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Matthew Freeman is a Brooklyn based playwright with a BFA from Emerson College. His plays include THE DEATH OF KING ARTHUR, REASONS FOR MOVING, THE GREAT ESCAPE, THE AMERICANS, THE WHITE SWALLOW, AN INTERVIEW WITH THE AUTHOR, THE MOST WONDERFUL LOVE, WHEN IS A CLOCK, GLEE CLUB, THAT OLD SOFT SHOE and BRANDYWINE DISTILLERY FIRE. He served as Assistant Producer and Senior Writer for the live webcast from Times Square on New Year's Eve 2010-2012. As a freelance writer, he has contributed to Gamespy, Premiere, Complex Magazine, Maxim Online, and MTV Magazine. His plays have been published by Playscripts, Inc., New York Theatre Experience, and Samuel French.

Friday, April 23, 2010


Spare me the hysterics about this video.

There are people that waited longer lines to see The Phantom Menace, and at the end, they just saw a movie.

Hope springs eternal. There are lots of people that want to be on stage. Lots of nice kids who have stars in their eyes that make big sacrifices in order to be seen by casting directors. I think there are some movies about that from the mid-70s. It does not make me faint. If it makes you faint, I dunno. Take a pill.

It's a long line. They're young kids, having fun, trying their luck, learning life lessons, flirting. Whatever. May their spirit infect us all. May their unabashed belief in a lucky break defeat anyone's concern for their well-being.

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