Saturday, June 18, 2011

Glee Concert

June 16, 2011. Scott and I, along with our neighbor Kathy went to the Glee concert tonight. Some may call us ‘losers’ but it was a fun show. I was afraid to bring my new camera because I didn't know if it was allowed so I went with the old one, but still got some good pictures.  For this show they were filming for some 3D project, who knows, perhaps a Glee movie?? I don’t know but I think that’s the reason there were some special guest on to find out who.

Kathy and I waiting to get into the show.

We were surprised to see Jane Lynch, aka Sue Sylvester, open the show. Sporting her track suit gown, she’s holding Glee barf bags which her Cheerios (cheerleaders) were handing out to the audience prior to the show.

They opened with Journey’s ‘Don’t Stop Believing’. Of course most of the kids at the show weren’t even born when that song was first depressing.

The very talented Heather Morris who plays Brittany S. Pierce (say it out loud) did her version of her character’s idol, Britney Spears' ‘I’m a Slave 4 You’.

Starting at the small stage which was right in front of us, Mark Salling aka Puck, belted out the Queen classic ‘Fat Bottomed Girls’.

Chris Colfer who plays Kurt did a lovely rendition of the Beatles ‘I Want to Hold Your Hand’. Again, the parents of the kids at this show may not have even been born when the Beatles were first out.

The soulful Amber Riley (Mercedes) sang her solo from the small stage as well.

Kevin McHale (Artie) and Harry Shum Jr. (Mike Chang) took to the stage to do Michael Jackson’s PYT.

Next up was Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’.

Jane Lynch came back out to introduce the rivals of the Glee club, The Warblers.

The Warblers, led by Darren Criss (Blaine), started on the small stage singing Katy Perry’s Teenage Dream.

Then they moved to the big stage with Pink’s ‘Raise Your Glass’.

Duets were next starting with Lea Michele (Rachel) and Chris Colfer (Kurt) singing a medley of ’Happy Days Are Here Again / Get Happy’.  I would have rather heard 'Defining Gravity'.

Dianna Agron (Quinn) and Chord Overstreet (Sam) sang Jason Mraz's ‘Lucky’

Then my favorite duet from Naya Rivers (Santana) and Amber Riley (Mercedes) with the classic ‘River Deep, Mountain Wide’ originally done by Ike & Tina Turner.

Then to our surprise Gwyneth Paltrow came out on stage! She sang Cee-Lo Green’s ‘Forget You’.

Cory Monteith (Finn) did Jesse’s Girl as his solo.  Who remembers Rick Springfield? I'm sure not many in this audience.

Naya Rivera got her solo with ‘Valerie’ and Heather Morris as a back up dancer.

The Glee cast slushied the audience with confetti.

Chris (Curt) led the girls in the Single Ladies dance.

Kevin McHale performed Artie’s dream out of the wheelchair doing the Safety Dance.

The final was Queen’s ‘Somebody to Love’ 

Overall it was a good, fun evening and I'm glad we got tickets this year, no matter what some others may say.

1 comment:

  1. Despite having your 'old' camera, these pics are great and is a wonderful chronicle of the concert. This whole concert was filmed including audience shots for a 3-D DVD or movie. Can't wait to see it. So glad there are other Gleeks in the neighborhood. - Kathy