'Glee' star Darren Criss looking forward to opening night on Broadway

Mon. January 2, 2012 11:29 PM by GoPride.com News Staff

New York City - "Glee" favorite Darren Criss will open his first show on Broadway on Tuesday night.

Criss -- who plays gay student "Blaine" on "Glee" -- has the starring role in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying."

Criss is taking over the role J. Pierrepont Finch from "Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe.

Criss told the New York Times he feels lucky.

"I was nobody a year ago, so I want to make smart choices to keep the good things going," he said.

Tickets for "How to Succeed" are $52 to $402 and on sale at howtosucceedbroadway.com.