Matt Ritchey

Director, writer, actor, Shakespearean Nine Inch Nails fanatic.

2023: Director And Storycrafter of “DEAR ALEJANDRO,” Storycrafter of “Waiting For A Show”

2022: Director and Writer of “MR. MALCOLM’S MUSIC FACTORY.”

2021: Performer in Tom Cavanaugh’s “NOW, NOW, NOW…”

2020: Storycrafter and Director of “A CHRISTINE CAROL.”

2019: Writer, Producer, Performer of “BLACKBOXING” (“Best Cabaret/Variety,” “Standout Song Award,” “TPP’s Trope-Buster Award,” “Larry Cornwall Award for Musical Excellence,” “Encore Producer’s Award,” “Platinum Award” from The TVolution); Workshop Instructor for “HOW TO DIRECT A FRINGE SHOW”; a Matt in “MATT: THE GATHERING.”

2018: Director of “AMERICAN CONSPIRACY” and Director/Co-Writer of “NIC AND BROOKE’S KARAOKE PARTY.”

2017: Director of “WE ARE TRAFFIC,” “MARTHA WASHINGTON KILLED A REDCOAT” (“Best Comedy” nominee, “Short+Sweet” Award nominee), and Writer/Director of “NIC AND BROOKE’S COMEDY DANCE PARTY” (“Best Cabaret/Variety” nominee).

2016: Director and Writer of “ANGEL’S FLIGHT – Noir at the Bar” (“Best Cabaret/Variety” Winner, “Top of the Fringe” nominee, “Lumpy-Cramp Spirit of the Fringe, Never In The Box” nominee, “Rogue Shakespeare Award for Artistic Excellence ‘Directing Excellence’” nominee) and Director of “SLIGHTLY DRAMATIC.”


2014: Director, Writer, Producer of “ROMEO AND JULIET IN HELL.”

As a film director, his short “POKER NIGHT” won “Best Comedy Short” at the Culver City Film Festival and was nominated for Connect Film Festival’s “Apollo Award.” His comedy web series “HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRE” with his production company 8 APRONS is streaming on YouTube.