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Live: Tune In Now For Our Chat With Michael Urie & Drew Droege!

Do you have a burning question for Michael Urie and Drew Droege On Thursday, November 16, 530pm Est BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg is getting up close and personal with the duo, whose new play, Bright Colors And Bold Patterns, is currently playing a limited engagement at SoHo Playhouse. Don't forget to tune in to our official Facebook page to submit your questions live or send us questions in advance on Twitter BroadwayWorld with AskMichaelDrewBWW.
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BroadwayWorld Live Will Chat With Michael Urie & Drew Droege This Thursday!

Do you have a burning question for Michael Urie and Drew Droege On Thursday, November 16, 530pm Est BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg is getting up close and personal with the duo, whose new play, Bright Colors And Bold Patterns, is currently playing a limited engagement at SoHo Playhouse. Don't forget to tune in to our official Facebook page to submit your questions live or send us questions in advance on Twitter BroadwayWorld with AskMichaelDrewBWW.
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‘Younger’ Star Michael Urie on Making His Drag Debut in 'Torch Song' and Staying True to Himself (Exclusive)

“We need to be heroes again,” Michael Urie tells Et before a full weekend of performances at Second Stage Theatre, where the Younger star is leading the first major New York revival of Torch Song Trilogy, Harvey Fierstein’s seminal play about gay life and identity in 1970s and early ’80s New York. “We had a president who was a hero for us,” Urie says, recalling the past eight years with Barack Obama. “Now we have to be the heroes again and stand up for who we are.”

That conviction is at the heart of Torch Song, which will open off-Broadway Oct. 19 and continue through Dec. 3. As the actor notes, the original production “actually changed people’s lives” when it premiered, first in three parts downtown and then on Broadway in 1982, when Urie was just 2 years old. (It has been revised and condensed to a more conventional length -- and renamed Torch Song -- for the new revival
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Twitter Unlocks Rose McGowan's Account After Suspension — Company Working to 'Improve' Processes Following Backlash

Twitter Unlocks Rose McGowan's Account After Suspension — Company Working to 'Improve' Processes Following Backlash
Rose McGowan‘s access to her Twitter account has been restored after a temporary suspension amid her vocal statements against Harvey Weinstein and the sexual harassment and sexual assault allegations against the movie mogul.

“We have been in touch with Ms. McGowan’s team,” a Twitter spokesperson said in a statement to People. “We want to explain that her account was temporarily locked because one of her Tweets included a private phone number, which violates of our Terms of Service. The Tweet was removed and her account has been unlocked. We will be clearer about these policies and decisions in the future.
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America Ferrera Reunites With 'Ugly Betty' Co-Stars in New York -- See the Pics!

America Ferrera Reunites With 'Ugly Betty' Co-Stars in New York -- See the Pics!
It's an Ugly Betty reunion!

America Ferrera and her former co-star, Becki Newton, met up to attend Michael Urie's new play, Torch Song, on Saturday, and took to Instagram to share pics of their time together. 

"Not one ounce of love (or stupidity) lost in the 7 years since the end of #UglyBetty #BettyandMarkandAmanda #uglybettyfamily Also, @michaelurielikesit is brilliant is his latest play, Torch Song! Go see!" Ferrera captioned a silly pic of the three of them. 

Related: 'Ugly Betty' Stars Reunite and Cheer on Vanessa Williams During 'Perfect Night' at Hollywood Benefit Show

Newton, who played Amanda Tanen in the comedy, also posted a handful of snaps on her Instagram and wrote how much she loves her former co-stars.

"@americaferrera and @michaelurielikesit I will never stop being inspired by you #uglybetty," the 39-year-old actress expressed.

Exclusive: America Ferrera Shows Off First Look at 'Superstore' Season 3

Urie, who portrayed Marc St. James, also shared
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Theater’s Most Anticipated, Star-Studded Shows of the Fall Season

Theater’s Most Anticipated, Star-Studded Shows of the Fall Season
In addition to fall TV and a new slate of prestigious films, theater is gearing up for a new season, both on and Off-Broadway.

This year, there is no shortage of Hollywood star power -- ahem, the Broadway debuts of Amy Schumer and Uma Thurman, the return of Anna Camp and Clive Owen, and the Boss -- as well as anticipated new productions, must-see revivals and the redemption of director Julie Taymor. And the action is not limited to New York as two major musical adaptions get their feet wet with out of town tryouts.

