Matthew-Lee is a writer, actor, and the universe is a hologram.
He is from Chicago and New York. Also, no one is from anywhere.

Matthew-Lee is a recipient of the 2017 Humanitas Prize New Voices Award.
He has written for Masters of Sex on Showtime and currently writes for Season 2 of Gypsy on Netflix.
His play THE DOPPELGÄNGER (an international farce), directed by Tina Landau,
will premiere in Steppenwolf's 2017/18 Season.

Most recent playwright credits include the critically-acclaimed Off-Bway
world-premiere of Handbook for an American Revolutionary
(Tony Speciale, dir) at the GYM at Judson; Eager to Lose, a Burlesque Farce
in Rhyming Verse
, extended Off-Bway at ArsNova/nominated for Off Broadway
Alliance Award (Wes Grantom/Portia Krieger, dirs); and the NY premiere of Sex of the Baby
(Michelle Bossy, dir).  Other plays include Kevin Lamb, KING GEORGE III: Part One,
A Neighbor in the Area, Electronic Persons
and Revelations, which have
been developed with Steppenwolf,  The New Group, Vineyard, Ars Nova, MCC,
Williamstown, NYTW, and Orchard Project, among others.
He is a Puffin Grant recipient
and was a member of Ars Nova's 2014/15 Play Group.

Not Theatre.
He has written for MTV, Nickelodeon, Nicktoons and WWE (yeah, TV wrestling).
His short film ROGER, THE CHICKEN won Best Screenplay at Houston Comedy Festival
and was a selection at film festivals around the U.S. and Canada, including the Friars
Club Comedy Film Festival. His comedy has been featured in/on Decider, Village Voice,
Time Out, The Huffington Post, Indiewire, and in venues all over the city. His socio-political satire
Happy Sunshine Kung Fu Flower was sponsored by The Onion and featured guests
ranging from Amy Goodman, Paul Rieckhoff, and Mo Rocca to Lizz Winstead, Willie Geist,
and Rachel Maddow, who called the show "shocking, engaging, funny, and totally original."


Matthew-Lee most recently appeared Off-Bway in Sex of the Baby.
TV/ Film: Another Earth (Sundance/Fox Searchlight); host of MTV’s Epic Fail pilot;
Important Things with Demetri Martin (Comedy Central); Law&Order:SVU;
Roger, the Chicken and the upcoming Human Interest.
His performance in Off-Bway’s Handbook for an American Revolutionary
won rave reviews and an extended run. He has acted Off-Bway, regionally,
and has voiced characters for Rockstar Games and campaigns for
Coors Light, Dairy Queen, Levi’s, and Nickelodeon.

A proud graduate of the public school system from K-College, Matthew-Lee runs
a writing program he created for Midnight Mission's HomeLight program
and is a team leader for Habitat for Humanity, locally and globally.
He is also an advocate for transhumanism.