The 28-year-old actor will replace John Cameron Mitchell as the titular East German transgender singer at the Belasco Theatre come April. Criss announced the news in a video post Tuesday on Facebook, declaring, "I'm the new Berlin Wall, baby."
Criss will assume the role for a 12-week engagement starting April 29. Neil Patrick Harris kicked off the revival in March 2014, and was succeeded by Andrew Rannells, Michael C. Hall and Mitchell, who also co-created the original musical.
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