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While the Penn Glee Club has been performing on Penn’s campus since 1862, the types of shows performed have evolved over time. Before 1970, the Glee Club performed stand-up repertoire with several production numbers every December in Irvine Auditorium. In 1971, the Annenberg Center asked the Glee Club to be the premiere performance in the Zellerbach Theater. Such shows were performed on tour throughout the country. Since “Handel with Hair,” the Glee Club’s show has evolved into the musical revue form in which it still exists today.

The Penn Glee Club's Famous Tap Finale

The Penn Glee Club’s Famous Tap Finale

2019: “The Good, The Bad and The Uglee”                                                                                           2018: Recalculating
2018: “N.E.C. and N.E.C.”                                                                                                                          2017: Around the Bend
2017: “Where There’s Money, There’s Treble”                                                                                    2016: Love Story
2016: “Stage Fright”                                                                                                                                  2015: Head in the Clouds
2015: “Philadelphia Noir”                                                                                                                        2014: Prime Time
2014: “Under A Rest”                                                                                                                                2013: Espresspionage: A Latte of Trouble
2013: “Office Bass: A Corporate Musical!”                                                                                           2012: Armageddon Ready
2012: “Was, Is, and Always Shall Glee!”                                                                                               2011: A Wrinkle in Time
2011: “Guys and Balls!: A Football Musical”                                                                                       2010: Rock Hard Café
2010: “Top Chef!: A Soup Opera”                                                                                                          2009: Will Perform for Food
2009: “Back to the Future!: The Musical”                                                                                           2007: Crosslisted: Rhythm 101, A Crash Course in Song and Dance
2008: Nightmare on Spruce Street                                                                                                       2006: My Way or the Highway
2008: “Shorts Illustrated: Miracle on Rice”                                                                                       2005: For Commercial Use Only
2007: “Glee’s Anatomy”                                                                                                                          2004: Collaborate This
2006: “The Glee of Clubs”                                                                                                                      2003: Revolutions
2005: “Pennsylvania Jones and the Tempo of Doom”                                                                     2002: Penn Dances with Glee
2004: “Now Frat’s What I Call Music!”
2003: “Summer Vamp”
2002: “It’s Gonna Be Glee!”
2001: “2001: A Singing Odyssey”
2000: “The Fool Monty”
1999: “The Twain Shall Meet”
1998: “Go Forum!”
1997: “Treble in Paradise”
1996: “Killing Time? Dial ‘M’ for Monty”
1995: “Sing Tut”
1994: “Coda Nostra”
1993: “The Canterbury Scales: The Untold Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer”
1992: “Cross, Chris, Cross!”
1991: “Step Right Up – The Great Carny Caper”
1990: “Basses Loaded!”
1989: “Is This for Reel?”
1988: “Heaven Help Us”
1987: “Time In, Time Out”
1986: “Holmes Sweet Holmes”
1985: “Where’m I Goin’?”
1984: “Ye Merrie Adventure of Robbin’ Hoods”
1983: “Saddle Up!”
1982: “Casino!”
1981: “Double-Take”
1980: “Hit High Sea”
1979: “Next Stop – Manhattan!”
1978: “Extravagancelot”
1977: “The Magus”
1976: “Opus 76”
1975: “Score”
1974: “Americ-o-Round”
1973: “It’s About Time”
1972: “Paint the Red Town”
1971: “See Hear!”
1970: “Handel With Hair”

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