TVGuide reports that Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick will lend his voice to an episode of Cartoon Network's ADVENTURE TIME. The animated series follows the adventures of a young boy and his "magically powered" dog.
Broderick will be featured in the September 3rd episode, voicing the role of The Dream Warrior, described as "a used car salesman summoned by series protagonists Finn and Jake in a shared, extraordinary dream to offer advice on defeating a substantial rival." The animated series is a favorite of Broderick's young son James.
Broderick currently stars in the Tony-nominated Best Musical NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, a new musical comedy directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award-winner Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes) featuring music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro (Memphis). The production is currently playing on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street).
The actor made his stage debut at 17 in Horton Foote's On Valentine's Day opposite his father, James Broderick. His Off-Broadway credits include Torch Song Trilogy (OCC, Villager Award) and The Widow Claire. He has appeared on Broadway in Brighton Beach Memoirs (Tony, OCC, Theatre World awards), Biloxi Blues, How to Succeed in Business (Tony, DD, OCC awards), Night Must Fall, Taller Than a Dwarf, The Producers (Tony, DD, OCC nominations), Roundabout's The Foreigner and The Philanthropist.
Among his many films are Deck the Halls, Max Dugan Returns, WarGames, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Biloxi Blues, Glory,The Freshman, The Lion King (voice of Simba), and the film adaptation of The Producers. On TV, Broderick has appeared in The Music Man on ABC and Master Harold and the Boys on Showtime.
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