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Center Stage: Glee Club in Munster, IN

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

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The Glee Club arrived at Munster Central Performing Arts Center on a bright afternoon before performing two shows for locals, tour groups, families, and fans.


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They performed on a stage set up for the Chicagoland area premier of Making God Laugh. It was the first time many of us had ever performed on a carpeted stage!


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Before the first show, we had a wonderful lunch provided by the theater. Sophomore Taylor Reiff enjoyed chatting with the guests at his table.


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The show began with the signature surround formation.


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Junior Robert Lechner sang the solo for “Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel” near the beginning of the show.


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The first specialty to sing was Lighthouse, singing their new medley of songs that they have performed throughout the season.


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Freshman Austin Welch grabbed the spotlight in the song “Over the Rainbow” from the Wizard of Oz.


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The Glee Club brought a little country music into the show with “Sold.”


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A group of seniors signing selections from the musical Jersey Boys sang their medley for both performances.


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Senior Josh Getto sang the operatic solo in “Lambscapes” for the last time.


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Assistant Director Ted Arthur played the piano like he was born to do.


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During the first show, freshman Peter King was chosen to sing the run out solo.


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Senior Mark Knight sang to a lucky member of the audience.


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Voiceovers debuted their new song, “Waiting on the World to Change.”


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Ba-Na-Na rocked out to their new song, “At the Hop.”


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The group returned to the stage, only to begin bickering in “The Glee Club.”


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Senior Charley Smith sang “God Bless the USA” as a patriotic way to near the end of the show.


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To end the show, the Glee Club debuted their new closing song, “I’ve Got Rhythm,” a newly arranged piece by Ted Arthur.


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After the show, the audience was greeted by the group and even was treated to a couple more songs.


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Between shows, some of the group played cards or relaxed in a number of different ways.


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Senior Michael Blakely enjoyed dinner with more guests before the final show of the day.


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The Indiana Medley set the pace for the second performance.


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Junior Chris Soverns sang the first solo of the medley…


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…followed by the second solo by freshman Ryan Straut.


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Senior Mark Knight enjoyed his home show and celebrated by singing “Superman” for both performances.


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Senior Lou Fenoglio sang the solo for the Oklahoma medley with his own special twist.


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Senior Charley Smith got a little crazy, telling his story of the Mississippi Squirrel Revival.


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Freshman Dylan Simpson sang the second run-out solo of the day.


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Junior Matt Lancaster and the rest of the members each serenaded their own lucky lady.


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Voiceovers and Ba-Na-Na each sang while the rest of the group took a quick break. Here, sophomore Nick Miller serenaded a lady while singing with the 50s rock group.


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Sophomore Jason VanHouten sang the group back in with “Time to Begin,” another original song by Ted Arthur.


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The Glee Club’s 5 minute version of the Wizard of Oz got the audience laughing. 


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To finish the show, “Strike Up the Band” with its signature block P did not fail to impress.


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The gentlemen mingle for the last time of the day.

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