Off-Broadway's BUYER & CELLAR to Play Final Performance at Barrow Street Theatre on 7/27
New York's longest-running, critically-acclaimed comedy, Buyer & Cellar, now starring Barrett Foa ("NCIS: Los Angeles"), must play its final performance at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street) on Sunday, July 27, 2014. Buyer & Cellar will have played 8 preview performances and 458 regular performances during its Barrow Street engagement where it recouped its initial investment faster than any Off-Broadway show in recent history, and to date has grossed over $4,000,000 in ticket sales.
Jonathan Tolins' Buyer & Cellar will open in London in Spring 2015. Full details to be announced shortly.
The critically-acclaimed comedy Buyer & Cellar, now in its second year, swept the Best of 2013 Theater lists includingThe New York Times, Associated Press, The Hollywood Reporter, New York Post, New York Daily News, NPR, Newsday, The Huffington Post, AM New York, The New York Observer, The Advocate, The Daily Beast, Entertainment Weekly, NBC New York, Playbill, Towleroad, Gay City News and Time Out New York. Buyer & Cellar won the 2014 Lucille Lortel Award and 2013 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Production.
Buyer & Cellar, directed by Stephen Brackett, had its world premiere in April 2013 at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, where it received rave reviews and played a sold-out, extended run before transferring to the Barrow Street Theatre where it opened June 24, 2013.
Buyer & Cellar plays Tuesday through Sunday at 7:30pm and Saturday and Sunday at 2:30pm. There will be no 7:30pmperformances on Friday, July 4. There will be an additional performance on Monday, June 30 at 7:30pm. Tickets may be purchased by phoning 212- 868-4444 or by visiting www.smarttix.com. The Barrow Street Theatre box office opens daily at 1pm.
The first national tour of Buyer & Cellar launched at Chicago's Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place starringMichael Urie ("Ugly Betty"), the Drama Desk Award-winning original star of Buyer & Cellar, on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 to rave reviews. Chris Jones from The Chicago Tribune calls Buyer & Cellar, "Laugh-out-loud fun! A smart and hilarious comedy," with Hedy Weiss of the Chicago Sun-Times adding the show is, "Too good to pass up! A wickedly funny fantasia on Barbra Streisand." Buyer & Cellar continues to book new dates on a national tour that includes engagements at:
-Chicago's Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, now through June 15, 2014.
-Washington D.C.'s Harman Center for the Arts from Friday, June 20, 2014 through Sunday, June 29, 2014.
-Los Angeles' Mark Taper Forum from Wednesday, July 9, 2014 through Sunday, August 17, 2014.
-San Francisco's SHN Curran Theatre from August 19, 2014 through August 31, 2014.
-The Dallas City Performance Hall in Texas from September 3, 2014 through September 6, 2014.
-Toronto's Panasonic Theatre from Wednesday, November 12, 2014 through Thursday, November 30, 2014.