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Bio:
Broadway: Be More Chill (Lyceum Theater). Off-Broadway: Be More Chill (Signature and Two River Theaters), The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical (Theaterworks USA/National Tour), Buyer & Cellar (Rattlestick and Barrow Street Theaters/National Tour/London’s Menier Chocolate Factory), The ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Be More Chill (Lyceum Theater). Off-Broadway: Be More Chill (Signature and Two River Theaters), The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical (Theaterworks USA/National Tour), Buyer & Cellar (Rattlestick and Barrow Street Theaters/National Tour/London’s Menier Chocolate Factory), The ... (read complete bio)
Michael Urie's Livestream Performance of BUYER & CELLAR Raises Over $200,000 Photo Michael Urie's Livestream Performance of BUYER & CELLAR Raises Over $200,000
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020

The Sunday, April 19th livestream performance of Buyer & Cellar has raised $209,262 and counting for the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund.

VIDEO: Michael Urie Reprises BUYER & CELLAR Role for Livestream Benefit Tonight at 8p Photo VIDEO: Michael Urie Reprises BUYER & CELLAR Role for Livestream Benefit Tonight at 8pm; Watch Live!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2020

Michael Urie reprises his role in a livestreamed one-night-only performance of Buyer & Cellar tonight, April 19, at 8pm! The site-specific performance, broadcast live from the living room of his apartment, will  benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund.

HEROES OF THE FOURTH TURNING and A STRANGE LOOP Earn Awards from New York Drama Criti Photo HEROES OF THE FOURTH TURNING and A STRANGE LOOP Earn Awards from New York Drama Critics' Circle
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2020

The New York Drama Critics' Circle today named Will Arbery's Heroes of the Fourth Turning best play of the 2019-20 season. The award for best musical went to Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop. The selections were made at the organization's 85th annual voting meeting on April 15.

Breaking: THE WRONG MAN, A STRANGE LOOP & More Nominated for Lucille Lortel Awards- U Photo Breaking: THE WRONG MAN, A STRANGE LOOP & More Nominated for Lucille Lortel Awards- Updating Live!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020

Nominations for the 35th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were announced today by theatre veterans Jeremy Jordan and Ashley Spencer. The Awards will be presented during a special online event on Sunday, May 3, broadcast on the official website - www.LortelAwards.org - beginning at 7:00pm ET. A virtual 'host' and presenters will be announced at a later date. As always, the Lortel Awards will be a benefit for The Actors Fund and fans are encouraged to make donations at actorsfund.org/Lortel. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League and the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation. Additional support is provided by TDF.

Michael Urie Will Reprise BUYER & CELLAR Role for Livestream Benefit Photo Michael Urie Will Reprise BUYER & CELLAR Role for Livestream Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020

Obie, Lortel, and Drama Desk Award- winner Michael Urie (Grand Horizons, Torch Song) will reprise his role in a livestreamed one-night-only performance of Buyer & Cellar to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund. The site-specific performance will broadcast live from the living room of his apartment on Sunday, April 19 at 8pm. Watch live on Youtube!

Wake Up With BWW 3/10: Women's Day on Broadway, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 3/10: Women's Day on Broadway, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 10, 2020

Today's top stories: Today is Women's Day On Broadway! Plus, a look at Rob McClure in Mrs. Doubtfire, pre-Broadway runs announced for A Strange Loop and Some Like it Hot, and more!

A STRANGE LOOP Announces D.C. Run And Broadway Ambitions Photo A STRANGE LOOP Announces D.C. Run And Broadway Ambitions
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020

Woolly Mammoth Theatre has announced it will launch its 41st Season with the 'pre-Broadway' production of Michael R. Jackson's hit musical, A STRANGE LOOP, directed by Stephen Brackett, choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly, and music directed by Rona Siddiqui. 

Michael Urie Returns To BUYER & CELLAR For Two Nights Only To Benefit Pride Plays At  Photo Michael Urie Returns To BUYER & CELLAR For Two Nights Only To Benefit Pride Plays At Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020

Obie, Lortel, and Drama Desk Award-Winner Michael Urie (Grand Horizons) will reprise his award-winning performance in Buyer & Cellar for two performances only to benefit Pride Plays and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's 25th Anniversary. Performances will take place on April 10 at 8pm and April 11 at 8pm at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (224 Waverly Place).

Applications Are Now Open Now for 2021 Page 73 Playwriting Fellowship Photo Applications Are Now Open Now for 2021 Page 73 Playwriting Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020

PAGE 73 PRODUCTIONS (Page 73) (Michael Walkup, Artistic Director; Amanda Feldman, Managing Director; Rebecca Yaggy, Director of Development; Liz Jones and Asher Richelli, Founding Directors) announced today that applications are open for the 2021 Page 73 Playwriting Fellowship and the Interstate 73 Writers Group.

BE MORE CHILL Announces All-Chicago Cast for Apollo Theater Run Photo BE MORE CHILL Announces All-Chicago Cast for Apollo Theater Run
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020

On the heels of its opening in London, the Broadway musical Be More Chill has announced an all-Chicago cast for its the first North American post-Broadway production at the Apollo Theater.

