A native of Georgia and based out of Chicago, Matthew has performed with many of the finest "Windy City" theaters as well as a number of America's top Regional Theaters. Matthew has been an ensemble member of Chicago's American Blues Theatre Company since 2001 where he has fifteen production credits including Hank Williams: Lost Highway, Oklahoma, A View from the Bridge, Catch 22, Tobacco Road, True West and The Hairy Ape. Other Chicago credits include: Frost/Nixon (TimeLine Theatre), Carousel, Titus Andronicus (Court Theatre), Another Part of the Forest, Loot (Writers’ Theatre) She Stoops to Conquer (Northlight Theatre), The Winning Streak (Apple Tree Theatre), Mary Zimmerman’s Eleven Rooms of Proust (About Face Theatre/Lookingglass Theatre), five productions with Chicago Shakespeare Theatre. Other Chicago credits include work with Goodman Theatre, Shakespeare on the Green, PROP, Chicago Dramatists, Organic/Touchstone, Aardvark Collective, Azusa Productions, and Poetry Onstage with Bernie Sahlens.

Regional credits include: Nobody Lonesome For Me (Milwaukee Repertory Theatre and American Heartland Theatre, KC), In the Next Room or The Vibrator Play (Actors Theatre of Louisville and Milwaukee Repertory Theatre), Lombardi and A Few Good Men (Peninsula Players Theatre), The Borderland (Kansas City Repertory Theatre), Carousel (Long Wharf Theatre), six productions with Montana Shakespeare In The Parks where he played "Tartuffe" "Orlando" and "Shylock", Montana Repertory Theatre’s national tour of A Streetcar Named Desire in which he played “Stanley", The Comedy of Errors (Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival), She Stoops To Conquer and The Comedy of Errors (Door Shakespeare), "Young Scrooge" 'Fred" and "Cratchit" in six seasons of A Christmas Carol, "William Gillette in The Games Afoot, "Harry Nash" in Who Am I This Time?, "Hannay" in The 39 Steps, "Dr. John Watson" in The Hound of the Baskervilles, and the title role in Hamlet (Indiana Repertory Theatre).

Matthew has played leads in the Independent Feature Films "Blur Circle," "Of Minor Prophets," "Endings" and "Where We Started" which recently screened in Los Angeles and New York City. Matthew has received a Broadway World Chicago Award nomination (Principal Actor) and three Equity Jeff Award nominations for his work as a Chicago Actor - most recently he won the 2014 Equity Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Principal Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of "Hank Williams Sr." which the Chicago Tribune called "the best work of Brumlow's long career." The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel named Nobody Lonesome for Me (a solo show about country music legend Hank Williams Sr) one of the "Top Solo Theatre Productions of 2011."

Matthew is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Lee University (B.A. English) where he was awarded the 1996 F.J.Lee Award (Lee University's most prestigious award given to one graduate annually.) Matthew also holds a Master's Degree in Theatre from Northwestern University. He is a proud member of Actors Equity Association and is represented by Chicago's Big Mouth Talent.