The Temperamentals…starring Michael Urie from Ugly Betty


Critics hail

The Temperamentals

as intelligent, political, witty, moving, wise, and most importantly, entertaining. 

It tells the story of a group of courageous men who joined together to build the Mattachine Society, the first gay rights organization in the United States.  The play features the intimate and complex relationship between Harry Hay and young fashion designer Rudy Gernreich, set against the backdrop of 1950’s Hollywood and the McCarthy era.




“it’s impossible not to be moved” – Time Out New York 


“‘Evocative…
The Temperamentals succeeds… the cast is, to a man, excellent” – New York Times



Michael  Urie  is an actor, television producer and director, best known for his portrayal of Marc St. James on the ABC dramedy series Ugly Betty. He joins  The Tempermentals, as Rudy, in New York City this month!

“Temperamental” was code for “homosexual” in the early 1950’s, part of a created language of secret words that gay men used to communicate. The Temperamentals tells the story of two men – the communist Harry Hay and the Viennese refugee and designer Rudi Gernreich – as they fall in love while building the first gay rights organization in the pre-Stonewall United States.



Previews begin February 18th
Opening Night – February 28th


Tickets on sale NOW!
$19.52 Preview Tickets! Limited time offer!

You have one of three ways
 to use the following discount code:   TEPREV12
Call (212) 947-8844

Go to the New World Stages Box Office


or   Visit Broadwayoffers.com


New World Stages  @   340 West 50th Street

For all other performance times and tickets, please visit   Telecharge or call (646)871-1730






The  Best of Gay New York

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