SCHEDULE: Thursday, January 25, 2018, 7—9 p.m.
LOCATION: Harman Center for the Arts, 610 F Street NW
REQUIREMENTS: Adults, ages 13 and older only
Tuition is non-refundable.
Learn from Michael Urie (Ugly Betty, Buyer & Cellar) while he plays the title character in STC’s Hamlet about his process interpreting one of the greatest tragedies ever written and bringing a character to life.
Michael Urie is currently starring in Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song at Second Stage Theater. He also starred in Red Bull Theater’s acclaimed production of The Government Inspector. He originated the role of Alex More in Jonathan Tolins’ Buyer & Cellar Off-Broadway, on tour, in London and for the PBS series Theater Close-Up. For this performance he received the Drama Desk Award, Clarence Derwent Award, the Lucille Lortel Award, LA Drama Critics Award and nominations for the Drama League and Outer Critics Circle Awards. New York theatre credits include How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Broadway), Shows For Days (LCT), Homos, Or Everyone In America (Obie Award), The Cherry Orchard (CSC), Angels in America (Signature), The Temperamentals (Lucille Lortel, Drama Desk and Theatre World awards, Drama League nomination), The Revenger’s Tragedy (Red Bull), Another Vermeer (HB Playwrights). Regionally, Urie has worked for Two River, The Old Globe, Vineyard Playhouse, South Coast Rep, Seattle Rep, Folger Shakespeare, Barrington Stage, Hyde Park (Austin), and The Blank (L.A.) Film: He’s Way More Famous Than You (also directed), Thank You for Judging(co-director/exec. producer), Beverly Hills Chihuahua, WTC View, Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life, The Decoy Bride, Petunia, Such Good People, The Hyperglot (director), and Grantham & Rose (exec. producer). TV: Gavin Sinclair on Modern Family, Younger, Workaholics, The Good Wife, Hot in Cleveland, Partners and Marc St. James on Ugly Betty. He currently hosts the Logo series Cocktails And Classics. Web series: “What’s Your Emergency” (director). Training: Juilliard.
* Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers.