstown Theater Festival in 2018.

Other works include The Family Project for LA’s Center Theatre Group and Twilight in Manchego (directed by Tony Winner Billy Porter). Gould has written and arranged music for Playwrights Horizons and translated, adapted and directed Romeo and Juliet in Pulaar (Mauritania, West Africa). Gould has performed around the world including Uganda, Mauritania and Japan, and across the US. A graduate of Boston University’s College of Fine Arts, he is a frequent speaker and guest lecturer at schools and universities. He is the co-director of UgandaProject but mostly just wants to be home with his husband and kid watching Sesame Street and walking the dogs. #Zaddy @FakeMattGould

Meet more creators