Dakin Matthews

LCT: Camelot, Shakespeare’s Henry IV (Drama Desk Award). Broadway: To Kill a MockingbirdThe Iceman ComethWaitressThe AudienceRockyThe Best ManA Man for All Seasons. New York: Shakespeare in the Park, The Bridge Project at BAM, Playwrights Horizons, City Center Encores!, The Acting Company. Over 200 regional productions. Recent film credits include True GritLincolnBridge of Spies and Zero Charisma. Over 250 television credits including “The Gilded Age,” “The King of Queens,” “Desperate Housewives” and “Gilmore Girls.”  Former Artistic Director of four professional companies; an award-winning playwright, dramaturg and translator; an Emeritus Professor of English and a Shakespeare scholar.

LCT Blog Posts

  • Matthews on Merlyn and Pellinore

    Matthews on Merlyn and Pellinore

    Dakin Matthews, who portrays Merlyn and Pellinore in Camelot, calls himself a traditionalist, so let me affix to him a traditional appellation: man of the theater.