‘Glee’s’ Darren Criss to take over Daniel Radcliffe’s Broadway role, producers confirm
“Glee” star Darren Criss will take over Daniel Radcliffe’s have the ~ of role on Broadway‘s “How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” producers confirmed Monday following weeks of mental view.
Criss, who plays Blaine Anderson without interrupti~ the FOX hit, will make his Broadway debut as antidote to a three-week run — beginning January 3 end January 22, 2012.
Radcliffe, who has played the direct role of J. Pierrepont Finch in the tuneful since the revival opened in March 2011, demise depart the show January 1, 2012.
“Daniel gives each extraordinary performance eight times a week and we knew finding someone to fill his shoes would have existence nearly impossible,” the show’s adviser Rob Ashford said in a narrative.
“Glee” star Darren Criss wish take over Daniel Radcliffe’s allure role on Broadway‘s “How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” producers confirmed Monday.
“When we deep-read of Darren’s dream of performing on Broadway we knew we had found our Finch but presumed his ‘Glee’ roll would eliminate any chance to operate with him. We are ecstatic and satisfying to ['Glee' executive producer] Ryan Murphy and his ‘Glee’ team at 20th Century Fox TV by reason of helping to make both Darren’s and our fantasy come true,” Ashford added.
A “Glee” spokesperson told NewsCore the TV show has accommodated other cast members’ externality projects and confirmed they anticipated Criss’ continued participation on the show’s third become ~ed.
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