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Drew Droege and Michael Urie Team Up for BRIGHT COLORS AND BOLD PATTERNS, Beginning Tonight at Barrow Street

After sold out runs across the country, Drew Droege (Drunk History, Bob's Burgers, and the internet's "Chloe") returns to New York for a three night limited engagement of Bright Colors And Bold Patterns at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow St, New York) from tonight, September 16, through September 18 before transferring to Celebration Theatre in Los Angeles.

Written and performed by Drew Droege, Bright Colors And Bold Patterns is a riotous new solo play that storms the stage with ferocity and wit, called a "sidesplitting rant on gay marriage" and "hilariously expressive minimalist perfection" by critics (Annenberg Digital News, Stage Happenings LA) when it last ran in Los Angeles.

Josh and Brennan are about to get married in Palm Springs on a lovely Saturday afternoon. However, the night before becomes a drunken, drug-fueled scream riot, because their friend Gerry has arrived, furious that their invitation says "please refrain from wearing bright colors or bold patterns". In the struggle for equality, what do we really want? What do we lose? And is there any cocaine left?

Looking forward to collaborating with Droege, Urie says: "I cannot wait for Barrow Street's audience to experience Drew Droege live, he is the funniest person I know and his play is food (and drink) for thought."

The limited engagement will play three performances at Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow St, New York): Friday, September 16 at 8pm, Saturday, September 17 at 8pm, and Sunday, September 18 at 5pm.

All tickets are $25 and are available online at www.brightcolorsandboldpatterns.com, in person at the Barrow Street Theatre box office open daily at 1pm, or by calling (866) 811-4111.

For more information visit www.brightcolorsandboldpatterns.com.

Drew Droege is best known for his online parody videos of downtown indie it girl darling Chloe Sevigny, featured in The Advocate, Entertainment Weekly, Huffington Post, named one of the Best Web Series Of All Time by TimeOut New York, and most recently featured in Marc Jacobs' 2016 Spring campaign. He's a regular on the Logo series "Cocktails & Classics" and has appeared on "Transparent," "Bob's Burgers," "Drunk History," "2 Broke Girls," "House Of Lies," "Kroll Show," "Key & Peele," "MTV's Acting Out," "New Girl," "Happy Endings," "How I Met Your Mother," and "Baby Daddy." He can be seen in upcoming films "Ideal Home," "The 4th," "The Circle," "Open," as well as last year's "Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse," "You're Killing Me," and "Eating Out: Drama Camp." He is an alum of The Groundlings and Upright Citizens Brigade theaters in Los Angeles, where he performs regularly. He's currently starring in The Unauthorized Musical Parody of Troop Beverly Hills at Rockwell Table & Stage, where he last portrayed Miranda Priestly in their parody of The Devil Wears Prada. He's an Outfest award winner, one of OUT magazine's Out 100, and host of a new podcast, Drew Droege's Minor Revelations on Feral Audio.

Michael Urie For originating the role of Alex More in Jonathan Tolins' Buyer & Cellar Off-Broadway, on tour, and in London, Urie received the Drama Desk Award, Clarence Derwent Award, the Lucille Lortel Award, LA Drama Critics Award, and nominations for the Drama League and Outer Critics Circle Awards. Michael recently reprised Buyer & Cellar at Westport Country Playhouse where WNET recorded it and will air it on PBS as part of their Theatre CloseUp series in the fall of 2016. New York Theater credits include How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Broadway), Shows for Days (Lincoln Center Theater), The Cherry Orchard (Classic Stage Company), Angels in America (Signature Theatre), The Temperamentals (Lucille Lortel, Drama Desk and Theatre World awards, Drama League nomination),The Revenger's Tragedy (Red Bull Theater), Another Vermeer (HB Playwrights). Regionally, Urie has worked for Two River Theater, The Old Globe, Vineyard Playhouse, South Coast Rep, Seattle Rep, Folger Shakespeare, Barrington Stage, Hyde Park (Austin), and The Blank (L.A.) Film: 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, Such Good People, The Hyperglot (director), and Grantham & Rose (exec. producer). TV: Gavin Sinclair on "Modern Family," "Younger," "Workaholics," "The Good Wife," "Hot in Cleveland," "Partners" and Marc St. James on "Ugly Betty." He currently hosts the Logo series "Cocktails & Classics." Web series: "What's Your Emergency" (director). Training: Juilliard.

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