‘Glee’ Recap: Rachel Freaks Out On ‘Funny Girl’ Opening Night

It’s opening night for ‘Funny Girl,’ which means Rachel should be pushing everyone around and heading to the stage, right? Well, that is if she can get out of bed.

Rachel freaks out in Glee's Funny Girl Episode

Rachel (Lea Michele) has officially made it to Broadway . . . but will she be able to make it up to the big stage? After reading a ton of negative reviews, she was terrified to take the stage — that is until her frenemy came in and said the right thing. And no, we’re not talking about Sue Sylvester (Jane Lynch) who was spending her time in NYC finding love!

 

 

Rachel Freaks Over Opening Night

All Rachel needed to do was just get herself in that wig. With Schuester (Matthew Morrison) and Sue heading in to show their support, along with some of the original Glee club, Rachel finally got herself out of bed — and no it wasn’t the flowers that were sent by Barbra Streisand (AKA Tina), but it was her frenemy Santana (Naya Rivera) who said exactly what Rachel needed to hear — even Barbra got negative reviews! Yes, she returned from Lesbo Island for an important message:

“You suck at so many things, but not this,” she said in true Santana form, adding, “I can’t stand you 90 percent of the time, but even I know that if you drag your flat little ass out on that stage tonight, you’re gonna murder that crowd.”

Right before taking the stage, she got the pep talk she needed from Schu — who reminded her that his dream was coming true, too, by seeing her. She shared with him that she got a seat for Finn (Cory Monteith) because she had always promised him she would get him one for her opening night. She even had on her Finn necklace! Unfortunately, Mr. Schu couldn’t stay for the show — leave it up to Emma (Jayma Mays) to go into labor right before the curtain opened! So, back to Ohio he went. In my opinion, the dressing room scene may have been one of the most adorable and genuine on Glee in quite some time.

It’s Showtime (Or Sue’s Date Night)

Midway through the show, while Rachel was killing it, Sue got up to leave since (naturally) she was sick of it, and spotted a man she saw before the show (Chris Parnell). The two ended up spending a night on the town and actually had a lot in common. We’ve got to say it was nice to see a happier side of Sue, even though she put Rachel’s future in jeopardy by storming out midway through the show — while sitting next to the critic from the New York Times.

You could see the anger in Rachel’s face, but she just used it to do better and left the crowd in awe after Act I, even getting the praise from her director. However, the real test would be the ending — the last song, “Who Are You Now?,” that she was nervous about getting through because it reminded her of Finn. However, when the time came, she flashed back at him looking at her — standing there in the hallway at McKinley wearing that letterman jacket and flashing that killer smile — and the tears were streaming down her face while she completely nailed those notes.

Reviews Are Out — ‘Best Thing Since Sliced Bread . . . Or Toast?’

Instead of heading out to the cast’s opening night party, Rachel wanted to go out with just her friends — so they headed to a gay bar for an amazing, relaxed, fun night of dancing (and singing an awesome version of “Pumpin Blood”). They returned to the apartment half an hour before the reviews hit the papers, to find Sue with her new fling and find out that they had sex all over their apartment. GROSS.

Rachel, for maybe the first time ever, stood up to Sue. She told her (in one of her best and most powerful speeches ever) to get out after letting her know sternly that she would never feel the love that she felt from all of her friends that night. So, out they went. Fun fact — Lea Michele did that without it being in the script.

It was finally time for the reviews and the group headed down to pick up the paper — and it was full of raving remarks about Rachel and how brilliant she was.

The most touching part of the review was the critic admitting that he cried at the end during her song to Finn. “I don’t know where inside that small frame did she find the emotion she delivered with that song, but she melted the icy heart inside me,” he wrote, adding that he’d be “going back for a second bowl of Rachel Berry.”

The moment couldn’t get better — well until Mr. Schuester called announcing that he made it back in time for the birth of his new baby boy, named Daniel Finn Shuester.

 

Darren Criss & Jessica Szohr Kiss in A Great Big World’s ‘Already Home’ Music Video – Watch Now!

 

Darren Criss and Jessica Szohr Check out two of our faves – Darren Criss and Jessica Szohr – star in the brand new “Already Home” music video from A Great Big World!

The 27-year-old Glee actor and 29-year-old former Gossip Girl star smooch in the adorable video about long distance relationships.

“From singin their 1st hit on #glee to smoochin @iamjessicaszohr, I gotta say @AGreatBigWorld really knows how to hook a dude up #alreadyhome,” Darren tweeted.

Robert Pattinson puts in an epic performance in ‘The Rover’ Trailer – Watch Now!

Movie Poster for The Rover with Robert Pattinson

Robert Pattinson gets sweaty in this brand new poster for his upcoming film The Rover.

The 27-year-old actor also stars in the new movie trailer, in which he rocks a different accent, a sexy southern drawl.  Is there nothing this man cannot do?  Watch the trailer for The Rover below…

Also starring Guy Pearce, the film is about a loner (Pattinson) who tracks the gang who stole his car from a desolate town in the Australian outback with the forced assistance of a wounded guy left behind in the wake of the theft.

The Rover hits theaters in New York and Los Angeles on June 13 and nationwide on June 20!

WHAT DO YOU THINK of Robert Pattinson’s role in The Rover trailer?

The Vampire Diaries Spoiler! Is that Stefan and Elena kissing?

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Paul Wesley is broody as ever while stopping by the SiriusXM Studios on Wednesday (April 16) in New York City.

The 31-year-old actor opened up about his Vampire Diaries directorial debut, and how he got rid of a shirtless scene for his character Stefan!

 

“It was this beautiful scene where Stefan takes Elena, and he picks her up and kisses her, and they go on the kitchen counter and things get kinda hot and heavy,” Paul said during his interview (via EW). “But rather than sexualizing it, I decided to make it romantic. I pitched it to the writers – I was like ‘Guys, I think this should be romantic and not sexual,’ and they fell for it. Suckers!”

In case you missed it, check out exclusive pics of Stefan and Elena from the episode, which airs Thursday, April 17 @ 8PM on The CW!

And the award for Best Male Performance at MTV Movie Awards 2014 goes to Josh Hutcherson

Josh Hutcherson 2014 MTV Movie Awards

Josh Hutcherson steps on stage to accept the Best Male Performance award at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards held at the Nokia Theatre on Sunday (April 13) in Los Angeles.

The 21-year-old actor beat out Bradley Cooper, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Leonardo DiCaprio and Matthew McConaughey for the popcorn trophy. Co-star Jennifer Lawrence also won Best Female Performance!

Sam Claflin was also spotted on the red carpet with wife Laura Haddock. Sam was up for Best Shirtless Performance.