BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge - SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Michael Urie
Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured stage, screen and television star Michael Urie, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge, and you can check it out below!
For originating the role of Alex More in BUYER & CELLAR at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater this spring, Urie received the Drama Desk Award, Clarence Derwent Award, and nominations for the Drama League and Outer Critics Circle awards. New York theatre credits include How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Broadway), The Cherry Orchard (CSC), Angels in America (Signature), The Temperamentals (Lucille Lortel, Drama Desk and Theatre World awards, Drama League nomination), The Revenger's Tragedy (Red Bull), Another Vermeer (HB Playwrights). Regionally, Urie has worked for The Old Globe, Vineyard Playhouse, South Coast Rep, Seattle Rep, Folger Shakespeare, Barrington Stage, Hyde Park (Austin) and The Blank (L.A.). His film credits include He's Way More Famous Than You (also directed), Thank You for Judging (co-director/exec. producer), Beverly Hills Chihuahua, WTC View, Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life, The Decoy Bride, Petunia and the upcoming Such Good People, The Hyperglot (director) and Grantham & Rose (exec. producer). On TV, Urie has appeared in "Hot in Cleveland," "Partners" and as Marc St. James on "Ugly Betty."
Off-Broadway's BUYER & CELLAR -- starring Urie -- played its 100th performance on Sept 20 at the Barrow Street Theatre, where it is currently playing an open-ended run and continues to break box office records.
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