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Another Op'ning: The Blue Carpet at Finding Neverland

Cara Joy David | Posted 04.16.2015 | New York
Cara Joy David

There is nothing like the electricity present on a Broadway opening night. Those in attendance at film premieres often say the audience feels charged. In the theater, the actors have a chance to pick up on that. That energy impacts them on the stage.

Equality in Television

Lisa Steinberg | Posted 04.06.2015 | Entertainment
Lisa Steinberg

When you point a finger at someone you are pointing one right back at yourself. Staying silent means that you're agreeing and accepting that these homophobic practices and this lack of progress is valid.

Darren Criss Is Broadway's Next 'Hedwig'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.18.2015 | Gay Voices

"Glee" star Darren Criss is Broadway-bound in a very, very big way. Starting April 29, the 28-year-old actor will don platform heels and a sky-hig...

Watch A Full Performance From The Final Season Of 'Glee'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 01.01.2015 | Entertainment

"Glee" begins its sixth and final season on Jan. 9, and in preparation for its farewell, the show released the first full performance featuring Darren...

Mickey Boardman on Art Basel, Miami and Paper magazine cover girl Kim Kardashian

Tara Solomon | Posted 02.09.2015 | Miami
Tara Solomon

We love Art Basel for many reasons, including the tidal wave of glamour that washes over Miami. And there was glamour in spades during the 13th annual Art Basel Miami Beach, where art, design, fashion, music, and celebrity blended into a deliciously decadent cocktail.

'Glee' Hunk To Host 'The Definitive Farewell Party' For 2014 In Miami

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.03.2014 | Gay Voices

"Glee" hunk Darren Criss and Tony Award-winning actress Kristin Chenoweth are just two of the bold-faced names who will take to the stage Dec. 2, as p...

Lea Michele Wins Friday Night Fashion With A Near-Sheer Dress

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 04.26.2014 | Celebrity

Lea Michele and Darren Criss took their "Glee" show on the road and to the red carpet of the Jonsson Cancer Center's 19th Annual Taste For A Cure bene...

New Directions

Lisa Steinberg | Posted 05.31.2014 | Entertainment
Lisa Steinberg

Now that Glee aired its one hundredth episode, reflecting on the show that has been a champion for this band of underdogs, I have a renewed connection...

Six by Sondheim - The Artist and Teacher

Eden Lane | Posted 02.10.2014 | Arts
Eden Lane

We see how an examination of the arts, and one artist in particular, has lessons for every kind of life. Stephen Sondheim, and other artists like him, do not merely entertain; they are teachers.

Kathy Griffin and Glee Cast Roast Jane Lynch at TrevorLive! Gala (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.08.2014 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

On Sunday, December 8, What's Trending hosted the red carpet for The Trevor Project's "Trevor Live" gala - the 15th annual, star-studded event tha...

WATCH: 'Glee' Hunk Hits NYC Gay Bar For Impromptu Performance

Posted 11.19.2013 | Gay Voices

Darren Criss surprised revelers at a popular New York gay piano bar when he popped in for an impromptu performance. The hunky "Glee" star played p...

'Wake Up America': A Playlist for Saturday's EMA Awards

David Wild | Posted 12.18.2013 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's a set of songs with suitably Green-ish hue -- starting with one by Miley Cyrus because I believe saving the world is even more fun than twerking.

'Glee' Cast Thanks Fans, Pays Respects

Posted 10.11.2013 | TV

The "Glee" cast took to Twitter to pay tribute to their late co-star Cory Monteith. Many of the "Glee" cast members tweeted before the episode air...

Darren Criss Discusses Sexuality, Talks About Wild Encounter With Male Fan

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 09.11.2013 | Gay Voices

Gleeks gone wild! At least that's what "Glee" super crush Darren Criss experienced when an overzealous male "Glee" fan licked his face. In an i...

And The 2013 Teen Choice Awards Hosts Are...

Posted 07.31.2013 | Teen

The 2013 Teen Choice Awards air on on Sunday, Aug. 11, and now that we finally know who the nominees are, it's time for the big host reveal. Drumro...

He Only Plays Gay on TV

San Francisco magazine | Posted 09.21.2013 | San Francisco
San Francisco magazine

Glee's Darren Criss expands his repertoire. The key to a smooth interview with Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb, says Darren Criss, is to talk as little as possible.

What Kristen Wiig Knows About Dating Younger Men

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.18.2013 | Women

There is no doubt that Kristen Wiig is a great comedian: She entertained us for years on "Saturday Night Live," her film "Bridesmaids" was an instant ...

Darren Criss' Touching Tribute To Cory Monteith

Posted 07.16.2013 | Celebrity

Arguably, few have been more affected by the loss of Cory Monteith than his "Glee" family. Many are still coming to terms with the death of the 31-...

Madonna Slept Here, And Other Famous U Of M Alums

Kaitlyn DelBene | University of Michigan Heritage Project | Posted 06.26.2013 | Detroit

This original post is part of the University of Michigan Heritage Project, an immersive, digital experience into the university's past. Famous alu...

Tony Night: The After-Parties

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.16.2013 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Tony night. The biggest night of the year for the theater industry (not gross-wise) and for me personally. This year it was a little more of a mess th...

When My Son Met His 'Boyfriend,' Darren Criss (PHOTO)

Amelia | Posted 08.12.2013 | Gay Voices
Amelia

What could I say to this young man who meant so much to my kid, this young man who, by playing a television character, had helped lead my son to tell me about his orientation and, by extension, helped change the trajectory of my own life toward activism?

Darren Criss & Mae Whitman Make Out!

Posted 06.05.2013 | TV

Two of TV's most beloved young actors -- Darren Criss and Mae Whitman, of "Glee" and "Parenthood" respectively -- teamed up to play a couple seeking c...

Kristen Wiig's Next Comedy

Posted 05.02.2013 | Entertainment

Kristen Wiig is back in the indie comedy "Girl Most Likely." The film's first official trailer debuted on Thursday, accompanied by the "Girls"-approve...

WATCH: Darren Criss' Cover Of 'Call Me Maybe' Has An Awesome Gay Twist

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 04.22.2013 | Gay Voices

Darren Criss, star of "Glee," offered the audience at the GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles a very gay version of Carly Rae Jepsen's pop hit "Call Me ...

Less Than Gleeful

Lisa Steinberg | Posted 05.05.2013 | TV
Lisa Steinberg

This Freaky Friday season of Glee has turned the show on its head and fandoms upside down. There have been several occasions where I've thought about letting go of the show I've cherished.