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by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Montreal's Productions Opéra Concept MP presents the Toronto premiere of Another Brick in the Wall: The Opera, inspired by the era-defining 1979 album The Wall, on stage November 13a?"14, 16a?"17, and 23, 2019 at Meridian Hall (formerly the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Montreal's Productions Opéra Concept MP presents the Toronto premiere of Another Brick in the Wall: The Opera, inspired by the era-defining 1979 album The Wall, on stage November 13a?"14, 16a?"17, and 23, 2019 at Meridian Hall (formerly the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts). The trailblazing production sets the poetic lyrics of British rock legend Roger Waters to a bold new lyrical score by award-winning Montreal-based composer Julien Bilodeau. This opera hybrid reflects on the nature of dreams and the price of fame a?" artfully amplified by eye-popping video projections and powerful vocal performances a?" and performed by more than 100 Canadian artists, including a 51-piece orchestra.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018
Playhouse on Park is proud to announce the phenomenal cast for Dale Wasserman's One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, opening on October 31. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
Producing Artistic Director Ethan Paulini and the Weathervane Theatre, a professional, award-winning, equity theatre in Whitefield, NH, is proud to announce the a?oefantastically funnya?? (NY Post) Buyer & Cellar as part of Weathervane Theatre's 55th summer season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018
Brian Evans, who Grammy Magazine has called one of the top five crooners of this generation, will record the first Spanish sung song of his career.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018
A shopping mall with only one celebrity customer? Find out more when Island City Stage opens the 2018-19 season with Jonathan Tolins' hit Off-Broadway comedy 'Buyer and Cellar'.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2018
A shopping mall with only one celebrity customer? Find out more when Island City Stage opens the 2018-19 season with Jonathan Tolins' hit Off-Broadway comedy 'Buyer and Cellar'.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2018
A shopping mall with only one celebrity customer? Find out more when Island City Stage opens the 2018-19 season with Jonathan Tolins' hit Off-Broadway comedy 'Buyer and Cellar'.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2018
A shopping mall with only one celebrity customer? Find out more when Island City Stage opens the 2018-19 season with Jonathan Tolins' hit Off-Broadway comedy 'Buyer and Cellar'.
by TV News Desk - Nov 26, 2018
A stunning portrait of a family trying to maintain their culture and traditions as war rages around them, the graceful historical drama THE GUARDIANS is the latest offering from the acclaimed French filmmaker Xavier Beauvois, whose previous films include the award-winning Of Gods and Men and The Price of Fame.
by Stage Tube - Nov 17, 2018
A shopping mall with only one celebrity customer? Find out more when Island City Stage opens the 2018-19 season with Jonathan Tolins' hit Off-Broadway comedy 'Buyer and Cellar'. Check out photos from the production in the video slideshow below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018
A shopping mall with only one celebrity customer? Find out more when Island City Stage opens the 2018-19 season with Jonathan Tolins' hit Off-Broadway comedy 'Buyer and Cellar'.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018
A&E Network presents a Biography(R) limited original series, 'Cultureshock.' The five-part documentary series takes an in-depth look at the untold stories behind watershed moments in pop culture that have had a lasting impact on our society. Produced by Meredith's Four M Studios in association with Entertainment Weekly, each episode of 'Cultureshock' will shed light on the untold stories behind the big, unforgettable moments, helmed by an acclaimed director with the full participation of key players from each story. The series premieres on Monday, June 25 at 9pm ET/PT with 'Michael Jackson's Final Curtain Call,' a profound look at Jackson's final days timed to the anniversary of the pop icon's untimely and devastating death.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019
Emmy Award winner and Chicago Musical Theatre and Cabaret performer Scott Gryder has been cast as the principal character in Pride Films and Plays' upcoming production of Jonathan Tolins's one-man comedy BUYER & CELLAR, according to the production's director Donterrio Johnson. Gryder will play all the characters in Tolin's comedy, but most notably, the role of Alex More - a struggling actor who takes a job managing a make-believe shopping mall in the basement of Barbra Streisand's Malibu home.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018
