Darren Criss, star of “Glee” and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1/3/12-1/22/12) will join the Team StarKid tour of Apocalyptour for two performances in New York and Los Angeles.
Team StarKid, a Chicago-based writing and acting ensemble, presents the tour, set to begin May 9 at Chicago’s House of Blues. Scheduled stops include Los Angeles, New Orleans, Houston, San Francisco, Seattle, Boston and a final performance at New York City’s Roseland Ballroom.
Criss is a founding member of Team StarKid and also a co-author of the material. He will appear during the May 24 Los Angeles performance and the June 10 New York City performance.
Apocalyptour will feature selections from Youtube famed A Very Potter Musical and A Very Potter Sequel. Also on the bill is Me and Dick, Starship and, the group’s newest work, Holy Musical B@man!
The works feature music and lyrics by Darren Criss, A.J. Holmes and Nick Gage, with additional lyrics by Scott Lamps. Julia Albain directs the tour, with music directions by Clark Baztresser, production design by Corey Lubowich, lighting design by Sarah Petty, costume design by June Saito and choreography by Katie Spelman.
Team StarKid also announced that “The Space Tour DVD,” featuring exclusive behind-the-scenes footage and interviews from Team StarKid’s recent fall tour, is now available at www.teamstarkid.com. For a complete tour itinerary, visit www.teamstarkid.com.