BE MORE CHILL Extends in London Until 14 June 2020; Will Become the Longest Running S Photo BE MORE CHILL Extends in London Until 14 June 2020; Will Become the Longest Running Show At The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020

Be More Chill has announced a six-week extension. It will now run at The Other Palace in London until Sunday 14 June 2020, making it the longest running musical at London's The Other Palace.

ZACH Theatre Will Bring New Work to the Forefront With THE LAUNCH TABLE: NEW WORK REA Photo ZACH Theatre Will Bring New Work to the Forefront With THE LAUNCH TABLE: NEW WORK READING SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020

ZACH Theatre will bring new work to the forefront with its initiative, The Launch Table: New Work Reading Series beginning this February. The development of new and re-imagined work has always been a part of ZACH's fabric, and through this new platform, ZACH will provide artists a home for new work to live and thrive. The Launch Table will offer writers and artists invaluable feedback needed to further develop their art. The first reading will be The Very Extraordinary Mr. Law by Jeffrey LaHoste on Tuesday, February 25, 2020.

Review Roundup: What Did London Critics Think Of BE MORE CHILL? Photo Review Roundup: What Did London Critics Think Of BE MORE CHILL?
by Review Roundups - Feb 19, 2020

Be More Chill opened in London last night at The Other Palace! It's based on the groundbreaking novel of the same name by Ned Vizzini, with original music and lyrics by Joe Iconis and a book by Joe Tracz. Let's see what the critics think!

The Playwrights Realm Will Present 2020 INK'D Festival of New Plays Photo The Playwrights Realm Will Present 2020 INK'D Festival of New Plays
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

The Playwrights Realm (Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereira) will presents the 2020 INK'D Festival of New Plays, showcasing new works by this year's Realm Writing Fellows Tanya Everett, Maya Macdonald, Tasha Gordon-Solmon, and Christopher Reyes (February 24-27). The festival's plays offer vast tonal and stylistic variation while cohering around complex contemplations of structural issues. INK'D has proven to be an indispensable launching pad for the voices driving the future of playwriting. This year's powerful slate continues to introduce audiences to a diversity of fresh perspectives, thereby underscoring theater's potential to expand the possibilities of dramatic storytelling and engage with the world around it.

TCG Gala: OUR STORIES Will Feature Performances by A STRANGE LOOP and SOFT POWER Photo TCG Gala: OUR STORIES Will Feature Performances by A STRANGE LOOP and SOFT POWER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, has shared the entertainment and performers for the 2020 TCG Gala: Our Stories, which will be held on Monday, February 3, 2020, at The Edison Ballroom (240 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036).

Page 73 Has Named Emma Goidel the 2020 Playwriting Fellow Photo Page 73 Has Named Emma Goidel the 2020 Playwriting Fellow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020

PAGE 73 PRODUCTIONS (Page 73) (Michael Walkup, Artistic Director; Amanda Feldman, Managing Director; Rebecca Yaggy, Director of Development; Liz Jones and Asher Richelli, Founding Directors) has named Emma Goidel the 2020 Page 73 Playwriting Fellow. Selected from over 400 applicants, Goidel will receive a $10,000 award and an additional $10,000 budgeted for developing several new plays over the course of the year.

Nikkole Salter, Portia and More to Star in Page 73's STEW Photo Nikkole Salter, Portia and More to Star in Page 73's STEW
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019

Page 73 (Michael Walkup, Artistic Director; Amanda Feldman, Managing Director; Rebecca Yaggy, Director of Development; Liz Jones and Asher Richelli, Founding Directors) have announced complete casting for the world premiere of STEW, written by Zora Howard (Premature, IFC Films) and directed by Colette Robert (Behind the Sheet). Performances of STEW begin on Monday, January 20 at the Walkerspace Theatre for a limited run through Saturday, February 22. Opening night is set for Saturday, February 1.

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL Announces 2020-2021 National Tour Photo THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL Announces 2020-2021 National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019

Following the conclusion of its strictly limited 16-week holiday engagement on Broadway, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical will return to the road for a national touring production in the 2020-2021 season.

BE MORE CHILL to Premiere in Chicago in April Photo BE MORE CHILL to Premiere in Chicago in April
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

Be More Chill, the mind-bendingly fun, smash hit Broadway musical, comes to Chicago in a new production at the Apollo Theater. Based on the novel by Ned Vizzini, Be More Chill features music and lyrics by Tony nominee Joe Iconis and book by Joe Tracz. The Chicago production is led by the original creative team of Director Stephen Brackett and Choreographer Chase Brock. Be More Chill starts performances April 17, 2020, at the Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. The Opening is April 26, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

Casting Announced For UK Production of BE MORE CHILL - Scott Folan, Blake Patrick And Photo Casting Announced For UK Production of BE MORE CHILL - Scott Folan, Blake Patrick Anderson, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019

Casting for the UK premiere of Be More Chill, the mind-bendingly fun, smash hit Broadway musical was announced today.

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