Steve Martin's Meteor Shower Available for Licensing Through Samuel French | Playbill

Industry News Steve Martin's Meteor Shower Available for Licensing Through Samuel French Martin's earlier comedies Picasso at the Lapin Agile and The Underpants are also available.
Keegan-Michael Key, Jeremy Shamos, Amy Schumer, and Laura Benanti Matthew Murphy

Samuel French has published and holds performance rights for Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, and American Comedy award recipient Steve Martin’s Meteor Shower, which opened on Broadway in November 2017.

Steve Martin Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Meteor Shower joins Martin's two earlier comedies, Picasso at the Lapin Agile and The Underpants, as part of Samuel French’s catalog of plays and musicals.

Meteor Shower premiered regionally in 2016 at The Old Globe in San Diego, California, followed by The Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut, before opening on Broadway in 2017. Directed by Jerry Zaks, the New York cast featured Amy Schumer, Laura Benanti, Keegan-Michael Key, and Jeremy Shamos. Schumer was Tony-nominated for her performance.

“Now that this wonderful Steve Martin comedy is published and available for licensing, regional theaters around the country can look forward to adding Meteor Shower to an upcoming season to the delight of their audiences,” states Bruce Lazarus, Executive Director of Samuel French, Inc. “It features four of the funniest roles in the current contemporary American canon of plays.”


For more information or to request professional or amateur rights, contact a Samuel French Licensing Representative at (866) 598-8449 or visit

First Look at Amy Schumer and Laura Benanti in Meteor Shower on Broadway

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