All stories by Meg Masseron on BroadwayStars

Saturday, March 25, 2023

See Jinkx Monsoon Sing 'I Am My Own Best Friend' From Chicago, Plus Other Theatre Classics by Meg Masseron

The Chicago star sang a snippet from the musical for a song-association game with Vogue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12PM
Wednesday, March 22, 2023

See the Queens From the Korean Production of SIX Perform "Ex-Wives" by Meg Masseron

The Korean language production of the hit pop musical is set to open in Seoul on March 31.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:11PM

Dive Into Schmigadoon! Season 2: Schmicago With a New Behind-the-Scenes Trailer by Meg Masseron

The hit musical-comedy television series on Apple TV+ is taking on Broadway shows of the '60s and '70s.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:50PM

Black Theatre Coalition Announces Tom André Bardwell as Program Director by Meg Masseron

Bardwell succeeds previous Program Director Nik Whitcomb.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM

J2 Spotlight Reveals Casting For Woman of the Year Off-Broadway Revival by Meg Masseron

The Kander and Ebb musical, originally a vehicle for Lauren Bacall, will open the company's 2023 season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:37AM
Monday, March 20, 2023

Roe Hartrampf, Julie James, Nick Cearley, and More to Star in Drunk Musicals by Meg Masseron

The 90-minute interactive parody concert will perform every Monday and Saturday at Green Fig Piano Bar.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:10AM

Photos: Alanis Morissette Visits the Touring Company of Jagged Little Pill by Meg Masseron

The Grammy Award-winning musician behind the jukebox musical stopped by the National Theater to say hello.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:08AM
Sunday, March 19, 2023

What Do Critics Think of Bob Fosse's Dancin'? by Meg Masseron

Wayne Cilento is directing the seldom-produced work, re-creating Fosse's original, 1978 Tony-winning choreography.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:19PM
Saturday, March 18, 2023

Room's Adrienne Warren, Ephraim Sykes, Galen Hooks Release Statement on Production's Postponement by Meg Masseron

The upcoming Broadway production, which was set to begin previews April 3, announced its unexpected cancellation on March 16.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:44PM

Andrew Lloyd Webber Will Not Attend Opening Night of Bad Cinderella by Meg Masseron

The composer released a statement today explaining the news.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:28PM
Thursday, March 16, 2023

What Do Critics Think of Parade Starring Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond? by Meg Masseron

The production is directed by Michael Arden and conducted by Jason Robert Brown.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:49PM
Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Why the Mask in Phantom Of the Opera’s Logo Looks Different Than It Does On Stage by Meg Masseron

Plus, other things that almost made it into Broadway's longest-running show (like real doves).

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:58PM

Katie Thompson, Santino Fontana, Jason Gotay to Join Industry-Only Reading of New Musical Split by Meg Masseron

The work features a book by Michele Lowe and music and lyrics by Zoe Sarnak.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:24AM
Monday, March 13, 2023

The Original Cast of Hands on a Hardbody Will Reunite for the Musical's 10th Anniversary by Meg Masseron

Based on a 1997 documentary of the same name, the work opened at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in 2013.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:25AM

Brendan Fraser Wins Academy Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role; See Which Stage Artists Won Big at the 95th Annual Oscars by Meg Masseron

The actor won for The Whale, which is based on the hit play by Samuel D. Hunter.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:29AM

See Stephanie Hsu and David Byrne Perform "This is a Life" at the 95th Annual Oscars by Meg Masseron

The two Broadway alumni, joined by band Son Lux, performed the original song from the Best Picture-nominated Everything Everywhere All At Once.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:03AM
Sunday, March 12, 2023

See the Latest Trailer For The Little Mermaid Live Action Film by Meg Masseron

The adaptation of the beloved Disney cartoon will debut in theaters on May 26.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:03PM
Saturday, March 11, 2023

A Tennessee Bill Has Banned Certain Drag Performances in the State—Could It Apply to Theatre? by Meg Masseron

Though the bill does not mention the word "drag," it bans "male and female impersonator" performances in certain venues.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:48PM
Friday, March 10, 2023

Get a 1st Look at How Here Lies Love is Reconfiguring the Broadway Theatre by Meg Masseron

The upcoming disco musical has carved out a dance floor in the middle of the audience.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:59AM
Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Jeremy O. Harris Launches Writing Residency in Partnership With Gucci, Monteverdi Tuscany by Meg Masseron

The Slave Play playwright will lead a one-month retreat in Tuscany.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:22AM
Thursday, March 2, 2023

The BIPOC Critics Lab Will Launch First Cohort at The Public Theater by Meg Masseron

Founder Jose Solís will partner with the Off-Broadway company this summer to create an educational space for BIPOC writers with an interest in cultural criticism.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:08AM
Sunday, February 26, 2023

Saturday Night Live Gives the Broadway Treatment to Singing to Yourself by Meg Masseron

The weekend sketch comedy show parodied the style of Broadway promotional videos in their February 25 episode with host Woody Harrelson.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:41PM
Saturday, February 25, 2023

See Jinkx Monsoon Perform as Matron 'Mama' Morton in Chicago on Broadway by Meg Masseron

The RuPaul's Drag Race winner stepped into the role January 16 for a limited engagement through March 12.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:58PM
Friday, February 24, 2023

Fire Island Star Tomás Matos Releases The WYD Mixtape by Meg Masseron

The recording will be celebrated with a live performance at Paragon in Brooklyn.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:56PM

Marvel's Rogers: The Musical Is Coming to Disneyland This Summer by Meg Masseron

The fictional Broadway musical was featured in the Disney+ series Hawkeye.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:43AM

Ashley Park Joins Season 3 of Only Murders in the Building by Meg Masseron

The Mean Girls Tony nominee will appear onscreen alongside stars Selena Gomez, Steve Martin, and Martin Short.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:00AM

Winners of 66th Obie Awards, Celebrating 2020-2022 Seasons, Announced by Meg Masseron

The awards, presented by the American Theatre Wing, honor Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:59AM
Thursday, February 23, 2023

L Morgan Lee, Reneé Rapp, More Will Join Dylan Mulvaney for Live Streamed Variety Show by Meg Masseron

Dylan Mulvaney’s Day 365 Live! will benefit The Trevor Project.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:17PM

Check Out New Fan-Inspired Key Art for Broadway's Prima Facie by Meg Masseron

The art will be displayed at the Golden Theatre, where previews are set to begin in April.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:50PM

Barbra Streisand to Be Honored With Ruth Bader Ginsburg Women of Leadership Award by Meg Masseron

The late Supreme Court justice was an avid Streisand fan.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:42AM
Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Neo-Nazis Protest Outside of Parade's First Preview Performance on Broadway by Meg Masseron

Members of a far-right, Neo-Nazi movement heckled theatregoers in line at the Jacobs Theatre Tuesday night. Parade's producers respond.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:52PM

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