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Michael Urie

 
Bio:
Michael Urie can currently be seen hosting the new Discovery+/HGTV competition show “Clipped” and in the new series “The Bite!”, created by Michelle and Robert King. He recently wrapped shooting on the Netflix film, Single All The Way, that will stream this coming holiday season. On ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Michael Urie can currently be seen hosting the new Discovery+/HGTV competition show “Clipped” and in the new series “The Bite!”, created by Michelle and Robert King. He recently wrapped shooting on the Netflix film, Single All The Way, that will stream this coming holiday season. On ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
A New Comedy by Douglas Lyons, 2021
Logan
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2020
Brian
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater's Off-Broadway Revival, 2019
Gregor Bazwald
  [Off-Broadway]
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Off-Broadway Reading, 2019
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2019
Harrison Foy
  [Off-Broadway]
Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Performer
  [Broadway]
Second Stage Broadway Revival Production, 2018
Arnold Beckoff
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Shakespeare Theatre Company Production, 2018
Hamlet
  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Theatre Revival, 2017
Arnold Beckoff
  [Off-Broadway]
Red Bull Theater Adaptation, 2017
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere Production, 2016
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theater Production, 2015
Car
  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2014
Alex More
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2013
Alex More
  [Off-Broadway]
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Production, 2013
Alex More
  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Production, 2011
Yepikhodov
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Bud Frump [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company Production, 2010
Prior Walter [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company Production, 2010
Prior Walter [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2010
Rudi Gernreich
  [US Tour]
US Tour, 0
Arnold Beckoff

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2022]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director

Photos

From left, actor Michael Urie and Center Theatre Group Associate Artistic Director Li Photo

From left, actor Michael Urie and Center Theatre Group Associate Artistic Director Lindsay Allbaugh during the champagne toast on opening night of the World premiere production of ?Tambo & Bones? at C

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Date:
05/09/2022
Actor Michael Urie arrives for the opening night of the World premiere production of  Photo

Actor Michael Urie arrives for the opening night of the World premiere production of ?Tambo & Bones? at Center Theatre Group?s Kirk Douglas Theatre on May 8, 2022. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imagi

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Date:
05/09/2022
Actor Michael Urie arrives for the opening night of the World premiere production of  Photo

Actor Michael Urie arrives for the opening night of the World premiere production of ?Tambo & Bones? at Center Theatre Group?s Kirk Douglas Theatre on May 8, 2022. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imagi

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Date:
05/09/2022
Talene Monahon, Michael Urie, Ryan Spahn, Frances Ruffelle and Amelia Workman Photo

Talene Monahon, Michael Urie, Ryan Spahn, Frances Ruffelle and Amelia Workman

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Date:
03/19/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
A New Comedy by Douglas Lyons, 2021
Logan

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2020
Brian

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater's Off-Broadway Revival, 2019
Gregor Bazwald

  [Off-Broadway]
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Off-Broadway Reading, 2019
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2019
Harrison Foy

  [Off-Broadway]
Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Performer

  [Broadway]
Second Stage Broadway Revival Production, 2018
Arnold Beckoff

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Shakespeare Theatre Company Production, 2018
Hamlet

  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Theatre Revival, 2017
Arnold Beckoff

  [Off-Broadway]
Red Bull Theater Adaptation, 2017
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere Production, 2016
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theater Production, 2015
Car

  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2014
Alex More

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2013
Alex More

  [Off-Broadway]
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Production, 2013
Alex More

  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Production, 2011
Yepikhodov

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Bud Frump [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company Production, 2010
Prior Walter [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company Production, 2010
Prior Walter [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2010
Rudi Gernreich

  [US Tour]
US Tour, 0
Arnold Beckoff

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2022]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director

Michael Urie Biography

Michael Urie can currently be seen hosting the new Discovery+/HGTV competition show “Clipped” and in the new series “The Bite!”, created by Michelle and Robert King. He recently wrapped shooting on the Netflix film, Single All The Way, that will stream this coming holiday season.

On stage, he was most recently seen in back to back New York theatre productions beginning with the Public Theatre’s revival of Tony Kushner’s A Bright Room Called Day, followed by the Broadway premiere of Bess Wohl’s Grand Horizons. Prior to that, he starred in the Tony Award-nominated Broadway revival of Harvey Fierstein Torch Song, following his critically acclaimed performance in the off-Broadway production at Second Stage, earning Lucille Lortel Award and Drama League Award nominations. Michael originated the role of Alex More in Jonathan Tolins’ Buyer & Cellar Off-Broadway, on tour, and in London, for which he 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. More New York theatre credits include: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Broadway), The Government Inspector (Red Bull, Drama League, OCC nominations), Shows For Days (LCT), Homos, Or Everyone In America (Obie Award), 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), and Another Vermeer (HB Playwrights). Regionally, Urie has worked for The Kennedy Center, Shakespeare Theatre Company (Wash. DC), Two River, 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), The Extinction Of Fireflies, 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: “Modern Family,” “Younger,” “The Good Fight,” “The Good Wife,” “Hot In Cleveland,” “Workaholics,” “Partners,” and Marc St. James on “Ugly Betty.” He hosted four seasons of Logo’s “Cocktails And Classics.” Web series: “What’s Your Emergency” (director). Training: Juilliard.

Michael Urie Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2020 - Distinguished Performance Award
Michael Urie, Grand Horizons
 
Drama League Awards - 2018 - Distinguished Performance Award
Michael Urie, Torch Song
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Michael Urie, The Government Inspector
 
The Lortels - 2018 - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play
Michael Urie, Torch Song
 
Obie Awards - 2017 - Performance Gold Star
Michael UrieHomos, or Everyone in America
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Michael Urie, Buyer and Cellar
 
Drama League Awards - 2013 - Distinguished Performance Award
Michael Urie, Buyer and cellar
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Michael Urie, Buyer and Cellar
 
The Lortels - 2010 - Outstanding Lead Actor Gold Star
Michael Urie, The Temperamentals
 
Theatre World Awards - 2010 - Performance Gold Star
Michael Urie, The Temperamentals

Michael Urie News

Play-Turned-Film NORA HIGHLAND About Queer Casting Is Now Streaming On Revry.TV Photo Play-Turned-Film NORA HIGHLAND About Queer Casting Is Now Streaming On Revry.TV
by A.A. Cristi - May 18, 2022

Adapted from the play of the same name, NORA HIGHLAND follows the casting process of a notable gay character in an upcoming Broadway revival and explores the phenomenon of straight performers being lauded for their work in queer roles.

André De Shields to Receive Matador Award for Achievement in Classical Theater at RE Photo André De Shields to Receive Matador Award for Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY Benefit Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

Red Bull Theater today announced that André De Shields will be honored with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY, its benefit event on Monday June 13th at 6pm.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DOUG Starring Drew Droege to Return Off-Broadway for Special Pride Wee Photo HAPPY BIRTHDAY DOUG Starring Drew Droege to Return Off-Broadway for Special Pride Weekend Engagement
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

Producer Michael Urie has announced that Happy Birthday Doug – the comedy written and performed by Drew Droege (the Internet’s “Chloë,” “Drunk History,” “Bob’s Burgers,” RuPaul’s “AJ and the Queen” on Netflix) – will return Off-Broadway for a special Pride weekend engagement for four shows only from June 23-26 at 7:00 PM.

Photos: TAMBO & BONES Opens At Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre Photo Photos: TAMBO & BONES Opens At Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2022

The World premiere production of Dave Harris’ new work, “Tambo & Bones,” opened in Los Angeles at the Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre on May 8 and continues through May 29. Go inside opening night below!

A RemarkaBULL Podversation: Exploring Lady Macbeth with Ismenia Mendes to be Presente Photo A RemarkaBULL Podversation: Exploring Lady Macbeth with Ismenia Mendes to be Presented by Red Bull Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

RED BULL THEATER today announced that its online offerings will continue on Monday May 9th at 7:30 PM with a RemarkaBULL Podversation, Exploring Lady Macbeth with Ismenia Mendes. This event is “Pay What You Can.” All of Red Bull’s online-only programs are FREE. 

