Gleeks rejoiced as the 2011 Glee tour sang its way into the San Diego Sports Arena on Sunday, May 29th. (Yes, I refused to call it by its new, branded, corporate name.)
The opening act again this year was The LXD (The League of Extraordinary Dancers), who did an incredible...no, make that phenomenal job showing off their mad dance skills. If you haven't already watched them in action, I highly suggest you jump on over and watch their web series. After you pick your jaw up off the ground, you can thank me later.
|The cutest Gleek by far. He's even|
rocking Pavarotti on his shoulder!
Throughout the show, they stayed mainly in character. At one point, during skit in which Kurt asks Blaine to join glee club, Kurt pulled a total Jack McFarland and flitted about. I was in tears.
I taped bits and pieces of the show (I wanted to enjoy it and not spend all night fixed on keeping my iPhone steady), but there are places around the interwebs that have the entire performances. Here's a rundown of the bits I taped, with running commentary.
"New Directions" opened with Don't Stop Believing (and it was just as good as when I saw them do it on last year's tour):
Amber Riley, who plays Mercedes, tore it up on Ain't No Way. Since I seemed to recall Miss T having a happy fit over Amber's rendition, I recorded a few seconds of it for him: