Darren Criss Takes Part in Reading of Nick Jonas' Play Dessert First

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Molly Shannon, Killian Donnelly, Nina Dobrev, and more were also part of the reading at the Château Marmont.
Darren Criss and Nick Jonas
Darren Criss and Nick Jonas

A reading of Dessert First, a new play by Nick Jonas, was held over the September 15 weekend at the Château Marmont in Los Angeles, according to Variety.

The cast for the table reading included Glee and Hedwig star Darren Criss (who, like Jonas, appeared in the Broadway revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying), along with Nina Dobrev, Omar Miller, Molly Shannon, Kinky Boots’ Killian Donnelly, Damian O’Hare, Lola Kelly, Kevin Covert, and Rebecca Kitt.

Numerous studio executives and film producers turned out for the reading, including Marc Platt, Josh Barry, and Leslee Feldman.

Jonas, who recently launched a production company to create work for himself as an actor and writer, has been seen on Broadway in Beauty and the Beast, Les Misérables, Annie Get Your Gun, and the aforementioned How to Succeed in Business...

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