All stories by Meg Masseron on BroadwayStars

Monday, June 10, 2024

Hinton Battle 'Day of Dance' Held at Open Jar Studios June 10 by Meg Masseron

Black Broadway Men will offer free dance classes and a panel discussion in association with Black Theatre Coalition and La Pope, Inc.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM
Saturday, May 18, 2024

Syncing Ink Officially Opens NYC Return May 19 by Meg Masseron

Playing The Apollo Stages at the Victoria, the encore run features much of the work's original cast, including three-time Tony Nominee Kara Young.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM
Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Laura Winters' All of Me Opens Off-Broadway May 14; See Photos From the Production by Meg Masseron

The disability romantic-comedy uses text-to-speech technology to connect its leading couple.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Ronnie Larsen's The Actors Opens Off-Broadway at Theatre Row May 8 by Meg Masseron

The comedy serves as Larsen's first family-friendly play after a prolific career writing X-rated queer comedies.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM
Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Syncing Ink Makes NYC Return With Original Cast, Including 3-Time Tony Nominee Kara Young, May 7 by Meg Masseron

The hip-hop work is playing The Apollo Stages at the Victoria following a 2017 run at The Flea.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM
Thursday, May 2, 2024

Tony Nominee Maryann Plunkett, Joy Woods, and Jordan Tyson on Playing the Same Character in The Notebook by Meg Masseron

For each of these three women, the musical marks a personal milestone.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM
Saturday, April 27, 2024

Ronnie Larsen's The Actors Begins Off-Broadway at Theatre Row April 27 by Meg Masseron

The comedy serves as Larsen's first family-friendly play after a prolific career writing X-rated queer comedies.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM
Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Brooke Shields Wants to Be President of Actor's Equity Association by Meg Masseron

Shields' candidacy has been announced on the heels of current president Kate Shindle's decision to opt out of re-election this year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:32AM
Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Laura Winters' All of Me Begins Performances Off-Broadway April 23 by Meg Masseron

The disability romantic-comedy uses text-to-speech technology to connect its leading couple.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Monday, April 22, 2024

The Look Book: Fashion as Performance at the Opening Night of Cabaret by Meg Masseron

The evening offered impressive nods to the themes and costumes in the musical, from doll-like dresses to chandeliers.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:48PM

The Look Book: The Opening Night of Hell's Kitchen Was a Fashion-Filled Love Letter to NYC by Meg Masseron

The evening offered an array of different city styles, from decked-out denim to spray-painted emblems of the Big Apple.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:36AM

Huey Lewis Jukebox Musical The Heart of Rock and Roll Opens On Broadway April 22 by Meg Masseron

The musical follows Bobby, a Chicagoan whose failed band leads to him returning to corporate America.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Friday, April 19, 2024

The Look Book: Suffragist Colors Abounded at the Suffs Opening Night by Meg Masseron

The mid-April evening offered variations on gold, purple, and white.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

The Notebook Original Broadway Cast Recording Releases April 19; See Joy Woods Sing 'My Days' by Meg Masseron

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

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:36AM
Thursday, April 18, 2024

The Look Book: Opening Night of The Wiz Brought Emerald City Realness to Broadway by Meg Masseron

From ruby reds to glimmering greens, the evening was certainly an Oz-ian affair.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:06PM

& Juliet Star Justin David Sullivan Announces Engagement to Stephen Cashmere by Meg Masseron

Cashmere, Sullivan's partner of four years, popped the question in Paris.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:54PM

Broadway's Six to Host Another Special Sing-Along Performance This Fall by Meg Masseron

The performance serves as part of their "Sixth of the Month" series.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:42PM

Video: Watch Eden Espinosa Perform 'Unseen' in Lempicka on Broadway by Meg Masseron

The biomusical following the life of the artist and exiled aristocrat comes to Broadway from Williamstown Theatre Festival and La Jolla Playhouse.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:32AM

Suffs Opens on Broadway April 18 by Meg Masseron

The new musical explores the Women's Suffrage movement's victories and failures with a book, music and lyrics by Shaina Taub.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:02AM
Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Get a 1st Look at The Heart of Rock and Roll With New Production Photos by Meg Masseron

The Huey Lewis jukebox musical follows Bobby, a Chicagoan whose failed band leads him to return to corporate America.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:24PM

Alex Edelman, Leslie Odom, Jr., Colman Domingo, and More Broadway Names Make 2024 Time100 List by Meg Masseron

See why Octavia Spencer and Phoebe Waller-Bridge think these Broadway stars have earned a spot on the annual list of the most influential people in the world.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:06AM

Maya Boyd Is Broadway's Next Juliet in & Juliet by Meg Masseron

Boyd will go straight from graduating college to taking on the title role in the hit pop-jukebox retelling of Shakespeare's classic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:06AM

Get a 1st Look at Suffs on Broadway With New Production Photos by Meg Masseron

The new musical explores the Women's Suffrage movement's victories and failures with a book, music, and lyrics by Shaina Taub.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:06AM

Diana: The Untold and Untrue Story Begins Performances at London's Kings Head Theatre April 17 by Meg Masseron

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

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Tectonic Theater's Here There Are Blueberries Extends Off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop by Meg Masseron

The co-production is directed by the play's conceiver and co-writer Moisés Kaufman.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:18PM

Six National Tour Welcomes New Queens April 16 by Meg Masseron

The "Boleyn" North American tour launched in 2022 and continues throughout North America.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:42PM

See the Cast of The Heart of Rock and Roll Perform the Show's Title Song on Good Morning America by Meg Masseron

The Huey Lewis jukebox musical follows Bobby, a Chicagoan whose failed band leads him to return to corporate America.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:42PM

1 Year After the Final Phantom: A Look Back at Broadway’s Longest-Running Juggernaut by Meg Masseron

On the anniversary of the show's closing, look back at some of Playbill's deep-dive features on the history-making musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:02PM

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