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Ugly Betty's Michael Urie Tapped to Play Bud Frump in How to Succeed

Ugly Betty's Michael Urie Tapped to Play Bud Frump in How to Succeed

Ugly Betty vet Michael Urie will make his Broadway debut as Bud Frump in the hit musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying beginning January 24, 2012. Urie is set for a six-month run (through July 1) alongside Nick Jonas as J.Pierrepont Finch and Beau Bridges as J.B. Biggley. Original star Christopher J. Hanke will remain ...

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CSC's The Cherry Orchard, Starring Dianne Wiest, Extends Before Previews Begin

CSC's The Cherry Orchard, Starring Dianne Wiest, Extends Before Previews Begin

Two days before its first preview, Classic Stage Company’s revival of Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard has gotten a one-week extension, through December 30. The starry production is set to begin performances at CSC's off-Broadway theater on November 16 and open on December 4, directed by Andrei Belgrader.

The Cherry Orchard will feature John Turturro (Lopakhin), Dianne Wiest (Ranevskaya), Ken ...

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Josh Hamilton Joins CSC's The Cherry Orchard, Starring Dianne Wiest

Josh Hamilton Joins CSC's The Cherry Orchard, Starring Dianne Wiest

Josh Hamilton has joined Classic Stage Company’s forthcoming revival of Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard in a cast that includes previously announced stars John Turturro as Lopakhin and Dianne Wiest as Ranevskaya. Hamilton will play Trofimov, replacing Christian Camargo, who has withdrawn due to a film role. Andrei Belgrader’s production will begin performances on November 16 and open on December ...

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Edward Norton Previews Inaugural Season at Signature Center, Featuring New Play From Edward Albee

Edward Norton Previews Inaugural Season at Signature Center, Featuring New Play From Edward Albee

The Signature Theatre Company has revealed initial plans for seven productions, including a world premiere by Edward Albee, during its upcoming inaugural season at the new Signature Center. Signature veterans such as Michael Urie, Lois Smith and Frank Wood donned hard hats during a September 28 press conference in the theater's still-under-construction space as board member Edward Norton took to ...

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Angels in America Gets Fourth Off-Broadway Extension

Angels in America Gets Fourth Off-Broadway Extension

The hit off-Broadway revival of Tony Kushner’s Angels in America has extended for a fourth and final time at Signature Theatre Company. The production, which began performances at the Peter Norton Space on September 14, 2010, had originally been set to run through December 19 before extending through January 30, February 20, March 27 and now through April 24, 2011 ...

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Keira Keeley and Sofia Jean Gomez to Join Off-Broadway Company of Angels in America

Keira Keeley and Sofia Jean Gomez to Join Off-Broadway Company of Angels in America

Theatre World Award winner Keira Keeley (The Glass Menagerie) and Sofia Jean Gomez (Creature, Arabian Nights) will join the cast of Angels in America as Harper Pitt and the Angel, respectively, during the play’s previously announced extension at Signature Theatre Company. Michael Greif’s off-Broadway production of the two-part epic by Tony Kushner began performances on September 14, 2009, and has ...

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Angels in America Extends Five Weeks Off-Broadway with New Stars

Angels in America Extends Five Weeks Off-Broadway with New Stars

The off-Broadway revival of Tony Kushner’s Angels in America has extended again, adding five weeks of extra performances through March 27, 2011. Five original cast members will now depart the show on January 30, with Michael Urie (Ugly Betty), Adam Driver and Lynne McCollough joining the production for the final two months.

Starting February 2, Urie will replace Christian Borle ...

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The Temperamentals Sets Off-Broadway Closing Date

The Temperamentals Sets Off-Broadway Closing Date

Jon Maran’s The Temperamentals, the off-Broadway play about a group of early gay rights activists, will close on May 30. The show, which recently received a Drama Desk Award for Best Ensemble Performance and a Lucille Lortel Award for star Michael Urie, will have played 11 previews and 91 regular performances.

The Temperamentals originated off-off-Broadway in the spring of 2009 ...

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Nominees for the 2010 Lucille Lortel Awards Announced

Nominees for the 2010 Lucille Lortel Awards Announced

Nominations for the 2010 Lucille Lortel Awards, which recognizes outstanding achievement off-Broadway, have been announced. The awards cover 14 categories and offer two special awards. Three shows topped the noms with six nominations each: The Glass Menagerie, The Pride and When the Rain Stops Falling. The ceremony for the awards will be held on May 2, 2010 at Terminal 5 ...

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Vanessa Williams and Michael Urie to Co-Host 2010 Drama League Awards

Vanessa Williams and Michael Urie to Co-Host 2010 Drama League Awards

Ugly Betty co-stars Vanessa Williams (headed for Broadway in Sondheim on Sondheim) and Michael Urie (currently starring off-Broadway in The Temperamentals) will serve as co-hosts for the 76th annual Drama League Awards ceremony and luncheon. The event will be held on May 21 in the Grand Ballroom of the Marriott Marquis Hotel.

The Drama League Awards pay tribute to the ...

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Temperamentals Star Michael Urie on His Ugly Betty End and Bright Stage Future

Temperamentals Star Michael Urie on His Ugly Betty End and Bright Stage Future

Back when he was another bright-eyed hopeful training at the famed Juilliard School, Michael Urie had one “impossible dream”: to land a leading role on a successful TV series filmed in New York City. He got his wish with ABC’s Ugly Betty, the comedy starring America Ferrera and Vanessa Williams set in the snarky world of a high-fashion magazine called ...

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Ugly Betty's Michael Urie and The Temperamentals Get Ready to Hit New World Stages

Ugly Betty's Michael Urie and The Temperamentals Get Ready to Hit New World Stages
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Michael Urie's been a familiar face on the small screen ever since hit series Ugly Betty first took the airwaves. The actor will soon become a regular around our neck of the woods with the off-Broadway run of The Temperamentals, the original play written by Jon Marans. The show, about the secret romance of communist Harry Hay and Viennese refugee turned ...

The Temperamentals Begins Performances

The Temperamentals Begins Performances
Date
Feb 8, 2010
Where
New World Stages - Stage Five
Show
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Critically acclaimed gay rights drama The Temperamentals begins performances at off-Broadway's New World Stages. Written by Jon Marans, the play stars Michael Urie and Thomas Jay Ryan. 

The Temperamentals tells the story of two men, communist Harry Hay and young Viennese refugee and designer Rudi Gernreich, weaving together the personal and the political to tell a relatively unknown chapter in ...

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Off-Broadway's The Temperamentals, Starring Michael Urie, Transfers to New World Stages

Off-Broadway's The Temperamentals, Starring Michael Urie, Transfers to New World Stages

Off-Broadway's critically acclaimed gay rights drama The Temperamentals, which previously ran at the Barrow Group Studio Theater, will transfer to New World Stages this winter, producers have announced. The play, which starred TV's Ugly Betty scene stealer Michael Urie and Broadway's current In the Next Room or The Vibrator Play trouper Thomas Jay Ryan, will begin previews February 8 with opening night ...

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Weekend Plans? Ugly Betty Star Michael Urie Says March on Washington!

Weekend Plans? Ugly Betty Star Michael Urie Says March on Washington!

This Sunday, people will descend on Washington, DC for the National Equality March, fighting for the issues of gay marriage. Many on Broadway, including Gavin Creel and the cast of Hair, have helped rallied the community to get involved in the march. Ugly Betty star Michael Urie is also encouraging everyone to take part in the cause. Watch the video ...

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Ugly Betty's Michael Urie to Star in Off-Broadway's The Tempermentals

Ugly Betty's Michael Urie to Star in Off-Broadway's The Tempermentals

Pretty TV face Michael Urie of ABC’s Ugly Betty will make his way to the off-Broadway stage, according to The New York Times. Urie will lead the cast of the Jon Marans play The Tempermentals, which begins performances April 30 at the Barrow Group Studio Theater. The limited engagement, directed by Jonathan Silverstein, opens May 4 and will run through ...

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