GLEE to Go WICKED on Season 2 Finale; Details Revealed!
The final episode of the second season of FOX's hit series GLEE will air on Tuesday, May 24 and new details about the episode have been revealed due to an extensive look at the show in The Hollywood Reporter.
Amongst the details about the $6 million dollar episode is word that the cast filmed in the Gershwin Theatre, home to Broadway's WICKED. And, the song Chris and Lea are singing in the Gershwin? "For Good" from WICKED! Lea explains: "We feel like we're Elphaba and Glinda. Chris likes to be called Guylinda, though"
The episode will also contain a mashup of "New York, New York" and "I Love New York" along with a special guest appearance by Patti LuPone. About LuPone's appearance, Ryan Murphy revealed that "I wouldn't take no for an answer. Obviously, we talk about her very reverentially, and she agreed to do it because she loves the arts and the show. Patti LuPone is New York to me" and that Patti actually improvised some of her own lines that may or may not make it into the final cut.
We here, can't wait!
The series stars Matthew Morrison, Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Jane Lynch, Chris Colfer, Amber Riley, Jayma Mays, Naya Rivera, Chord Overstreet, Kevin McHale, Heather Morris, Jenna Ushkowitz, Dianna Agron, Darren Criss, Harry Shum, Jr, Jessalyn Gilsig, Mike O'Malley, and Mark Salling.
Guest stars who have been featured on the show this season includeCarol Burnett, Britney Spears, Gwyneth Paltrow, Cheyenne Jackson,John Stamos, and Charice. Former guest star Kristin Chenoweth is expected to return.
GLEE is a biting musical comedy that has quickly become a pop-culture phenomenon. The highest-rated new scripted series of the season boasts critical acclaim, a loyal fan base of "GLEEks," two certified Gold albums, more than 10 million song downloads and an incredible 19 Emmy nominations - earning it the distinction of being the most-nominated series of the year. To top it off, the genre-defying, award-winning series has been picked up through its third season.
GLEE follows a group of eager and ambitious students as they strive to outshine their singing competition to win Nationals while navigating the cruel halls of McKinley High.