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Darren Criss won an Emmy for his work on the drama series American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace. Criss is best known for his portrayal of Blaine Anderson on the FOX musical comedy-drama series Glee. As the lead vocalist of Glee's Dalton Academy Warblers, Criss' first number, a ... (read more)
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@darrencriss - 7/16/19 06:31pm “Chasing Gold” sung by yours truly (as Zack Collins) is now on @Spotify! https://


@darrencriss - 7/15/19 05:25pm My boy!!! So happy for @austinbutler I could burst. https://


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Darren Criss won an Emmy for his work on the drama series American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace. Criss is best known for his portrayal of Blaine Anderson on the FOX musical comedy-drama series Glee. As the lead vocalist of Glee's Dalton Academy Warblers, Criss' first number, a ... (read more)
Darren Criss Teams Up with Steve Aoki to Release New Song 'Crash Into Me'Darren Criss Teams Up with Steve Aoki to Release New Song 'Crash Into Me'
by TV News Desk - Jul 12, 2019

Today, two-time Grammy nominated DJ and Producer Steve Aoki and Billboard charting singersongwriter and Emmy Award winner Darren Criss ("American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace") pair up to release their upbeat, energetic collab for "Crash Into Me". This surprising duo, from two different walks of the industry, came together to put an authentic, creative dance spin on the song, originally released in 1996 by Dave Matthews Band, which won a Grammy Award for Best Rock Song (1998).  (more...)

BroadwayWorld Readers Dreamcast The Little Mermaid Movie!BroadwayWorld Readers Dreamcast The Little Mermaid Movie!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019

We asked, and you answered! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Halle Bailey has been cast as Ariel in Disney's upcoming live-action remake of their 1989 classic film 'The Little Mermaid.' To celebrate, we asked BroadwayWorld readers to name who they'd like to be part of Halle's world as part of the movie's cast. Head under the sea to check out your top picks including Darren Criss, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and more! (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 7/11: WEST SIDE STORY Casting, Broadway in Bryant Park, and More!Wake Up With BWW 7/11: WEST SIDE STORY Casting, Broadway in Bryant Park, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 11, 2019

Today's top stories: casting has been announced for the Broadway revival of West Side Story, Broadway in Bryant Park kicks off today, and more! (more...)

Darren Criss to Star In, Write Songs For Musical Comedy Series ROYALTIES for QuibiDarren Criss to Star In, Write Songs For Musical Comedy Series ROYALTIES for Quibi
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2019

From the mind of Emmy & Golden Globe Award-winning actor and songwriter Darren Criss  comes ROYALTIES, a satirical take on the oft-untold story of songwriters behind the world's biggest hits. The show follows the ascent of a ragtag songwriting duo - Sara and Pierce (Criss) - as they navigate the strange and hilarious challenges of creating a truly great song, week after week.  (more...)

Darren Criss Joins 2019 iHeartRadio Music Festival LineupDarren Criss Joins 2019 iHeartRadio Music Festival Lineup
by TV News Desk - Jul 9, 2019

iHeartMedia announced today that Hootie & The Blowfish, Marshmello and Steve Aoki with special guests Darren Criss and Monsta X have been added to the iconic lineup for the 2019 iHeartRadioMusic Festival, the annual legendary concert event on Friday, September 20 and Saturday, September 21 at Las Vegas' hottest entertainment venue, T-Mobile Arena. (more...)

VIDEO: Patrick Wilson, Mandy Moore Star in MIDWAYVIDEO: Patrick Wilson, Mandy Moore Star in MIDWAY
by Stage Tube - Jun 27, 2019

Lionsgate has released the trailer for MIDWAY, which centers on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII. (more...)

jackbenny Perform IT'S NATIONAL SEE-A-SHOW DAY! at Birdland Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019

Twin brothers Jack and Benny Lipson, aka the critically acclaimed jackbenny, are set to perform It's National See-a-Show Day! at Birdland Theater (315 West 44th Street NYC 10036) on Tuesday, July 16th, at 7:00 pm. The cover for the show is $20 or $30 with a $10 food drink minimum. The doors will open at 5:00 pm. (more...)

CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY Announced At Patchogue TheatreCELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY Announced At Patchogue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019

 Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts presents the award-winning hit comedy show Celebrity Autobiography starring Susan Lucci, Rachel Dratch, Ralph Macchio, Julia Macchio, Eugene Pack and Dayle Reyfel on Sunday, July 14 at 7pm. Ticket prices range between $29 - $59, plus applicable fees. Purchase online, by phone or at the box office. For more information, visit PatchogueTheatre.org, call the Patchogue Theatre Box Office at 631-207-1313, or stop by 71 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY. (more...)

jackbenny to Headline Birdland Theaterjackbenny to Headline Birdland Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

Twin brothers Jack and Benny Lipson, aka the critically acclaimed jackbenny, are set to perform at Birdland Theater in New York City on Tuesday, July 16, at 7pm.  (more...)

