Television and musical theatre actor Darren Criss will perform a one-night only concert in Sydney next Friday. Intimate & Live will see the Glee star perform pop hits and musical theatre favourites on both guitar and piano, with string quartet accompaniment, at the 200-seat Eternity Playhouse.

Darren Criss. Photo © Jason Laveris

Criss’s highest profile role to date has been Blaine Anderson in Ryan Murphy’s Glee. Recently, he gave a star turn as serial killer Andrew Cunanan in Murphy’s American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace. On Broadway, he has been seen in How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and appeared in the title role of Hedwig and the Angry Inch to acclaim.

“Darren Criss is an extraordinary performer and I am excited that Australian audiences will get a taste of his talents at this very special one-off concert in Sydney,” said Producer Michael Cassel. This is the first time that Criss will have performed in Australia.

Darren Criss’ Intimate and Live concert plays at the Eternity Playhouse, Darlinghurst on May 18. Tickets go on sale at 9am on Thursday May 10