first_img Star Files Darren Criss(Photo: Bruce Glikas) Related Shows View Comments White Rabbit Red Rabbitcenter_img Show Closed This production ended its run on Dec. 19, 2016 First rule of White Rabbit Red Rabbit: don’t talk about White Rabbit Red Rabbit! Although, theater fans will definitely be buzzing about the latest players set to open the envelope at the Westside Theatre. Stage and screen favorites Darren Criss and Michael Urie are next to perform the play stuffed inside; Criss will have his turn on August 29, and Urie is scheduled to take the stage on August 22.Criss and Urie join the ranks of stage faves like Nathan Lane, Bobby Cannavale, Alan Cumming, Cynthia Nixon, David Hyde Pierce and more who have already had their shot at performing whatever’s inside that telltale envelope. As previously announced, How I Met Your Mother star Josh Radnor will hit the off-Broadway stage on July 25, and Ramin Karimloo is set to take his turn on August 1. The New York premiere of Nassim Soleimanpour’s solo show, which involves a different actor every performance seeing the script for the first time just before they go on stage, is playing Monday nights off-Broadway.Forbidden to leave his country, young Iranian playwright Soleimanpour found a way for his voice to get out when he physically could not—distilling the experience of his isolation in a non-traditional new play. The show had its world premiere in 2011 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and has since been translated into fifteen different languages and performed over 200 times worldwide. A portion of the play’s profits will go to PEN International, the world’s leading association of writers working to promote literature and defend freedom of expression around the world. Darren Crisslast_img

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