MARIO MATTHEWS – is making his Lyric Theatre debut. REGIONAL THEATRE: The Buddy Holly Story and The King and I, Merry Go Round Play House. TOURS: Mamma Mia!, Fame! The Musical, Seussical: The Musical. FILM: Across the Universe. TELEVISION: Ugly Betty and All My Children. OTHER THEATRE: Radio City’s Christmas Spectacular, Machinal, Urinetown, Three Musketeers’. Mario graduated from Oklahoma City University and received his MFA from Savannah College of Art Design.