It was pandemonium last night at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on Broadway as Darren Criss made his Broadway debut, alongside Beau Bridges, and picked up the baton from Daniel Radcliffe of charm, talent and oh yeah, HORDES of screaming fans.
Click below to watch the pair's exciting curtain call and then we take you inside their opening night celebration at Sardi's featuring exclusive interviews by Richie Ridge with Darren Criss, Beau Bridges, Director/Choreographer Rob Ashford, co-star Rose Hemingway and more! It's going to be a wild three weeks on Broadway for sure...
Criss started performances last night in How to Succeed IN BUSINESS alongside Beau Bridges, who is returning to Broadway for the first time in 38 years in his first musical as J. B. Biggley, for 6 months through Sunday, July 1, 2012. Bridges will co-star with GLEE star Darren Criss through January 22 and then Nick Jonas (January 24, 2012 - July 1, 2012).
How to Succeed IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING began previews on Saturday, February 26, 2011 and opened Sunday, March 27 at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street). Nominated for eight 2011 Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical, How to Succeed IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING is directed and choreographed by Rob Ashford, also stars Rose Hemingway in her Broadway debut as Criss' onstage romantic interest Rosemary Pilkington, Tammy Blanchard as Hedy La Rue, Christopher J. Hanke as Bud Frump, Rob Bartlett as Twimble/Wally Womper, Mary Faber as Smitty, Ellen Harvey as Miss Jones, Michael Park as Bert Bratt, and Emmy and Award-winning journalist Anderson Cooper making his Broadway debut as the voice of the narrator, in a cast of 30.