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Mat Smart

MAT SMART  

Nationality:    USA
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Literary Agent:    The Gersh Agency, NY  

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below is a list of Mat Smart's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

        13th Of Paris         Bebop Heard In Okinawa, The         Beneficiaries         Chopin's Preludes         CouchWorks         Debate Plays, The         Folly of Crowds, The         Hand, Foot, Arm, and Face         Hopper Collection, The         Keep Ishmael         Music For A High Ceiling         Paranoia of a Stay-at-Home Dad in Surban Middle America         Pure         Shoes         Standing Long Jump, A         Steadfast, The         Telescope         Unlimited         Weather Forecasting



13th Of Paris

Synopsis:
Vincent suddenly departs for Paris. the only thing he takes with him is a suitcase full of the love letters his late grandparents sent to each other. In his Paris apartment he is visited by a ghost in a pin striped suit who offers him advice on love

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1st Produced:
Public Theatre, Seattle    2009

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Genre:
Romantic comedy

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Bebop Heard In Okinawa, The

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Beneficiaries

Synopsis:
in which a young woman's altruistic impulses backfire when she encounters a single mother and her two children
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1st Produced:
Church Street School for Music and Art, NY    2009

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Slant Theatre Project

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Genre:
Play/Drama

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Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Chopin's Preludes

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CouchWorks

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written by Rachel Axler, Evan Cabnet, Marcus Gardley, Adam Knight, Adam Rapp, theresa Rebeck, Mat Smart

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Slant Theatre Project

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Debate Plays, The

Synopsis:
consists of three interconnected comedies chronicling the history of a love triangle that's settled in a bar-room debate. Expect broken hearts, cheap drinks and hoop skirts, all in an evening whose outcome rests on the audience's votes
nytheatre.com

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1st Produced:
Phil Bosokowski Theatre, NY    2006

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Genre:
Comedies Comedy

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Male:  3            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Folly of Crowds, The

Synopsis:
the Folly of Crowds is a late-night comedy that takes place at a small private university. One of the students, Barb, has a problem. Her boyfriend Jerry wants to do something to her in bed. Something skanky. When Barb seeks the advice of "Dear Denise," the campus sex columnist, little does she know that Denise is Jerry's ex.
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1st Produced:
Sanford Meisner Theatre, NY    13 Nov 2009

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Slant Theatre Project

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Genre:
Comedy

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Male:  2            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Hand, Foot, Arm, and Face

Synopsis:
When a young American woman runs away with her Iraqi fiance in the months following 9/11, they confront racism, the objections of her well-meaning but needy mother, and a friendly but overly curious neighbor who may or may not be beating his daughter.
nytheatre.com

Notes:
part of Playwrights' Week 2006

1st Produced:
reading at Lark Studio, NY    2006

Company:
Lark Play Development Center

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Play/Drama

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Hopper Collection, The

Synopsis:
Marjorie met artist Edward Hopper when she was a teenager and has been obsessed with him ever since.

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1st Produced:
Magic Theater, San Francisco    -

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Keep Ishmael

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Music by Ethan Deppe

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Genre:
Musical

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Music For A High Ceiling

Synopsis:
A short history of the theremin and the trumpet

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Originally performed under the overall title "CouchWorks" with six other plays.

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Slant Theater Project

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One act

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Paranoia of a Stay-at-Home Dad in Surban Middle America

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One act

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Pure

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Shoes

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Slant Theater Project

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Standing Long Jump, A

Synopsis:
When to leap and when not - some people fall in love at first sight - others take a long, long time

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1st Produced:
Theatre In the Round, Minnesota    06 Aug 2010

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Minnesota Fringe Festival

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Steadfast, The

Synopsis:
The mother of a fallen U.S. soldier refuses to leave the red oak tree her son planted. A father forbids his sons from joining the Revolution against the British. A young woman enlists on the afternoon of 9/11 without discussing it with her family. Inspired by Steve Alpert's painting, "Legacy," THE STEADFAST is an unflinching look at eight U.S. soldiers across the sweep of American history from the Revolutionary War to present dayand what happens when the forces of their stories collide.

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Dramatists Play service, NY, 2013   978-0-8222-2946-9

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Genre:
full length drama

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Male:  22            Female:  4            Other:  flexible casting, doubling  minimum 8 men, 2 women

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Telescope

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Unlimited

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Originally performed under the overall title "Obstruction Plays" with five other plays.

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Slant Theater Project

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Weather Forecasting

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part of the Wikipedia Plays is A mini-marathon of short plays that surf the wikipedia wave through 17 related entries. the press materials describe it thusly: "In this brave new world of instant gratification where the internet can live in your pocket, one group of writers has created A mini-marathon of short plays that surf the wikipedia wave through seventeen related entries." the plays And playwrights Are: Mike Batistick (Castration Anxiety), Evan Cabnet (Prokop the Great), Ron Fitzgerald (Turbulent), Liz Flahive (Bohemia), Sam Forman (Fetish), Etan Frankel (the Defenestration of Prague), Kyle Jarrow (Troposphere), Nick Jones (Global Warming), Barry Levey (Yale Law School), Carly Mensch (Democracy), Elizabeth Meriwether (Particle Board), Lin-Manuel Miranda (Golf Ball), Rachel Shukert (Stiletto Heels), Mat Smart (Weather Forecasting), Aurin Squire (Uncertainties), Adam Szymkowicz (Bill Clinton) And Beau Willimon (Wooden). the Wikipedia Plays Are directed by Evan Cabnet, Michael Goldfried, Maria Goyanes, Meredith McDonough, Shira Milikowsky And Moritz von Stuelpnagel.

1st Produced:
Ars Nova, NY    2007

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Genre:
short play One Act

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