Entertainment entrepreneur in New York
Matt Britten is an entertainment entrepreneur, writer, and producer, who has been named to Variety's "Broadway Impact Report" influence list.
He created Broadway Briefing, a daily theatrical industry publication, and is CEO of Broadway Brands, which also publishes Broadway News and Broadway Business.
Under Matt's leadership, Broadway Brands inked a deal to produce the Drama Desk Awards, beginning with the 64th annual ceremony, with Matt serving as Executive Producer.
Always seeking to innovate, Matt produced the groundbreaking first ever app-enabled theatrical experience, BLANK! THE MUSICAL. Among other theatrical projects, he created ODYSSEY, an epic musical retelling of the classic myth.
Matt previously served as Creative Director for the theatrical non-profit New York Musical Festival, where he conceived and executed the acclaimed “Musicals Live Here” campaign featuring Broadway talent in iconic roles. Matt currently is a Mentor for the Broadway Tech Accelerator program, and he was on the Board of Directors for The Uprising, a New York City non-profit empowering underserved teens.
Matt has worked for The Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros. Entertainment, The Weinstein Company, and was educated at Syracuse University, Shakespeare’s Globe, and programs with Aaron Sorkin and Arielle Tepper, both fellow Syracuse University alums. Matt proudly serves on the Young Alumni Council for Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts.
Matt has lived and worked in Detroit, Los Angeles, and London, and currently resides in New York City.