Matt Britten

Entertainment entrepreneur in New York

Matt Britten is an entertainment entrepreneur, media executive, theater producer, and creative storyteller. He is the founder of Scene Partners, the experiential entertainment venture builder.

Recognized by Variety magazine as one of their inaugural “People to Watch on Broadway," Matt has been responsible for the launch of numerous ventures at the intersection of entertainment and innovation, including theater and film productions, immersive experiences, and technology platforms.

During a decade founding and leading Broadway Brands, Matt created products including Broadway News and Broadway Briefing. In 2021, Matt led the company's successful sale to The John Gore Organization (the leading presenter, distributor, and marketer of Broadway theater worldwide) and joined its executive team, directing the continued growth of Broadway Brands and reaching millions of theatergoers.

Always seeking to innovate, Matt created and produced the world's first-ever app-enabled theater production, BLANK! The Musical. He was an executive producer on the 2023 London Cast Recording of Guys & Dolls, the first musical theater album to be recorded in immersive audio. His award-winning VR film “The Crew” was an official selection at festivals around the world. Among other theatrical projects, Matt wrote and directed ODYSSEY, an epic musical retelling of the classic myth. In 2019 and 2020, Matt served as Producer of the Drama Desk Awards, where he redesigned the award statue, and introduced the Hal Prince Lifetime Achievement Award.

Matt sits on the Theater Committee at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. He also serves on the board of the Oscar Hammerstein Museum, and was part of the team that acquired Oscar's historic Pennsylvania home. He previously served as Creative Director of the New York Musical Theater Festival, as a mentor for the Broadway Tech Accelerator, and on the board of The Uprising, a non-profit focused on supporting underserved teens in New York City.

Matt has worked for The Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros. Entertainment, and The Weinstein Company. He is proud to serve on the Alumni Council of the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

Matt has lived and worked in Detroit, Los Angeles, and London, and currently resides in New York City with his wife, Valerie, who works at J.P. Morgan Private Bank and founded the Broadway Women’s Fund. Matt and Valerie were married at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts.