NEWS AND UPDATES
8 NIGHTS OF 8 NIGHTS
Kevin will be performing in a Staged Reading of 8 Nights, a play by Jennifer Maisel touching on the haunting parallels of our time and World War II. Kevin will be playing "Steven", a role he is excited to take on as Steven is, like Kevin, Japanese-Irish and the grandson of interned Japanese-American citizens.
The performance will be on Tuesday the 19th in San Diego.
Kevin is currently performing as a swing for Second City Hollywood in their musical "More Guns!" a satirical take on the N.R.A. and their influence on the politics of America.
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Kevin has been cast in the American premiere of "Anne, A New Play" a look into what Anne Frank's life might have been like if she had survived the Holocaust. Kevin will be playing her fellow refugee Peter van Pels.
Performances will be at the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles running May through August.
ANNE, A NEW PLAY
"Kevin Matsumoto completely inhabits his role of the socially-awkward Peter Van Pels" - Broadway World
"Matsumoto is very appealing, especially in the scenes depicting a budding romance between him and Anne. The actor has an infectious charm and displays a winning youthfulness and sincerity." - Stage Raw
"Rising musical theater performer Matsumoto aces a straight dramatic role with charisma and charm" - Stage Scene LA
"Particular mention to the sweetly heartfelt performance Kevin Matsumoto as her fellow captive Peter" - Ticket Holder LA
"The romantic leads in the play, Kevin Matsumoto and MacKenna Wilson provided strong vocals with Matsumoto being especially adept with harmony, which he was called upon to practice all through the play." - Cedar Street Times
"Matsumoto is dark, eloquent, and stuffed full or romantic ardor. He and MacKenna Wilson make a charming pair of lovers" - Performing Arts Monterey Bay
STAGED READINGS WITH MUSICAL THEATRE GUILD
Honeymoon in Vegas
"MTG star Zachary Ford and talented up-and-comers Miyuki Miyagi and Kevin Matsumoto as three of the most obnoxious ticket agents ever." - Stage Scene LA
Sunday in the Park with George
"amusingly mismatched soldiers brought to life by a loopy, loquacious Matthew Patrick Davis and a drolly "cardboard" Matsumoto." - Stage Scene LA
"Matsumoto proves the production's finest dancer in a thrillingly graceful, athletic "Lion Dance". - Stage Scene LA