All stories by Meg Masseron on BroadwayStars

Thursday, February 29, 2024

Jinkx Monsoon, Denée Benton, Cheyenne Jackson, More Join Provincetown Town Hall Summer 2024 Season by Meg Masseron

Provincetown's largest entertainment venue will host a wide array of theatrical talent

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:36PM

Dive Into Broadway's The Notebook With 1st-Look Production Photos by Meg Masseron

The Nicholas Sparks novel officially opens on Broadway March 14 with a score by Ingrid Michaelson and a book by Bekah Brunstetter.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06PM

Heathers the Musical U.K. Tour Will Return This Summer by Meg Masseron

The musical adaptation of the 1989 cult film favorite features a book, music, and lyrics by Kevin Murphy and Laurence O'Keefe.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:18AM
Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Deborah Cox, Barry Manilow, Babyface, More Join New York Pops 41st Birthday Gala by Meg Masseron

The star-studded gala will honor record industry executive Clive Davis.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:06PM

Kathleen Chalfant, Jonathan Raviv, More Join New York Theatre Workshop's Here There Are Blueberries by Meg Masseron

The co-production with Tectonic Theater Project will be directed by Moisés Kaufman.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:18PM

Tectonic Theater Project Responds to Texas High School Cancellation of The Laramie Project by Meg Masseron

Parents received an email Friday night announcing the cancellation, but no transparent reasoning was provided.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:32PM

Dead Outlaw, the New Musical From The Band's Visit Creators, Begins Performances Off-Broadway February 28 by Meg Masseron

The new David Yazbek, Erik Della Penna, and Itamar Moses musical follows a real-life outlaw whose dead body becomes a side-show attraction.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:48AM
Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Justin Elizabeth Sayre's Solo Show My Beatnik Youth: A Solo Riff to Premiere at La MaMa by Meg Masseron

Inspired by Beat Era poetry, the play-with-music will be directed by Fempath.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:42PM

Off-Broadway Encore Run of Psychological Thriller Job Recoups by Meg Masseron

Sydney Lemmon and Peter Friedman star again in Max Wolf Friedlich's play, now playing the Connelly Theatre following its acclaimed premiere at SoHo Playhouse.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:02PM

Reviews: What Do Critics Think of the Cynthia Nixon-Led Seven Year Disappear Off-Broadway? 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 10:24AM
Monday, February 26, 2024

La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club Will Present Reading of Paul Iacono's High Priest by Meg Masseron

The Warhol factory drama will be directed by Rachel Klein.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:06PM

Cynthia Erivo, Kristin Chenoweth, Billy Porter, More Sing in New Recordings of Todrick Hall Musicals by Meg Masseron

The three albums will feature songs from new musicals Cinderella Rock, Oz the Musical, and U.G.L.Y.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:54PM

Amber Gray, Grace McLean to Perform in Joe's Pub Presentation of Daniel Emond's Kill the Whale by Meg Masseron

The 2023 Larson Grant Recipient's rock/hip-hop/folk opera follows a rock band on a quest for vengeance.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:36AM

Complete Casting Revealed for Power of Sail at Menier Chocolate Factory by Meg Masseron

Dominic Dromgoole directs the new moral thriller from Paul Grellong, centering on a Harvard professor who invites a white nationalist to his yearly symposium at the college.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06AM
Friday, February 23, 2024

Get a Sneak Peek into The Heart of Rock and Roll With New Music Video by Meg Masseron

Corey Cott stars in the Huey Lewis and the News jukebox musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:18PM

Theater for the New City Will Present 25th Anniversary Production of Orson's Shadow by Meg Masseron

Playwright Austin Pendleton will direct his own work, which follows Orson Welles, Laurence Olivier, and Vivien Leigh as they clash in a theatre production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06PM

Diana: The Untold and Untrue Story Will Play London's Kings Head Theatre by Meg Masseron

The show combines drag, multimedia, audience interaction, puppetry, and queer joy.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM

Reeve Carney Performs Queen Tribute Concert at Chelsea Table + Stage February 23 by Meg Masseron

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

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM

Whisper Darkly Concept Album Featuring Claybourne Elder, Keri René Fuller, Alli Mauzey, More Releases February 23 by Meg Masseron

The new immersive electro-swing musical features music and lyrics by Andrew Gerle and a book by DJ Salisbury.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Thursday, February 22, 2024

New Musical Songs for Slutty Girls Will Get NYC Industry Reading by Meg Masseron

With a book, music, and lyrics by Kailey Marshall, the show chronicles one woman's experiences of the ecstasy, pain, and hilarity of sex.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:18PM

New 1960s Pop Musical A Sign of the Times Opens Off-Broadway February 22 by Meg Masseron

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

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Wednesday, February 21, 2024

New Brazilian Musical Barba Sells Out All Performances; Standby Line Will Be Offered Before Curtain by Meg Masseron

The work explores the true story of Fernando Barba, who discovered he has an extraordinary gift for creating music using his own body as an instrument.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:18PM

The Phantom of the Opera International Tour Will Return This Summer by Meg Masseron

Jonathan Roxmouth will return to the titular role in the tour, which was put on pause at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:32PM

Anna K. Jacobs and Michael R. Jackson's Teeth Begins Performances February 21 at Playwrights Horizons by Meg Masseron

The world premiere from the Strange Loop creator follows Christian teenager Dawn O'Keefe, whose body bites back when men try to violate her.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM
Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Darren Criss to Perform Voiceover in Viral Hit Gwyneth Goes Skiing at Edinburgh Fringe Festival by Meg Masseron

The comedic play-with-music returns to the Fringe after two sold-out runs in London.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:32PM

Kate Taney-Billingsley's American Rot Will Make World Premiere at La MaMa; Count Stovall to Lead Cast by Meg Masseron

Estelle Parsons will direct the new play following two men from historically-linked families meeting and confronting hundreds of years of injustice.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM
Monday, February 19, 2024

New York City Gay Men's Chorus Honors Chita Rivera and Robin de Jesús in Annual Benefit February 19 by Meg Masseron

This year's Harmony Gala also honors the not-for-profit The Ali Forney Center.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:02AM
Saturday, February 17, 2024

A Noise Within Production of Sweeney Todd Officially Opens February 17 by Meg Masseron

Julia Rodriguez-Elliott directs the Stephen Sondheim favorite at the Los Angeles venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Friday, February 16, 2024

Feel Good Friday: A Rehearsal Video From a 55+ Production of Grease Goes Viral by Meg Masseron

Ontario's Musical Theatre Productions is sending its Silver Spotlight senior company back to senior year of high school.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:18PM

Rebecca Kritzer Named Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation's 2024 Fellow by Meg Masseron

Kritzer will work alongside director Leigh Silverman and choreographer Mayte Natalio on Suffs.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:18AM

P. Carl's Becoming a Man Begins Performances at A.R.T. February 16 by Meg Masseron

Tony winner Diane Paulus co-directs the adaptation of the acclaimed memoir with Carl.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM

All that Chat

2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
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