Thursday, January 26, 2023

How do you solve a problem like an outdated play or musical? by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

“Some Like It Hot” on Broadway does a spectacular job of it. “Funny Girl” not so much, despite the star presence of Lea Michele.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 10:00AM
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Broadway Grosses: The Phantom of the Opera Welcomes 20 Millionth Guest by Caitlin Moynihan

Audiences have been flocking to the Majestic Theatre to say goodbye to The Phantom of the Opera before its final performance on April 16, and this week Broadway's longest running show welco…

SOURCE: at 11:42AM
Tuesday, January 24, 2023


In baseball, whenever a pitcher becomes tired and ineffective, a new pitcher known as a reliever succeeds him, in order to prevent further damage. The one who does this most consistently wil…

SOURCE: at 06:00AM
Monday, January 23, 2023

Julie Benko Will Celebrate Funny Girl Composer Jule Styne in York Theatre Company Benefit by Andrew Gans

Julie Sings Jule will also feature a band led by Benko's musical director husband, Jason Yeager.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:48PM
Sunday, January 22, 2023

This Week on Broadway for January 22, 2023: A Beautiful Noise by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about A Beautiful Noise, Funny Girl, The Immortal Jellyfish Girl @ 59e59, Colin Quinn: Small Talk @ Lucille Lortel Theatre, The App…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Saturday, January 21, 2023

See Lea Michele and the Cast Of Funny Girl Sign Cast Albums by Meg Masseron

The Broadway cast of the revival signed copies of the new cast album for fans on January 20.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:06PM

Video: Go Inside FUNNY GIRL's Cast Album Signing Event

Funny Girl hosted a cast album signing at the August Wilson Theater with cast members Lea Michele, Ramin Karimloo, Tovah Feldshuh, and Jared Grimes on Friday, January 20th. Check out footage…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:04PM
Friday, January 20, 2023

Photos: Go Inside the FUNNY GIRL Cast Album Signing with Lea Michele, Ramin Karimloo, Tovah Feldshuh, & Jared Grimes

Earlier today, Funny Girl hosted a cast album signing at the August Wilson Theater with cast members Lea Michele, Ramin Karimloo, Tovah Feldshuh, and Jared Grimes, and BroadwayWorld was …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:43PM

Photos: Go Into the Recording Studio With Lea Michele and the Cast of Funny Girl by Logan Culwell-Block

The Broadway revival's new cast album gets a physical CD release January 20.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:54PM

Photos: Behind the Scenes of the Cast of FUNNY GIRL in the Recording Studio

The New Broadway Cast Recording of Funny Girl is now available wherever CDs are sold!  All new Behind-the-Scenes photos have been released of the cast recording session.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:20AM
Thursday, January 19, 2023

Funny Girl's Julie Benko to Return to Birdland; Concert Will Stream Live by Andrew Gans

Benko will be joined by a band led by her jazz pianist spouse Jason Yeager.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:18PM

How Do You Measure a Season on Broadway? In Cast Albums. by Jesse Green

From “A Strange Loop” to “Funny Girl,” most Broadway musicals of 2022 were recorded, offering listeners a chance to love or hate them again.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 02:02PM

Wake Up With BWW 1/19: WICKED Tour Casting, FUNNY GIRL Album Signing, and More!

Top stories include new casting for the National Tour of Wicked, a Funny Girl album signing, and more! Plus, check out a video of Aaron Tveit making his entrance in Moulin Rouge! as he retur…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:01AM
Wednesday, January 18, 2023

‘Funny Girl’ to host Broadway cast album signing event by Caitlin Hornik

Current company members of “Funny Girl,” including Lea Michele and Tovah Feldshuh, will host a cast album signing event on Jan. 20 at the August Wilson Theatre from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The …

SOURCE: Broadway News at 03:07PM

FUNNY GIRL Will Sign Copies of the Cast Album This Friday

Funny Girl will host a Cast Album signing event this Friday! Members of the cast, including Lea Michele, Ramin Karimloo, Jared Grimes, and Tovah Feldshuh, will be signing CDs at the August W…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:08AM

Broadway Grosses: Tony-Winning A Strange Loop Breaks Record in Final Week on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning musical A Strange Loop played its final performance at the Lyceum Theatre on January 15. The show reached 99.31 percent capacity and gros…

SOURCE: at 05:24AM
Saturday, January 14, 2023

Broadway's Funny Girl Lea Michele Says She Would Black Out if Barbra Came to See Her by Meg Masseron

Plus, The Tonight Show's Jimmy Fallon found video of Stranger Things and The Whale star Sadie Sink as Annie in the 2012 Broadway revival.

