Darren Criss News Archive
It looks like Ryan Murphy's Hotel has vacancy for another star!
The Glee alum is set to check in the upcoming season of FX's horror anthology in the Halloween episode for a recurring role!
According to reports, the 28-year-old will be playing Justin, a Silver Lake hipster who comes to the hotel with his girlfriend on Halloween to get away from
Another year, another award show!
The time has come again to see who the best of the best is in television!
But what's better than that is we have the celeb reactions on Twitter!
Darren Criss Apologizes For The 'Severity' Of His Caitlyn Jenner Remark During A Recent Hedwig Performance!
UPDATE 2:26 PM EST: To add some clarity to the matter, let's talk about context. The context of the line during the show is of Hedwig describing her perfume line she has — that the perfume is for everyone. The 'whatever you are' piece, she actually points to someone in the audience. That is where the confusion is and it is hard to decipher based off that tweet.
One attendee noted on Twitter:
"Tonight, Darren Criss, as HEDWIG said, 'man, woman, moman, wan, Bruce Jenner, whatever you are' and it was very distasteful."
Though his comments were made while playing the character Hedwig — the 28-year-old's since been accused of being transphobic.
This backlash has since inspired the Glee actor to comment on the remark.
We can't tell you how excited we are!
Taye Diggs will be taking over the titular role of Hedwig and the Angry Inch later this year once Darren Criss steps down!
With each passing day, the anticipation builds for the new Hedwig. It only makes it that much more tantalizing that this will be Taye's triumphant return to Broadway after 10 years!
Recently the Private Practice alum talked a bit about his enthusiasm by saying this is the "role of a lifetime."
But now we couldn't be any more fired up as we get our first look at the star in FULL MAKEUP!
Ch-ch-check out the glorious pic (below) for yourself!
Darren Criss Is Leaving Hedwig And The Angry Inch & Will Be Replaced By The First Non-White Actor To Play The Role In NYC!
That's right guys and gals, he's back!
For the first time in over a decade Taye Diggs will be returning to Broadway as the star in the Tony Award-winning hit Hedwig and the Angry Inch!
On July 19, the current star, Darren Criss, is set to exit the production at which point Diggs will take over headlining. He's officially signed on for a 12-week stint with the show, starring opposite Rebecca Naomi Jones and he'll start July 22, 2015!
The show revolves around a German emigrant, Hedwig, who is the victim of a botched sex-change operation, as she embarks on her journey to find love and stardom. The revival play — which originally opened as an off-Broadway production in 1998 — relaunched last year with Neil Patrick Harris as its star and ended up winning four Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical.
Since it launched, it's gone through quite a few actors playing the lead including: