Matt Cogswell

Matt Cogswell

My work has been produced by The Forge Theater Lab, Lemon Punch Theatre Lab, Becoming More Productions, Rock River Players/Hooker-Dunham Theater, The Barefoot Theatre Company, Weston Friendly Society/Theatre III, and Queerativity. Additional work can be found on my YouTube channel, mattcogswell.

Plays

  • The Matrix Recommended Your Play (short)
    Two playwrights discuss the joy of trying to be recognized for one's art.
  • Untapped (short)
    A comical look at the world of gay hook-up apps.
  • Five Degrees (full-length)
    Five characters – two pairs of established college roommates and a freshman – are followed over
    one year of college. Their lives are co-mingled as they explore the very nature of connectedness
    through theatrical analogies.
  • Floating on Hope Ave (full-length)
    All the characters in Floating on Hope Ave are simultaneously seeking and running away from
    connection. Four stories unfold within the play.
  • Gap Years (short)
    Three generations of men in one household cope with a recent loss.
  • Right Now (short)
    Michael and Nick attempt pillow talk.
  • Small Ponds (one-act)
    (3m) Frick and Frack are both experienced male actors who struggle with where they currently are in their respective artistic careers. 'Knack' plays multiple roles, switching between them within two of his monologues, as well as two other characters: one in Movement 3 and one in Movement 4.
  • Solemn Process (short)
    A film director hires a stage actor for a bit part in his film.