By Adam Hetrick
09 Jul 2014
|Photo by Sandra Coudert|
Buyer & Cellar officially opened Off-Broadway June 24, 2013, after previews that began June 18 at the Barrow Street Theatre. Urie ("Ugly Betty," Angels in America, The Temperamentals) created the role of Alex in the hit solo show that played an extended Off-Broadway engagement.
Urie is currently headlining the national tour of the production. The L.A. engagement officially opens July 13. Performances continue through Aug. 17 as part of the Center Theatre Group season.
The tour is also set to play San Francisco and Dallas. Buyer & Cellar will have its London premiere in spring 2015.
Tolins is perhaps best known as the playwright of The Twilight of the Golds (Broadway), If Memory Serves (Promenade Theater), The Last Sunday in June (Rattlestick and Century Center) and Secrets of the Trade (Primary Stages). He co-wrote the films "The Twilight of the Golds" and "Martian Child." He was a consulting producer on the recent CBS comedy "Partners" and was a co-producer on the first season of "Queer As Folk" on Showtime.
The set design for Buyer & Cellar is by Andrew Boyce; costume design is by Jessica Pabst; lighting design is by Eric Southern; sound design is by Stowe Nelson.
For tickets phone (213) 628-2772, or visit CenterTheatreGroup.org.