The Cast Of THE PROM Will Perform at TrevorLIVE New York Gala; Full Lineup AnnouncedThe Cast Of THE PROM Will Perform at TrevorLIVE New York Gala; Full Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019

Today, The Trevor Project announced that GRAMMY-Award winning multi-platinum singer/songwriter Daya and the cast of the Broadway musical, The Prom, will perform at the organization's TrevorLIVE New York gala in New York City on Monday, June 17 at Cipriani Wall Street. The organization also announced that Queer Eye's Antoni Porowski and Jonathan Van Ness will present Cara Delevingne with the 2019 Hero Award, and actor Jonathan Tucker will present Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos with the Champions Award. (more...)

VIDEO: Audra McDonald and Laura Linney Have Beef on the TonysVIDEO: Audra McDonald and Laura Linney Have Beef on the Tonys
by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2019

On last night's Tony Awards, host James Corden tests celebrity friendships when he pulls some big stars into some fake beefs. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Stars Shine on the Red Carpet at the 2019 Tony AwardsPhoto Coverage: Stars Shine on the Red Carpet at the 2019 Tony Awards
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 9, 2019

The big day is finally here! The stars are shining on the Tony Awards red carpet, and BroadwayWorld's got a first look - check out the first batch of arrivals below, including Camille A. Brown, Robert Horn, and more! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/8/2019
by - Jun 8, 2019

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 6/8/2019. (more...)

VIDEO: Darren Criss Stars in a Cheesy Taco Bell CommercialVIDEO: Darren Criss Stars in a Cheesy Taco Bell Commercial
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019

Darren Criss has shared his latest project on Twitter, and it's, as he calls it, pretty 'cheesy.' (more...)

BWW TV: James Corden Teases What in Store for the Tony Awards!BWW TV: James Corden Teases What in Store for the Tony Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2019

Stars from stage and screen will take center stage at the 2019 Tony Awards, on CBS on Sunday, June 9th, 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay), when they broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The Tony Awards, hosted by James Corden are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. What does Corden have in store for the big night? We stopped by Radio City Music Hall this morning to find out! (more...)

Breaking: THE CHER SHOW, THE PROM, HADESTOWN, and More to Perform at the Tony AwardsBreaking: THE CHER SHOW, THE PROM, HADESTOWN, and More to Perform at the Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019

Tony Awards have announced the line-up of performances that will be performed live at the 2019 Tony Awards, on stage from Radio City Music Hall, Sunday, June 9th (more...)

Sara Bareilles, Danai Gurira, Shirley Jones, and More Stars Join Lineup of Tonys PresentersSara Bareilles, Danai Gurira, Shirley Jones, and More Stars Join Lineup of Tonys Presenters
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019

Stars from stage and screen will take center stage at the 2019 Tony Awards, on CBS on Sunday, June 9th when they broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The 2019 Tony Nominees Strut the Red Carpet to Celebrate the Tony Honorees!Photo Coverage: The 2019 Tony Nominees Strut the Red Carpet to Celebrate the Tony Honorees!
by Monroe George - Jun 4, 2019

Broadway's biggest night is just around the bend! Before we officially celebrate the Tony Awards, the nominees gathered last night to salute the 2019 Tony Honorees, which this year include: Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre: Rosemary Harris, Terrence McNally, Harold Wheeler; Special Tony Awards: Marin Mazzie, Sonny Tilders and Creature Technology Company, Jason Michael Webb; Regional Theatre Tony Award: TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Palo Alto, CA; Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award: Judith Light; Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre: Broadway Inspirational Voices - Michael McElroy, Peter Entin, FDNY Engine 54, Ladder 4, Battalion 9, Joseph Blakely Forbes. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 5/31: Tony Awards Presenters Announced, and More!Wake Up With BWW 5/31: Tony Awards Presenters Announced, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - May 31, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Presenters for this year's Tony Awards have been announced, go inside opening night of Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, and more! (more...)

Sutton Foster, Tina Fey, Billy Porter & More Will Present at the 2019 Tony Awards!Sutton Foster, Tina Fey, Billy Porter & More Will Present at the 2019 Tony Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019

Some of the biggest stars from stage, television, film and music will present at THE 73rd ANNUAL TONY AWARDS®, live from the historic Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Sunday, June 9 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. Set to appear are Darren Criss, Tina Fey, Sutton Foster, Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Regina King, Laura Linney, Audra McDonald, Ben Platt, Billy Porter, Andrew Rannells and Michael Shannon. (more...)

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