An Emmy Award-winning TV writer and playwright, Matt Hoverman’s plays include Who You See Here and The Glint (both optioned for Broadway by Nelle Nugent); In Transit (FringeNYC Best Playwriting Award), The Student (winner, 34th Annual Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival), The Audience (co-book writer, Drama Desk Best New Musical Award Nominee), Christmas Shorts: 5 Merry Little Comedies (published by Samuel French – and quickly becoming a new holiday staple, at theatres like Naked Angels, SoHo Playhouse, City Theatre (Miami), Bricks Theatre, Maples Rep, Guild Hall, Modjeska Playhouse, Las Vegas Little Theatre, Indiana’s Phoenix Theatre and more), Searching for God in Suburbia (readings at: Huntington Theatre’s Breaking Ground Festival, Axial Theatre, The Acting Company) and The Coach (Penguin Rep). Residencies include Ojai Playwrights Conference, Edward Albee Foundation, Berkshire Playwrights Lab. His TV work includes Arthur, Curious George and Sofia the First. As an actor, Mr. Hoverman’s credits include Yale Rep, La Jolla Playhouse, The Acting Company, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, commercials – and the voices of villains on many cartoons, including Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Sonic X, The WinX Club, Chaotic and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Also a solo show teacher/director, Mr. Hoverman has midwived the creation of over 200 solo shows, including winners of the 2005, 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013 FringeNYC Best Solo Show Awards. Brown University: BA in Playwriting; University of California, San Diego: MFA in Acting.