Matthew Capodicasa

Matthew Capodicasa

Matthew Capodicasa’s plays include YOU REMIND ME OF YOU, VESSELS, FRELMETSCH THE MANEATER, ALL THE PEOPLE YOU'VE BEEN, CHAOS AND CAESAR SALAD, OF OUR OWN, TWO AND ONE and ANIMAL CRUELTY. His work has been presented or developed at the Kennedy Center, the National New Play Network, Primary Stages, the Flea Theater, the Abingdon Theatre, the Great Plains Theatre Conference, the Bloomington Playwrights...
Matthew Capodicasa’s plays include YOU REMIND ME OF YOU, VESSELS, FRELMETSCH THE MANEATER, ALL THE PEOPLE YOU'VE BEEN, CHAOS AND CAESAR SALAD, OF OUR OWN, TWO AND ONE and ANIMAL CRUELTY. His work has been presented or developed at the Kennedy Center, the National New Play Network, Primary Stages, the Flea Theater, the Abingdon Theatre, the Great Plains Theatre Conference, the Bloomington Playwrights Project, Theater Masters, the Habitat, Fordham University and NYU’s Experimental Theatre Wing. He is the recipient of the 2015-2016 Woodward/Newman Drama Award, and his plays have been finalists for the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference and the Heideman Award. His work has been published by Samuel French, and his fiction has appeared in West 10th. You can also hear him nerd out on the Glass Cannon Podcast. BFA, NYU/Tisch. MFA, Fordham/Primary Stages.

Plays

  • Of Our Own
    Six years years ago, Theo disappeared, leaving Becky behind. After a chance encounter in the park, Becky and Theo walk through the spaces of their old life together, and face the impossibility of ever truly finding what’s been lost.
  • Frelmetsch the Maneater
    Two puppeteers meet for the first time inside Frelmetsch, a two-person puppet of a monstrous creature in a fantasy adventure film. Their task: find a way to join together to create this character in just five days of shooting, despite intensely cramped conditions, irritating personal habits and a growing attachment to this vile yet oddly human monster they’re trying to bring to life.
  • You Remind Me of You
    When Adele meets Vincent, a young musician with face blindness, it could not come at a worse time. She’s dropped out of law school to care for her father, who after an accident is now beginning to display signs of dementia. And yet, despite all this, she and Vincent begin to slip in the weird and mystifying and wonderful and terrifying process of falling in love. As their relationship develops and deepens, her...
    When Adele meets Vincent, a young musician with face blindness, it could not come at a worse time. She’s dropped out of law school to care for her father, who after an accident is now beginning to display signs of dementia. And yet, despite all this, she and Vincent begin to slip in the weird and mystifying and wonderful and terrifying process of falling in love. As their relationship develops and deepens, her father’s condition begins to get worse, and suddenly Adele finds herself surrounded by people who, despite knowing her deeply, cannot recognize her. Will Adele and Vincent figure out a way to find each other, see each other, make a life together, and discover how not to be alone?
  • Vessels
    Allie and Bea have not seen each other in thirteen years—not since Allie brought a horrific childhood trauma to light, setting both their lives on unexpected courses. When Bea shows up at Allie's curiously empty apartment, the two must confront their shared past, their responsibility to the people they used to be and the people they could still become.