Matthew Wright

Costume Designer


Matthew’s award-winning designs include: La Cage aux Folles, originally for Menier Chocolate Factory and subsequently for the West End, Broadway and US tour. He received Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards for Outstanding Costume Design and Tony and Olivier award nominations for Best Costume Design.

Further work for Menier Chocolate Factory: Sweet Charity (costume – also West End), The Color PurpleRoad Show, They’re Playing Our Song and The Invisible Man.

Other designs include: Richard III reinterment ceremony (Leicester Cathedral, final day); White Christmas and Larkin with Women (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Calamity Jane (Watermill/tour); Shadowlands and The Glass Menagerie (West End); Speaking Like Magpies (RSC/West End); Evita (West End, UK/international tour); The Hired Man (NYMT); In Praise of Love (Chichester); The Dishwashers (Birmingham Rep/tour); Carnaby Street, Brother Love’s Travelling Salvation Show and Clouds (tour); The Norman Conquests and Kes (Liverpool); MeritPresence, The Green Man, Royal Supreme, Blood Red Saffron Yellow, Musik and The Imposter (Plymouth Theatre Royal); A Man of No Importance, Stepping Out and Alphabetical Order (Salisbury); A Song at Twilight (Colchester/tour); The Mare Rider (Arcola); The Green Man (Bush/Plymouth); One Under (Tricycle); US and Them and The Dead Eye Boy (Hampstead); On the Ceiling (West End/Birmingham Rep); Behzti and Getting to the Foot of the Mountain (Birmingham Rep); Neville’s Island, A Taste of Honey and Absurd Person Singular (Watford); Deadeye, Bells & Chaos and Paper Thin (Kali) and Arcadia (Northampton).