Alum Matt Pelfrey's Play 'In the Heat of the Night' to Launch National Tour

Thursday, October 02, 2014
BROADWAY WORLD -- Playwright Matt Pelfrey is co-artistic director of the Furious Theatre Company. His plays have been produced around the country and overseas, including “Cockroach Nation,” “Terminus Americana,” “An Impending Rupture of the Belly,” “Pure Shock Value” and “Freak Storm.” He is the winner of the Actor’s Theater of Louisville’s Heidman Award and a Backstage Garland Award for Playwriting. He has been nominated for LA Weekly and Ovation awards. He worked as a staff writer on the MTV drama “Skins.” His screenplay Survivalism was included on the 2011 Blood List, and has Gina Carano attached to star. His screenplay “The Find” is set up with Michael Bay attached as executive producer and Mark Palansky directing. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing from San Francisco State. He earned a Master in Fine Arts from University of California, Los Angeles, where he teaches playwriting.