Cast Announced for Women-Led Production of DOM JUAN at Bard SummerScape 2022 Photo Cast Announced for Women-Led Production of DOM JUAN at Bard SummerScape 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

The Fisher Center at Bard will present a bold, gender-reframed, era-transcending vision of Molière’s 1665 tragicomedy Dom Juan, conceived and directed by Ashley Tata, with a new translation from NYU Professor of ​​French Literature  and theater scholar Sylvaine Guyot and Fisher Center Artistic Director Gideon Lester.

CW Primetime Listings Announced for the Week of April 24th Photo CW Primetime Listings Announced for the Week of April 24th
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 10, 2022

The CW has announced their Primetime listings for the week of April 24th. Check out the listing below. 

The CW Network Announces Primetime Listings for the Week of April 17th Photo The CW Network Announces Primetime Listings for the Week of April 17th
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 30, 2022

The CW Network has released their primetime television programming for the week of April 17th. Below is the scheduling. 

Photos: Backstage at JANE ANGER With Michael Urie, Ryan Spahn, and More! Photo Photos: Backstage at JANE ANGER With Michael Urie, Ryan Spahn, and More!
by Bruce Glikas - Mar 21, 2022

BroadwayWorld has exclusive photos from backstage at Talene Monahon's JANE ANGER or The Lamentable Comedie of JANE ANGER, that Cunning Woman, and also of Willy Shakefpeare and his Peasant Companion, Francis, Yes and Also of Anne Hathaway (also a Woman) Who Tried Very Hard at Bobos.

Alan Cumming, André De Shields & More Voice Support for The Religious Exemption Acco Photo Alan Cumming, André De Shields & More Voice Support for The Religious Exemption Accountability Project
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2022

Alan Cumming, André De Shields, Alexandra Billings, and Michael Urie are among the celebrities shining a light on how taxpayer dollars are being used to fund LGBTQ+ discrimination at faith-based schools and colleges. 

Michael Urie Videos

VIDEO: Norm Lewis Shouts Out Broadway Debuts at CHICKEN & BISCUITS First Preview VideoVIDEO: Norm Lewis Shouts Out Broadway Debuts at CHICKEN & BISCUITS First Preview
by Stage Tube - Sep 24, 2021

Last night, September 23, marked the first preview of the play Chicken & Biscuits,  by Douglas Lyons, directed by directed by Zhailon Levingston. Following the performance, one of the play's stars, Norm Lewis read the names of every person making their Broadway debut in the production, in onstage and off-stage roles, and invited them onto the stage to be celebrated.

BWW Exclusive: Kristin's Korner with Special Guest Joe Barros! VideoBWW Exclusive: Kristin's Korner with Special Guest Joe Barros!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 18, 2021

In Kristin's Korner, join Kristin Huffman (Broadway: 'Company' as Sarah- flute, sax and piccolo) as she interviews directors, teachers, real estate agents, casting directors, producers, tax consultants, lawyers, actors, and more professionals who will discuss changes and challenges in the entertainment business.

VIDEO: Skylar Astin & Kelly Clarkson Agree 'A Moment Like This' Is Difficult To Sing VideoVIDEO: Skylar Astin & Kelly Clarkson Agree 'A Moment Like This' Is Difficult To Sing
by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2021

Skylar Astin has covered quite a few Kelly Clarkson songs during his TV and film career! He sang 'A Moment Like This' on 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist' and 'Since U Been Gone' on 'Pitch Perfect' and admits that Kelly's songs are quite difficult to nail—and Kelly totally agrees. Tune in for more with Skylar Astin.

BWW TV: Watch Audra McDonald Sing Sondheim and Weill in Sneak Peek of City Center Gal VideoBWW TV: Watch Audra McDonald Sing Sondheim and Weill in Sneak Peek of City Center Gala
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 8, 2020

Catch a sneak peek of the City Center 2020 Gala below as McDonald sings Maxwell Anderson and Kurt Weill's 'It Never Was You' and Stephen Sondheim's 'The Glamorous Life'.

