Matthew Dickens

John (The Netherlands, Broadway)

Matthew returns to the Broadway company of Miss Saigon directly from the Netherlands production, where he played the role of John entirely in Dutch. Prior to that, Matthew was in the original Broadway cast of Sunset Boulevard starring Glenn Close (and later with Betty Buckley and Elaine Paige) having initially appeared in the original Los Angeles production. Other Broadway credits include playing both Chris and John (at different times) in Miss Saigon, C.C. White in Dreamgirls and Stephen King's Carrie. He co-starred in the original Australian cast of Smokey Joe's Cafe. TV appearances include a series regular on "Fame," guest starring roles on "A Different World" and "Quantum Leap," and several commercials. He also directs and choreographs "The Glenn Campbell Show" in Branson, Missouri, which features the Matthew Dickens' Dancers. The dance department of Oklahoma City University has just commissioned two ballets from Matthew, where he is currently earning an honorary degree.

(Broadway Theatre, 1998)