"Glee" Star Darren Criss Joins "Backstage with Disney on Broadway: Celebrating 20 Years" With Ashley Brown, Adam Jacobs, and Sir Elton John

News   "Glee" Star Darren Criss Joins "Backstage with Disney on Broadway: Celebrating 20 Years" With Ashley Brown, Adam Jacobs, and Sir Elton John Darren Criss has joined a star-studded line-up for the celebration of Disney Theatrical Productions' 20 years on Broadway. 

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Stage and screen star Jesse Tyler Ferguson will host the one-hour special, which will take viewers on a journey through the creation of Disney’s eight Broadway musicals: Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, AIDA, Tarzan, The Little Mermaid, Mary Poppins, Newsies and Aladdin.

The broadcast will also feature music from the Disney on Broadway catalog, including special musical performances from Sir Elton John, Sam Palladio and Clare Bowen (ABC’s “Nashville”), Ashley Brown (Mary Poppins), Adam Jacobs (Aladdin) and Darren Criss ("Glee").

Stars Toni Braxton, Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O’Donnell will also make appearances sharing stories and memories of Disney's extensive history on Broadway. 

Rudy Bednar, Jeanmarie Condon and Megan Harding are the executive producers for Lincoln Square Productions.

ABC will present "Backstage with Disney on Broadway: Celebrating 20 Years" on Dec. 14 at 7 PM ET.

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