Center Stage: Glee Club First Nighter
Friday, August 27, 2010
Before the doors open, several of the PMO students eagerly await the start of the show.
The men of the Glee Club run up to the stage.
With passion and pride, Bill Griffel directs the men in an opening number to start off First Nighter. Thank you to the more than 1,200 fans who packed into the Purdue Memorial Union Ball Rooms for the show.
The Glee Club pays tribute to our fair state with the “Indiana Medley.”
Senior Jimmy O’Connor in the spotlight during a medley of songs from the musical “Oklahoma.”
Director Bill Griffel searches for an audience member to pick one of the New Men to sing the run out song.
Freshman Mark Spence was selected. Here he leads his brothers in song on “When You’re Smiling.”
Taylor Rice finds a lucky lady to serenade.
Several other ladies in the audience are sung to as well.
During halftime, the Flashbacks showcase their brand of “Old Time Rock ‘n Roll.”
Ba-Na-Na, featuring junior Steve Sanders, sophomore Robert Lechner and seniors John Lindstrom and Jeremy Clifford, brings down the house.
Bill introduces the next tune to the audience.
Senior and Manager Jeremy Clifford sings the solo for “This Is the Moment.”
The Voiceovers belt out their rendition of Jay Sean’s “Down.”
The Glee Club plays to the audience during “Star Wars,” a song that pays tribute to famous American composer John Williams.
Glee Club alumni were invited to take the stage. Thank you to the more than 40 alumni who joined us this year and thank you to the wonderful crowd and Purdue Student Union Board (PSUB) for all your support at "First Nighter."