Photo Flash: First Look at Barrett Foa in Off-Broadway's BUYER & CELLAR
"NCIS: Los Angeles" star and Broadway veteran Barrett Foa will become the newest employee in Barbra's basement shopping mall in New York's longest running comedy Buyer & Cellar, next Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street). For the past five seasons, Barrett Foa has co-starred opposite LL Cool J and Chris O'Donnell as tech geek Eric Beale on CBS' top-rated hit series "NCIS: Los Angeles" which is currently the #2 show on television. Buyer & Cellar, now in its second smash year, recouped its initial investment faster than any Off-Broadway show in recent history, is written by Jonathan Tolins and directed by Stephen Brackett. Check out a firstl ook at Foa as Alex More below!
The critically-acclaimed hit comedy Buyer & Cellar swept the Best of 2013 Theater lists including The 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 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, and currently stars Broadway's Christopher J. Hanke (How to Succeed...) through Sunday, May 25, 2014.
Buyer & Cellar plays Tuesday through Sunday at 7:30pm and Saturday and Sunday at 2:30pm. There will be no 7:30pm performances on Sunday, June 8 and Friday, July 4. There will be additional performances on Wednesday, June 11 at 2:30pmand 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 starring Michael Urie ("Ugly Betty") launched at Chicago's Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place 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 will continue its Chicago engagement through Sunday, June 15, 2014, followed by an engagement at Washington D.C.'s Harman Center for the Arts from Friday, June 20, 2014 through Sunday, June 29, 2014. Urie will then take Buyer & Cellar to Los Angeles' Mark Taper Forum for six weeks from Wednesday, July 9, 2014 through Sunday, August 17, 2014, followed by an engagement at the SHN Curran Theatre in San Francisco from August 19, 2014 through August 31, 2014.