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Friday, February 9, 2024

See the Cast of Broadway's The Notebook Serving Aquarius Season Energy With 'Underwater' Portraits by Meg Masseron

The Nicholas Sparks novel comes to New York February 10 with a score by Ingrid Michaelson and a book by Bekah Brunstetter.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:36PM

Lea DeLaria to Present A Very Lea Easter at Joe's Pub by Meg Masseron

The acclaimed comedian and POTUS star will play the downtown venue on Easter Sunday.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:18PM

PBS Kids Series Alma's Way Releases Debut Album Featuring Title Track by Lin-Manuel Miranda by Meg Masseron

The television series follows a young Puerto Rican girl living in The Bronx.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:06PM

Ford's Theatre Announces Casting for Little Shop of Horrors by Meg Masseron

The hit horror-comedy by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman will open at the D.C. venue next month.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:54AM
Thursday, February 8, 2024

Jasmine Amy Rogers to Lead Reading of New Musical Lady Annabella by Meg Masseron

The musical comedy comes from singer-songwriter sibling duo Peter Cincotti and Pia Cincotti.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:12PM

New York Theatre Barn Will Spotlight New Musicals A Whisper Called Freedom and Spectrum by Meg Masseron

The presentation of the new works will be followed by a conversation moderated by Artistic Director Joe Barros.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:54PM

Joe Tapper and Sean Daniels on Recovering From Alcoholism, And Doing a Play About It by Meg Masseron

Both the performer and the playwright of the Off-Broadway play The White Chip sees art as a tool for healing.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:18PM

Indigenous Musical Distant Thunder to Release Single 'Strong Enough' on Streaming Platforms by Meg Masseron

The song chronicles three kids running away from their reservation, only to realize their strength and identity lie within their community.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32PM

The Age of Innocence Begins Performances at San Diego's Old Globe February 8 by Meg Masseron

Edith Wharton’s Pulitzer Prize–winning novel is newly adapted by Karen Zacarías.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM

New 1960s Pop Musical A Sign of the Times Premieres Off-Broadway February 8 by Meg Masseron

The York Theatre Company production features the songs of Petula Clark, Lesley Gore, Dusty Springfield, and other hits.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Video: Little Shop of Horrors' Darren Criss on How Howard Ashman Is His 'Roman Empire' by Meg Masseron

The Emmy winner is just now playing Seymour Off-Broadway, but he's been singing Alan Menken-Howard Ashman's songs for years on YouTube.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:32PM

My True Love: A Perfect Musical Fairytale to Premiere Off-Broadway at the Players Theatre by Meg Masseron

Created and written by Ben Boecker, the show explores empowerment and embracing your identity through a familiar fairytale.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:36PM

Matt Cox's Witches!? in Salem?! Will Premiere at HERE by Meg Masseron

The playwright behind Puffs offers his "darkly comedic, (mostly) historically accurate" take on the Salem Witch Trials.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:18AM

A Home What Howls Begins World Premiere at Steppenwolf Theatre February 7 by Meg Masseron

Laura Alcalá Baker directs Matthew Paul Olmos' play centering on youth activism.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM

Dodie Smith's Dear Octopus Begins Performances at The National Theatre February 7 by Meg Masseron

Emily Burns will direct the work's first U.K. revival since the 1960s.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM
Tuesday, February 6, 2024

'60s Jukebox Musical A Sign of the Times Delays 1st Preview Off-Broadway by Meg Masseron

The York Theatre Company production features the songs of Petula Clark, Lesley Gore, Dusty Springfield, and other hits.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:32PM

Broadway's Six Launches 'Royalty Loyalty Club' For Repeat Attenders by Meg Masseron

The loyalty program will offer exclusive rewards and experiences for superfans of the royal pop musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:24PM

Two River Theater's The Scarlet Letter Will Livestream 4 Performances by Meg Masseron

Kate Hamill has adapted the classic Nathaniel Hawthorne novel, with Shelley Butler at the helm.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:24PM

Jose Llana, Allan K. Washington, More Join Industry Reading of The Gorgeous Nothings by Meg Masseron

The historical musical featuring a book by Travis Lee Russ is set to forgotten works from The Great American Songbook.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:32AM

Cynthia Nixon and Taylor Trensch Star in The Seven Year Disappear Beginning February 6 by Meg Masseron

Scott Elliott directs Jordan Seavvey's play following a mother and world-famous performer who suddenly reappear after being missing.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:02AM
Monday, February 5, 2024

Drama Desk Awards Set 2024 Dates for Eligibility Cut-Off, Nominations, Award Ceremony by Meg Masseron

The awards honor Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway productions.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:36PM

Menier Chocolate Factory Will Present U.K. Premiere of Paul Grellong's Power of Sail by Meg Masseron

Dominic Dromgoole will direct the moral thriller centering on a Harvard professor who invites a white nationalist to his yearly symposium at the college.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM
Saturday, February 3, 2024

Kate Hamill's The Scarlet Letter Begins Performances at Two River Theater February 3 by Meg Masseron

Shelley Butler is directing the world premiere production, based on Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic novel, for the New Jersey company.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Friday, February 2, 2024

Get a 1st Look at Charity Angél Dawson in Broadway's & Juliet by Meg Masseron

Dawson succeeds Melanie La Barrie in the role of Nurse Angelíque.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:32PM

Playwright Chris Bush Named as Recipient of Hermitage Major Theater Award by Meg Masseron

The writer behind the Olivier-winning Standing at Sky's Edge will receive a cash prize and a workshop of her newest work.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:02AM
Thursday, February 1, 2024

Cast Set for Theater Latté Da's Workshop of New Musical She's Come Undone by Meg Masseron

Based on the best-selling novel, the new work features music and lyrics by Michael Holland and a book by Darrah Cloud and David Simpatico.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:54PM

To Aaron Tveit and Sutton Foster, Sweeney Todd is a Love Story by Meg Masseron

They may seem like atypical choices for Sweeney and Mrs. Lovett, but they’re determined to prove you wrong.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:12AM

Mona Pirnot's I Love You So Much I Could Die Begins Performances Off-Broadway February 1 by Meg Masseron

Tony nominee Lucas Hnath will direct the part-concert, part-play, featuring monologues performed by computer and songs performed by the playwright.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Reeve Carney Will Perform Queen Tribute Concert at Chelsea Table + Stage by Meg Masseron

The Hadestown alum's return to the venue will be livestreamed.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:54AM

Casting Revealed for Immersive Priscilla the Party! in London by Meg Masseron

The new production turns the Olivier-winning musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert into a dance party, with dining options, a bar, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06AM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards