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BUYER & CELLAR National Tour Begins Performances Tomorrow at SHN Curran Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

New York's runaway hit comedy Buyer & Cellar, about a (fictional) Los Angeles actor who takes a job working in the (very real) basement shopping arcade of Barbra Streisand's Malibu estate, begins performances at San Francisco's SHN Curran Theatre (44 Geary Street) on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 for a strictly limited engagement through Sunday, August 31, 2014. Buyer & Cellar is written by Jonathan Tolins, directed by Stephen Brackett, and produced in San Francisco by Darren Bagert, Dan Shaheen and Ted Snowdon. (more...)

Michael Urie Stars in BUYER & CELLAR, Opening at L.A.'s Mark Taper Forum Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

New York's runaway hit comedy Buyer & Cellar, about a (fictional) Los Angeles actor who takes a job working in the (very real)basement shopping arcade of Barbra Streisand's Malibu estate, begins performances at the Mark Taper Forum (more...)

BUYER & CELLAR Starring Michael Urie Begins Performances in Washington, DC on Friday, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

New York's runaway hit comedy Buyer & Cellar, about a (fictional) Los Angeles actor who takes a job working in the (very real) basement shopping arcade of Barbra Streisand's Malibu estate, begins performances at the Shakespeare Theatre Company's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) in Washington, DC on Friday, June 20, 2014 for a strictly limited engagement through Sunday, June 29, 2014. (more...)

BUYER & CELLAR with Michael Urie Coming to Dallas City Performance Hall, 9/3-6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

The longest running comedy in New York, now in its second smash year, has announced the addition of a Dallas engagement to the first national tour of Buyer & Cellar, the critically acclaimed, award winning play about a (fictional) Los Angeles actor who takes a job working in the (very real) basement shopping arcade of Barbra Streisand's Malibu estate. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Barrett Foa Takes First Official Bow in BUYER & CELLAR
by Walter McBride - May 28, 2014

'NCIS: Los Angeles' star and Broadway veteran Barrett Foa has become the newest employee in Barbra's basement shopping mall in New York's longest running comedy Buyer & Cellar, 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. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from his first official bow below! (more...)

Michael Urie's BUYER & CELLAR National Tour Starts Final Three Weeks in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

BUYER & CELLAR, starring the original New York star Michael Urie ("Ugly Betty"), enters its final three weeks at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut). The first national tour for BUYER & CELLAR launched in Chicago and the six-week engagement will end June 15, 2014 before continuing on its National Tour across North America. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Mandy Gonzalez Returns to 54 Below with LOVE, ALL WAYS
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 16, 2014

Mandy Gonzalez, back by popular demand, returned to 54 Below last night, May 15 (9:30PM), in Love, All Ways- A Musical Retrospective of Triumph and Hilarity. Gonzalez, star of Broadway's Wicked, In the Heights, Lennon and more,performed an unforgettable evening of great music and hilarity, all revolving around love and its crazy themes and variations. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special concert below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Jonathan Groff Visits Christopher J Hanke at BUYER & CELLAR
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Jonathan Groff stopped by BUYER & CELLAR to visit star Christopher J Hanke on May 10. Hanke Tweeted: 'Me & my pal #JonathanGroff do some sensible reading backstage post @BuyerAndCellar' along with an adorable series of images. Check them out below! (more...)

Twitter Watch: Kristin Chenoweth and Anne L. Nathan Visit BUYER AND CELLAR
by BWW Staff - May 12, 2014

Kristin Chenoweth and Anne L. Nathan stopped by Buyer and Cellar this weekend to see star Christopher J. Hanke in the smash hit show and the trio had a lot to tweet about afterwards: (more...)

BUYER & CELLAR National Tour with Michael Urie Opens in Chicago Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

The 2014 Lucille Lortel Award winning smash hit comedy Buyer & Cellar, about a (fictional) Los Angeles actor who takes a job working in the (very real) basement shopping arcade of Barbra Streisand's Malibu estate, officially opens at Chicago's Broadway Playhouse (175 East Chestnut Street) on Saturday, May 10 for a strictly limited engagement through Sunday, June 14. Buyer & Cellar is produced by Darren Bagert, Dan Shaheen, Ted Snowdon and Daryl Roth. (more...)

2014 Lortel Award Winners - HERE LIES LOVE Wins Big, THE OPEN HOUSE Wins Best Play, and FUN HOME Wins Best Musical!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 04, 2014

The 2014 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway will be handed out tonight at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00pm EST, and hosted by acclaimed husband and wife actors and comedians, Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman. This year's event will once again benefit The Actors Fund. BroadwayWorld will be bringing you live updates of the winners! Check back throughout the night to see if your favorites won! (more...)

