Darren Appreciation Thread: General News about Darren for 2018 - Sun Feb 18, 2018 12:21 am
This was a wonderfully diverse group of folks attending. There was news media: Jenelle Riley with Variety, Rebecca Ford of The Hollywood Reporter, Rebecca Keegan of Vanity Fair, @Jazzt of Awards Daily, Eric Kuhn of CNN and CBS, Jared Eng and David Niederhoffer of Just Jared. There were friends: Jenna Ushkowitz, Matthew Morrison, Benji Pasek, Justin Paul, Caleb Foote, Edgar Ramirez, Colton Haynes, Keala Settle, Sarah Hyland, Mindy Kaling, Ricky Martin. There were entertainment related folks: According to a tweet from Rebecca Ford (The Hollywood Reporter), both Damien Chazelle (director, screenwriter, and producer of La La Land) and Emma Stone were in attendance); also Shondaland Media--TV production company founded by Shonda Rhimes (Grey's anatomy, How to Get Away with Murder), Ryan Brockington, head of Global Brand Creative at Amazon Studios, Alan Ball-screenwriter, director and producer (American Beauty, Six Feet Under, True Blood), Chrissy Metz (love her in This is Us). Music related folks: Fox Sinclair, Adam Raza (artist and fan development at Spotify).
He sounds so good in these snippets posted by a nice group of friends and others.
Darren singing City of Stars from La La Land, Feb 17 2018
Via Jenna Ushkowitz’s IG story
via Darren Criss Army
Beccamford: Brief snippet of Darren Criss performing City of Stars (Damien Chazelle and Emma stone were both in the room).
jazzt: .@DarrenCriss performing City of Stars
Such a passionate, powerful singer.
Kuhn: Singing @GreatestShowman’s THIS IS ME @kealasettle @benjpasek @DarrenCriss. #SoundOn