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1default Elsie Fest 2018 on Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:24 pm

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2default Re: Elsie Fest 2018 on Sun Aug 12, 2018 12:45 pm

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:fingers crossed Here's hoping for an official Elsie Fest 2018 announcement soon.  :fingers crossed

jenndesq on tumblr got an October 7th listing when she googled it, for what it's worth. That would be the same timeframe as last year. I would post her screenshot of the info, but I don't know how to do that on my kindle.  I don't know
Here's a link to her post: http://jenndesq.tumblr.com/post/176819043082/fwiw
Yay! At least that worked. lol.

I couldn't find any listing for it on the Summerstage site right now. It could be added to the schedule once the official announcement is made though. (IIRC, they listed it a bit early on the Summerstage site last year, so I thought I'd check.) Central Park is such a convenient and great location. I hope they get to have it there again, or someplace just as great and convenient.


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3default Re: Elsie Fest 2018 on Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:30 pm

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Thank you for sharing all the info, Lilikoiluv. 






Source:  http://jenndesq.tumblr.com/post/176819043082/fwiw






Hopefully, Darren will announce some details soon.  :fingers crossed 


Yes, I hope he continues to have Elsie Fest in Central Park, such a great location!  I was impressed he got that location last year!


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4default Re: Elsie Fest 2018 on Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:48 pm

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Sounds like there will be an announcement of Elsie Fest tomorrow?  :happy face


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5default Re: Elsie Fest 2018 on Wed Aug 29, 2018 2:22 pm

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This looks like a great line-up!  Congrats to Darren and to all the lucky fans who plan to go!  I would love to see Grant and Alex--how wonderful to see them participating in Elsie Fest!  (Note:  I'm having trouble posting the smartURL links.)


http://darrencriss.me/Elsie18


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Sign up to receive the Pre-Sale Code at:  http://www.darrencriss.com/elsiefest2018
















ELSIE FEST 2018 INFO!!!

https://www.elsiefest.com/










rockerrick We’ve got a singing superhero, a viral sensation, A Disney Princess (Ariel!!!), a Christmas zombie musical, an icon, and Broadway’s sweetheart. Oh and some kids from that show Glee. The 4th annual @ElsieFest has arrived.







Aw, Grant and Alex! :happy face

grantgust I don’t know why I would agree to sing with a group of people that are going to make me feel incompetent, but I can’t wait! I haven’t performed on any kind of stage in far too long. Thank you @darrencriss for asking me to come hang with these amazing performers. Come see us in New York! I’m already nervous.

thealexnewell I’m sooo excited be there or be square!!!












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Broadway.com wrote:
Darren Criss Announces 2018 Elsie Fest Lineup Including Sutton Foster, Joshua Henry, Alex Newell, The Prom & Be More Chill

Aug. 29, 2018

Two-time Emmy nominee and Broadway alum Darren Criss has recruited a talent-packed group of stars to take part in the 2018 edition of his outdoor musical celebration Elsie Fest. The annual event is scheduled to take place on October 7 at Central Park SummerStage in New York City. Doors will open at 5:00pm with the festival scheduled to run from 6:00-10:00pm.

The lineup of 2018 Elsie Fest performers will include two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster (Younger, Sweet Charity), three-time Tony nominee Joshua Henry (Carousel) and Criss’ fellow Glee alum Alex Newell (Once On This Island). They’ll be joined Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright and Tony nominee Jodi Benson (Crazy for You, The Little Mermaid).

Cast members from the upcoming Broadway musical comedy The Prom and the off-Broadway musical Be More Chill and will also offer up performances, with a number to be performed from the movie musical Anna and the Apocalypse. Famed West Village piano bar Marie’s Crisis will return to lead festival-wide singalongs.

Created by Criss, Elsie Fest is a one-day outdoor music festival that celebrates stars and songs from the stage and screen, giving festival-goers a unique experience to enjoy their favorite musicals. Additional performers and guests will be announced at a later time.
Source:  https://www.broadway.com/buzz/193153/darren-criss-announces-2018-elsie-fest-lineup-including-sutton-foster-joshua-henry-alex-newell-the-prom-be-more-chill/









Billboard wrote:
Elsie Fest 2018 to Feature Darren Criss, Sutton Foster, Joshua Henry, Rufus Wainwright, Alex Newell & More
8/29/2018

