Monday, November 20, 2017

Broadway Box Office Dips; ‘Once On This Island’ Revival Nears SRO by Jeremy Gerard

Ticket sales on Broadway fell slightly last week, while business remained solid heading into the holiday peak period. The first revival of the musical Once On This Island, running at the ind…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - November 20, 2017 - Once On This Island, The Band's Visit, and Meteor Shower 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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Friday, November 17, 2017

Laura Benanti and Keegan-Michael Key Talk Smart and Silly About Their Hilarious Broadway Pairing in Meteor Shower by Paul Wontorek

As Laura and Gerald, a wild couple that shakes up the lives of a more straight-laced married pair, Tony Award winner Laura Benanti and Emmy winner Keegan-Michael Key are having a blast in th…

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The Broadway.com Show: Laugh with Meteor Shower’s Laura Benanti & Keegan-Michael Key at This Glam Photo Shoot by Broadway.com

Go behind the scenes with Laura Benanti and Keegan-Michael Key as they pose for glam photos and chat about starring in Steve Martin's Meteor Shower.

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The Broadway.com Show: Meteor Shower's Laura Benanti & Keegan-Michael Key, Lady Bird & Hello, Dolly!'s Beanie Feldstein & More by Broadway.com

Hang with Meteor Shower's hilarious Laura Benanti and Keegan-Michael Key at a glam photo shoot, learn all about off-Broadway's Cruel Intentions, get to know Lady Bird and Hello, Doll…

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Broadway’s new ‘It’ boy is 71 years old by Johnny Oleksinski

Jerry Zaks is back where he belongs: on Broadway, where no fewer than three of his shows — “Hello, Dolly!”, “A Bronx Tale” and Steve Martin’s “Meteor Shower” — are on the b…

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Congrats: METEOR SHOWER's Keegan-Michael Key Pops the Question! by BroadwayWorld

Keegan-Michael Key, who makes his Broadway debut in Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER, took to Twitter today to share the news that he and director and producer Elisa Pugliese are engaged

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Meteor Shower Star Keegan-Michael Key Is Engaged by Andy Lefkowitz

Keegan-Michael Key, the Emmy winner who is currently making his Broadway debut in Steve Martin's comedy Meteor Shower, has another reason to celebrate! He popped the question to director…

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Monday, November 13, 2017

SCHUMER & THURMAN LEAD BROADWAY PLAY RESURGENCE by Philip Boroff

The girl with the lower back tattoo can put butts in seats. In its first full week of previews, Steve Martin’s Meteor Shower, starring Amy Schumer, grossed a cool $1 million, according…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - November 13, 2017 - Meteor Shower, The Band's Visit And More Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were The Band's Visit 22.40, Spongebob 7.65, Dear Evan Hansen 1.70, Come From Away 1.34 and School of Rock 1.29. The top growing current Broadway pl…

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Inside the 2017 Drama League Gala Honoring Steve Martin by Hannah Vine

Take a look at the November 6 event which paid tribute to the Meteor Shower playwright and Bright Star co-composer.

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Monday, November 6, 2017

Broadway Box Office Off Again, But Amy Schumer Sparks ‘Meteor Shower’; ‘M. Butterfly’ Spreads Wings by Jeremy Gerard

A week that saw Broadway’s slide continue – all the Brooklyn fans staying home, no doubt, to watch the Dodgers in the World Series – and nearly every show down from the pre…

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

METEOR SHOWER'S Amy Schumer Shares a Theatrical Memory by Alexa Criscitiello

Before tonight's preview of Steve Martin's new comedy, Meteor Shower, one of the show's stars, Amy Schumer, posted a quick theatrical memory of her first appearance in The Sound of Music at …

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Odds & Ends: Carol Burnett Is Anything but 'Shy' in Broadway Cares Holiday Ornament & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Carol Burnett Is Anything but "Shy" in Broadway Cares Holiday Ornament Carol Burnett, one of America's m…

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Kevin Kline Will Host Drama League Salute to Steve Martin by Adam Hetrick

The Bright Star composer and Meteor Shower playwright will be honored by a host of stage and screen stars November 6 at the Plaza Hotel.

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Meteor Shower's Jeremy Shamos on Playing Amy Schumer's Husband, His Hilarious First Run-In with Steve Martin & More by Broadway.com

Tony nominee Jeremy Shamos discusses his latest Broadway gig Meteor Shower, his incredible stage and screen career and more.

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Beyonce to Voice the Role of Nala in The Lion King Remake; Casting Complete by Broadway.com

We just can't wait! As previously speculated, hit singer Beyoncé Knowles-Carter will voice the role of strong-minded lioness Nala in the upcoming live-action remake of The Lion Ki…

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Definitive proof that Amy Schumer is ready for her Broadway debut by Barbara Hoffman

Amy Schumer’s about to make her Broadway debut in Steve Martin’s “Meteor Shower,” which has its first preview on Wednesday. She’s already box-office gold — but can the 36-year-o…

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‘Meteor Shower’ brings in record advance at Booth Theatre by Caitlin Huston

“Meteor Shower” broke the Booth Theatre’s record for advance sales, bringing in more than $7.5 million, its producers announced Wednesday. With that advance, the play has bested the ad…

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METEOR SHOWER Breaks House Record for Largest Advance Sales; Previews Begin Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Before the curtain rises on its first preview, producers Joey Parnes, Sue Wagner, and John Johnson announced today that Steve Martin's new comedy Meteor Shower has broken the Booth Theatre's…

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Amy Schumer and Laura Benanti Star in Steve Martin’s Meteor Shower, Beginning on Broadway November 1 by Ryan McPhee

The comedy also stars Keegan-Michael Key and Jeremy Shamos.

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Amy Schumer Makes Her Broadway Debut as Meteor Shower Begins Performances by Andy Lefkowitz

Meteor Shower, a new comedy by Tony nominee Steve Martin, kicks off Broadway performances at the Booth Theatre on November 1. Four-time Tony winner Jerry Zaks directs the play that will offi…

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Monday, October 30, 2017

Theater Talk: What's New This Fall? Catch a Season Preview! by Theater Talk

In this episode of THEATER TALK, preview the 2017 fall theater season with Michael Musto NewNowNext.com, Patrick Pacheco L.A. Times, Elisabeth Vincentelli The New York Times, The New Yorker,…

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Theater News: Meteor Shower Announces Rush Ticket Policy

The new Broadway comedy is written by Steve Martin.

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Rush Ticket Policy Announced for Broadway’s Meteor Shower, Starring Amy Schumer and Laura Benanti by Andrew Gans

The Steve Martin comedy begins performances November 1.

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METEOR SHOWER To Offer Rush Tickets For Each Performance by BroadwayWorld

Producers Joey Parnes, Sue Wagner, and John Johnson today announced a special rush ticket policy for Steve Martin's new comedy Meteor Shower. Beginning with the first preview performance thi…

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Friday, October 27, 2017

DVR Alert: Amy Schumer & Steve Martin to Talk Broadway's METEOR SHOWER on TODAY by TV News Desk

BWW has learned that on Friday, November 3, Amy Schumer and Steve Martin will stop by NBC's TODAY to talk about the new Broadway play METEOR SHOWER.

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Amy Schumer is an even bigger Broadway star than predicted by Michael Riedel

Back in August, I reported that Amy Schumer, the star of Steve Martin’s new play “Meteor Shower,” was shaping up to be Broadway’s biggest box-office draw this fall. After she sold $1…

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