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Darren Appreciation Thread: General News about Darren for 2017

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*Jeremy*

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I like the haircut :happy face

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(I still miss the curls.  :happy face )

Darren and Chuck.  Well, we happily will be seeing more of you two talented brothers together now, won't we?  applause 


Special Performance - Darren and Chuck Criss “Days of Wine and Roses”
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Darren's Schedule:


March 8                    Computer Games Launch Concert! (Mercury Lounge, NYC)


March 9                    Elvis Duran Show



March 14                   Conan (TBS)       


March 20                   Supergirl Musical Crossover (on the CW)


March 21                   The Flash Musical Crossover (on the CW)


April 8, 2017.             University of Michigan Bicentennial Celebration.

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Darren's Schedule:



March 10                   iHeartRadio



March 14                   Conan (TBS)       


March 20                   Supergirl Musical Crossover (on the CW)


March 21                   The Flash Musical Crossover (on the CW)


April 8, 2017.             University of Michigan Bicentennial Celebration.



Note: 
It looks like March 14 is confirmed for Darren to be on Conan.  http://teamcoco.com/schedule  :happy face



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From dailydarrennews

Darren is appearing on "The Late Late Show with James Corden," on March 21.  applause 
https://headlineplanet.com/home/2017/03/13/bea-miller-band-perry-maggie-rogers-take-performing-late-late-show-james-corden/




Reminder:  Don't forget to record Darren on Conan (on TBS) today.  :happy face





Darren's Schedule:




March 14                   Conan (TBS)       


March 20                   Supergirl Musical Crossover (on the CW)


March 21                   The Flash Musical Crossover (on the CW)


March 21                   The Late Late Show with James Corden on CBS.


April 8, 2017.             University of Michigan Bicentennial Celebration.

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From Darren Criss Army:




# Repost   ryanpnorton Ok Darren…commenting on the first time watching The Bachelor! #producer #hollywood #losangeles #darrencriss http://ift.tt/2n6vbgK
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Note:  Ryan Norton is a producer/director.

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From DarrenCrissArmy:

A green bagel, in honor of St. Patrick's Day.  :happy face











From dailydarrennews:


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   darrencriss ‘Tought I’d rock the night wit a bit of Irish attitude








Speaking of Darren being on The Late Late Show with James Corden on CBS on Tuesday March 21 (the same night as The Flash's musical crossover), here is a pic of them at the Screen Actors Guild Foundation's 30th Anniversary Celebration, on November 5, 2015.

Also love Iqbal's tweet.  :happy face







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Darren's Schedule:


March 20                   Supergirl Musical Crossover (on the CW)


March 21                   The Flash Musical Crossover (on the CW)


March 21                   The Late Late Show with James Corden on CBS.


April 8, 2017.             University of Michigan Bicentennial Celebration.

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Don't forget to record The Flash on the CW on Tuesday night!    And also don't forget to record Darren on The Late Late Show with James Corden on CBS Tuesday night as well.  :happy face


From Darren Criss Army:

Cute video of Melissa and Darren.  :happy face



#Repost @darrencriss Howz about a throwback to Earth 1 circa 2013 when my and @melissabenoist’s careers peaked at the Kid’s Choice Awards http://ift.tt/2ntqfTt

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From dailydarrennews:

I wonder what this is about???  confused 

@SOPHIANNECARUSO: Photoshoot with @DarrenCriss today for @TodayTixUK  heart #BroadwayBabes
March 23, 2017

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@Poppy wrote:From dailydarrennews:

I wonder what this is about???  confused 

@SOPHIANNECARUSO: Photoshoot with @DarrenCriss today for @TodayTixUK  heart #BroadwayBabes
March 23, 2017

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Oooh. This intrigues me!  Darren is clean-shaven and he's at a photo shoot for Today Tix (she tweeted later that she didn't mean UK):

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@DarrenCriss @TodayTixUK oops I meant to tag @TodayTix :happy face

She is linked to the musical "Lazarus" and she mentioned that the photo shoot is somehow related to that: 

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Feeling spoiled at the super secret shoot today for @TodayTix @Lazarus_Musical #lazarus #lazarusmusical #broadwaybaby join me on Instagram!

"Lazarus" is a musical based on "The Man Who Fell to Earth" that was scored by David Bowie and played in London and the off-Broadway production starred . . . Michael C. Hall. Someone also told me that Alan Cumming was attached to this production, but I can't seem to find a reference for that. "The Man Who Fell to Earth" was also made into a movie which starred David Bowie. The off-Broadway production supposedly received mixed reviews (until Bowie's untimely death).

This actress (who played "the bullet" in "Hamilton and was also in "A Bronx Tale" also tweeted today:

arianadebose: Lunching & being silly with @darrencriss for @todaytix

I'm trying my hardest not to let my imagination and hopes get away from me, but . . . I am.   A David Bowie project would definitely be something Darren would be stoked to be a part of.   8)

. . . Or it could be something completely different and I am totally off-base here, which is more than likely.   :big grin  
There are some talented people attached to this project though . . . whatever it is.  
 
What are you up to, Mr Criss?! Whatever this photo shoot is for, I hope Darren enjoys the process.  


@Poppy wrote:Darren's Schedule:


March 20                   Supergirl Musical Crossover (on the CW)


March 21                   The Flash Musical Crossover (on the CW)


March 21                   The Late Late Show with James Corden on CBS.


April 8, 2017.             University of Michigan Bicentennial Celebration.

Don't forget his WE Day New York appearance at Radio City Music Hall on April 6th!!

Okay, I just went to the WE Day site (see link above) and when you hover over Darren's pic/name on the celebrity list, it says, "indie alt-pop band from brothers Darren and Chuck Criss."


Does that mean Computer Games will perform at WE Day?  That sounds highly likely since Darren has performed at past WE Day celebrations. I hope so. That would be awesome!  Yea!



ETA:  My apologies for the wonky cut/paste of Sophia's tweets. I dunno how to do that correctly . . . obviously.  Embarassed


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Hi Lilikoiluv!  :hello 

Thanks so much for all the info you posted about Lazarus!  And thanks for the background on Ariana Debose.    I remember as you said, that Michael C. Hall was connected to the project.  Ohhh, it would be so fun if Alan Cumming was attached to the project too.  Let's hope and hope!   :fingers crossed :fingers crossed :fingers crossed  As you said, Lilikoiluv, David Bowie would be right up Darren's alley!  Also--remember that tweet that blaykee was so nice to post about Perez Hilton's tweet:

@blaykee wrote:Just saw this on tumblr (let's see if I can post it)






Great point about the significance of Darren shaving, Lilikoiluv.  He had a beard on the James Corden show. 

Cross fingers something pans out!




Thank you so much for the reminder to add April 6 and WE Day New York to Darren's calendar.  I completely forgot.  It's nice that you guys help me out--it really helps a lot!  I appreciate it! 


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Don't forget his WE Day New York appearance at Radio City Music Hall on April 6th!!

Okay, I just went to the WE Day site (see link above) and when you hover over Darren's pic/name on the celebrity list, it says, "indie alt-pop band from brothers Darren and Chuck Criss."


Does that mean Computer Games will perform at WE Day?  That sounds highly likely since Darren has performed at past WE Day celebrations. I hope so. That would be awesome! 

Oooooh!  Good catch, Lilikoiluv!  I would love to see Computer Games performing on WE Day!   That would be fantastic.  Darren usually picks theme-appropriate songs for the WE-Day events, I wonder what song he and Chuck would perform together if they were to perform for WE-Day?  "Not Alone" is always a good fit.  Maybe some new music? 


I'm not very good at posting tweets or instagram messages. 

One way is to go to the tweet and you will see a drop down arrow in the upper right corner of the tweet.  Click on that and choose "Embed tweet."  Then copy the code and paste it here.  But don't forget to delete emoji's or smilies that are in the tweet before you hit "Send," or else you may lose part of your post.  It is always a good idea to copy your post and then hit "Preview" to see if there are any smilies in the tweet (sometimes it's hard to see them when they are embedded in the code).  Then if all looks good-hit "Send."  It would look like this:




Or you can just ignore the drop down arrow, and copy and paste the tweet.

 Sophia Anne Caruso‏Verified account @SOPHIANNECARUSO

@DarrenCriss @TodayTixUK oops I meant to tag @TodayTix : )


But Lilikoiluv, it doesn't matter what it looks like.  What's important is that you were nice enough to take the time to post it here.  So thank you!



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April 6, 2017.             WE Day-New York.

April 8, 2017.             University of Michigan Bicentennial Celebration.

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Another pic from the Today Tix photo shoot.

From dailydarrennews:

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   sarahbidnick: What a shoot. Couldn’t be more blown away by @billykiddstudio and can’t wait to share it with the world. #todaytix





Darren went to see Significant Other on Broadway.  Darren's former Hedwig and the Angry Inch (on Broadway) co-star, Rebecca Naomi Jones, is part of the cast of Significant Other.   I love Rebecca Naomi Jones.   :love 


Some cute pics, with Laura Osnes too.  :happy face

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  Sensible Sardi’s run-in. @onerebeccajones @darrencriss @hedwigonbway @significantbway @bandstandbway
 





adracas It’s Thursday…. and 3 worlds collide! #broadwaylife #significantbway #bandstand













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significantbway: In true #significantother fashion, Hedwig (@darrencriss) visited his Yitzhak (@onerebeccajones) last night… and made a few new SIGNIFICANT friends along the way! Wink

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Darren's been out seeing shows on Broadway, supporting his friends.  :happy face


From dailydarrennews:

Some cute pics.

Supporting StarKid Britney Coleman, cast member of Sunset Boulevard, the Broadway musical. 

britneycoleman: Well look who showed up on the Boulevard last night?! The last time I saw this one in NYC I was congratulating him on HIS (2nd!) Broadway show! So awesome to have you at the show, my friend! @sunsetblvdmusical #goblue #ofcourseiworeamichiganshirt #mihappyplace #starkidsonbroadway








With friend Stephanie Rothenberg, Darren's former co-star in How to Succeed.  Stephanie is also a cast member of Sunset Boulevard.



stephgrothenberg Last night on the Boulevard! A little #howtosucceed reunion! @darrencriss  heart






Looks like Darren went with Elvis Duran to see Sunset Boulevard.  So nice to see them spend time together.  :happy face

chichimillz: that time we became besties with @elvisduran and @darrencriss on the backstage set of @sunsetblvdmusical and ended up leaving with $5000 gloves worn and signed by Glenn close #sunsetboulevard #glennclosegloves #gleecast #z100secretsound







With Glenn Close and Elvis:

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   elvisduran: Night at the theater with @darrencriss…@sunsetblvdmusical and our new girlfriend, Glenn Close!






Oh my gosh.  Groundhog Day is made into a musical, and Darren's friend, Tony Marion (who we also know from Broadway Style Guide, and I believe he also went to Elsie Fest) is producing it? 

ha!

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  Via Tony Marion’s Instagram Story (March 25th, 2017)






From Darren Criss Army:


# Repost tony_marion

Thanks for coming to see our little ditty tonight #darrencriss http://ift.tt/2mD7WM1

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Also some sweet messages from Groundhog Day, the musical:








From cast members of Groundhog Day.



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This is interesting and nice.  I'm guessing it's because of Darren's appearance on The Flash.  As John Barrowman said, appearing on TV really hits a wide audience and brings a lot of visibility to actors.

From dailydarrennews:


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  CELEBRITIES

   Week Ending March 27th, 2017
    
1.  Harry Styles +1
2.  Emma Watson -1
3.  Dan Stevens +3
4.  Sebastian Stan +4
5.  Cole Sprouse -2
6.  Chris Evans -2
7.  Katie McGrath +5
8.  Meryl Streep
9.  Tom Hiddleston -2
10. Jake Gyllenhaal
11. Melissa Benoist -1
12. Lili Reinhart -1
13. Jensen Ackles -4
14. Luke Evans
15. Benedict Cumberbatch
16. Lin-Manuel Miranda -2
17. Darren Criss
18. Ryan Reynolds
19. Kendall Jenner -2
20. Camila Mendes
The number in italics indicates how many spots a name moved up or down from the previous week. Bolded names weren’t on the list last week.
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broadway_style: An exclusive look backstage at Groundhog Day as our pals Darren Criss & Todd Snyder show Andy Karl and Tim Minchin some Punxsutawney style love!

March 27 2017



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I have the feeling that playing in that crossover was a pretty good move. Not only The Flash/Supergirl is a mainstream show but it has also another type of audience (people who love superheroes). It seems to me that, before that crossover, Darren was mostly known by people who like musicals.

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Darren pitching in to urge folks to support the benefit performance for ACLU. 




# Repost etaibenson   A special somebody thinks you should buy tickets to #ANightOfLight on April 3rd in Los Angeles. (Spoiler alert: it’s @darrencriss) Come support the ACLU! Ticket link in bio @aaip4aclu #darrencriss #roomies #goblue http://ift.tt/2neMZCh




The benefit performance will take place at Prospect Theatre on Hollywood Blvd. in Los Angeles.

You can go to this page for Tickets:  https://tickets.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&e=9086ba59afdcc93da543ccc0d5a59b10&vqitq=bf01fe44-a9eb-4ff3-b6fa-c20eac61033b&vqitp=c849c169-969a-4e1c-a935-6496b2970bd5&vqitts=1487978651&vqitc=vendini&vqite=itl&vqitrt=Safetynet&vqith=4e710c2fe3fb70f20b8295a194fafaaa

There is more info about the event at this page:
https://www.gofundme.com/aaip4aclu


There will be performances by the cast of An American in Paris, and some surprise special guests.

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THANK YOU for the mini lesson on posting tweets from twitter, Poppy!  :hug
I tried it out in the practice forum and it worked!  Yay!  
I left my wonky stuff above for posterity sake (and because I'm afraid I'll mess the post up if I tried to fix it. lol).  


@Poppy wrote:Another pic from the Today Tix photo shoot.

From dailydarrennews:

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   sarahbidnick: What a shoot. Couldn’t be more blown away by @billykiddstudio and can’t wait to share it with the world. #todaytix
FYI- Sarah Bidnick is the VP of Marketing at Today Tix.  I'm so curious to know what this "super secret" photo shoot was about.  I would LOVE it to be about Darren doing "Lazarus", but I'm wondering: 
--the timing seems off for this shoot if it is for "Lazarus". I'm not sure how early these are done fro productions, but IF it is for this particular show, Darren probably wouldn't be available for rehearsals until mid-summer perhaps because of ACS? That would seem to lead to a winter/spring opening?  Seems a bit early for something like this.
--Why would Today Tix be involved with a photo shoot for a particular show? 
--Dori, from Glee Forum, and some others on Tumblr were thinking perhaps it's a photo shoot covering several shows as promo for perhaps a new service Today Tix is providing.  This seems plausible too. BUT that STILL means that Darren is linked to a show right??? 
--I though maybe it could have something to do with the Tonys, but I think it's a bit early for even that kind of link.
--Dori thought maybe it could have something to do with Elsie Fest.  We both joked that this would be unlikely knowing Darren's usual timeframe for Elsie Fest promotion--like waaaay too early.  :laughing  But who knows? We could be surprised! 

. . . not that I've let my excitement get the best of me and have been wildly speculating over the meaning of just a few tweets . . . or anything like that . . .  :cheeky


I loved seeing the pics and such of Darren out with friends seeing other friends on Broadway!

@Poppy wrote:Darren went to see Significant Other on Broadway.  Darren's former Hedwig and the Angry Inch (on Broadway) co-star, Rebecca Naomi Jones, is part of the cast of Significant Other.   I love Rebecca Naomi Jones.    

Some cute pics, with Laura Osnes too.  

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significantbway: In true #significantother fashion, Hedwig (@darrencriss) visited his Yitzhak (@onerebeccajones) last night… and made a few new SIGNIFICANT friends along the way! 
Aww, I was hoping that he would get to see Rebecca in "Significant Other" and I'm so happy he did!  I love these two together and hope that they get to work together again in the future.  Laura Osnes added to the mix made that night even more awesome! 


@Poppy wrote:Supporting StarKid Britney Coleman, cast member of Sunset Boulevard, the Broadway musical.  

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britneycoleman: Well look who showed up on the Boulevard last night?! The last time I saw this one in NYC I was congratulating him on HIS (2nd!) Broadway show! So awesome to have you at the show, my friend! @sunsetblvdmusical #goblue#ofcourseiworeamichiganshirt #mihappyplace #starkidsonbroadway

With friend Stephanie Rothenberg, Darren's former co-star in How to Succeed.  Stephanie is also a cast member of Sunset Boulevard.

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stephgrothenberg Last night on the Boulevard! A little #howtosucceed reunion! @darrencriss   
My Team StarKid-loving heart is so happy for Britney! What a great show to be a part of! Team StarKid/H2$ reunion at a fabulous show starring MERYL STREEP (and going to see said show with Elvis Duran)--what an incredible night of happiness and love! 

And lastly, Darren supporting Etai's wonderful "Night of Light" fundraiser for the ACLU was so cute.  I didn't know Etai was now in the cast of "An American in Paris"--so happy for him!  What a great event that production is putting on! (I'm hoping Darren will perhaps be one of those "surprise guests" in support of his old roomie and this lovely cause.)  I hope it is a great success.  Oh, and . . . Go Blue!


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