Mat Smart

Mat Smart is an avid baseball fan and traveler. He has been to all 30 of the current MLB stadiums, all 50 states, and 6 continents—including a stint working as a janitor at McMurdo Station in Antarctica. Plays include: The Royal Society of Antarctica (The Gift Theatre in Chicago), Naperville (Slant Theatre Project), Tinker to Evers to Chance (Geva, upcoming at Merrimack Rep), The Steadfast (Slant, published by DPS), and Samuel J. and K. (Williamstown Theatre Festival, Steppenwolf). He is a past recipient of two Jerome Fellowships and a McKnight Fellowship in Playwriting.

Types of Plays: 
He writes about love, baseball, home, and his travels. He enjoys plays with humor, heart, and something new.


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