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Michael Urie

Are You Talkin' to Me?

George Heymont | Posted 11.10.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

Whether mimicking famous celebrities or cartoon characters, a talent for voices demonstrates the added value of an actor's sharp ear combined with an uncanny ability to improvise on a moment's notice.

Buyer and Cellar in Dallas: Urie Back Home, Heading to TV After

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 11.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Charles Karel Bouley

The play is a hilarious look at an out of work actor finding a job in the most unlikely of places: Barbra Streisand's basement mall. Yes, her basement mall. How on Earth did he come up with this?

Michael Urie: 'I Was Encouraged To Stay In The Closet' When I Started In Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.17.2014 | Gay Voices

Michael Urie looked back on his early experiences as a gay actor in Hollywood in a new interview with Frontiers. The 33-year-old actor, who is cur...

'Ugly Betty' Star Cozies Up To 'Queer As Folk' Icon In New Comedy

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.27.2014 | Gay Voices

"Ugly Betty" star Michael Urie gets cozy with Randy Harrison of "Queer as Folk" in the trailer for the new comedy, "Such Good People." Directed by...

Aisle View: The 2013 Ten Best List

Steven Suskin | Posted 02.16.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

As 2013 dwindles down to a precious few -- a precious few plays and musicals, that is -- it is time to compile our list of the ten best of the year. This year, happily, has no less than fifteen that more than qualify for the ten best; fifteen that I would happily return to for another visit.

Michael Urie: From Betty to Barbra

Dustin Fitzharris | Posted 02.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Dustin Fitzharris

When ABC's hit show Ugly Betty wasn't renewed after four critically acclaimed seasons, actor Michael Urie, known to millions of fans as Marc St. James, returned to his roots in the theater. Today the 33-year-old graduate of Juilliard is starring in Buyer & Cellar, one of the most celebrated off-Broadway shows this year.

Surviving the Transition From Stage to Screen

George Heymont | Posted 02.06.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

Many a play has been adapted for the silver screen. Some benefit from the ability to expand the action to more locations; others (like Jack Goes Boating) implode under the added weight.

Girls Gone Wild

George Heymont | Posted 11.07.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Bad behavior fueled by a toxic combination of narcissism, neediness, and alcoholism lie at the core of Halley Feiffer and Ryan Spahn's new movie, He's Way More Famous Than You.

Guess Who's In Love With Babs?!

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 08.26.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — Michael Urie recently shared his stage with a noisy visitor and was not amused. He was rehearsing his one-man show and the buzzing fl...

Doctor Barbra Streisand

Ken Fallin | Posted 08.25.2013 | Celebrity
Ken Fallin

Drawing Barbra Streisand is a pleasure, as her amazing features and dynamic personality present a creative challenge.

Aisle View: Barbra's Basement

Steven Suskin | Posted 08.24.2013 | New York
Steven Suskin

This past spring saw not one but four solo shows, three of them Broadway vehicles for major star ladies and one unassuming off-Broadway effort with a skinny guy you probably never heard off.

Christopher Rosen

The Female Larry David?

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.20.2013 | Entertainment

Having appeared in such projects as the HBO series "Bored to Death" and the Noah Baumbach films "Margot at the Wedding" and "The Squid and the Whale,"...

Old is New Again: Frances Ha and He's Way More Famous Than You

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.10.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Noah Baumbach's new film Frances Ha is cut from the same cloth as Lena Dunham's Girls. Written with Greta Gerwig, who stars as Frances, shot in black ...

The Present Is a Lot of Laughs -- Streisand, Midler & More

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.26.2013 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Let me start with John Logan's I'll Eat You Last and why this column might as well have been titled, "Why Bette Midler Should Receive a Tony Nomination."

WATCH: Sophia Bush On Stripping Down For 'Partners'

Posted 10.16.2012 | TV

"Partners" star Sophia Bush stopped by HuffPost Live earlier this week to discuss her recent charity work and her role on the new CBS comedy, which ha...

SNEAK PEEK: Louis Takes 'Celebrity' VERY Seriously On 'Partners'

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 10.08.2012 | TV

Many people have past relationships that they'd rather hide from their current significant others, and this week's "Partners" (Mondays at 8:30 p.m. ET...

Maggie Furlong

'Partners' Stars And Creators Show A New Kind Of Friendship

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 09.24.2012 | TV

"Partners" (premieres Mon., Sept. 24, 8:30 p.m. ET on CBS) is basically the story of TV writing partners Max Mutchnick and David Kohan -- the guys beh...

All Those Frustrated New Yorkers

George Heymont | Posted 10.29.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

One of the most popular shorts at the Frameline 34 Film Festival put a comic spin on what happens when a straight woman convinces her best gay friend from college to help her make a baby. The big question on everyone's mind was whether it would translate into a 90-minute feature film.

PHOTOS: Nick Jonas Hits The Streets For AIDS Walk New York

Posted 05.21.2012 | Gay Voices

This year's AIDS Walk New York (AWNY) shone a little brighter this year with the help of a Jonas brother. Just before wrapping his run in the Broa...

Stars We're Excited To See On TV

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 05.15.2012 | TV

The networks have made their series orders for the 2012-2013 TV season, and there are some pretty huge names coming to your TVs. Both dramas and c...

Malin Akerman's New Show & More Casting News

Posted 02.17.2012 | TV

Move over Jason Bateman and Jessica Walter, Portia de Rossi has a new TV family. According to TVLine, Malin Akerman and Jean Smart have been cast in d...

Curtis M. Wong

Stage Dive: Michael Urie Tackles Anton Chekhov's 'The Cherry Orchard' In New York

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.26.2011 | Gay Voices

Michael Urie happens to really, really like New York. At least by Hollywood standards, the 31-year-old Urie's almost exclusive devotion to the Of...

Ugly Betty: Saying Goodbye

Lauren J. Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lauren J. Rivera

In the end, I thank the writers and actors for giving me a show that, at times, mimicked my life in such a way that I wondered if I was being followed.

Ugly Betty's Michael Urie Not Shocked At Cancellation

Jeff Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeff Rivera

Like millions of other fans of the popular ABC series, Ugly Betty, I was shocked when I got the news of the show's impending cancellation. I had to...