During Mathison's time with the show, which is currently at the Nederlander Theatre, he made a series of cameos during a performance, after having spent the day with the company learning how to be a "newsie." Included in the clip is Mathison's conversation with star Jeremy Jordan.
Mathison is best known for his role as Ryan Lavery on ABC's daytime drama All My Children. In addition, he was a contestant on ABC's Dancing with the Stars. His stage credits include Pippin.