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Glee: Meet Sam's Season 5 Love Interest

glee Phoebe StroleGlee is dipping back into the Spring Awakening talent pool, and it appears Chord Overstreet’s Sam will be the primary beneficiary.

TVLine has confirmed that Phoebe Strole, who starred alongside Lea Michele and ex-Glee guest star Jonathan Groff during Awakening‘s original Broadway run, is joining the Fox dramedy’s Season 5 cast in a recurring role.

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Per our sister site Deadline, Strole will Penny Owen, a sophomore in college who wants to get into nursing school and who becomes Sam’s new love interest.

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Michele broke the news of Strole’s casting Thursday on Twitter.

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