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Barrett Foa stars in Jonathan Tolins' Hollywood comedy.

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Goodbye, Gorgeous! Buyer & Cellar Sets Closing Date Off-Broadway; Eyes London Run

Goodbye, Gorgeous! Buyer & Cellar Sets Closing Date Off-Broadway; Eyes London Run

Time to exit the basement. Buyer & Cellar will play its final performance on July 27 at the Barrow Street Theatre. The comedy currently stars Broadway alum and NCIS: Los Angeles star Barrett Foa. At the time of closing, the show will have run for eight preview performances and 458 regular performances. The play is also planning to cross the ...

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Does Babs Have a New Employee Handbook? Barrett Foa Begins Performances in Buyer & Cellar Off-Broadway

Does Babs Have a New Employee Handbook? Barrett Foa Begins Performances in Buyer & Cellar Off-Broadway

Who’s an American Beauty rose? It’s Barrett Foa! The Broadway vet steps into the off-Broadway hit Buyer & Cellar beginning May 27, taking over from Christopher J. Hanke. Foa plays Alex More and others (including a certain Funny Girl) in the one-man play.

Foa has appeared on Broadway in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Avenue Q and Mamma ...

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Barrett Foa Will Step into Babs' Basement in Buyer & Cellar Off-Broadway!

Barrett Foa Will Step into Babs' Basement in Buyer & Cellar Off-Broadway!

There’s some employee shifting happening at Babs’ underground mall! Broadway vet Barrett Foa will begin performances in the off-Broadway hit Buyer & Cellar on May 27, taking over for Christopher J. Hanke. Foa will play Alex More in the one-man play, a role originated by Michael Urie (who will launch the show’s national tour in May).

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Christopher J. Hanke on Sending Up American Treasure Barbra Streisand in Buyer & Cellar

Christopher J. Hanke on Sending Up American Treasure Barbra Streisand in Buyer & Cellar

Buyer & Cellar star Christopher J. Hanke on paying tribute to Barbra Streisand in the solo show.

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First Look! See New Buyer & Cellar Star Christopher J. Hanke Getting Up Close & Personal with Babs

First Look! See New Buyer & Cellar Star Christopher J. Hanke Getting Up Close & Personal with Babs

Barbra Streisand has a brand new employee to toil away in her basement mall! Christopher J. Hanke is the newest star of Jonathan Tolins’ hilarious one-man show Buyer & Cellar, and we’ve got a first look at the star showing off Babs’ real-life book, My Passion For Design. Directed by Stephen Brackett, the solo show tells the story of Alex ...

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Hello, Gorgeous! Christopher J. Hanke Steps in as Streisand Basement Employee in Buyer & Cellar

Hello, Gorgeous! Christopher J. Hanke Steps in as Streisand Basement Employee in Buyer & Cellar

There’s a new mall employee at Babs’ Malibu home. Broadway veteran Christopher J. Hanke begins performances in the off-Broadway hit Buyer & Cellar on March 18, taking over for Michael Urie, who will continue in the role on tour.

A former Broadway.com video blogger, Hanke was last seen on Broadway in the revival of How to Succeed in Business ...

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Was It Babtastic?! Buyer & Cellar Star Michael Urie Looks Back on His Year in Barbra Streisand’s Basement

Was It Babtastic?! Buyer & Cellar Star Michael Urie Looks Back on His Year in Barbra Streisand’s Basement

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are asked to sit through a sometimes exhausting “exit interview” with HR about their time at the company. Although that concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers, we think it’s fun to check in with stars as they finish up a successful run. For over a year, Michael Urie has been trapped in ...

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Riding a Sugar High at Schmackary’s with Buyer & Cellar’s Michael Urie on Side by Side

Riding a Sugar High at Schmackary’s with Buyer & Cellar’s Michael Urie on Side by Side

Susan Blackwell and Buyer & Cellar star Michael Urie make cookies with Schmackary’s CEO and Cookie Master, Zackary Schmahl. Prank calls, baking secrets and a record setting name dropping contest ensue in this episode of Side by Side.

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Funny Boy! Christopher J. Hanke to Move Into Barbra's Basement in Buyer & Cellar Off-Broadway

Funny Boy! Christopher J. Hanke to Move Into Barbra's Basement in Buyer & Cellar Off-Broadway

Barbra’s basement has a new host! Christopher J. Hanke will begin performances in the off-Broadway hit Buyer & Cellar on March 18, taking over from Michael Urie, who as previously reported will launch the show’s first national tour in May.

Hanke’s Broadway credits include How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and Cry Baby. Other stage credits include Hair. His ...

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Buyer & Cellar, Starring Michael Urie, Extends Once More Off-Broadway

Buyer & Cellar, Starring Michael Urie, Extends Once More Off-Broadway

The hit show Buyer & Cellar has once again extended and will now play through August 31 at the Barrow Street Theatre. Starring Michael Urie, the off-Broadway comedy is written by Jonathan Tolins and directed by Stephen Brackett.

Urie plays a struggling Los Angeles actor named Alex, who finds himself taking an odd job working in the Malibu basement of ...

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Off-Broadway Hit, Buyer & Cellar, Starring Michael Urie, Extended Again

Off-Broadway Hit, Buyer & Cellar, Starring Michael Urie, Extended Again

The critically acclaimed hit Buyer & Cellar, which recently celebrated its 200th performance at the Barrow Street Theatre off-Broadway, has been extended yet again through April 13. The comedy starring Michael Urie is written by Jonathan Tolins and directed by Stephen Brackett.

Urie stars as a struggling Los Angeles actor named Alex, who finds himself taking an odd job working ...

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Buyer & Cellar Star Michael Urie Gives Jane Fonda & Joe Jonas a Tour of Barbra’s Basement

Buyer & Cellar Star Michael Urie Gives Jane Fonda & Joe Jonas a Tour of Barbra’s Basement
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Things can get pretty lonely in Barbra Streisand’s basement, so Buyer & Cellar star Michael Urie is always overjoyed when guests stop by after the show. He was especially thrilled on September 18, when Tony-nominated stage and screen star Jane Fonda and Jonas Brothers hunk Joe Jonas made their way to the Barrow Street Theatre. After sharing the hilarity of Jonathan ...

Buyer & Cellar Star Michael Urie to Bring Tales of Barbra’s Basement to Chicago and More

Buyer & Cellar Star Michael Urie to Bring Tales of Barbra’s Basement to Chicago and More

Buyer & Cellar is packing up and heading to the Windy City! Jonathan Tolins' zany one-man show, starring stage and screen favorite Michael Urie, will begin performances April 29, 2014 at the Broadway Playhouse in Chicago, IL. Directed by Stephen Brackett, Buyer & Cellar is scheduled to play a limited engagement through June 9. As previously announced, Urie will also ...

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Come on Down! Buyer & Cellar's Michael Urie Welcomes Michael Arden & Nick Adams to Barbra’s Basement

Come on Down! Buyer & Cellar's Michael Urie Welcomes Michael Arden & Nick Adams to Barbra’s Basement

Michael Urie spends an awful lot of time alone in Barbra Streisand’s basement in Buyer & Cellar, so he was thrilled to welcome two of his pals, Broadway alums Michael Arden (TV's Anger Management) and Nick Adams (Priscilla Queen of the Desert), backstage at the Barrow Street Theatre. The duo came to catch Urie's one-man hijinks on August 18, then ...

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Happy Birthday, Michael Urie! Billy Porter, Vanessa Williams & More Honor the Buyer & Cellar Star

Happy Birthday, Michael Urie! Billy Porter, Vanessa Williams & More Honor the Buyer & Cellar Star
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In the one-man comedy Buyer & Cellar, Michael Urie spends his nights alone in Barbra Streisand’s basement, but the stage and screen star was surrounded by friends on August 7 when he celebrated his birthday at Tony’s DiNapoli in Times Square. The family style Italian restaurant unveiled a portrait of Urie paying tribute to Babs in Buyer & Cellar, which ...