SOURCE: Playbill at 06:32PM

VIDEO: Watch Lea Michele Talk FUNNY GIRL and Play Charades on THE TONIGHT SHOW

Watch Lea Michele talk FUNNY GIRL, play charades with Sadie Sink, and more on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALLON.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:20PM
Friday, January 13, 2023

Listen: Learn About the Real Fanny Brice in Latest Episode of MOBITUARIES

In his latest episode of Mobituaries, Mo Rocca digs deep into the history of the real funny girl- Fanny Brice. 

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:35PM
Thursday, January 12, 2023

Lea Michele to Appear on THE TONIGHT SHOW Tomorrow

Lea Michele will sit down with Jimmy Fallon on tomorrow's episode of The Tonight Show. The episode will also feature an appearance by Sadie Sink. Michele is currently starring on Broadway as…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:05PM
Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, January 11, 2023 by Matt Tamanini

“Parade” Announces Broadway Revival Plans, “Funny Girl” to Launch Tour, Mescal Replaces Jenner in “Merrily Film” “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcas…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM

Wake Up With BWW 1/11: PARADE to Transfer to Broadway, FUNNY GIRL National Tour, and More!

Top stories include Parade transferring to Broadway next month, plus Funny Girl will launch a national tour, and more!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:01AM
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Funny Girl to Launch North American Tour in September by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway's Funny Girl will be saying "hello, gorgeous" to audiences across America. A North American tour of the revival, directed by Michael Mayer, will launch in September with its offici…

SOURCE: at 06:54PM

Video: Lea Michele Sings 'I'm the Greatest Star' & 'Don't Rain On My Parade' in New FUNNY GIRL Commercial

Watch a new commercial for Funny Girl on Broadway, featuring Lea Michele singing 'I'm the Greatest Star' and 'Don't Rain On My Parade'!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:31PM

‘Funny Girl’ will embark on a North American tour by Ruthie Fierberg

Sonia Friedman Productions, Scott Landis, David Babani and NETworks Presentations have announced a North American tour of “Funny Girl,” scheduled to launch in fall 2023. The tour will of…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 01:23PM

FUNNY GIRL Will Head Out on National Tour In 2023

No casting has been announced yet, but the musical will first open in Providence, Rhode Island. 

SOURCE: Theatrely at 12:24PM

Broadway's Funny Girl Will Tour, But No Word Yet on Who's Starring by Logan Culwell-Block

Glee star Lea Michele leads the revival at Broadway's August Wilson Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18PM

Funny Girl to Head Out on a North American Tour

Michael Mayer's Broadway revival will hit the road in fall 2023.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:48AM

Hello, Gorgeous! Broadway’s ‘Funny Girl’ to Begin National Tour by Matthew Herzog

Lea Michele (Fanny Brice) in Funny Girl. Photo: Matthew Murphy, 2022. Announced in conjunction with today’s Broadway in Atlanta’s 23/24 season announcement was the news that Funny Girl w…

SOURCE: at 10:54AM

Breaking: FUNNY GIRL to Launch National Tour

BroadwayWorld has learned that Funny Girl will be launching a national tour, with dates already confirmed for 2024 as part of Atlanta's 2023/2024 Broadway touring season, which also features…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:46AM
Monday, January 9, 2023

Understudies From Hadestown, Moulin Rouge!, Funny Girl, More Will Stand in the Spotlight by Andrew Gans

The At This Performance… concert series will continue at The Green Room 42.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:42AM

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