Buyer & Cellar 2013

Run Time:
One hour and 40 minutes
Ages: 13+
Opened: June 24, 2013
Closing: July 27, 2014

Buyer & Cellar - 2013 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

Barrow Street Theatre
27 Barrow Street New York, NY 10014

Alex More has a story to tell. A struggling actor in L.A., Alex takes a job working in the Malibu basement of a beloved megastar. One day, the Lady Herself comes downstairs to play. It feels like real bonding in the basement, but will their relationship ever make it upstairs? Buyer & Cellar is an outrageous comedy about the price of fame, the cost of things, and the oddest of odd jobs.


Buyer & Cellar - 2013 - Off-Broadway Cast

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BUYER & CELLAR Enters Final 2 Weeks of Performances Off-Broadway
by Tyler Peterson - July 14, 2014


Last 2 weeks to see New York's longest-running, critically-acclaimed comedy, Buyer & Cellar, now starring Barrett Foa ("NCIS: Los Angeles"). Buyer & Cellar must play its final performance at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street) on Sunday, July 27, 2014, and will have played 8 preview performances and 458 regular performances during its Barrow Street engagement where it recouped its initial investment faster than any Off-Broadway show in recent history. To date, Buyer & Cellar has grossed over $4,000,000 in ticket sales.

BUYER & CELLAR, Starring Michael Urie, Begins LA Run Tonight
by Courtnie Mele - July 13, 2014


Jonathan Tolins' outrageous new comedy 'Buyer & Cellar' featuring Michael Urie (TV's 'Ugly Betty') opens tonight, July 13, at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum at 7 p.m. Directed by Stephen Brackett, this New York runaway hit continues through August 17.

Michael Urie Stars in BUYER & CELLAR, Beginning Tonight at L.A.'s Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - July 9, 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 (the Music Center, 135 N. Grand Avenue in Downtown L.A. 90012) in Los Angeles, California tonight, July 9, 2014 for a strictly limited engagement through Sunday, August 17, 2014.

BUYER & CELLAR, Starring Michael Urie, to Open 7/13 at CTG's Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - July 8, 2014


Jonathan Tolins' outrageous new comedy 'Buyer & Cellar' featuring Michael Urie (TV's 'Ugly Betty') opens at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum on Sunday, July 13, 2014, at 7 p.m. Directed by Stephen Brackett, this New York runaway hit continues through August 17.

STAGE TUBE: BUYER & CELLAR's Barrett Foa Discusses Babs, L.L. Cool J
by Matt Tamanini - July 8, 2014


On Monday night, Barrett Foa, the star of the longest-running Off-Broadway comedy BUYER & CELLAR, stopped by WNBC. The Broadway vet talked about the show, which closes in just a few weeks, Barbra Streisand, and his day job on NCIS: LA working with L.L. Cool J and Chris O'Donnell.

Michael Urie Stars in BUYER & CELLAR, Opening at L.A.'s Mark Taper Forum Today
by Caryn Robbins - July 8, 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

Last 4 Weeks to See New York's Longest Running Comedy BUYER & CELLAR
by Courtnie Mele - July 1, 2014


Last 4 weeks to see New York's longest-running, critically-acclaimed comedy, Buyer & Cellar, now starring Barrett Foa ('NCIS: Los Angeles'). Buyer & Cellar must play its final performance at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street) on Sunday, July 27, 2014, and will have played 8 preview performances and 458 regular performances during its Barrow Street engagement where it recouped its initial investment faster than any Off-Broadway show in recent history. To date Buyer & Cellar has grossed over $4,000,000 in ticket sales.

BUYER & CELLAR, Starring Michael Urie, to Begin Previews 7/9 at the Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2014


'Buyer & Cellar' featuring Michael Urie begins previews July 9, 2014, at the CTG/Mark Taper Forum. Jonathan Tolins' outrageous new comedy, directed by Stephen Brackett, opens July 13; performances continue through August 17.

