Elsie Fest's Darren Criss Shares the Five Essentials of Surviving a Music Festival

Cabaret & Concert News   Elsie Fest's Darren Criss Shares the Five Essentials of Surviving a Music Festival Here's what to bring to the musical theatre celebration—straight from the creator and headliner's mouth.

Elsie Fest returns to New York October 8. Joining creator Darren Criss this year for the outdoor musical theatre festival are his Glee co-star Lea Michele, Alan Cumming, Ingrid Michaelson, and more.

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This marks the third consecutive year for the event, which Criss tells Playbill allows theatre enthusiasts a place to let loose and be “rowdy.” But don’t let that be a deterrent. While it sounds potentially overwhelming, Criss is here to share the five must-haves to ensure a successful Elsie Fest experience.

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Watch the video above to see what the Hedwig and the Angry Inch and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying alum behooves you to bring.

Elsie Fest, taking place at Central Park SummerStage, will also feature Jeremy Jordan, Norm Lewis, and Moana’s Auli’I Cravalho.

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