An article about Matthew Cary

Matthew Cary

Matthew is excited to be performing with iTheatre Collaborative for the first time in this terrific play. He has been involved in Arizona theater for over 30 years now. Some of his favorite roles include Reverend Hale in The Crucible, George in Of Mice and Men, Jack in The Importance of Being Earnest, Gabe in Dinner With Friends (Zoni Award Nomination for Best Actor, 2007), Mitch in A Streetcar Named DesireThe Odd Couple, Elwood P. Dowd in Harvey (MET's “Best Actor” award, 2006), James in Children of a Lesser God. Also a director, Mr. Cary has staged many productions, including I Hate Hamlet, Snoopy, the Musical, What the Butler Saw, Play It Again Sam, Something's Afoot, and It Runs in the Family (MET's “Best Director” award, 2005). He holds a B.A. Degree in English from Arizona State University and a Master's degree in Education from Norther Arizona University. Mr. Cary is presently teaching Sign Language at Dobson High School in Mesa.



White Guy on the Bus

A shocking and excoriating new play that unravels a complex web of moral ambiguity, class conflict, and the racial divide in America. A wealthy white businessman and a struggling black single mom ride the same bus week after week. The question is why he rides the bus and what does he want from her? The answers, like race, are not so easy.

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