Actress and activist, Lindsay Lohan, has teamed up with Lawyer.com? to help consumers access quality legal services. For many consumers, navigating the complexities of various types of law is challenging and connecting with qualified lawyers is nearly impossible. Lohan is working with Lawyer.com to help raise awareness and connect people in ?challenging circumstances with top local lawyers. Since its founding in 2009, Lawyer.com has focused on building advanced matching technology and a team of specialists who guide inexperienced consumers to successful lawyer matches.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018
Alex More (charmingly played by Montreal English Theatre Award nominee Donald Rees) has hit a career road block when he catches a break and is hired for a mysterious job at an undisclosed location. What location? None other than the home of one of the greatest living legends, Barbra Streisand, who happens to have a mall in her basement! Presented by Brave New Productions (celebrating 15 years) as part of the St-Ambroise Montreal Fringe Festival, Buyer & Cellar runs from June 6-16 (see various times below) at Theatre Sainte Catherine. A hit at last year's Canada Pride Montreal and BroadwayWorld Montreal Award nominated for Best Play and winner of Best Leading Actor, the show returns for seven final performances. Buyer & Cellar is an outrageous comedy about the price of fame, the cost of things, and the oddest of odd jobs.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018
Alex More (charmingly played by Montreal English Theatre Award nominee Donald Rees) has hit a career road block when he catches a break and is hired for a mysterious job at an undisclosed location. What location? None other than the home of one of the greatest living legends, Barbra Streisand, who happens to have a mall in her basement! Presented by Brave New Productions (celebrating 15 years) as part of the St-Ambroise Montreal Fringe Festival, Buyer & Cellar runs from June 6-16 (see various times below) at Theatre Sainte Catherine. A hit at last year's Canada Pride Montreal and BroadwayWorld Montreal Award nominated for Best Play and winner of Best Leading Actor, the show returns for seven final performances. Buyer & Cellar is an outrageous comedy about the price of fame, the cost of things, and the oddest of odd jobs.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2019
On this day in 2013, the hit play Buyer And Cellar opened at the Barrow Street Theatre, starring television and film star, Michael Urie!
by TV News Desk - Jun 17, 2019
REELZ today announced new original programming for July 2019 including six returning series, five new specials and the U.S. premiere of Air Crash Confidential about harrowing real life disasters that were made into movies. Air Crash Confidential leads the July premieres followed by returning series Fortune Fights with inside looks at the massive estate battles waged by Hulk Hogan and Donald Sterling after they courted controversy. Then it's the return of The Price of Fame showing the remarkable and often devastating paths to stardom lived by Heather Locklear, the cast of Diff'rent Strokes and pop superstar George Michael. The dubious side of fame goes under the spotlight with returning series Notorious and the real stories about the Bling Ring thieves, the Balloon Boy hoax, disgraced politician Anthony Weiner and brand spokesperson Jared Fogle.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018
The one-man show BUYER & CELLAR is running from March 16 to March 25 at the Fort Wayne Civic Theatre. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018
Reelz Announces Fall 2018 Slate with New Series, New Specials and New Episodes of Returning Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018
Main Street Theater presents the hilarious play Buyer & Cellar  by Jonathan Tolins.  This show is 'an irresistible one-man play from the most peculiar of fictitious premises... This seriously funny slice of absurdist whimsy creates the illusion of a stage filled with multiple people, all of them with their own droll point of view,' said the New York Times.  Doug Atkins, who has done the show once before Ft. Worth, will bring it to life for Houston.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2018
Alex More has a story to tell. A struggling actor in L.A., he takes a dayjob working in the Malibu basement of a beloved megastar (a-hem, Barbra Streisand!!). One day, the Lady Herself comes downstairs to play. It feels like real bonding in the basement, but will their connection ever make it upstairs in the real world? BUYER & CELLAR is an outrageous comedy about the price of fame, the love-hate relationship between gay men and divas, and the oddest of odd jobs.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018
 A stunning portrait of a family trying to maintain their culture and traditions as war rages around them, the graceful historical drama THE GUARDIANS is the latest offering from the acclaimed French filmmaker Xavier Beauvois, whose previous films include the award-winning Of Gods and Men and The Price of Fame.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2018
Rubicon Theatre Company presents the outrageously funny, critically-acclaimed comedy Buyer & Cellar by Jonathan Tolins. The production is directed by Ovation Award-winner Stephanie A. Coltrin and stars award-winning actor and Rubicon's Associate Artistic Director Brian McDonald.
