Matt Corriel

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Matt Corriel
Born Matthew J. Corriel
(1982-11-12) November 12, 1982 (age 35)
Occupation Composer, lyricist

Matthew J. "Matt" Corriel (born November 12, 1982) is an American composer and lyricist. He was raised in Nanuet, New York.[1] Corriel studied literature at Harvard, graduating in 2005, and earned his JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2013.[1][2] From 2007 to 2010, he was the operations director for the Freshman Arts Program at Harvard University, and resident songwriter and drama tutor in Adams House at Harvard.[3][4]

Corriel’s works for musical theatre include: A Christmas Carol (2005),[5] Middle School Madness (2006), Intervention (2007), The Yatesville Tragedy (2007), and Chocolate Soup (2008). Four of these, A Christmas Carol, Middle School Madness, Intervention, and Chocolate Soup, have been published by Dramatic Publishing.[4] Both Intervention and Chocolate Soup won the annual Moss Hart Award of the New England Theatre Conference.[6][7]


  1. ^ a b Duckett, Richard (December 4, 2005). "A new twist for a classic: Young writers contribute to the Dickens masterpiece", Telegram & Gazette, p. G1.
  2. ^ About Matt Archived 2011-07-14 at the Wayback Machine., from Matt Corriel's personal web site, retrieved 2010-09-04.
  3. ^ Freshman Arts program staff Archived 2010-11-13 at the Wayback Machine., Harvard University, retrieved 2010-09-04.
  4. ^ a b Author biography, Dramatic Publishing, retrieved 2010-09-04.
  5. ^ Kolas, Paul (December 6, 2005). "Foothills adds nice twist to 'Christmas Carol'", Telegram & Gazette, p. C5.
  6. ^ "'Intervention' Now Playing NYMF 9/23, Wins Moss Hart Award", Broadway World, September 19, 2007.
  7. ^ "'Chocolate Soup', Now Playing at NYMF, Wins Moss Hart Award", Broadway World, September 12, 2008.

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