Matthew Barrow is a professional theatre artist and a successful West End performer. He is skilled in singing as well as Tap, Jazz and Ballet dancing. He has worked with American composer Jonathan Reid Gealt as Jack the Ripper in the new musical Dust and Shadow.
He attended the Weymouth College for his degree in BTEC ND Performing Arts (2000) and Bird College for his BA Honours degree in Dance and Musical Theatre Performance.
Barrow has many theatre credits to his name including ensemble in Miss Saigon in the UK Tour; Jo Vegas in Fame in the European Tour; Goody and understudy Jo Vegas in Fame in the European Tour; swing in Mary Poppins in the UK Tour; ensemble and understudy Herman in Sweet Charity at the Theatre Royal Haymarket; ensemble and understudy Wizard/Uncle Henry in The Wizard of Oz at the London Palladium; Ru and understudy Charley Kringas in Merrily We Roll Along at the Menier Chocolate Factory/Harold Pinter; Amos Hart in Chicago at the Leicester Curve; ensemble in Mamma Mia! at the Novello Theatre; ensemble and cover Frankie/Max in Jackie: The Musical in the UK Tour; Hortensio in Kiss Me, Kate at the Welsh National Opera; singer in That’s Jewish Entertainment at Upstairs at the Gatehouse; swing and assistant dance captain in Sunset Boulevard in the UK Tour.
He features in recordings for Fame (Czech cast), My Land’s Shore (studio cast), The Wizard of Oz (original London cast), You are Home – the Songs of Anderson and Petty, and Merrily We Roll Along in the Digital Theatre live video recording.
Matthew has immense enthusiasm in writing and wrote two songs named Til Tomorrow, done by Chris and Amy Passey, and Only Me by Anderson and Petty (which they featured on their debut album).