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Darren Criss & Ben Platt Toast to Stephen Schwartz at 70th Birthday Celebration Concert!

Darren Criss is dapper in a suit while hitting red carpet at the Dramatists Guild Foundation’s Toast to Stephen Schwartz with a 70th Birthday Celebration Concert held at The Hudson Theatre on Monday (April 23) in New York City.

The 31-year-old Assassination of Gianni Versace star was joined at the event by Judith Light, Ben Platt, Laura Osnes, Alex Newell, and brothers Casey and Corey Cott.

The concert opened with a video montage of Broadway greats Kristin Chenoweth, Idina Menzel, Patti Lupone, Victor Garber and Kelli O’Hara wishing Stephen a Happy Birthday and praising him for his work.

Darren hit the stage to thank Stephen for being a mentor and for all of his amazing work within the community, and then performed an original interpretation of The Hunchback of Notre Dame‘s “Out There,” playing the song on his guitar and from the heart.

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Jesse Eisenberg, Danielle Brooks, Chris Rock & More Support Urban Arts Partnership's Benefit Gala 2018!

Jesse Eisenberg keeps it cool and casual while hitting the carpet at the 2018 Urban Arts Partnership’s AmplifiED Benefit Gala held at The Ziegfeld Ballroom on Monday (April 16) in New York City.

The 34-year-old actor was joined at the event by Orange Is The New Black‘s Danielle Brooks, Chris Rock, Carson Kressley, Tracie Thoms, Michael Kenneth Williams, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Alex Newell, Amir Arison and his partner Ornella Suad.

The event was dedicated to raising money to fight injustice in public education. Honorees included Michael Kenneth Williams, a UAP Artistic Board member, activist, and actor; Marissa Shorenstein, the President of AT&T Northeast Region; and the Off-Broadway producer and UAP Board member, Niclas Nagler.

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Laverne Cox & Tituss Burgess Buddy Up at 'Once On This Island' Broadway Opening Night!

Laverne Cox is all smiles while posing alongside Tituss Burgess on the red carpet of the Once On This Island: Broadway Opening Night Celebration held at Circle in the Square Theatre on Sunday (December 3) in New York City.

The 45-year-old Orange Is The New Black star and the 38-year-old Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt star were also joined by Jenna Ushkowitz, Jordan Fisher, Clay Aiken, Kathryn Gallagher, Krysta Rodriguez, Billy Porter, Phylicia Rashad and the stars of the musical Alex Newell, Kenita R. Miller, Merle Dandridge, Hailey Kilgore, Lea Salonga and Quentin Earl Darrington.

Once On This Island is written by the Tony Award-winning team Lynn Ahrens (Book and Lyrics) and Stephen Flaherty (Music), and is the tale of Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl who falls in love with a wealthy boy from the other side of the island. When their divided cultures keep them apart, Ti Moune is guided by the powerful island gods, Erzulie, Asaka, Papa Ge, and Agwe, on a remarkable quest to reunite with the man who has captured her heart.


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Darren Criss, Lea Michele & More Rock the Stage at Elsie Fest 2017!

Darren Criss, Lea Michele and more stars lit up the stage at the 2017 Elsie Fest on Sunday (October 8)!

The musical-oriented New York City festival, which features stars and songs of stage and screen, included performers like Alan Cumming, Jeremy Jordan, Ingrid Michaelson, Norm Lewis, Auli’i Cravalho and Keala Settle.

​Ryan Murphy, Alex Newell, Christine Taylor and Jenna Ushkowitz all attended the festival as well.

“All the feels tonight ❤ Thank you to everyone who came out for Elsie Fest!! So happy you were there to introduce me tonight @mrrpmurphy I love you so much and thank you @darrencriss for including me in this amazing evening you are the most amazing friend and family I could ask for,” Lea wrote on Instagram.

The festival was co-created by Darren, Ricky Rollins and Jordan Roth in 2015.

Thank you, @elsiefest!!

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FYI: Lea is wearing an Aritzia bodysuit. Guests sipped on Kim Crawford Wines.

20+ pictures from the festival inside…

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Darren Criss & Debra Messing Attend Logo's Trailblazer Awards

Darren Criss suits up for Logo’s 2017 Trailblazer Honors event on Thursday night (June 22) at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City.

The 30-year-old American Crime Story looked handsome in a metallic suit as he was joined at the event by Debra Messing, Jussie Smollett, Snooki, Kelly Osbourne, Cyndi Lauper, Tituss Burgess, and Alex Newell.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Darren Criss

Cyndi was honored during the event for her longstanding support to the LGBTQ community during her career.

FYI: Debra is wearing Jennifer Fisher earrings.

10+ pictures inside of Darren Criss and the other stars at the event…

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