Who.
Matthew-Lee is a writer, actor, and the universe is a hologram.
He is currently writing a Near-Future Sci Fi drama for SONY
and his play REVELATIONS is in development with Steppenwolf,
Amy Morton directing.

Most Recent
He has written for MASTERS OF SEX on Showtime, GYPSY on Netflix,
and his play THE DOPPELGÄNGER (an international farce),
starring Rainn Wilson and directed by Tina Landau,
premiered to a sold-out run at Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago.
A recipient of the Humanitas Prize New Voices Award,
Matthew-Lee has received support from
the National Endowment for the Arts, Laurents/Hatcher Foundation,
Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation, Puffin Foundation,
and was a member of Ars Nova's 14/15 Play Group.


Theatre.

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,
extended Off-Bway at Ars Nova/nominated for Off Broadway
Alliance Award (Wes Grantom/Portia Krieger, dirs); the NY premiere
of SEX OF THE BABY (Michelle Bossy, dir), and RADICAL for Steppenwolf. 
Other plays include KEVIN LAMB, KING GEORGE III, and A NEIGHBOR IN THE AREA,
which have been developed with The New Group, Steppenwolf, The Vineyard, Ars Nova,
MCC, Williamstown, NYTW, and the Orchard Project, among others.

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."

Actor.
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, and ROGER, THE CHICKEN. His performance in Off-Bway’s
HANDBOOK FOR AN AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY received 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.

Citizen.

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