Before Glee, (and Cop Rock*), we had the Kids from Fame.
I think it was one of the first albums I ever had, My GrandMa bought it for me one Christmas.
I loved Desdemona. I had been studying Othello at school for my English higher - so it made perfect sense
When Coco and Miss Grant went head to head for a Broadway part, it was unhappiness all round. But this is the version that was reprised for Coco's goodbye.
And poor Julie couldn't really sing (nor dance). All she was good for was putting a cello between her legs. Then, one season, she never came back, having got knocked-up over summer vacation. In truth, Lori Singer went Footloose.
*OMG, how we laughed about this musical police drama series!!! A critical and commercial failure