Tickets for Elsie Fest will got on pre-sale on [Wednesday] Sept. 5 at 10 a.m. ET; click here to sign up for the pre-sale code. General public on-sale will be [Friday] Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. ET at the same location.   
Source:  https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/pop/8472749/2018-elsie-fest-darren-criss-sutton-foster-joshua-henry?utm_source=twitter&utm_source=t.co&utm_medium=referral

Link to buy tickets:  https://www.elsiefest.com/








I just wanted to include this because of how the article referred to Darren.  :happy face   I guess the off-Broadway show Be More Chill is sold out!    Also, it looks like some other folks/friends have signed on as Producers.  Executive Producers include Eleni Gianulis, Dr. Sidney J. Stern, with Associate Producers Jeff Jernigan of Kraft-Engel Management and Corey Lubowich.  And that list of previous performers at Elsie Fest is pretty impressive!
Broadway World wrote:
Sutton Foster, Joshua Henry, Alex Newell, and Darren Criss Will Headline 4th Annual Elsie Fest


Aug 29, 2018

This year's Elsie Fest is underway!

It has been announced that the festival will be led by Two-time Tony Award winning actress, singer and dancer Sutton Foster (TV Land's Younger, ABC Family's Bunheads, Anything Goes, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Violet ), three-time Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry (Hamilton, Carousel, Violet, Shuffle Along,The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess), Emmy nominated songwriter, musician and actor Darren Criss (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, Hedwig and the Angry Inch) and actor and Atlantic Records recording artist Alex Newell (Glee, Once on this Island).

The festival will feature special guest performances by Grammy nominated singer, songwriter and composer Rufus Wainwright (Prima Donna and Hadrian Operas, Rufus Does Judy at Carnegie Hall), star of CW's THE FLASH, Grant Gustin and Tony nominated actress and Disney legend Jodi Benson (The Little Mermaid, Crazy For You), among others. Cast members from the sold out Off-Broadway hit Be More Chill, highly anticipated upcoming Broadway musical comedy The Prom and Orion Pictures' movie musical Anna and the Apocalypse will also perform. Famed West Village piano bar, Marie's Crisis, returns with their stage to lead festival wide singalongs.

Z100's Elvis Duran will host the one-day outdoor music festival celebrating stars and songs from the stage and screen on Sunday, October 7 at Central Park SummerStage in New York City. Additional performers and guests to be announced.

Tickets to Elsie Fest will go on pre-sale Wednesday, September 5th at 10am EST. Sign up for the pre-sale code now on ElsieFest.com. General public on-sale will be available on Friday, September 7th at 10am EST on ElsieFest.com. Doors open at 5pm; performances begin at 6pm. Exclusive meet and greet packages available for concert goers as well as festival merchandise. Beer, wine and food will be available throughout the festival grounds as curated by Smorgasburg.

Elsie Fest is Executive Produced by Darren Criss, Ricky Rollins, Jordan Roth, Eleni Gianulis and Dr. Sidney J. Stern with Associate Producers Jeff Jernigan of Kraft-Engel Management and Corey Lubowich. Elsie Fest is a The Bowery Presents production.

Elsie Fest is a one-day outdoor music festival that celebrates the stars and songs from the stage and screen, giving festival goers a unique experience to their favorite musicals.

Past performers include Cynthia Erivo, Lea Michele, Evan Rachel Wood, Keala Settle, Ingrid Michaelson, Leslie Odom Jr., Alan Cumming, Aaron Tveit, Tituss Burgess, Megan Hilty, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Jason Robert Brown, A Great Big World, Lea Salonga, Todrick Hall, Auli'i Cravalho, Laura Osnes, Corey Cott, Norm Lewis, Julie James, Seth Rudetsky, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Liz Callaway, Lena Hall, Lindsay Mendez, Ari'el Stachel and Etai Benson. For more information about Elsie Fest, please visit www.elsiefest.com. Join the conversation by following Elsie Fest on Instagram and Twitter (@ElsieFest), and on Facebook (facebook.com/elsiefest).

Source:  https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Sutton-Foster-Joshua-Henry-Alex-Newell-and-Darren-Criss-Will-Headline-4th-Annual-Elsie-Fest-20180829





Also:

https://www.theatermania.com/new-york-city-theater/news/joshua-henry-rufus-wainwright-darren-criss-elsie_86256.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=29aug2018



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6default Re: Elsie Fest 2018 on Wed Sep 05, 2018 1:21 am

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Later today (Wednesday, Sept. 5), Elsie Fest tickets go on Pre-Sale!

Don't forget to get your Pre-Sale code!




Link to get Pre-Sale Code:  http://www.darrencriss.com/elsiefest2018


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7default Re: Elsie Fest 2018 on Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:56 am

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From Darren Criss Army:

Tickets are on sale!   Go here:  http://ElsieFest.com




ElsieFest NYC! #ElsieFest is Oct 7 in Central Park! Get tix now for @sfosternyc, @GrantGustUpdate, @rufuswainwright, @joshuahenry20, @thealexnewell, @DarrenCriss, @Matt_Morrison, @CaseyCott, @thejodibenson, @BMCMusical, @ThePromMusical, @AATApocalypse . Details at http://ElsieFest.com

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Darren with Casey Cott at the iHeart Festival, Sept 21, 2018 via Darren’s IG Story


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Also go to Facebook for his video:  https://www.facebook.com/playbill/videos/242319516455696/






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8default Re: Elsie Fest 2018 on Thu Sep 27, 2018 1:05 am

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http://ElsieFest.com


Elsie Fest 2018 | New York City


Join Sutton Foster, Joshua Henry, Darren Criss, Rufus Wainwright and your favorite stars of stage and screen in this outdoor concert event!

Elsie Fest 2018 | New York City








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9default Re: Elsie Fest 2018 on Fri Sep 28, 2018 12:30 am

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Wow, this is impressive. 



elsiefest I spy with my little eye #elsiefest #timessquare 








Elsie Fest M&G for Darren, Jodi Benson & Casey Cott on sale FRIDAY SEPT 28 at NOON ET! 

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Link for details about Meet and and Greets (with Darren, Jodi Benson and Casey Cott) which will be available for purchase today, Friday, September 28 at Noon ET:  https://elsiefest.bigcartel.com/product/photo-with-darren-exclusive-merch










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Enter to win a chance to meet DARREN CRISS and 2 tickets to ELSIE FEST 2018!


Visit this Link:  https://www.hive.co/contests/contest/10343/spotlight/?r=12034345

ICYMI: Don’t forget to enter the contest to win Elsie Fest tickets including a Meet & Greet with Darren! You have a few more days to do it!

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10default Re: Elsie Fest 2018 on Sun Sep 30, 2018 3:40 pm

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Beleive it or not, Elsie Fest is only next weekend, October 7!  Buy your tickets!   To buy tickets:  https://www.elsiefest.com/






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DarrenCriss : .@ElsieFest is next weekend with some personal favorite performers of mine! Hope to see you there for our fourth year. ElsieFest.com








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11default Re: Elsie Fest 2018 on Mon Oct 01, 2018 12:41 am

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From d-criss-news (via Jenndesq--thank you!)





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12default Re: Elsie Fest 2018 on Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:31 am

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Darren Criss

(Source: youtube.com)

Link to YouTube video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=428&v=7C_bUW26IeM

Source:  https://www.broadway.com/videos/158880/broadwaycom-liveatfive-with-darren-criss/?page=1&sort=newest#play




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13default Re: Elsie Fest 2018 on Thu Oct 04, 2018 1:21 am

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From Darren Criss Army:


Get your tickets to Elsie Fest this weekend!  https://www.elsiefest.com/

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Broadway.com wrote:
Darren Criss on Bringing Broadway and Pop Culture Together for Elsie Fest & Scratching His 'Itchiest Itch': Writing for Musical Theater

Oct 3, 2018

Broadway alum Darren Criss is one busy man. Not only did he just win an Emmy for The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story and is about to launch a tour of the West Coast with former Glee co-star and fellow Broadway alum Lea Michele, but he is also getting ready to put on the fourth edition of his acclaimed outdoor musical theater festival Elsie Fest. While appearing on the October 2 episode of Broadway.com’s daily live Facebook news show #LiveAtFive, Criss talked about his passion for Elsie Fest, his love of Broadway and his plans for what’s next.

Criss, who has appeared on Broadway in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and Hedwig and the Angry Inch, created Elsie Fest in 2015 as a way to showcase Broadway stars in a music-festival format. Over the years, the outdoor concert has turned into a staple Broadway event, leaving Criss even more excited for this year’s star-packed edition. “We’re putting on this concert to celebrate this confluence of pop culture and musical theater and where they meet—and it’s so cool,” he said. “I was doing press for Elsie [Fest] and this guy was like, 'I’m going to be honest with you, I didn’t know Sutton Foster could sing,’ and I was like, 'WHAT?’ I love bringing these different worlds together.”

