Cory Monteith 1982-2013

The Glee Cast: Life after Loss

How Lea Michele, Jane Lynch and the rest of McKinley High are continuing to heal as the series pays tribute to the late star on Thursday


When he took the stage at a New York City performance the afternoon after Monteith died, Morrison, known for his upbeat portrayal of Glee choir director Will Schuester, admitted to the audience that it was "awkward" to continue the performance in the wake of the tragedy. Still, "We'll do it in Cory's honor," he said, opening the show with an a capella version of A Chorus Line's "What I Did for Love," which was featured in Glee's second season.