Cole Escola was recently named one of New York City’s Top Ten Downtown Cabaret Performers by Time Out New York. He co-created, wrote, and starred in the lo-fi, cult-hit television comedy Jeffery & Cole Casserole, which ran for two seasons. Other TV appearances include Law & Order, Smash, and Nurse Jackie. He originated the role of Bridget Everett’s fetus in Rock Bottom at the Public Theater and can be seen in his monthly solo sketch show Cole Escola Is the First Gay President at the Duplex in NYC.
Matthew is so gay it makes Billy feel homophobic. Self-centered, self-obsessed, and with a dubious amount of talent, Matthew seems to be making his way through show business with great success. Always at the right parties, landing the best auditions, and sleeping with the grossest old producers, Matthew is a harsh reminder to Billy of just how out of the game he is.