Matthew McConaughey vs. The Devil: An American Myth

Book by Emilie Landmann & Carrie Morgan; Music by Jonathan Quesenberry; Lyrics by Carrie Morgan & Jonathan Quesenberry

Matthew McConaughey vs. The Devil: An American Myth

at The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row  [map]

  • Monday, July 10, 2017 at 7:00 pm
  • Friday, July 14, 2017 at 10:30 am
  • Friday, July 14, 2017 at 2:00 pm
  • Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 9:00 pm
  • Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 9:00 pm

How the hell did this guy win an Oscar?

MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY VS. THE DEVIL: AN AMERICAN MYTH is a Faustian comedy that dares to ask the question, “How did Matthew McConaughey win an Academy Award?" This show recounts how the RomCom-starring stoner became an A-list award winner. Matthew has his loyal agent Penny, his best friend Woody Harrelson, and his beloved bongos. Now all he needs is to be taken seriously in his art. Enter a demon with a deal too good to be true. Friendship, love, and loyalty are all tested in this hell-raising adventure to win Matthew the Oscar...and save his soul.

Emilie Landmann

Emilie Landmann (Book)

Emilie Landmann is a Theatre Artist based in Portland, OR. She has worked on and off stage with companies such as Profile Theatre, Post5 Theatre Company, Portland Actor’s Ensemble, Action/Adventure Theatre, Nutz-n-Boltz, and Original Practice Shakespeare. Additionally, she was a member of the 2013-14 Portland Playhouse Apprentice Company, where she wrote and performed the solo show, A Study on Outdoor Catholicism. She received her BA in Theatre Arts from Western Washington University.



Carrie Morgan (Book & Lyrics)

Carrie Morgan is a theatre artist and educator living in Portland, OR. Some of her favorite credits include American Idiot (Triangle Productions), Carrie the Musical (Stumptown Stages), Young Frankenstein (Lakewood Theatre Company), The Light in the Piazza, and A Christmas Carol (Portland Playhouse), and A Chorus Line (Berkshire Theatre Group). She wrote and performed the solo show, Party[girl], as an Apprentice at Portland Playhouse in 2014. She received her BFA from Samford University where she studied Musical Theatre.



Jon Quesenberry

Jon Quesenberry (Music & Lyrics)

Jon Quesenberry is a Musical Director, Composer, and Actor in Portland, OR. He received his BA in Music from Warner Pacific College and spent some time in New York learning the craft of musical theatre writing from Composer/Lyricists, Kirsten Childs and Joel Derfner through NYU’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program. In Portland, he has worked with companies such as Portland Center Stage, Broadway Rose Theatre Company, Triangle Productions, Oregon Children’s Theatre, and more. Jon has received many local accolades and nominations for his work as a Theatre Artist.