by TV News Desk - Jan 2, 2018
REELZ today announced original programming for winter, spring and early summer 2018 including six new original series, new episodes of five returning viewer favorites and four new specials.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018
convergence-continuum presents four world-premiere plays by local graduate-student playwrights at the 2018 NEOMFA Playwrights Festival. The Festival features two full-length plays by MFA candidates Katie Wallace, and Rob M.K. Daniels, and two ten-minute plays by grad students Jonathan Wlodarski and Adam Rounick. These plays are part of a three-year intensive program of study under playwright and Cleveland State University professor Mike Geither, and are co-produced by convergence-continuum and the Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts (NEOMFA) in Creative Writing consortium. This will be the seventh year convergence-continuum has mounted the Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019
Portland favorite Nick Cearley returns to The Armory to reprise his role as a fictional shop-boy in Barbra Streisand's real-life shopping mall in Jonathan Tolins' hilarious comedy Buyer & Cellar. Cearley (Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors) has performed the play across the country, playing Alex More - the out of work actor who says yes to a mysterious job and ends up in the basement of a legend - along with the rotating cast of characters who fill Alex's life, including Barbra Streisand.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018
convergence-continuum presents four world-premiere plays by local graduate-student playwrights at the 2018 NEOMFA Playwrights Festival. The Festival features two full-length plays by MFA candidates Katie Wallace, and Rob M.K. Daniels, and two ten-minute plays by grad students Jonathan Wlodarski and Adam Rounick. These plays are part of a three-year intensive program of study under playwright and Cleveland State University professor Mike Geither, and are co-produced by convergence-continuum and the Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts (NEOMFA) in Creative Writing consortium. This will be the seventh year convergence-continuum has mounted the Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018
Rubicon Theatre Company presents the outrageously funny, critically-acclaimed comedy Buyer & Cellar by Jonathan Tolins. The production is directed by Ovation Award-winner Stephanie A. Coltrin and stars award-winning actor and Rubicon's Associate Artistic Director Brian McDonald. Inspired by Barbra Streisand's book My Passion for Design, Tolins' one-man, tour-de-force is described by the N.Y. Times as a seriously funny slice of absurdist whimsy about the price of fame, the cost of things, and the oddest of odd jobs. Winner of the 2013 Drama Desk Award for Best Play, this Off-Broadway sensation follows a struggling actor named Alex who winds up working for an unnamed show-business legend in her Malibu basement mall. An unlikely friendship develops between the two from which Alex learns profound lessons about himself.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018
Out Front Theatre Company will present Jonathan Tolins' hysterical one-man tour-de-force Buyer and Cellar, March 8-25 as the third show in the company's 2017-2018 season. Featuring a satirical look the relationship among idols and idolaters, the production is sure to be relatable for all audiences. This show is part of a co-production with ART Station in Stone Mountain, where it received raving reviews during a weekend engagement in September 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019
Menander Productions and Jamie Pierce have announced a limited engagement of the world premiere comedy Attack of the Second Bananas by Gina Torrecilla at the Zephyr Theatre in West Hollywood. Directed by Ryan Bergmann, opening is set for Friday, March 1, at 8pm and the limited run will play through March 31.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019
Pride Films and Plays will mount Jonathan Tolin's one-man play BUYER & CELLAR in the Broadway Theater of the Pride Arts Center, according to the company's Executive Director David Zak. The production will be directed by Chicago-based Donterrio Johnson, whose many acting credits include his Jeff Award-winning Judas Iscariot in JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR for Theo Ubique and most recently, his role as the Leading Player in Mercury Theater's production of PIPPIN. Johnson has also performed as an actor with Pride Films and Plays, in productions including UNDER A RAINBOW FLAG.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019
ABET presents a special encore performance of The 5 & Dime production, BUYER & CELLAR, Saturday Feb 16 at 8PM.
by Krista Garver - Feb 4, 2019
Nick Cearley stars in Jonathan Tolins' delightful one-person play BUYER & CELLAR, now playing at Portland Center Stage.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019
Florida Studio Theatre (FST) proudly presents Buyer & Cellar by Jonathan Tolins, a quirky comedy about the price of fame, the cost of things, and the oddest of jobs.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018
Portland Center Stage at The Armory's 2018-2019 season will feature 11 productions along with a special 10th anniversary return engagement of Storm Large in Crazy Enough, a show that had its world premiere at The Armory in 2009 and became one of the company's biggest hits.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018
THE WILTON PLAYSHOP is proud to present Buyer & Cellar, a special offering under the Playshop's 'Applause Series.' Directed by Al Recchia with Chad Shipley as Alex More, the play will run for one weekend only from March 9th-11th.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019
Jonathan Tolins's Buyer & Cellar runs live on stage at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, VT February 27 - March 17.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018
Ensemble Theatre will stage the World Premiere of David Williamson's latest comedy, THE BIG TIME, which takes a satirical look at the ruthless and cut-throat world of celebrity. In the entertainment industry there's only one place all hopefuls want to be. The Big Time.   
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018
Florida Studio Theatre (FST) is proud to announce the lineup for its 2019 Stage III Series, dedicated to presenting edgy new plays that are challenging in both content and form. FST's 2019 Stage III season offers one of the most varied lineups to date, with an irreverent puppet comedy, a crackling drama about hatred, and a charming exploration of the nature of celebrity.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2018
Portland favorite Nick Cearley returns to The Armory to reprise his role as a fictional shop-boy in Barbara Streisand's real-life shopping mall in Jonathan Tolins' hilarious comedy Buyer & Cellar. Cearley (Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors) has performed the play across the country, playing Alex More - the out of work actor who says yes to a mysterious job and ends up in the basement of a legend - along with the rotating cast of characters who fill Alex's life, including Barbra Streisand.
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2018
REELZ today announced new original programming for winter 2019 including four new specials, three new series and three returning series. Highlighting the specials is the U.S. premiere of Saturday Night Fever: The Ultimate Disco Movie celebrating the 40th anniversary of the movie shot guerrilla style on the streets of Brooklyn with a BeeGees soundtrack and a fledgling 23-year-old John Travolta that became a cultural phenomenon. At the heart of '70s disco fever is one of the biggest voices that shaped contemporary music in Donna Summer and the new special Donna Summer: Disco Queen shows how she became the queen of disco ushering in a new era of sound that is still heard today. Donna Summer: Disco Queen leads a week packed with '70s themed programming starting Monday, January 14 with shows about the celebrities, music and movies that defined a generation.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018
REELZ today announced new original programming for winter 2019 including four new specials, three new series and three returning series. Highlighting the specials is the U.S. premiere of Saturday Night Fever: The Ultimate Disco Movie celebrating the 40th anniversary of the movie shot guerrilla style on the streets of Brooklyn with a BeeGees soundtrack and a fledgling 23-year-old John Travolta that became a cultural phenomenon. At the heart of '70s disco fever is one of the biggest voices that shaped contemporary music in Donna Summer and the new special Donna Summer: Disco Queenshows how she became the queen of disco ushering in a new era of sound that is still heard today. Donna Summer: Disco Queen leads a week packed with '70s themed programming starting Monday, January 14 with shows about the celebrities, music and movies that defined a generation.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018
 A stunning portrait of a family trying to maintain their culture and traditions as war rages around them, the graceful historical drama THE GUARDIANS is the latest offering from the acclaimed French filmmaker Xavier Beauvois, whose previous films include the award-winning Of Gods and Men and The Price of Fame.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019
Show One Productions and TO Live proudly present Russia's premier contemporary ballet company Eifman Ballet in Tchaikovsky. PRO et CONTRA, on stage for three performances only, May 9 11, 2019, at The Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. This heart-rending choreographic love letter to the illustrious Russian composer implements Artistic Director Boris Eifman's signature sublime theatricality, delving into the tormented psyche of composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky as he battles to reconcile his public persona with his inner demons.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018
Music is medication. Behind its seductive and glamourous veneer, the music industry has a dark side. Whether it's bitter legal battles fought by the likes of George Michael, Kesha and Tulisa, or the lost lives of Amy Winehouse and Chris Cornell, the price of fame and success can be brutal.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018
Alex More has a story to tell. A struggling actor in L.A., he takes a dayjob working in the Malibu basement of a beloved megastar (a-hem, Barbra Streisand!!). One day, the Lady Herself comes downstairs to play. It feels like real bonding in the basement, but will their connection ever make it upstairs in the real world? BUYER & CELLAR is an outrageous comedy about the price of fame, the love-hate relationship between gay men and divas, and the oddest of odd jobs.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2019
Our next production is Like Buttah! Don't miss Buyer & Cellar starring Chris Crawford (Carbonell & Theatre Tampa Bay Award Winner) opening May 11.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018
Island City Stage is excited to announce the 2018-2019 season! The mission of the theater is to create quality theatrical productions that focus on the LGBTQ experience but have a heart and soul that is truly universal. This will be Island City Stage's 7th season.