By Terri Lee Sylvester

ROYAL OAK (WWJ) – GLEE The 3D Concert Movie is in theaters now … and Gleeks everywhere will want to make sure they do NOT miss its 2-week limited engagement.

GLEE The 3D Concert Movie is a visual spectacular – combined with a musical experience – that will have audience members singing along, clapping, dancing in the aisles and even inspired. The music that Gleeks know and love is interwoven with heartwarming stories of devoted fans who describe how their lives were changed because of GLEE.

What GLEE fans will love most about GLEE The 3D Concert Movie are the live performances of some of GLEE’s most memorable and much-loved musical numbers, including “I’m a Slave 4 U,” “Raise Your Glass,” “Teenage Dream,” and “Lucky,” along with original songs that reached the top of the charts, such as “Loser Like Me,” and the show’s anthem, “Don’t Stop Believin’.”

GLEE The 3D Concert Movie was filmed over the course of two days during the concert tour’s stop at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The movie stars Dianna Agron (Quinn), Chris Colfer (Kurt), Darren Criss (Blaine), Kevin McHale (Artie), Lea Michele (Rachel), Cory Monteith (Finn), Heather Morris (Brittany), Amber Riley (Mercedes), Naya Rivera (Santana), Mark Salling (Puck), Jenna Ushkowitz (Tina), Harry Shum, Jr. (Mike), Chord Overstreet (Sam), Ashley Fink (Lauren) and members of “The Warblers,” who have their own set of devoted fans, including a particularly young one who obviously spends a good deal of time watching the shows and listening to the music over and over and over again.

Before GLEE begins its 3rd season next month, and the movie wraps up its limited engagement, Gleeks and non-Gleeks alike will want to catch GLEE The 3D Concert Movie. After seeing it, chances are, those falling into the latter category will be transformed.

• Played 40 shows across US, Canada and UK
• Played 27 shows in 18 cities during US tour
• 13 European dates
• More than 500,000 tickets sold worldwide
• Record breaking merchandise sales set in every building
• Multiple shows added in major markets (including NY, LA, Chicago, Toronto) after sell outs in under 2
• Sold 60K tickets in Toronto over 4 shows
• Sold 35K tickets in NY/NJ
• Cast of 40 on stage during the show
• 100 people traveling on the road
• 16 trucks, 10 busses, 1 plane on tour
• 30 hit songs played per show
• 5 Million pieces of confetti shot on stage during “Somebody To Love” during tour
• 1000 t-shirts shot into the crowd during the show
• 600 costumes
• Finished US tour and opened in UK 3 days later
• Tour covered 4 countries in 6 weeks
• Over 14 Million Media Impressions nationally

• 40 shows in 21 cities across 4 countries on tour
• More than 500,000 tickets sold worldwide
• Over 14 Million Media Impressions

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