Video Flashback: 92Y's 80th Birthday Celebration For Terrence McNally, Featuring Nath VideoVideo Flashback: 92Y's 80th Birthday Celebration For Terrence McNally, Featuring Nathan Lane, Christine Baranski, Chita Rivera, and More!
by Stage Tube - Apr 5, 2020

In 2018, 92nd Street Y held an 80 birthday celebration for Terrence McNally.

VIDEO: Skylar Astin, Alex Newell, Lauren Graham & More Guess NBC Theme Songs VideoVIDEO: Skylar Astin, Alex Newell, Lauren Graham & More Guess NBC Theme Songs
by Stage Tube - Feb 17, 2020

Watch Jane Levy, Skylar Astin, Lauren Graham, Alex Newell, Peter Gallagher, Mary Steenburgen, John Clarence Stewart and more try to guess famous NBC show theme songs.

VIDEO: Skylar Astin Talks About Filming PITCH PERFECT on TODAY SHOW! VideoVIDEO: Skylar Astin Talks About Filming PITCH PERFECT on TODAY SHOW!
by Stage Tube - Feb 14, 2020

Skylar Astin, who played Jesse Swanson in a?oePitch Perfect,a?? reflects on what inspires him about his character. He remembers the movie's best riff-offs and explores why the movie still resonates. Astin currently stars in a?oeZoey's Extraordinary Playlista?? on NBC.

VIDEO: James Cromwell Talks the 'Grey Divorce' in GRAND HORIZONS VideoVIDEO: James Cromwell Talks the 'Grey Divorce' in GRAND HORIZONS
by Stage Tube - Feb 6, 2020

James Cromwell was a guest on Thursday's episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan to talk about the new play he stars in, Grand Horizons. During the interview, host Kelly Ripa mentioned that the show is based on a 'Gray Divorce,' to with Cromwell replied, 'Evidentally there's an epidemic of divorces for people in their 80s, which in some ways I can understand, having been married three times.'

BWW TV: Jane Alexander, James Cromwell & More Celebrate Opening Night of GRAND HORIZO VideoBWW TV: Jane Alexander, James Cromwell & More Celebrate Opening Night of GRAND HORIZONS
by TV - Opening Night Special - Jan 24, 2020

The Hayes theatre was hoppin' last night as Grand Horizons officially opened on Broadway. Written by Bess Wohl and directed by Leigh Silverman, GRAND HORIZONS stars Jane Alexander (Nancy), James Cromwell (Bill), Priscilla Lopez (Carla), Ben McKenzie (Ben), Maulik Pancholy (Tommy), Ashley Park (Jess), and Michael Urie (Brian). Find out what happened after the curtain came down as BroadwayWorld takes you inside the opening night festivities with the company!

VIDEO: Skylar Astin & Alex Newell Talk Reality TV on TODAY SHOW VideoVIDEO: Skylar Astin & Alex Newell Talk Reality TV on TODAY SHOW
by Stage Tube - Jan 2, 2020

The stars of a?oeZoey's Extraordinary Playlista?? share what they love to watch to unwind, including a?oeThe Devil Wears Pradaa?? and more, for TODAY's a?oeWhat I Watcha?? series.


Michael Urie Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Michael Urie been in?
Michael Urie has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Michael Urie been in?
Michael Urie has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Michael Urie been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Grand Horizons , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Torch Song , Outstanding Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Government Inspector , Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play (The Lortels) for Torch Song , Performance (Obie Awards) for Homos, or Everyone in America , Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Buyer and Cellar , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Buyer and cellar , Outstanding Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Buyer and Cellar Outstanding Lead Actor (The Lortels) for The Temperamentals and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Temperamentals .

What awards has Michael Urie won?
Performance (Obie Awards) for Homos, or Everyone in America Outstanding Lead Actor (The Lortels) for The Temperamentalsand Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Temperamentals.