Team StarKid's Apocalyptour, With Select Performances by Darren Criss, Launches May 9 in Chicago

News   Team StarKid's Apocalyptour, With Select Performances by Darren Criss, Launches May 9 in Chicago Selections from A Very Potter Musical and A Very Potter Sequel, which feature music and lyrics by "Glee" and recent How to Succeed... star Darren Criss, hit the road in a 21-city national tour — dubbed Apocalyptour — beginning May 9 at Chicago's House of Blues.

Darren Criss
Darren Criss Photo by Mark Davis/FOX

The Chicago-based writing and acting ensemble Team StarKid presents the tour that 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 tour 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 performance at the House of Blues; as well as the June 10 7:30 PM performance at Roseland Ballroom.

Apocalyptour features 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.

The family-friendly works feature music and lyrics by Team StarKid founding member 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 includes 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.

The cast
The cast
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