International Stage Manager Interview Series: Matthew Stern
By Anna Robb
In this international stage management interview, Matthew Stern tells us all about working on Broadway, how he got there and why he started the Broadway Stage Management Symposium.
MATTHEW AARON STERN 20+ Broadway productions, including: Finding Neverland, On The Town, Doctor Zhivago, Side Show, Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark, Hands On A Hardbody, Death Of A Salesman, An Evening with Patti LuPone & Mandy Patinkin, Baby It’s You, The Little Mermaid, Wicked, Fiddler On The Roof, Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All, The Phantom Of The Opera, Enchanted April, The Full Monty, Play On! Tours: Mandy Patinkin: Dress Casual, Mandy Patinkin: Diaries, John Lithgow’s Stories By Heart, Billy Crystal: 700 Sundays, Les Miserables, Grease. Other: Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Blue Man Group at the Hollywood Bowl, Lord of the Rings Symphony Concerts. Matthew has stage managed for numerous corporate events around the world for clients including: Google, Samsung, Facebook, Lenovo, Lexus, Volkswagen, and many others. In addition to teaching at SUNY Purchase, Matthew is a board member of the Stage Managers’ Association USA & founder of the Broadway Stage Management Symposium.