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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Video: See Billy Porter and Joaquina Kalukango Perform the Songs of Jelly's Last Jam by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

The show will begin performances February 21 at New York City Center.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:54PM
Friday, January 5, 2024

Watch: Eden Espinosa Sings 'Woman Is' in New Lempicka Music Video by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

The Wicked star will lead the Broadway biomusical following the life of artist and exiled aristocrat Tamara de Lempicka.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:06PM
Friday, December 8, 2023

'It's Very Handmade': Sara Bareilles Talks Bringing Waitress to the Big Screen by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

Filmed during the musical's 2021 Broadway return, the live stage capture hit movie theatres December 7.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM

The Outsiders Reveals Full Broadway Casting by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

Previews of the new musical will begin in March 2024 at the Jacobs Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:12AM
Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Wicked Part Two: For Good Will Include New Songs by Stephen Schwartz by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

The second installment of the two-part screen adaption will provide some bonus Oz magic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:02PM

Reviews: What Do Critics Think of Mary Kathryn Nagle's Manahatta Off-Broadway? by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

Laurie Woolery is directing the Public Theater production about a young Native woman reconnecting with her ancestral homeland.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:18AM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Reviews: What Do Critics Think of the Musical Wonka Prequel Film? by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

The prequel to the Roald Dahl favorite stars Timothée Chalamet.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:36AM
Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Get a 1st Look at The Book Thief Musical With New Music Video and Production Photos by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

The Markus Zusak novel has been adapted by the writing team behind Off-Broadway's Between The Lines.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:19AM
Monday, September 18, 2023

Go Behind the Scenes of the Immersive Technology of Here Lies Love With David Byrne and the Designers by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

The production utilizes a pioneering audio sound system called L-ISA, consisting of over 220 speakers around the theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:19PM
Thursday, September 14, 2023

Go Inside Rehearsals for The Curtain's Romeo and Juliet, A New Adaption Set in the Jazz Age by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

New Jersey's Shakespeare@ relaunches as The Curtain with the production, directed and adapted by Sean Hagerty.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:37PM
Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Photos: Get a 1st Look at Andrew Keenan-Bolger, James Daly, More in Dracula: A Comedy of Terrors by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

The Monty Python-style send-up of the Bram Stoker classic is currently haunting Off-Broadway's New World Stages.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:03AM
Friday, September 8, 2023

Josh Groban, Annaleigh Ashford-Led Sweeney Todd Releases Cast Album September 8 by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

The Broadway revival had previously released several tracks as sneak peeks.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:49AM
Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Caitlin Cook Fringe Hit The Writing on the Stall Opens at SoHo Playhouse September 6 by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

The comedian's one-woman confessional is described as a "grafitti musical."

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM

Caitlin Cook Brings Fringe Hit The Writing on the Stall Opens to SoHo Playhouse September 6 by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

The comedian's one-woman confessional is described as a "grafitti musical."

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM
Thursday, August 31, 2023
Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Neil Patrick Harris Will Direct Kennedy Center Tick, Tick...Boom! by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

Jonathan Larson's musical follows Rent writer Larson during a milestone birthday in 1990, against the backdrop of the AIDS epidemic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:55AM
Thursday, August 24, 2023

Alice by Heart Available for Licensing for Limited Time Through Music Theatre International by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

Inspired by Alice in Wonderland, Steven Sater, Duncan Sheik, and Jessie Nelson's musical played a world-premiere run Off-Broadway at MCC Theater in 2019.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:07AM
Monday, August 21, 2023

Harmony Releases 2nd Single; Date Set for Release of Broadway Cast Recording by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

The Barry Manilow-Bruce Sussman musical will begin previews October 18 at the Barrymore Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:07PM

Get a 1st Listen to 'Mrs. De Winter Is Here' From English-Language Premiere of Rebecca by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

A planned 2012 Broadway bow was canceled following an international fraud scheme.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:07AM
Thursday, August 17, 2023

Check Out New Portraits of Broadway's Purlie Victorious Company by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

Leslie Odom Jr. will return to Broadway in Ossie Davis' play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:19PM

Get a 1st Look at Free Public Works The Tempest Musical, Starring Renée Elise Goldsberry by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

The Free Shakespeare in the Park production also features Anthony Chatmon II, Jo Lampert, Joél Pérez, and Theo Stockman.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:49PM
Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Broadway's Gutenberg! The Musical to Mark Box-Office Opening With Specially Priced Tickets by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

Andrew Rannells, who will co-star with Josh Gad, will be part of the ticket event.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:07AM

Photos: Get a 1st Look at Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors Off-Broadway by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

Starring Jordan Boatman, Arnie Burton, and Andrew Keenan-Bolger, the new play is a Monty Python-style send-up of the Bram Stoker classic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:19AM
Monday, August 14, 2023
Thursday, August 10, 2023

Video: Watch Stirring Curtain Call Speeches as Ben Platt, Micaela Diamond, and Parade Company Take Final Bows by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony-winning revival of the Jason Robert Brown-Alfred Uhry musical played its final performance August 6.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33PM
Saturday, August 5, 2023

Josh Groban, Annaleigh Ashford-Led Sweeney Todd Announces Original Cast Album Release Date by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

The Broadway revival had previously released several tracks as sneak peaks.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:04AM
Sunday, July 30, 2023

American Repertory Theater's Evita Closes Early Due to COVID-19 Cases in the Company by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

Directed by Sammi Cannold, the Massachusetts run follows a staging of the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical at New York City Center.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:43PM
Sunday, July 16, 2023

Get an Inside Look at Here Lies Love With A New Trailer by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

With music by Grammy, Tony, and Oscar winner David Byrne and Grammy winner Fatboy Slim, the disco musical tells the story of Filipino First Lady Imelda Marcos.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:49AM
Wednesday, July 12, 2023

New York, New York Ensemble Receives Actors' Equity Association's Outstanding Broadway Chorus Award by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

The annual award was the first award within the theatre industry to honor choruses and ensembles in the original companies of Broadway musicals.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:37AM
Friday, July 7, 2023

See James Pickens Jr. and Richard Kind in Rehearsal for A Tailor Near Me by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

Michael Tucker has penned the new work about a custom suit that changes lives.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:04AM

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