Take a Trip Down to Barbra Streisand’s Wacky Basement With Buyer & Cellar Star Michael Urie

Take a Trip Down to Barbra Streisand’s Wacky Basement With Buyer & Cellar Star Michael Urie

Stage and screen star Michael Urie sounds off on the hilarious and imaginative comedy Buyer & Cellar, Jonathan Tolins' one-man show about a struggling actor who takes a job working at the mall in Barbra Streisand’s basement.

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Michael Urie on Balancing Stage, Screen & Barbra Worship in Buyer & Cellar

Michael Urie on Balancing Stage, Screen & Barbra Worship in Buyer & Cellar

Solo performances are always a challenge, and in Buyer & Cellar, Michael Urie takes on a triple task: In addition to playing an aspiring actor named Alex who goes to work in the (real!) mall of shops in Barbra Streisand’s Malibu basement, Urie argues with himself as Alex’s acerbic boyfriend and spars with himself as Streisand herself. Critics loved Jonathan ...

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Buyer & Cellar’s Michael Urie Toasted by Nick Jonas, Vanessa Williams and the Luckiest People in the World

Buyer & Cellar’s Michael Urie Toasted by Nick Jonas, Vanessa Williams and the Luckiest People in the World
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What a night for Michael Urie! On June 24, the talented actor opened his acclaimed one-man show Buyer & Cellar at the Barrow Street Theatre, where it bowed after finishing a sold-out premiere run at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater. The solo comedy—about a struggling actor who works in the basement of megastar Barbra Streisand—was written by Jonathan Tolins and directed by ...

Tales From Barbra’s Basement! Buyer & Cellar, Starring Michael Urie, Opens Off-Broadway

Tales From Barbra’s Basement! Buyer & Cellar, Starring Michael Urie, Opens Off-Broadway

Buyer & Cellar, an outrageous one-man comedy starring Michael Urie, opens June 24 at off-Broadway’s Barrow Street Theatre after a sold-out engagement at the Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre. The production is written by Jonathan Tolins and directed by Stephen Brackett.

The one-man show tells the story of Alex More, a struggling Los Angeles actor who finds himself taking an odd job ...

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Simply Barbra! Take a Fabulous First Look at Michael Urie in the Streisand-Centric Solo Show Buyer & Cellar

Simply Barbra! Take a Fabulous First Look at Michael Urie in the Streisand-Centric Solo Show Buyer & Cellar
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Imagine spending your days as a "clerk" in the mall of shops Barbra Streisand built in the basement of her Malibu mansion. That's the premise of Buyer & Cellar, Jonathan Tolins' hilarious solo show starring Emmy nominee Michael Urie as Alex More, an aspiring actor who takes a job at Casa Streisand minding her collection of vintage dolls and movie ...

Buyer & Cellar, Michael Urie’s One-Man Ode to Streisand, Begins Previews Off-Broadway

Buyer & Cellar, Michael Urie’s One-Man Ode to Streisand, Begins Previews Off-Broadway

Michael Urie is back on the stage! The former Ugly Betty star begins the second engagement of his acclaimed one-man show Buyer & Cellar, written by Jonathan Tolins, on June 18. The Rattlestick Playwrights production opens officially at the Barrow Street Theatre on June 24.

The play, which earned Urie a 2013 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Performance, tells ...

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Tickets Now on Sale for Michael Urie's One-Man Comedy Buyer & Cellar

Tickets Now on Sale for Michael Urie's One-Man Comedy Buyer & Cellar

Tickets are now on sale for the Barrow Street Theatre engagement of Buyer & Cellar, starring Broadway alum Michael Urie, which premiered in April at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater. The comedy ends its extended run at Rattlestick on May 12, and following a brief hiatus, Buyer & Cellar will begin performances June 18 for a ten-week engagement at Barrow Street.

The Jonathan ...

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Rattlestick's Buyer & Cellar, Starring Michael Urie, Will Transfer to Barrow Street Theatre

Rattlestick's Buyer & Cellar, Starring Michael Urie, Will Transfer to Barrow Street Theatre

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater announced that the world premiere of Buyer & Cellar, starring Broadway fave Michael Urie, will transfer to the Barrow Street Theatre this summer, according to The New York Times. The comedy will end its extended run at its current home on May 12. After a brief hiatus, Buyer & Cellar will begin performances June 18 at the ...

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