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Since Criss is currently preparing for Elsie Fest’s big night on October 7, we couldn’t help but ask about when we’ll see him on Broadway next. “Broadway is always the goal,” he said. “I think the itch that has become the most itchy—the itchiest itch that has grown more itchy over the years—is that I have to write another musical, I have to. It’s probably my favorite form of writing. That has to happen, and it will happen. It just takes some time. Coming to you on Broadway in five to 10 years from now.”

While you wait for Criss to make his return to musical writing, which we first got a glimpse of with A Very Potter Musical and A Very Potter Sequel, be sure to get your tickets for Elsie Fest at Central Park’s Summerstage on October 7.
Source:  https://www.broadway.com/buzz/193577/darren-criss-on-bringing-broadway-and-pop-culture-together-for-elsie-fest-scratching-his-itchiest-itch-writing-for-musical-theater/














Darren Criss readies festival celebrating musical theater

Link:  https://www.houstonchronicle.com/entertainment/article/Darren-Criss-readies-festival-celebrating-musical-13278795.php#photo-16271906






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14default Re: Elsie Fest 2018 on Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:19 am

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So sorry--it's been a stressful, hectic week, so I needed some time to recharge.  Honestly, I felt so exhausted after Saturday.  And we had a relative celebrate her 90th birthday at her BD party, where relatives flew from other states to attend.  Anyway, sorry for my short absence.

I watched some of the fan videos on twitter--such a ray of sunshine to see these performers and to listen to their beautiful voices.  Thank you for this, Darren, I really needed something to lift my tired soul.  :thank you 



All videos I'm posting are via Jennedesq's tumblr.  Thank you, Jennedesq--we are grateful (once again!)!!.  Link to her tumblr:  http://jenndesq.tumblr.com/



Darren: 


Don’t Stop Me Now - Darren Criss - Elsie Fest 2018 - NYC








Hopelessly Devoted - Darren Criss - Elsie Fest 2018 - NYC






He sounds great on this.

Maybe It’s Time (A Star Is Born) - Darren Criss - Elsie Fest 2018 - NYC









To Have A Home - Darren Criss - Elsie Fest 2018 - NYC









Darren Criss sings a medley of favorites - Elsie Fest 2018 - Summerstage - NYC









One Fine Day - Darren Criss - Elsie Fest 2018 - NYC









Darren and others:



This is so nice.  :happy face

Brotherhood of Man - Darren Criss & Nick Jonas - Elsie Fest 2018 - NYC






Ohhh--Rufus Wainwright's words at the beginning almost made me cry--to know that he wrote a song, and Darren and he made a video--for the purpose of getting out the vote, because making your voice heard through the power of your vote is so, so important to women specifically and just to so many people from all walks of life in general.  Thank you, from the bottom of my heart.  :cry heart heart heart heart heart And Rufus's voice is so gorgeous and emotional.  So beautiful.  And such nice harmonies with Darren!  I love how Rufus and Darren thank each other--such sweet souls.   And this is my favorite version of "Tomorrow."  (And such a fitting song for this point of time in my country--we just need to hold onto hope that some day, tomorrow will be a better day.)

Darren Criss & Rufus Wainwright - Elsie Fest 2018 - NYC







Sincerely Me - Darren Criss, Grant Gustin, & Will Roland - Elsie Fest 2018 - NYC









Come Fly With Me - Zachary Levi & Darren Criss - Elsie Fest 2018 - NYC











Grant Gustin:


Grant has such a pretty voice.  :happy face  And I love how much he's smiling at the fan's (vocal) support and how he's making eye contact with fans.  I still think that song should have won an Emmy.   Such lovely words.  

Running Home To You - Grant Gustin - Elsie Fest 2018 - NYC









Some photos via Jennedesq's tumblr (again--thank you, Jennedesq!):

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d-criss-news:
Darren Criss performs onstage during the 4th Annual Elsie Fest, Broadway’s Outdoor Music Festival at Central Park SummerStage on October 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images for Elsie Fest)
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Ben Stiller, Zachary Levi, Nick Jonas and Darren Criss attend the 4th Annual Elsie Fest, Broadway’s Outdoor Music Festival at Central Park SummerStage on October 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images for Elsie Fest)
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elsiefest : Thank you all for our amazing tonight performers AND to everyone who came out for #ElsieFest 2018! We can not wait to do it again next year.






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15default Re: Elsie Fest 2018 on Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:15 am

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Some more Elsie Fest 2018.





Via Lillikoiluv's tumblr (gottalivealoha--thank you, Lilikoiluv!).  Link to Lilikoiluv's tumblr:  http://gottalivealoha.tumblr.com/



From Michele's Youtube. 

d-criss-news:
Sincerely Me (Dear Evan Hansen) - Darren Criss, Grant Gustin & Will Roland @ Elsie Fest 2018

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Link to Michele's YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgxSa5An4WUv3kjxDfvJNQ







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Darren Criss, Grant Gustin and Will Roland perform onstage during the 4th Annual Elsie Fest, Broadway’s Outdoor Music Festival at Central Park SummerStage on October 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images for Elsie Fest)












And via Gleekto's tumblr (thank you!).  Link to Gleekto:  http://gleekto.tumblr.com/


This is a lovely close-up.    I have to give so much credit to Grant for focusing during his lovely performance, despite all the (loud) shout outs from the fans. 


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Grant singing Runnin’ Home to You at Elsiefest in NYC from @laurdreyfuss on Twitter
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Videos from YouTube--thank you  Anrina!  Nice close-ups!   Link to Anrina's YouTube channel:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYG7McrRzB6VOPXM0VGHvzQ




Joshua Henry:

So lovely--so powerful!











Grant.  Cute smile and lovely voice.












Nick Jonas and Darren.  Nice close up.









Jodi Benson.









Casey Cott.











Grant, Darren and Will Roland.




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16default Re: Elsie Fest 2018 on Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:57 am

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Sorry, I was pressed for time today, but just wanted to mention that Anrina has a playlist of 20+ videos of Elsie Fest 2018.  :happy face   She has good quality audio and clear visuals/nice close ups.  Link to Anrina's YouTube channel:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYG7McrRzB6VOPXM0VGHvzQ










I really like Zachary Levi's voice.  :happy face  I used to watch him in the TV show, "Chuck."






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17default Re: Elsie Fest 2018 on Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:34 am

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Some pics in Broadway.com article:

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Get Front Row for Sutton Foster, Joshua Henry & Nick Jonas at Darren Criss’ Star-Studded Elsie Fest 2018


Source:  https://www.broadway.com/photos/gallery/681/get-front-row-for-sutton-foster-joshua-henry-nick-jonas-at-darren-criss-star-studded-elsie-fest-2018/103070/











jodi.benson ELSIE FEST 2018  star What a life changing night! So incredibly honored to share the stage with such amazing artists. Thank you @darrencriss for inviting me to join your labor of love. Love you & Mia so much. Thank you for allowing me to be part of your world. @elenignyc you are unstoppable & so gifted. I was fangirling the whole night with our daughter, Delaney & our niece, Ashley. Darren, you absolutely blew me away with your performance. You are one special man. @thealexnewell God has anointed that voice of yours. I have never heard a vocal performance like yours before. Ever. Thank you for sharing your gifts. I lost it when meeting @benjpasek & @justinpaulmusic. Such ridiculously talented men. Honored to be in your presence. @suttonlenore you are a queen. phenomenal talent & a sweet soul. thank you for being so kind to my girl. @_matthew.morrison_ you left me speechless. What a performance and such a loving person & a great family man. @brauhala & @caseycott you stopped the show with your medley. Loved it. @naponacott loved seeing you again & meeting your precious wife. such a great couple. God has great things in store for you both. @zacharylevi so wonderful to see you again! keep singing my friend. You sounded fantastic! thank you @elsiefest for a night I will remember forever…










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4th Annual Elsie Fest, Broadway’s Outdoor Music Festival at Central Park SummerStage on October 7, 2018 in New York City.
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julie_james: No words for how proud I am of @darrencriss! Another amazing #ElsieFest down & they just keep getting more thrilling. I marvel at Darren’s ability to create so much varying art, music, TV, videos, films & still have so much heart for theatre & the people who love it that he creates a music festival just for us! Loved being a part @elsiefest again & spending time with the best of the best!
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joshuahenryofficial: Highlights from an incredible night rocking @elsiefest with so many incredible artists  Thank you @darrencriss @summerstage for putting together a night of music like no other! The music, artistry, energy from the audience was beyond. Can’t wait to come back! #ThatGrowthLife #MusicAlways Camera : @jennyandersonphoto @officialbroadwayworld










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brauhala: Namedropping: The Musical. (Had a BLAST MDing for my pal @caseycott at @elsiefest, and catching up with friends new and old. Thank you @darrencriss and @elenignyc for having us - the musical theater world is better and richer for what you have created! Thank you Casey for trusting me - you crushed it, fixers! And a HUGE thank you to our BGVs and musicians for bringing the magic to life! What a thrill!)
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Darren Criss and Rufus Wainwright performing at Elsie Fest, New York, USA - 07 Oct 2018 (Adam Nemser/Startraks Photo)

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Aw, this is so great that Mia and Darren organized to register people at Elsie Fest!  What a brilliant idea!  So grateful that they did this!! heart heart heart 

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showup.2018: We had so much fun at @elsiefest. We had our #ShowUp team getting people registered to vote, we sang along to our favorite musical theater tunes, and some of our favorite artists, like @darrencriss, @_matthew.morrison_, and @thealexnewell showed the #ShowUp team some love.  heart :heart eyes Swipe <-- to check out all the cool pics from last night.  music note Camera #ShowUpPlus1
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Thank you so much, Darren!!  heart heart heart

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showup.2018: We had so much fun at @elsiefest. We had our #ShowUp team getting people registered to vote, we sang along to our favorite musical theater tunes, and some of our favorite artists, like @darrencriss, @_matthew.morrison_, and @thealexnewell showed the #ShowUp team some love.  Swipe <-- to check out all the cool pics from last night.  #ShowUpPlus1
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d-criss-news:
elvisduran: What a night! #elsiefest was bigger and better than ever.
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Crowds sing along at Elsie Fest in Central Park (October 7th, 2018)
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18default Re: Elsie Fest 2018 on Wed Oct 17, 2018 12:21 am

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From Darren Criss Army:

A couple of cute photos.  :happy face  He does look a little thinner.  Maybe because he's running around so much.   (He does have a lot of reasons to celebrate, not to mention reasons why he's been so busy.) :very happy



darrencriss The dude just knows how to take pictures. And in less than 20 seconds, btw. @nathanjohnsonny captured me just barely hanging on- right as @elsiefest 2018 was just starting. Of course reppin @vulfpeck












I enjoy reading the tags that ipwarn places on her posts on her tumblr.  You should check out her Zachary Levi tags.  :amused   I didn't realize it until I went through ipwarn's posts of Darren and Zachary Levi, but Zachary and Darren both did Operation Smile. Link to ipwarn's tumblr:   http://ipwarn.tumblr.com/tagged/Zachary+Levi


darrencrissarmy:






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This was left after Elsie Fest.  :big grin


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19default Rufus Wainwright's song, "Sword of Damocles" on Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:43 am

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Rufus Wainwright's song, "Sword of Damocles"




From Darren Criss Army:

The famed, ancient expression “Sword of Damocles” is a parable of impending doom of and to those in positions of power. This timeless tale points out the hard fact that with great power, comes great responsibility, and for all concerned, great danger. VOTE. 

Available now exclusively on Bandcamp. A video, starring Darren Criss, will accompany the song coming soon. A portion of the proceeds will benefit voter registration efforts.
Rufus premiered the song with Darren at Elsie Fest on October 7th.








Rufus Wainwright wrote:I debuted a new song, “Sword of Damocles,” tonight on The Late Late Show with James Corden. This is my artistic response to what I see currently transpiring within the American government and how its collapse is affecting every aspect of existence for us all. With the Midterm Elections around the corner, it’s important for everyone to take a stand and contribute in some way – whether it’s bringing awareness to issues in your community, protesting/demonstrating, watching the news to formulate your own opinions, creating, yelling – it’s all hands on deck.

The famed, ancient expression “Sword of Damocles” is a parable of impending doom of and to those in positions of power. This timeless tale points out the hard fact that with great power, comes great responsibility, and for all concerned, great danger. VOTE.

Available now exclusively on Bandcamp. A video, starring Darren Criss, will accompany the song coming soon.
A portion of the proceeds will benefit voter registration efforts.


Source:  https://rufuswainwright.bandcamp.com/track/sword-of-damocles











The Late Late Show with James Corden

Published on Oct 19, 2018

Youtube link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlFjZL0N84A






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