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Michael Urie Extends in BUYER AND CELLAR Through Jan 5

MICHAEL URIE EXTENDS RUN IN

BUYER & CELLAR

THROUGH JANUARY 5

HIT COMEDY CONTINUES TO BREAK
BOX OFFICE RECORDS

 BEN BRANTLEY CALLS THE PLAY
“PERFECT SUMMER FARE”

AND

“THE MOST TALKED ABOUT
NEW COMEDY OF THE SEASON”

 

NEW PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
BEGINNING OCTOBER 24

The producers of Buyer & Cellar have announced that the hit comedy's star, Michael Urie, has extended his run in the play through Sunday, January 5, 2014.  Tickets are now on sale through that date.

Ben Brantley of The New York Times called Buyer & Cellar "perfect summer fare" and "the most talked about new comedy of the season."

The Times's Charles Isherwood, speaking on WQXR Radio, called the hit comedy "very funny" and "a tour-de-force performance."

Buyer & Cellar, which continues to break box office records at the Barrow Street Theatre, is the recipient of the 2013 Drama Desk, Clarence Derwent, and Off-Broadway Alliance awards.  Following the play’s world premiere in April 2013 at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, the critics were wowed.  In addition to rave reviews, strong word-of-mouth, and box office records, the play has been featured in the past few weeks by numerous media outlets, including The New York Times Arts & Leisure section, Daily NewsNew York PostThe New York ObserverLos Angeles Times, Entertainment Weekly, New York 1 News, WNBC-TV, and WCBS Radio.

Buyer & Cellar, starring Michael Urie (“Ugly Betty”), written by Jonathan Tolins, and directed by Stephen Brackett, plays Tuesday through Sunday at 7:30pm; Saturday and Sunday at 2:30pm at the Barrow Street Theatre, 27 Barrow Street, east of Seventh Avenue South.  Beginning on October 24 the performance schedule will be Monday through Wednesday and Friday through Sunday at 7:30pmSaturday and Sunday at 2:30pm.  There will be no performances on Tuesday, September 3 and Tuesday, October 15.  There will be a special matinee added on Wednesday, September 4, at 2:30pm.  Nearby subway stops are the 1 at Christopher Street (walk one block south on Seventh Avenue South to Barrow) and the A, C, E, B, D, F, and M at West 4th Street (walk west on West 4th Street, left on Barrow).  Tickets are $75 and may be purchased by phoning 212 868-4444 or by visiting www.smarttix.com.  The Barrow Street Theatre box office opens daily at 1pm.  For more information about Buyer & Cellar, visit www.buyerandcellar.com.

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