2017 Fall Preview: Et's Complete Coverage

Frozen

Through 10/1

Denver Center for the Performing Arts (Colorado)

Disney’s global animated phenomenon is headed to the Broadway stage with a new musical from composers and lyricists RobertLopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez and book writer Jennifer Lee in February 2018 after a limited engagement in Denver. The Snow Queen-inspired fairy tale and its Norwegian kingdom of Arendelle
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Heart-Pounding Trailer for Scout Taylor-Compton Led ‘Diverted Eden’

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Heart-Pounding Trailer for Scout Taylor-Compton Led ‘Diverted Eden’
The first trailer has been released for Diverted Eden, a crime thriller from writer-director Prince Bagdasarian (Abstraction). Halloween native, Scout Taylor-Compton leads the cast as Detective Fini, investigating the kidnapping of 7-year old, Eden. The ensemble cast includes Michael Urie (Ugly Betty), Najarra Townsend (Contracted), Jason Stuart (Birth of a Nation), Ken Davitian (Borat), Manu […]

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What to Talk About if You Still Haven’t Seen ‘Wonder Woman’

Zoe Lister-Jones’ latest movie was made with an all-female crew.“Band Aid,” the Sundance darling, also featured an almost-all-female cast and was “all-female enough that the financiers, a bunch of dudes, were respectfully told from the start they would be barred from visiting.” Get it, girl. (Vulture) “Come From Away,” Bette Midler, and Andy Karl win at 2017 Drama Desk Awards.The 62nd annual Drama Desk Awards honored Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway, or as emcee and Drama Desk Award winner Michael Urie put it, “way the F-Off-Broadway,” on Sunday, June 4. (Backstage) “Black Girls,” the web series you should be watching, is being developed for HBO.Writer Fatimah Asghar and director Samantha Bailey have signed a development deal with HBO to create an untitled show based on the series. (Elle) 17 years later, Terry Gilliam has finally finished his passion project.The director started shooting “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” in 2000 (though
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‘Come From Away,’ Bette Midler, and Andy Karl Win at 2017 Drama Desk Awards

The 62nd annual Drama Desk Awards honored Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway, or as emcee and Drama Desk Award winner Michael Urie put it, “way the F-Off-Broadway,” on Sunday, June 4. The show opened with a performance by the Off-Broadway musical “Spamilton,” which featured rapping and singing about the rules for making acceptance speeches. The cast assured that there would be no “La La Land” debacle, as with the Academy Awards. The night’s first award for outstanding featured actor in a play went to Danny DeVito for his role as Gregory Solomon in Arthur Miller’s “The Price.” His acceptance speech began with these three words: “Holy shit balls,” later followed by “I’m going to get the hell off and enjoy this.” Backstage cover star Cynthia Nixon won for outstanding featured actress in a play for “Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes.” Nixon thanked her co-star, Laura Linney, for having
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‘Come From Away,’ Bette Midler, and Andy Karl Win at 2017 Drama Desk Awards

The 62nd annual Drama Desk Awards honored Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway, or as emcee and Drama Desk Award winner Michael Urie put it, “way the F-Off-Broadway,” on Sunday, June 4. The show opened with a performance by the Off-Broadway musical, “Spamilton,” rapping and singing about the rules for making acceptance speeches. The cast assured that there would be no “La La Land” debacle, as with the Academy Awards. The night’s first award for outstanding featured actor in a play went to Danny DeVito for his role as Gregory Solomon in Arthur Miller’s “The Price.” His acceptance speech began with these three words: “Holy shit balls,” later followed by “I’m going to get the hell off and enjoy this.” Backstage cover star Cynthia Nixon won for outstanding featured actress in a play for Helen Hayes’ “The Little Foxes.” Nixon thanked her co-star, Laura Linney, for having the idea that
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Younger Season 4 Trailer: Kelsey and Josh Bond Over Liza's Big Secret

Younger Season 4 Trailer: Kelsey and Josh Bond Over Liza's Big Secret
“There’s got to be a better ending to us than this,” Liza tells Josh in the full-length trailer for Younger‘s upcoming fourth season (TV Land, June 28). But after everything that’s gone down between them, is that really possible?

RelatedYounger Renewed for Season 5

Season 4 picks up immediately following Liza’s bombshell confession to Kelsey — that she’s been lying about her age, in case you haven’t seen the show — and the fallout from that admission. (To quote Kelsey, “S–t’s about to go down.”)

