All stories by Melissa Errico on BroadwayStars

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

The Unsinkable Marilyn Maye by Melissa Errico

Nearing 95, the inimitable singer is about to make her Carnegie Hall solo debut. In an eight-decade career, it’s a crowning moment — and just another gig.

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Is It Always 'Or'? Is It Never 'And'?: Melissa Errico Explores Sondheim's 'Losing My Mind' Ahead of Carnegie Hall Debut by Melissa Errico

The Amour Tony nominee explains in a personal essay how one word can affect a singer's entire interpretation of a song.

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Wednesday, July 27, 2022

A ‘Girl Singer’ and Her Extra Hair Hit the Road by Melissa Errico

After a two-year hiatus, Melissa Errico is performing a slew of gigs honoring the composers Michel Legrand and Stephen Sondheim. As long as she gets to the airport (which airport again?) on …

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Back in the Girdle Again: Getting Fitted After a Year Untouched by Melissa Errico

Confessions of an actress seeking reassurance — and sleeves — as she steps before a live concert audience again.

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Friday, January 22, 2021

Melissa Errico on Happiness and Yip Harburg by Melissa Errico

In this essay, Errico reflects on Harburg's legacy as she celebrates the release of the new single “Happiness is Just A Thing Called Joe,” a collaboration with pianist Lara Downes

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Just Me and the Music and the Green Screen by Melissa Errico

How very 2020: Making a “Meet Me in St. Louis” where no one ever meets. An actor’s report.

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Friday, August 30, 2019

Get Out of My Light, Honey. I’m Auditioning Here. by Melissa Errico

These days actors angling for roles typically create their own videotapes, often at home. What’s lost when face-to-face interaction goes?

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Putting On a Show—Not in a Barn, But on a Boat by Melissa Errico

Melissa Errico, Rebecca Luker, and more seized the chance to live out everyone's wildest Mickey-and-Judy dream when sudden illness threatened to cancel a concert on Playbill Travel's star-st…

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Melissa Errico Trips the Light Fantastic With Stephen Sondheim—Or Is It the Light Fandango? by Melissa Errico

The Tony-nominated performer recently had reason to dig deep into the lyrics of "The Miller's Son" from A Little Night Music.

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Monday, February 4, 2019

8 Million Stories: Melissa Errico Finds Fresh Depths to New Musical Our Table Thanks to NYC by Melissa Errico

The Tony-nominated performer found herself discovering the musical anew just prior to its acclaimed concert presentation at Feinstein's/54 Below.

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Monday, January 28, 2019

An Appraisal: Swept Up in the Whirlwind Known as Michel Legrand by Melissa Errico

The singer Melissa Errico recalls the mix of wild energy and plaintive emotion that made the composer so enthralling to be around.

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Friday, July 13, 2018

I Love Performing Those Songs. But What About the Gender Politics? by Melissa Errico

Melissa Errico, who is currently starring in “On a Clear Day You Can See Forever,” reflects on problematic female characters of Broadway’s golden age.

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

The Stage Door at Sea: A Broadway Star on Her First Fan Cruise by Melissa Errico

Melissa Errico is comforted to find that theater aficionados are interested in the lows as well as the highs of a stage career.

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Friday, August 26, 2016

I’m 46. Is That Too Old to Play the Ingénue? by Melissa Errico

The Broadway actress Melissa Errico on portraying an innocent one more time, and the lack of rich roles for women in musicals.

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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
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