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Sunday, April 14, 2024

Unofficial Grease Sequel Musical Cool Rider 10th Anniversary Concert Plays London April 14 by Meg Masseron

Aaron Sidwell, Ashleigh Gray, and Kitty Scott-Claus star in the cult favorite, which played a one-week-only West End run in 2014.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM

Dead Outlaw Plays Final Performance Off-Broadway April 14 by Meg Masseron

The new David Yazbek, Erik Della Penna, and Itamar Moses musical follows a real-life outlaw whose dead body becomes a side-show attraction.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM

It's Our Time: Lempicka Opens on Broadway April 14 by Meg Masseron

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

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM
Saturday, April 13, 2024

Joe DiPietro's F***ing Men Returns to London April 13 by Meg Masseron

The play inspired by Arthur Schnitzler's La Ronde had a sold-out run last year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Friday, April 12, 2024

The Look Book: The Stars Stayed Gold at The Outsiders Opening Night by Meg Masseron

The evening offered shimmering tones and an outfit designed by Angelina Jolie.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:18PM

Ronnie Larsen's The Actors to Play Off-Broadway at Theatre Row 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 01:48PM
Thursday, April 11, 2024

Are You Ready to Go On? SIX: The Musical is Looking for Fans to Belt it Out Onstage by Meg Masseron

The special karaoke contest and performance serves as part of their "Sixth of the Month" series, celebrating the musical's second anniversary on Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:18PM

Ben Platt Reveals Dates for The Honeymind Tour by Meg Masseron

Platt tours with his newest album Honeymind, which releases May 31.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM

The Outsiders Opens on Broadway April 11 by Meg Masseron

The stage musical adaptation of S.E. Hinton's novel and Francis Ford Coppola's film is directed by Danya Taymor.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM
Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Shayok Misha Chowdhury, Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig Named 2024 Whiting Award Recipients for Drama by Meg Masseron

The prizes recognize excellence in emerging writing and literary talent.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:18PM

Celebrate National Siblings Day With These Broadway Siblings by Meg Masseron

See how many you didn't realize were related (until now)!

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:06PM

Lempicka Will Release an Original Broadway Cast Recording by Meg Masseron

The biomusical following the life of the artist and exiled aristocrat has three songs already released: "Woman Is," "Perfection," and "Stay."

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:42AM
Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Stay Gold With These New Production Shots From Broadway's The Outsiders by Meg Masseron

The stage musical adaptation of S.E. Hinton's novel and Francis Ford Coppola's film is directed by Danya Taymor.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:24PM

'Nothing Is Stopping Us': A Day in Lorin Latarro's Life as a Choreographer and Mother by Meg Masseron

Playbill followed choreographer Lorin Latarro around as she juggled rehearsals for two different Broadway shows: The Who's Tommy and The Heart of Rock and Roll.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:24PM

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

The biomusical following the life of the artist and exiled aristocrat opens on Broadway this weekend.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:36PM

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Cheyenne Jackson, Rachel Bay Jones, More Lined Up For Harvest Home Benefit Concert by Meg Masseron

The Los Angeles concert benefiting Harvest Home will be music directed by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:32PM

Adam Chanler-Berat and Julian Hornik Selected for Rhinebeck Writers Retreat by Meg Masseron

Chanler-Berat and Hornik were selected for their musical, Assisted, which will now receive an NYC reading following its residency.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:12AM

Constantine Maroulis, Teal Wicks to Star in World Premiere of New Musical East Carson Street at Axelrod by Meg Masseron

The musical following a Pittsburgh family over the course of four decades features a book by Jonathan Rosenberg and music and lyrics by Joe Grusheck.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06AM
Friday, April 5, 2024

See Hillary Clinton and Lin-Manuel Miranda's Fundraiser for President Biden at Suffs on Broadway 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 02:54PM

The Outsiders Broadway Album Sets Release Date; New Track 'Soda's Letter' Available Now to Stream by Meg Masseron

The stage musical adaptation of S.E. Hinton's novel and Francis Ford Coppola's film is directed by Danya Taymor.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:42PM
Thursday, April 4, 2024

New Musical Fusong to Have Industry Reading by Meg Masseron

With a book and lyrics by Christine Toy Johnson and music by Cecilia Lin, the work adapts the novel The Lost Daughter of Happiness.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:06PM

Maia Novi's Invasive Species to Return Off-Broadway This Summer by Meg Masseron

Pulitzer Prize finalist Michael Breslin will once again direct the limited-run production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:54PM

Geffen Playhouse's Fat Ham Officially Opens April 4 by Meg Masseron

Sideeq Heard directs James Ijames' Pulitzer Prize-winning play for the California company.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Helen Hunt in Betrayal, Zora Howard Premiere, Lili-Anne Brown-Directed Color Purple, More in Goodman's 2024-2025 Season by Meg Masseron

The Chicago theatre company will also present a world premiere from Jordan Harrison, directed by David Cromer.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:32PM

Dominique Morisseau, Samuel D. Hunter, Sarah Ruhl Plays Set for Signature's 2024-2025 Season by Meg Masseron

A developmental presentation of a Melis Aker play will also be part of Artistic Director Paige Evans' final season with the Off-Broadway company.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:32PM

See Who's Starring in U.K. Premiere of Between Riverside and Crazy by Meg Masseron

Michael Longhurst will direct the Hampstead Theatre production of Stephen Adly Guirgis' Pulitzer-winning play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18PM

New Musical Comedy The Ghost of John McCain Will Make World Premiere at SoHo Playhouse by Meg Masseron

The musical is a psychological exploration of power, rivalry, and the human condition.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:02AM
Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Laura Benanti's Solo Show Nobody Cares to Return Off-Broadway by Meg Masseron

The Tony winner's solo comedy played three nights only at Audible's Minetta Lane Theatre earlier this year, now returning to the venue for three weeks.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:24PM

Shaina Taub Discusses Suffs on Broadway; Plus See Producers Hillary Clinton and Malala Yousafzai Meet the Company 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 02:54PM
Monday, April 1, 2024

Beth Hyland Named 2024 Recipient of Williamstown Theatre Festival's L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award by Meg Masseron

Hyland will receive receive both a $10,000 award and a $10,000 commission to write another play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:15PM

All that Chat

2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
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
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
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
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards