Darren Criss Kristin Chenoweth Criss also dished about the show’s upcoming special two-part 100th episode, which will see the return of a slew of favorite characters, including Kristin Chenoweth’s April Rhodes, Gwyneth Paltrow’s Holly Holiday, Dianna Agron’s Quinn Fabray, Amber Riley’s Mercedes Jones and more. “We had a great dance rehearsal last week and it was the first time I’d been in the same room as all those people. It was great.” View Comments When word got out that FOX’s hit musical dramedy Glee was moving to the Big Apple for the rest of the fifth season, the only thought that popped into our heads was, “So that means more Darren Criss in NYC, right?” Call us biased, but the City That Never Sleeps should just be nicknamed The City That Needs More Criss. Luckily, our favorite heartthrob opened up about what’s in store for Glee fans, what his long-in-the-works album will sound like and, most importantly, if he’s going to come back to Broadway. Criss told TheBacklot.com that he hopes his Glee co-star Lea Michele’s upcoming debut album Louder is a smash hit because he thinks she’s “a superstar.” As for his own debut album? “Mine will be a little different, it’s a different process,” he said. “I’m the nerdy rock musician who wants to make my nerdy rock and roll so I don’t know if it will be the same fanfare, but I’d like to finish it.” Yet, the How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying alum miiiight just have another plan for 2014… “Or do another stage show or do a movie. I’ll take whatever they give me.” WE’LL GIVE YOU WHATEVER YOU WANT. In an interview with TheBacklot.com, Criss said he’d “love” to shoot Glee in NYC and that he thinks the upcoming move will make a lot of sense for most of the characters—especially for Blaine and Kurt (Chris Colfer). “For Blaine, if he moves to New York…I would assume they’re going to live together,” he said. “Call me crazy, but when you get engaged to somebody usually that’s a good idea. So that will present a whole new structure to their relationship.” Star Files Lea Michele
ECVB Freshmen vs. South Dearborn. Won 25-11 25-14The girls started off their morning with a solid victory over the Lady Knights. The emphasis Saturday morning was the play and effort on our side of the net because lately, we have not been playing to our full potential. In this match, they turned around quite a few areas where they have recently been struggling, such as serving and attacking offensively. They used this match to develop in areas that were outside of their comfort zone and usual play but it paid off for them in the end. ECVB Freshmen vs. Franklin County. Won 25-24 25-24 ECVB Freshmen are now 12-0 on the season. In our match against Franklin County, I must say both sides showed quite the fight. FC did not back down a single time throughout the entire match. We did not play to the level of play we did in the match before and it showed. The girls tend to become way too comfortable when they feel they have already succeeded or something at hand could potentially be handed to them, but that is never the case and they are starting to learn that the hard way. They are realizing every win, point, set, etc. must be earned because no team will ever just lay down and accept defeat. I am proud of their composure and ability to finish a match in two against a resilient competitor. ECVB Freshmen vs. Lawrenceburg. Won 25-20 20-25 15-13For the third time this season, EC and Lawrenceburg face-off, but this time for a conference tournament title. Once again, it was back and forth throughout the entire match like it has been in every other encounter with them this season. The Tigers are a rivalry that brings quite the atmosphere and excitement with them no matter who’s gym we play in. It was a battle for both sides of the entire match as you can see from the resulting score. Lawrenceburg continues to challenge and push my girls to go to the “next level” every time. A level of discipline, determination, and fight that every coach is proud of at the end of the day.