Matt Heyward

Matt most recently appeared in the play Ghost Stories at Melbourne’s Athenaeum Theatre playing the role of ‘The Others’. He was also resident director for the production.

Prior to this he performed in The Phantom of the Opera on Sydney Harbour (Opera Australia/Handa Opera), Billy Elliot the Musical (LWAA), and Sweeney Todd (TEG).

Matt appeared in the Australian premiere of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder (TPC), and the 60th Anniversary Production of My Fair Lady directed by Dame Julie Andrews (Opera Australia/GFO). He also appeared in Mary Poppins (Disney/Cameron Mackintosh) and the acclaimed re-imagining of Sir Cameron Mackintosh’s Les Miserables (MCG).

He made his professional debut in the original Australian production of Mamma Mia! (Dainty Consolidated).  Other original Australian cast appearances include The Producers (GFO), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (TPC), Monty Python's Spamalot (LWAA) and The Addams Family (New Theatricals).

Other theatre credits include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Victorian Theatre Company), The Boy From Oz (TPC), Eurobeat -Almost Eurovision (GNG), Damn Yankees (TPC), Mame (TPC), The Boyfriend (TPC) and Some Like It Hot (TPC).

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