GLEE does Madonna; Side By Side Photos and More!

Glee does Madonna
photograph by Rodelio Astudillo

The April 20th episode of the quirky musical television show GLEE honors pop star Madonna, with nothing but Madonna songs.

GLEE Homage to Madonna

Glee homage to madonna
above photograph by Rodelio Astudillo

The talented cast members reincarnated themselves as various Madonna personas for the cover of TV Guide. From Shining Star to Virgin to The Material Girl to Blonde ambition, the cast is styled in the Madonna likenesses.

In addition to sharing the TV Guide shots with you, I’ve found some of the vintage Madonna photos to place them side by side for comparison.

Jenna Ushkowitz does early 80s Madonna
above: big belts, bows, fingerless gloves, GLEE’s Jenna Ushkowitz does early 80s Madonna
GLEE's Amber Riley as Madonna
above: GLEE’s Amber Riley makes a beautiful Virgin
lea michele as madonna
Lea Michele from GLEE channels Madonna’s Material Girl image
Diana Agron as madonna on glee
Diana Agron invokes Madonna in her Truth or Dare era
Jane Lynch as Madonna on GLEE
the hilarious Jane Lynch dons the Gaultier cone boobage that Madonna wore in her Blonde Ambition tour

GLEE Season 1, Episode 15
Episode Synopsis: When the glee guys begin to bully the girls, Will turns to the music of Madonna to give the girls an ego boost and teach the boys respect. (They perform Madonna’s “Express Yourself” and “Like a Prayer”). Meanwhile, Kurt and Mercedes give Sue a makeover. Original Air Date: Apr 20, 2010

Glee The Power of Madonna

And yes, there is a CD which contains the following tracks:
1. Express Yourself
2. Borderline/Open Your Heart
3. Vogue
4. Like A Virgin
5. 4 Minutes
6. What It Feels Like For A Girl
7. Like A Prayer