Matthew López

Matthew Lopez is the author of THE WHIPPING MAN, one of the most celebrated and widely produced new American plays of the last decade. The Manhattan Theatre Club production received Obie, Lortel, and Outer Critics Circle awards including the John Gassner New Play Award. It has since been produced at over 100 U.S. theatres as well as internationally. THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE premiered at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts and ran off-Broadway at MCC Theatre in a production that received multiple Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel, and Outer Critics Circle nominations, including Best Play. Other plays include SOMEWHERE (Old Globe, world premiere), REVERBERATION (Hartford Stage Company, world premiere), THE SENTINELS (London’s Headlong Theatre Company) and ZOEY’S PERFECT WEDDING. Matthew holds commissions from Roundabout Theatre Company, Manhattan Theatre Club, South Coast Rep, Williamstown Theatre Festival, and Harford Stage Company, where he recently served as their AETNA New Voices Fellow. For the past two seasons, he has been the Inaugural Playwriting Fellow at the Denver Center Theatre Company. Matthew was a writer on the HBO series “The Newsroom” and has recently adapted Javier Marias’ “Your Face Tomorrow” trilogy for the screen as well as the biopic “Dr. Q” for Disney.