Crossing Open Spaces is a first vel about a popular high school teacher, who accidentally runs over and kills one of his students, and the emotional journey that follows.
Matt Mulhern was trained as an actor by William Esper at Mason Gross School of the Arts, where he received a BFA in Acting . He was first cast as Joseph Wykowski in Neil Simon's Tony Award winning Biloxi Blues. From there, he went on to a film, TV, and theater career as an actor, appearing in films such as One Crazy Summer, Extreme Prejudice, Biloxi Blues, Walking To the Waterline and others. New York theater includes: The One-Armed Man at Ensemble Studio Theater, Surviving Grace at the Union Square Theater, The Night Hank Williams Died at the Orpheum Theater, Wasted at the WPA, Regional appearances at La Jolla Playhouse in The Glass Menagerie, The Habitation of Dragons, at Pittsburgh Public Theater, and the National Tour of Death of a Salesman as Biff opposite Hal Holbrook. On TV he played the Lieutenant on the top ten CBS hit Major Dad as well as many other pilots, recurring and guest roles, most recently a recurring role on FX's Rescue Me. He has written and directed two films, Walking to the Waterline which he also acted in, and Duane Hopwood starring David Schwimmer. Matt lives north of New York City with his wife Karen and sons Connor and Jack.