Is Glee's Darren Criss Broadway Bound?

USMagazine, Friday, July 22, 2011, 11:45am (PDT)

Brace yourself, Gleeks: Darren Criss may be headed to the Great White Way.

According to, Glee's Criss is in discussions to take over Daniel Radcliffe's role in Broadway's How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. (The story was first reported by

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Should he ink a deal, the 24-year-old would appear as corporate climber J. Pierrepont Finch in the show from Jan. 3 to Jan. 22. As a result, the actor would miss filming an episode and a half of his FOX series.

For Criss, potentially taking over for Radcliffe -- who appears as Harry Potter in the mega smash film franchise -- would no doubt have special significance.

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As a student at the University of Michigan, Criss sang and starred as the boy wizard in A Very Harry Potter Musical, which quickly went viral to became a YouTube sensation.

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