The Chicago-based writing and acting ensemble Team StarKid presents the tour that is set to launch May 9 at Chicago's House of Blues. It will culminate in a June 10 performance at New York City's Roseland Ballroom. Stops in Los Angeles, New Orleans, Houston, San Francisco, Seattle and Boston are also on the itinerary.
Criss, who is among the founding members and a co-author of the material, will appear during the May 24 7:30 PM Los Angeles performances at the House of Blues; as well as the June 10 7:30 PM performance at Roseland Ballroom.
Apocalyptour will feature selections from A Very Potter Musical and A Very Potter Sequel, as well as Me and My Dick, Starship and Team StarKid's newest parody, Holy Musical B@man!, which played a recent Chicago run and is now on the internet.
The family-friendly works feature music and lyrics by Criss, as well as A.J. Holmes and Nick Gage, with additional lyrics by Scott Lamps.
The tour is directed by Julia Albain, with music direction by Clark Baxtresser, production design by Corey Lubowich, lighting design by Sarah Petty, costume design by June Saito and choreography by Katie Spelman.
The cast will also include Jaime Lyn Beatty, Brian Holden, Lauren Lopez, Jim Povolo, Joey Richter, Brian Rosenthal, Dylan Saunders, Meredith Stepien and Joseph Walker.
The band for Apocalyptour includes Charlene Kaye, Clark Baxtresser, Megan Cox, Dave Scalia and Tomek Miernowski.
Team StarKid also announced that "The Space Tour DVD," featuring exclusive behind-the-scenes footage and interviews from Team StarKid’s recent fall tour, is now available at www.teamstarkid.com.
For a complete tour itinerary, visit www.teamstarkid.com.