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"Writing is my voice."

Robert Matson  "Playwright / Artist" - writes original and diverse plays with an LGBT theme or including an LGBT character. He has produced and staged his own plays for 30 years in and around Oklahoma City.  His gay history drama, Mr. and Mister was awarded 2nd place in New York's 2014 Arch and Bruce Brown LGBT Playwriting competition and his adult comedy, Beneath the Zipper performed at the 2012 Chicago Fringe Festival. He won the 2019 Playwriting Workshop Award for his short play, Bi-Bi, performed at Surfside Playhouse in Cocoa Beach. He also wrote for Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma's Musical Theatre Educational Tour which he received an ADDY award along with The Daily Oklahoman for his work.

Robert has a Bachelor's in Theatre from Northern Michigan University and a Master's in Acting from Oklahoma City University.  He has produced most of his original work through his theatre business, Robert JM Productions.

or over 40 years, Robert has also acted and directed with several Oklahoma theatres including Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, The Pollard, Carpenter Square, The Boom Dinner Theatre and Oklahoma Children's Theatre along with The Showboat Becky Thatcher in Ohio and Surfside Playhouse at Cocoa Beach.  Some of his favorite roles he has performed is;  The Child Catcher in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Amos Hart in Chicago, Claude Perkins, the chubby chaser in The Ritz, Lady Enid and others in The Mystery of Irma Vep, Peanut in Southern Baptist Sissies and Bette Davis in A Crawford Christmas.  He's also worked with Tony Award winners, Beth Leavell and Kristin Chenoweth.

Stanislavski- Love the art in yourself, not yourself in the art.