Meet the Cast: Matthew Schofield

Gavin (Matthew Schofield)

Matthew Schofield is a talented actor, playwright and director who will be joining us for his first V-Day production this year, and we can’t wait for you to experience his lovely storytelling! You may have seen one of his wonderful performances at the Players’ Ring, such as Felix in “The Odd Couple”, Slim in “Of Mice and Men” or Tessman in “Hedda Gabler”.

Q- How long have you been involved in theater?

“I have been involved in theatre since 2007.”

Q – What are some of your favorite recent productions?

“Some favorite recent roles include Malcolm in ‘Macbeth’, George in ‘Stop Kiss’, Gavin in Sean Baptiste’s original play ‘Detritus’, Lysander in ‘A Midsummer Nights Dream’ with Seven Stages Shakespeare Company, Harding in ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest’, and I directed Sam Shepard’s ‘A Lie of the Mind’ at the Players’ Ring last November.”

Q – Have you performed in the Vagina Monologues before?

“This is my first time performing in this show.”

Q – What made you want to be involved in V-Day this year?

“I’m excited to be a part of something that can potentially inspire someone to live a better and more mindful life.”

Q – Who is the most influential/important woman in your life?

“My grandmother, Elizabeth, who inspired me to be a reader.”

Q – What or who inspires you?

“Music, good writing, and creative individuals.”