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Matt Gould (Mauritania 2001-02) Co-Creater of New Musical Witness Uganda

Matt Gould (Mauritania 2001-02) Co-Creater of New Musical Witness Uganda

Witness Uganda, currently being performed at Harvard’s American Repertory Theater in Boston, is a musical co-created by composer Matt Gould (Mauritania 2001-03) and Griffin Matthews. It is directed by Diane Paulus, the A.R.T. Artistic Director, and the 2013 Tony Award for Best Director of a Musical (Pippin). And it is a smash hit at the Loeb Drama Center from February 4th to March 16th. A good friend of mine who saw the production and alerted me that an RPCV was one of its co-creaters. She wrote, “The music was very powerful and powerfully performed. The cast gave their all to the story. Matt Gould not only composed the music but also let the band and was singing out a storm as well.” Witness Uganda grew out of Griffin Matthews experiences when he volunteered to go to Uganda to help AID victims. It started this way. Griffin went to Uganda in the . . .

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