2014 Lortel Awards Presented Tonight - HERE LIES LOVE and NATASHA, PIERRE... Lead Noms
by BWW Special Coverage - May 04, 2014

The 2014 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway will be handed out on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00pm EST, and hosted by acclaimed husband and wife actors and comedians, Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman. This year's event will once again benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

Photo Flash: BUYER & CELLAR Celebrates Barbra Streisand's Birthday!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

While Barbra Streisand was celebrating her 72nd birthday yesterday, Christopher J. Hanke took to the cellar to wish the greatest star a happy birthday! Following the performance of the smash hit comedy Buyer & Cellar, Hanke started the crowd in a rousing rendition of "Happy Birthday" and brought out a cake and party hats to celebrate. Check out photos from the celebration below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Rita Wilson and Nia Vardalos Visit BUYER & CELLAR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Rita Wilson and "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" star Nia Vardalos headed into the cellar this week with star Christopher J. Hanke and playwright Jonathan Tolins at the smash hit comedy (and 2014 Lucille Lortel Award nominated solo play), Buyer & Cellar at the Barrow Street Theatre. Check out photos of the duo backstage with Hanks and Tolins beRita Wilson and 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' star Nia Vardalos headed into the cellar this week with star Christopher J. Hanke and playwright Jonathan Tolins at the smash hit comedy (and 2014 Lucille Lortel Award nominated solo play), Buyer & Cellar at the Barrow Street Theatre. Check out photos of the duo backstage with Hanke and Tolins below!low! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Le Cirque Cafe's MUSICAL MONDAYS Features Diane Marino Quartet
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 08, 2014

Musical Mondays continued at Le Cirque Cafe last night with the Diane Marino Quartet featuring Harry Allen. M&M Records Recording Artist Diane Marino has recorded, performed, and shared the stage with jazz legends Houston Person, Joe Henderson, Wycliffe Gordon, Harry Allen, Pete Escovedo, Tania Maria, Kirk Whalum, pop music icon Felix Cavaliere and more. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Take a Look at 92Y Lyrics & Lyricists' Rodgers and Hammerstein Celebration, Including Groff, Gonzalez & More
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 06, 2014

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II were established hit makers when they teamed up to make a musical about cowboys and farmers. What follows was a miracle-Oklahoma!, then Carousel and South Pacific; the list of extraordinary hits goes on. On April 5, 6 and 7 get to know these legends even better at Getting to Know You: Rodgers and Hammerstein, Lyrics & Lyricists first look at the two songwriters as a team. Guest artistic director, writer and host Ted Chapin, head of the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, shares an insider's perspective on the pair, gleaned from his years with the Rodgers and Hammerstein families; joined by vocalists Brandon Victor Dixon, Mandy Gonzalez, Jonathan Groff, Rebecca Luker, and Phillipa Soo. BroadwayWorld was there for the first performance- check below for photos from the night! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Christopher J. Hanke in BUYER & CELLAR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

Broadway leading man Christopher J. Hanke (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) began performances as Alex More in the smash hit comedy Buyer & Cellar on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street). Get a first look at him the production below! (more...)

HERE LIES LOVE and NATASHA, PIERRE... Lead 2014 Lortel Awards Nominations for Off-Broadway; Full List!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 01, 2014

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 18 categories and one special award for the 2014 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Lortel Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00pm EST, and hosted by acclaimed husband and wife actors and comedians, Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman. This year's event will once again benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

Tickets to BUYER & CELLAR with Michael Urie at Broadway Playhouse On Sale 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Broadway In Chicago has announced that individual tickets for BUYER & CELLAR, starring Michael Urie will go on-sale to the public Friday, February 28, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. BUYER & CELLAR will play Chicago for a limited engagement beginning May 6, 2014 at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut). Producers Darren Bagert ('Of Mice and Men,' 'The Glass Menagerie'), Dan Shaheen ('Peter and the Starcatcher,' 'The Fantasticks'), Ted Snowdon ('A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder,' 'Spring Awakening') and Daryl Roth ('Kinky Boots,' 'Love Loss and What I Wore') bring this hilarious new comedy to Chicago. (more...)

Christopher J. Hanke Joins BUYER & CELLAR on 3/18; Michael Urie to Launch Tour in May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Producers Darren Bagert, Dan Shaheen and Ted Snowdon just announced that Broadway leading man Christopher J. Hanke (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) will begin performances as Alex More in the smash hit comedy Buyer & Cellar on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street). Current star Michael Urie ("Ugly Betty") will launch the first national tour at Chicago's Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place beginning Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 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. Buyer & Cellar, starring Michael Urie will then play Los Angeles' Mark Taper Forum for six weeks from Wednesday, July 9, 2014 through Sunday, August 17, 2014. Buyer & Cellar will play additional cities through December 2014 including a four-week engagement at Toronto's Panasonic Theatre from Wednesday, November 12, 2014 through Thursday, November 30, 2014 (Casting TBD). Buyer & Cellar, which recouped its initial investment faster than any Off-Broadway show in recent history and continues to break box office records, is written by Jonathan Tolins and directed by Stephen Brackett. (more...)

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