Barrett Foa-Led BUYER & CELLAR Celebrates Week of 400s!
by BWW News Desk - June 13, 2014


Buyer & Cellar, New York's longest-running comedy now starring Barrett Foa ('NCIS: Los Angeles,' Avenue Q), will play its 4oothperformance at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street) at 7:30pm, Today, June 13. On Wednesday, June 11, at 2pm, original star and current star of the National tour of Buyer & Cellar, Michael Urie, will play his 400th performance as Alex More, a (fictional) Los Angeles actor who takes a job working in the (very real) basement shopping arcade of Barbra Streisand's Malibu estate. Buyer & Cellar, written by Jonathan Tolins and directed by Stephen Brackett, recouped its initial investment faster than any Off-Broadway show in recent history.

Off-Broadway's BUYER & CELLAR to Play Final Performance at Barrow Street Theatre on 7/27
by Tyler Peterson - June 12, 2014


New York's longest-running, critically-acclaimed comedy, Buyer & Cellar, now starring Barrett Foa ("NCIS: Los Angeles"), must play its final performance at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street) on Sunday, July 27, 2014. Buyer & Cellar will have played 8 preview performances and 458 regular performances during its Barrow Street engagement where it recouped its initial investment faster than any Off-Broadway show in recent history, and to date has grossed over $4,000,000 in ticket sales.

Photo Flash: Michael Urie Celebrates 400th Performance in BUYER & CELLAR in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2014


Original star and current star of the National tour of Buyer & Cellar, Michael Urie, played his 400th performance today, Wednesday, June 11, 2pm matinee, as Alex More. Scroll down for a photo!

Barrett Foa-Led BUYER & CELLAR Celebrates Week of 400s!
by Nicole Rosky - June 10, 2014


Buyer & Cellar, New York's longest-running comedy now starring Barrett Foa ('NCIS: Los Angeles,' Avenue Q), will play its 4oothperformance at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street) at 7:30pm, Friday, June 13. On Wednesday, June 11, at 2pm, original star and current star of the National tour of Buyer & Cellar, Michael Urie, will play his 400th performance as Alex More, a (fictional) Los Angeles actor who takes a job working in the (very real) basement shopping arcade of Barbra Streisand's Malibu estate. Buyer & Cellar, written by Jonathan Tolins and directed by Stephen Brackett, recouped its initial investment faster than any Off-Broadway show in recent history.

Dare BUYER & CELLAR's Barrett Foa to Complete Tony Awards Challenges; Actor Returns as CBS's Social Media Reporter 6/8
by BWW News Desk - June 2, 2014


CBS.com today announced NCIS: LOS ANGELES's Barrett Foa will reprise his role as social media reporter for THE 68TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, which will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Sunday, June 8 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/ delayed PT), on the CBS Television Network.

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!

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.

Barrett Foa Begins Performances Tonight in BUYER & CELLAR!
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014


'NCIS: Los Angeles' star and Broadway veteran Barrett Foa (Mamma Mia!, Avenue Q, ...Spelling Bee) will begin performances as Alex More in the smash hit comedy Buyer & Cellar tonight, 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.

Photo Flash: First Look at Barrett Foa in Off-Broadway's BUYER & CELLAR
by Tyler Peterson - May 23, 2014


'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!

Photo Flash: Jenn Gambatese & Edward Hibbert Visit Michael Urie in BUYER AND CELLAR at Chicago's Broadway Playhouse
by Tyler Peterson - May 22, 2014


Michael Urie, currently starring in the national tour of the 2014 Lucille Lortel Award winning comedy BUYER AND CELLAR, was visited by a pair of fellow Broadway vets at Chicago's Broadway Playhouse last night. Stars of the Lyric Opera House's THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Jenn Gambatese and Edward Hibbert, attended the show and stopped backstage to chat with Urie - check out a photo from their visit below!

Buyer & Cellar History

Other Productions of Buyer & Cellar

2013   Off-Broadway Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Production
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2013   Off-Broadway Original Off-Broadway Production
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2014   US Tour First National Tour
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Buyer & Cellar - 2013 Off-Broadway Awards and Nominations

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Year Ceremony Category Nominee
2014 BroadwayWorld Awards Best Off-Broadway Play Buyer & Cellar
2014 The Lortels Outstanding Solo Show 0

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