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Matt Sax

Drama

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20081107

24-year-old actor and playwright Matt Sax talks about his hip-hop musical, Clay.  Full of Shakespearian undertones, the play is a coming-of-age story that follows a young man’s journey from a broken home to musical stardom. Sax discusses the play’s origins at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and how it has evolved on several stages before taking it off-Broadway via the Lincoln Center.

| Subject Matter: Coming-of-Age, Shakespeare, Hip-Hop | Interview Year: 2008 | Genre: Drama |

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