Kristin Chenoweth to Return for GLEE's 100th Episode!
"ALL The Glee Originals received invites today to be in our 100th episode! More to follow," Murphy tweeted. Later in the day it was confirmed that Harry Shum Jr., who portrayed Mike, recent Dancing With the Stars winner Amber Riley, who portrayed Mercedes, Mark Salling, who portrayed Puck and Heather Morris, who portrayed Brittany have all signed on to make an appearance.
Now, Murphy reveals that Kristin Chenoweth will reprise her hilarious role as April Rhodes, a figure from Will's (Matthew Morrison) high school days of Glee club. "Kristin Chenoweth is IN for Glee's 100th!, tweeted Murphy, "Love her!"
In response, the Broadway vet tweeted that she was "very excited" to once again work with her Glee co-stars next year. When Glee fans last saw April she was starring on Broadway in the hit production of 'Crossrhodes: The April Rhodes Story.'
Glee fans recently had the opportunity to participate in the "GLEE 100th GLEEKS CHOICE: You Vote. We Remix Promotion" and voting for their favorite musical numbers from among 30 songs performed over the past five seasons. (click here for full list of songs)
The Top 10 fan-chosen Glee songs from the past will be re-mixed and performed by the current members of New Directions in the milestone 100th episode. The episode will focus on McKinley High's latest batch of seniors as they approach graduation and reminisce about their most memorable moments, while singing new versions of these iconic tracks.
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