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Sofia Carson, Daya, Laura Marano & More Support LGBTQ Youth at 'Believer' Concert for Spirit Day 2017!

Sofia Carson, Daya, Laura Marano & More Support LGBTQ Youth at 'Believer' Concert for Spirit Day 2017!

Sofia Carson, Daya and Laura Marano are lending their support!

The stars were all spotted serving purple pride at the Believer Spirit Day 2017 Concert presented by Justin Tranter at Sayer’s Club on Wednesday night (October 18) in Los Angeles.

Attendees and performers included Tinashe, JoJo, Daya, Justin Tranter, Courtney Love, Gigi Gorgeous, Darren Criss, Chris Colfer, Carly Rae Jepsen, Superfruit‘s Scott Hoying and Mitch Grassi.

The concert was a benefit for GLAAD in order to raise money and awareness for LGBTQ youth.

“I’m so excited to perform some of my music tonight with some of my amazing friends at Sayers Club. We are going to raise money, awareness and magic for lgbtq youth everywhere. It’s been too long since I’ve done a show, and tonight we are doing it for the right reasons. Xoxo,” Justin wrote on his Instagram.

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Lea Michele, Darren Criss & More Stars of the Stage Shine at Elsie Fest 2017!

Lea Michele, Darren Criss & More Stars of the Stage Shine at Elsie Fest 2017!

Lea Michele and Darren Criss teamed up yet again!

The two Glee co-stars and friends both hit the stage at the 2017 Elsie Fest in New York City on Sunday (October 8).

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Lea Michele

The musical-oriented 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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Darren Criss & Joey King Read at WordTheatre's In The Cosmos

Darren Criss & Joey King Read at WordTheatre's In The Cosmos

Darren Criss looks handsome as he hits the red carpet at WordTheatre’s In The Cosmos: Where We Come From, Where We Are, and Where We Are Going event on Saturday (August 26) in Hollywood.

The 30-year-old actor was joined by Joey King with her boyfriend Jacob Elordi, as well as Bellamy Young and Jason George.

The actors were among the list of actors who read pieces for the event.

WordTheater’s In The Cosmos “takes you on a wild ride through the universe. From creation myths to the Big Bang to alien life forms, a constellation of actors will bring to life the story of the Cosmos in the words of the great poets, astronomers, comics, mythologists, musicians, philosophers, scientists, cosmological physicists, astronauts, and mystics.”

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Gaten Matarazzo Tries Adulting in Darren Criss' 'Lost Boys Life' Music Video

Gaten Matarazzo Tries Adulting in Darren Criss' 'Lost Boys Life' Music Video

Gaten Matarazzo stars in Darren Criss‘ latest music video!

The Glee actor and his his alt-pop band, Computer Games, were so happy to have the Stranger Things star on board.

Computer Games just dropped the video for their album’s title track, “Lost Boys Life.”

In it, Gaten plays a conflicted lost boy, navigating his way through his mundane morning of putting on a tie and dealing with his co-workers at the office – until he discovers an electric guitar and a new love interest.

“I had a blast performing with Darren at Elsie Fest last year,” Gaten said. “That was the first time we had ever met and instantly became buddies. When he sent me the treatment to Computer Games’ music video, I was like, ‘Rock on! I’m in!’”

“We’re both huge fans of Stranger Things,” Darren‘s bandmate, his brother Chuck, added. “The song shares many of the same electronica influences that can be heard throughout the series.”

“It was always going to be Gaten,” Darren chimed in. “We wrote the entire treatment around him. Thank God he said yes, because otherwise it probably would have just been me, running around in a silly wig, trying to be Gaten.”

Directed by Mia Elan, the video also includes live shots from the band’s first-ever, sold-out show at the Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles.

Watch below! And if you missed it, be sure to check out Computer Gamesfull EP here, and their music video for “Every Single Night” here.


Computer Games, Darren Criss – Lost Boys Life (Official Video)

Darren Criss Covers 'I Dreamed a Dream' - Watch His Performance!

Darren Criss Covers 'I Dreamed a Dream' - Watch His Performance!

Darren Criss plays his guitar during his appearance on the The Elvis Duran Z100 Morning Show on Wednesday morning (August 2) at the Z100 Studio in New York City.

The 30-year-old entertainer stopped by the show to promote the upcoming season of American Crime Story as well as shared some other exciting news.

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During his interview, Darren announced that he will be performing at the 3rd Annual Elsie Fest alongside Lea Michele, Alan Cummings, and Ingrid Michaelson on October 8!

Darren also performed his cover of “I Dreamed a Dream” during his appearance.

Watch his performance below!


Darren Criss: ‘I Dreamed a Dream’ Acoustic Cover
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Lea Michele, Darren Criss, & Alan Cumming to Headline Elsie Fest This Fall

Lea Michele, Darren Criss, & Alan Cumming to Headline Elsie Fest This Fall

Good news for musical theater fans everywhere: the headliners for the third annual Elsie Music Festival have been announced, and they are nothing short of iconic.

Lea Michele, Darren Criss, and The Good Wife actor Alan Cumming will all be headlining the festival this October 8 in New York, with Ingrid Michaelson and Norm Lewis as special guests. Radio personality Elvis Duran is hosting.

How do you get tickets? General tickets go on sale August 4 at Ticketfly.com, and expect more performers to be announced in the days to come. We’re hoping for even more Glee alum!

“It’s a pop culture cabaret,” Darren, who performed at last year’s Elsie Fest, said in a statement.

We can’t wait.

KJ Apa & Shay Mitchell Meet the Fans at iHeartRadio MMVAs 2017!

KJ Apa & Shay Mitchell Meet the Fans at iHeartRadio MMVAs 2017!

KJ Apa proves that he is one of the most fan-friendly guys around while posing for a fun photo at the 2017 iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards on Sunday (June 18) at MuchMusic HQ in Toronto, Canada.

The 20-year-old Riverdale actor, who just celebrated his birthday over the weekend, was joined at the show by stars like Shay Mitchell, Glee‘s Darren Criss, and YouTube personality Lilly Singh.

FYI: Shay is wearing an August Getty Atelier jumpsuit, a Flynn Skye bodysuit, Jimmy Choo shoes and clutch, and jewelry by XIV Karats and Kenneth Jay Lane.

10+ pictures inside of Shay Mitchell, KJ Apa, and more at the event… More Here! »

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Casey Cott Supports His Brother at Tony Awards 2017, Ben Platt Wins Best Actor!

Casey Cott Supports His Brother at Tony Awards 2017, Ben Platt Wins Best Actor!

Casey Cott walks the red carpet at the 2017 Tony Awards held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday (June 11) in New York City

The 24-year-old Riverdale actor was at the event as a presenter and also to support his older brother Corey Cott, who performed alongside Laura Osnes and the cast of Bandstand.

Other guys in attendance at the show included former Glee stars Darren Criss and Jonathan Groff.

Ben Platt was one of the big winners of the night, taking home the award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his work in Dear Evan Hansen, which also won Best Musical and several other awards.

FYI: Casey is wearing a full look from Brooks Brothers Red Fleece.

20+ pictures inside of Casey Cott and others at the Tonys… More Here! »

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