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Lea Michele & Darren Criss Perform Together at Center Theatre Group's 'A Grand Night' Benefit

Darren Criss hits the stage alongside his longtime pal Lea Michele while performing at the Center Theatre Group’s A Grand Night Benefit Gala held at the Mark Taper Forum and Ahmanson Theatre on Monday (April 22) in Los Angeles.

The Glee co-stars gave a special one-night-only performance along with Scandal‘s Katie Lowes with husband Adam Shapiro, the cast of FalsettosNick Adams, Eden Espinosa, Max von Essen, Nick Blaemire, Audrey Cardwell, and Bryonha Marie Parham – and Tracie Thoms, who was in the original cast of the 2016 Falsettos revival.

Proceeds from the 2019 Gala will support the ongoing impact Center Theatre Group strives to make in the community, by producing the highest quality work on our stages and programming a range of educational opportunities for students & audiences of all ages and backgrounds.


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'Falsettos' Tour Cast Celebrates L.A. Opening with Celeb Guests!

Eden Espinosa, choreographer Spencer Liff, Max von Essen, and Nick Adams pose for a photo following the opening night performance of Falsettos at the Center Theatre Group’s Ahmanson Theatre on Wednesday (April 17) in Los Angeles.

The cast members were joined at the event by their co-stars Nick Blaemire, Audrey Cardwell, and Bryonha Marie Parham.

The tour is currently playing in Los Angeles through May 19 and additional stops will be made in Chicago, Washington, D.C., and Charlotte.

Some of the celeb guests who came out to show support included Tracie Thoms, who was in the original cast of the 2016 revival, as well as Erich Bergen, Jeanine Mason, Jake Borelli, Vincent Rodriguez III, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Auli’i Cravalho, and Adam Rippon with boyfriend Jussi-Pekka Kajaala.

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Matthew Morrison & Wife Renee Bring Their Son to Brooks Brothers Holiday Party!

Matthew Morrison and his wife Renee pose for an adorable photo with son Revel while attending the Brooks Brothers and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Holiday Party on Tuesday (December 18) in New York City.

The cute family met up with Santa Claus inside the annual celebration.

Lots of Broadway greats were at the event, including Pretty Woman stars Andy Karl and Orfeh, Mean GirlsAshley Park, and Anastasia‘s Max Von Essen with partner Daniel Rowan.

Eva Amurri and husband Kyle Martino were there with their kids, longtime friends Mike Doyle and Amy Ryan hung out together, and more stars in attendance included fashion designer Zac Posen, Stranger ThingsCara Buono, St. Jude’s National Outreach Director Marlo Thomas, and model RJ King.

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Matthew Morrison, Cynthia Erivo, & More Broadway Stars Watch 'Florence Foster Jenkins' Together!

Cynthia Erivo, Patina Miller, and Matthew Morrison pose with Florence Foster Jenkins star Simon Helberg at a screening of the movie on Monday (July 25) in New York City.

More Broadway stars in attendance at the event included Aladdin stars Adam Jacobs and Courtney Reed (with boyfriend Brock Harris), On Your Feet‘s Ana Villafane, An American in ParisMax von Essen, Colman Domingo, and Norm Lewis.

Also at the screening were Patina‘s Madam Secretary co-star Erich Bergen and Matthew‘s wife Renee Puente.

Florence Foster Jenkins, which tells the true story of a New York heiress (Meryl Streep) who dreamed of becoming an opera singer despite having a terrible singing voice, hits theaters August 12.

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