Glee Live In Concert Comes To Washington

Photo courtesy of
‘Glee Second Season’
courtesy of ‘John Ashbrook’

D.C. area Gleeks were snubbed the first time Glee decided to do a live tour aka last year. A Gleek’s only hope was once a long-shot chance of scoring an Easter Egg Roll ticket for a trip to the White House. Until this morning, that was the same case for D.C. Gleeks in 2011, unless they scored tickets to the shows in Philadelphia or New York City.

Good news, Gleeks. Glee live in concert is coming to the Verizon Center Thursday, June 9!

The second season main cast including Lea Michele (Rachel), Cory Monteith (Finn), Amber Riley (Mercedes), Chris Colfer (Kurt), Kevin McHale (Artie), Jenna Ushkowitz (Tina), Mark Salling (Puck), Dianna Agron (Quinn), Naya Rivera (Santana), Heather Morris (Brittany), Harry Shum, Jr. (Mike), Chord Overstreet (Sam) and Darren Criss (Blaine) are scheduled to perform.

[Writer's Note: I, myself, am hoping Tony award winner nominee Jonathan Groff (Jesse) makes a special guest appearance.]

Tickets go on sale March 4 at 10 a.m. Prices are $92.50 and $52.50 (plus applicable service charges) and will be available through all Ticketmaster outlets including the Verizon Center box office, online,  or via Phonecharge at 202-397-SEAT, 703-573-SEAT or 410-547-SEAT.

There will also be a ticket lottery at 8:00 a.m. Patrons must be in line at the box office by 8:00 a.m. to participate. There is an eight ticket limit. Accessible seating is available for patrons with disabilities by calling 202-661-5065. For more information please visit www.gleeinconcert.com or www.verizoncenter.com.

Rachel moved to DC in the fall of 2005 to study Journalism and Music at American University. When she’s not keeping up with the latest Major League Baseball news, she works on making music as an accomplished singer-songwriter and was even a featured performer/speaker at TEDxDupont Circle in 2012. Rachel has also contributed to The Washington Examiner and MASN Sports’ Nationals Buzz as a guest blogger. See why she loves DC. E-Mail: rachel@welovedc.com.

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2 thoughts on “Glee Live In Concert Comes To Washington

  1. While I, too, am hoping Jonathan Groff makes an appearance, he didn’t win a Tony. He was nominated for his role of Melchior in Spring Awakening, but he didn’t win.

  2. Glee has been a serious hit series for my city. We just started a Glee club for our local high school club and we try to imitate what the show does. Of course, we are not successful as them, but we get enough support from the parents, and I see that this Glee club will be with the school for the long run. All of this thanks to the wonderful TV show. Nice blog BTW :)