Spring Awakening Actress Phoebe Strole Will Join Upcoming Season of "Glee"
22 Aug 2013
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Phoebe Strole, who originated the role of Anna in the Tony Award-winning musical Spring Awakening, will reunite with her Spring co-star Lea Michele on the upcoming season of Fox's "Glee."
"Such amazing news that two of my very best friends are going to be on #Glee this year!" said Michele via social media website Twitter. "@ddlovato & @PhoebeStrole! Thank you @MrRPMurphy! ❤"
Watch the Playbill exclusive video of Strole singing songwriter Joey Contreras' "Good Friends" in the "Hot Off the Ivories" series here.
As previously reported, singer-songwriter Demi Lovato will join the series for a multi-episode arc as Dani, a New York City-based struggling artist friend of Rachel (Lea Michele) and Santana (Naya Rivera). She will also interact with the new character played by "American Idol" runner-up and Wicked actor Adam Lambert.
"Glee" is slated to return to Fox Sept. 26. To watch the newly released trailer for the upcoming fifth season, click here.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.