Friday, January 19, 2018

Final Bow: Final Bow: Laura Benanti Steps Out of Steve Martin's Meteor Shower

The Tony winner contemplates her costars and being one of the worst dinner guests on Broadway.

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Top Stage Shows in New York: “Meteor Shower” to “The Children” by Mark Beech

Sleigh Bells – yes, it might seem a little late, since Christmas is long past. But this is the name of a band that could still be the next big thing. Judge for yourself. Sleigh Bells are p…

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Laura Benanti Remembers a Swing Wardrobe Malfunction That Surprised an Unsuspecting Theatergoer by Broadway.com

Laura Benanti's perfect comedic performance in Steve Martin's Meteor Shower comes after almost two decades of acclaimed appearances on the Great White Way. A future Tony-winning Bena…

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Top Stage Shows in New York: The Killers; More “Hamilton” Tickets Released by Mark Beech

The latest batch of “Hamilton” tickets is about to be released for Broadway performances from August through to January next year. Given the show’s huge success, one can wonder why the…

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Laura Benanti's Melania Trump Testimonial on Fire and Fury Is Anything but Cheesy by Broadway.com

Theater crowds are laughing nightly at Laura Benanti's hilarious performance in Steve Martin's new comedy Meteor Shower. But a Broadway gig doesn't mean the multitalented star do…

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Broadway Theater Review: Meteor Shower by Lauren Yarger

Keegan-Michael Key, Jeremy Shamos, Amy Schumer, Laura Benanti. Photo: Matthew MurphyMeteor ShowerBy Steve MartinDirected by Jerry ZaksBooth TheatreThrough Jan. 21By Lauren YargerJust throw r…

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Monday, January 8, 2018

Broadway B.O.: Chicken Soup To Everyone For Post-New Year’s Lull; ‘Phantom’ $1.2M by Jeremy Gerard

Predictable as white sales and BOGO promos, Broadway made a hard landing after the Christmas-to-New Year’s high-flying, record-breaking stand. The Boss dodged the winter drafts and too…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - January 8th - SpongeBob and Farinelli Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were The Band's Visit 7.59, Once On this Island 4.23, Spongebob 4.22, School of Rock 2.45 and Come From Away 1.48. The top growing current Broadway …

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Today on Broadway: Monday, January 8, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “Jesus Christ Superstar Live” Finds Another Major Star, “Meteor Shower” Forced to Cancel Performance, this Week’s Theatrical Schedule! “Today on B…

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Sunday, January 7, 2018

Big Sick: Steven Martin Play “Meteor Shower” Cancels Matinee as Two of Four Stars Have Flu by Roger Friedman

It’s not easy doing eight performances a week on Broadway. It’s especially grueling in sub zero temps outside, as the audience — Categories: Featured Theater(Read more..…

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The Winter Bug Hits Broadway! Meteor Shower's Sunday Matinee Cancelled by Lindsey Sullivan

Even leading ladies need sick days once in awhile! Meteor Shower's funny gals Amy Schumer and Laura Benanti have both been struck by winter weather illnesses. As a result, the 3 p.m. per…

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Flu Strikes METEOR SHOWER on Broadway; Sunday Matinee Cancelled by BroadwayWorld

The unusually frigid winter now hitting New York City has made its way to Broadway, as stars of Steve Martin's new comedy Meteor Shower have been struck by winter weather illnesses, resultin…

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January 7 Meteor Shower Matinee Canceled by Mark Peikert

With two of its stars falling victim to the flu, the Sunday matinee of the Steve Martin comedy has been canceled.

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Thursday, January 4, 2018

Top Stage Shows to See in New York: Under the Radar, “Spamilton” by Mark Beech

It’s your last chance. “Junk” and “The Wolves” are coming to the end of their runs in the next few days. So is “Spamilton” – though of course its inspiration “Hamilton” l…

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Tuesday, January 2, 2018

BWW Interview: Jeremy Shamos Shines Bright in METEOR SHOWER by Naomi Serviss

A normal, if a little repressed, Californian couple experience out-of-this-world changes in this Steve Martin comedy.

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - January 2nd - My Fair Lady Tops Upcoming Production Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were The Band's Visit 7.59, Once On this Island 4.23, Spongebob 4.22, School of Rock 2.45 and Come From Away 1.48. The top growing current Broadway …

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BWW Morning Brief January 2nd, 2018: Amy Schumer Talks METEOR SHOWER, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories take a look back on 2017's top curtain call moments, Amy Schumer talks METEOR SHOWER, and more

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Friday, December 29, 2017

VIDEO: Amy Schumer Chats METEOR SHOWER, Her Own Theatre Company and More by Stage Tube

Amy Schumer, currently starring in METEOR SHOWER on Broadway, stopped by Theater Talk to chat about her exciting new adventure on stage. Check out the interview below

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Meteor Shower by David Kaufman

Steve Martin’s old/new wonderful comedy, "Meteor Shower," is about two California couples getting together for the first time--again, and again, and again. Like "Groundhog Day," it keeps s…

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Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Broadway By Design: Beowulf Boritt and Natasha Katz Bring METEOR SHOWER from Page to Stage by Nicole Rosky

In Broadway by Design, BroadwayWorld is shining a spotlight on the stellar designs of this Broadway season, show by show. Today, we continue the series with Beowulf Boritt and Natasha Katz, …

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - December 26th - The Band's Visit and Farinelli and the King Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were The Band's Visit 7.59, Once On this Island 4.23, Spongebob 4.22, School of Rock 2.45 and Come From Away 1.48. The top growing current Broadway …

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Monday, December 25, 2017
Thursday, December 21, 2017

Liz Wollman's Top Ten of 2017 by Elizabeth Wollman

Good golly, Miss Molly, a top-ten list is a hard list to come up with, especially during a year when I found myself escaping to the theater as often as I possibly could. So many choices! So …

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Top Stage Shows to See in New York: Radio City, Scrooge, Carols, Handel and Nutcrackers by Mark Beech

New York is getting all festive with a run of Christmas-themed shows. There are musicals and dance revues galore. Scrooge joins Radio City, Carols and much more on the seasonal calendar.Here…

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How Actor Jeremy Shamos Exploits the Humor in Steve Martin’s Meteor Shower by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony nominee loves to make audiences laugh and goes to some extreme lengths with co-star Keegan-Michael Key to do so.

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Review: Meteor Shower by Elyse Trevers

It takes effort to make a marriage work — sometimes even self-help tapes, movies and therapy sessions.  Corky (Amy Schumer) and Norm (Jeremy Shamos) have been at it for years. Yet the…

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Monday, December 18, 2017

The 19 Best Plays And Musicals Of 2017

1. The Band's Visit Matthew Murphy The off-Broadway production of The Band’s Visit made my list of the best theater of 2016 last December, and while I try to avoid repe…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - December 18th - The Band's Visit and Farinelli and the King Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Once On this Island 6.58, The Band's Visit 6.17, Spongebob 4.43, Dear Evan Hansen 2.66 and School of Rock 2.17. The top growing current Broadwa…

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Sunday, December 17, 2017

This Week on Broadway for December 17, 2017: Hayley Mills by James Marino

James Marino, Michael Portantiere, and Jan Simpson talk with Hayley Mills. We review Meteor Shower, The Children, Farinelli and the King, and Fiasco Theater’s Twelfth Night, or What Yo…

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Saturday, December 16, 2017

METEOR SHOWER – A Steve Martin conundrum hits Broadway by Oscar E Moore

  Twenty minutes into this 80 minute puzzling and slight but bloated idea penned by Steve Martin, there I sat – fourth row on the aisle – at the Booth Theatre – wonder…

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Meteor Shower by Steve Martin - College frat humor at best by Oscar E. Moore

A cliché-ridden sex fantasy farce. A surreal pseudo-intellectual gimmick. Best line – “Just rub it around the rim.” Enough said.

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