RelatedYounger: Darren Star Breaks Down Biggest Finale Twists, Teases
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Video: Michael Urie Chats Drama Desk Awards Hosting Gig on Good Day New York

The 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards will be held on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 800 Pm at The Town Hall 123 W. 43rd Street, hosted by repeat emcee Drama Desk Award winner Michael Urie Buyer and Cellar, 'Ugly Betty'. The Drama Desk Awards are the only major New York City theater honors for which productions on Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway compete against each other in the same categories. Below, see what Urie had to say on 'Good Day New York' about returning to host the ceremony
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Photo Flash: Judith Light Honored with O'Neill Center's 2017 Monte Cristo Award

It was a night full of Broadway and TV reunions for beloved stage and screen star Judith Light at the 2017 Monte Cristo Award ceremony last night, presented by the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center and held for the first time at 583 Park Avenue. Light's Lombardi co-star Dan Lauria and 'Ugly Betty' co-star Michael Urie joined in on the celebrations, and Director Thomas Kail presented Light with her honor. Scroll down for photos from the evening
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America Ferrera Writes Powerful Message About Embracing Her Body: 'Thank You for 33 Years of Standing With Me'

America Ferrera Writes Powerful Message About Embracing Her Body: 'Thank You for 33 Years of Standing With Me'
America Ferrera is learning to love herself more than ever.

The Superstore actress turned 33 on Tuesday, and Instagrammed a cute picture of her and two gal-pals taking a SoulCycle class. Ferrera admitted she hasn't always been kind to herself when it comes to her body, but says that that's changing with age.

"At 33, I finally understand that my body is a miracle!" she wrote. "After too many years of criticizing, punishing, depriving, or neglecting my body for what it isn't, I'm attempting to love it unapologetically as it is! Thank you body for 33 years of standing with me even when I wasn't on your side. I promise from here on out to stand by you and face down all the criticism and bulls**t distractions (inner & outer), so that we can move beyond beautiful and get to the business of living! Thank you to these amazing humans and so many more who have inspired me to celebrate
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Watch: Ugly Betty Stars Vanessa Williams and Michael Urie Wish America Ferrera Happy Birthday

Watch: Ugly Betty Stars Vanessa Williams and Michael Urie Wish America Ferrera Happy Birthday
Happy birthday, America Ferrera!

The Superstore actress turned 33 on Tuesday and her former Ugly Betty costars, Vanessa Williams and Michael Urie, sent her a special shoutout on Instagram for the occasion.

“Happy birthday, America!” the two said in unison.

“Thirty-three, huh?” Urie, 36, said.

“Can’t believe it,” Williams, 54, responded.

In the background, actress Chita Rivera walked past, murmuring something which Urie cleared up.

Chita Rivera just said you’re old!” he said, laughing.

Ferrera posted the same video on her Instagram page, writing, “Well that’s my life made. I love these two with every fiber of my being. Met
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Barry Manilow Makes First Concert Appearance Since Publicly Coming Out to People

Barry Manilow Makes First Concert Appearance Since Publicly Coming Out to People
Barry Manilow was welcomed with enthusiastic cheers on Tuesday night, as he took the stage at New York City’s Town Hall for the Concert for America: Stand Up, Sing Out!.

Performing at the monthly event — which raises money for national organizations dedicated to protecting civil rights, women’s health and environmental protection — Manilow appeared grateful.

“I’m so happy to be home. I’m a New Yorker, I’m from Williamsburg, Brooklyn.” Manilow told the enthusiastic crowd as he took the stage to a standing ovation. “I’m here to promote an album, my love letter to New York.
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Will & Grace Revival Order Increased

Will & Grace Revival Order Increased
Someone buy Karen a few more bottles pallets of vodka: The Will & Grace revival is going to go on longer than originally planned.

NBC has ordered two additional episodes of the NBC comedy’s continuation, our sister site Deadline reports, bringing the total order to 12.

PhotosWill & Grace Cast Reunites On Set: ‘Just Like Riding a Bike’ — See Photos

In January, the Peacock Net ordered 10 new Will & Grace installments, with all four of the series’ Emmy-winning stars — Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Megan Mullally and Sean Hayes — reprising their roles of Grace, Will, Karen and Jack. Series creators David Kohan and Max Mutchnick
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