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Meteor Shower - 2017 - Broadway

$59-$159

Get ready for the unexpected when Norm and his wife Corky invite another couple to their Ojai backyard to watch a meteor shower in the night sky. As the stars come out and the conversation gets rolling, cocktails flow, tempers flare, and sparks fly-literally. Steve Martin's surprising new comedy takes an offbeat and absurdist look at the comic anxiety lurking just beneath the surface of modern marriage.

Schedule

Running Time: One hour and 30 minutes

Booth Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
222 West 45th St. Seating Chart

Featured Reviews For Meteor Shower


Meteor Shower review – patchy laughter in Amy Schumer's Broadway debut - Guardian
Steve Martin's lump of sight gags, one-liners and situation comedy streaks toward Broadway. A couple v couple amusement first written in the 1990s, it pits a dull, normal pair (Amy Schumer and Jeremy Shamos) against a more devious duo (Keegan-Michael Key and Laura Benanti). Norm and Corky, owners of a tony pad in Ojai, have invited Gerald and Laura over for wine, crab dip and astronomy. Sparks fly. So do asteroids. So do some of the jokes.

Meteor Shower - TimeOut NY
Schumer, in a confident stage debut, is very funny as our conventional but malleable heroine (who claims to suffer from "exploding head syndrome"), and nobody does nice-guy-finally-losing-it quite like Shamos; while Key sometimes seems a bit trapped in Gerald's booming swagger, the marvelous Benanti is hilarious throughout as his lusciously vague, mercurial companion. Yet despite a somewhat strained attempt to explain itself at the end, Meteor Shower never quite coalesces into a convincing whole. Its entertaining moments blaze, then disappear into an empty sky.


 



 

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by BWW News Desk - January 7, 2018
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, resulting in the cancellation of this afternoon's performance.
by Naomi Serviss - January 2, 2018
A normal, if a little repressed, Californian couple experience out-of-this-world changes in this Steve Martin comedy.
by Theater Talk - December 29, 2017
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!
by Nicole Rosky - December 26, 2017
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, who acted as scenic and lighting designers for Broadway's absurd new comedy, Meteor Shower.
by BWW News Desk - December 15, 2017
Two actors with larger-than-life personas - comedian Amy Schumer, now on Broadway in Steve Martin's new hit play Meteor Shower at the Booth Theatre, and avant-garde theater legend Agosto Machado - are subjects of an all-new THEATER TALK.
by TV - Opening Night Special - November 30, 2017
Broadway shined brighter last night with the arrival of Meteor Shower, which officially opened at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th St.). Meteor Showerstars Emmy Award winners Amy Schumer and Keegan-Michael Key, both in their Broadway debut, Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, Tony Award nominee Jeremy Shamos, and is directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks.
by BWW News Desk - November 30, 2017
Broadway shined brighter last night with the arrival of Meteor Shower, which officially opened at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th St.). Meteor Showerstars Emmy Award winners Amy Schumer and Keegan-Michael Key, both in their Broadway debut, Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, Tony Award nominee Jeremy Shamos, and is directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks.
by Jennifer Broski - November 30, 2017
Broadway shined brighter last night with the arrival of Meteor Shower, which officially opened at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th St.). Meteor Shower stars Emmy Award winners Amy Schumer and Keegan-Michael Key, both in their Broadway debut, Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, Tony Award nominee Jeremy Shamos, and is directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks.
by Michael Dale - November 30, 2017
They say communication is the key to a successful relationship. They also say there's such a thing as overdoing it.
by Review Roundups - November 29, 2017
Tonight's the night! Meteor Shower officially opens tonight, Wednesday, November 29 at the Booth Theatre.
by Meet the Cast - November 29, 2017
Tonight's the night! Meteor Shower officially opens tonight, Wednesday, November 29 at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th St.). Meteor Shower stars Emmy Award winners Amy Schumer and Keegan-Michael Key, both in their Broadway debut, Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, Tony Award nominee Jeremy Shamos, and is directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks.
by BWW News Desk - November 28, 2017
Meteor Shower opens tomorrow night, Wednesday, November 29 at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th St.). Meteor Shower stars Emmy Award winners Amy Schumer and Keegan-Michael Key, both in their Broadway debut, Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, Tony Award nominee Jeremy Shamos, and is directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks.
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2017
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!
by Alexa Criscitiello - November 2, 2017
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 age 5. Check out the video below.
by BWW News Desk - November 1, 2017
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 record for the largest advance sales in its 104-year history.
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2017
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 this Wednesday, November 1, a limited number of $40 box seat tickets will be available each day when the Booth Theatre box office (222 West 45th Street) opens.
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2017
Jerry Zaks has had a great year and Amy Schumer is here to point that out. Watch as the pair chats their way through Shubert Alley!
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2017
Amy Schumer, who will make her Broadway debut in Steve Martin's new play Meteor Shower next month, stopped by JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE on ABC to discuss the show.