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Dishing out daily (or almost daily) Broadway musical news and gossip. The companion site to The Broadway Musical Home (broadwaymusicalhome.com), a directory of Broadway musicals with the story, songs, merchandise, video clips, lyrics, tickets, rights & awards for almost 200 shows.

More Broadway showtunes and stars are in store for Glee!

Glee

If you follow this blog and somehow haven’t become a Gleek yet, I can’t understand why not.

The show, which stars Broadway favorites Lea Michele and Matthew Morrison, has already featured Broadway big-shots Victor Garber (Sweeney Todd, Assassins, Damn Yankees), Kristin Chenoweth (Wicked) and Debra Monk (Curtains, Chicago, Company) and  showtunes like “Maybe This Time” from Cabaret and “I Could Have Danced All Night” from My Fair Lady.

Broadway Gleeks can continue to get more excited: Lea’s Spring Awakening co-star, Jonathan Groff, has signed on to perform in at least 5 episodes of the show, and rumor has it that Cheyenne Jackson, the star of Finian’s Rainbow on Broadway, is scheduled to make a guest appearance in one of the upcoming episodes.

The show’s tunes are hidden a little better than its stars, but thanks to YouTube, we do know that we’ll be hearing Lea Michele and Chris Colfer singing “Defying Gravity” from Wicked. Check out a clip of the song:

Glee just keeps getting better and better for lovers of Broadway musical theater!


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3 Comments»

  vrigsbee wrote @

I’ve just found out that they wrote the part for Cheyenne Jackson, but he got the flu when they flew him out to shoot. :(

Maybe he’ll appear in Season 2?

  Yousuf Ahmed wrote @

Thanks for providing the youtube link.
Oh! You may want to check out the new iPHONE APP for Singers called SINGERS VOCAL WARMUP. It works so great! You can practice singing your scales anytime anywhere you want! Great for warming up your voice.
Go to: http://www.SINGERSVOCALWARMUP.com

  Louise wrote @

I’ve seen the Wicked two times. I really enjoyed the show. Last year I got a cheap ticket and I went, it was really a great show. I will go see it for the third time next weekend. So I’ll be analyzing as well as enjoying the show.


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