Hi there, attractive! Broadway’s Humorous Lady unveiled the primary official preview of Lea Michele within the starring function on Friday (Aug. 19).
“The function of a lifetime. Lea Michele joins the forged of FUNNY GIRL as Fanny Brice starting September 6. See you on the August Wilson!” the manufacturing shared on its official Twitter account with a brief teaser video to get followers excited for Michele’s huge debut.
The transient, black-and-white clip reveals the Glee alum operating by means of rehearsals with the forged as she sings a part of “I’m the Biggest Star” as Fanny Brice. “Who’s the pip with pizzazz?/ Who’s all ginger and jazz?/ Who’s as glamorous as?/ Who’s an American magnificence rose/ With an American magnificence nostril/ And 10 American magnificence toes?/ Hey Mr. Ziegfeld, right here I’m,” she belts out over escalating prospers on the piano.
Since her pending takeover of the function was introduced, Michele has been arduous at work in rehearsals, sharing behind-the-scenes seems at her preparations, whether or not nailing faucet choreography or performing Act 1 nearer — and well-known Rachel Berry Sectionals quantity — “Don’t Rain on My Parade” for the primary time on a Broadway stage.
Whereas Michele’s co-star Jane Lynch exited her personal function as Mrs. Brice two weeks earlier than the previous was set to take the stage, The Weakest Hyperlink host insisted there’s nothing however good vibes between the 2. “It has nothing to do with not eager to see Lea,” Lynch mentioned. “I textual content with Lea. She and I are positive. I’m thrilled for her.”
Within the wake of unique star Beanie Feldstein’s early exit for the present, standby Julie Benko is presently filling Fanny Brice’s footwear till Lea steps into the function on Sept. 6.
Watch Michele within the Humorous Lady promo beneath.
The function of a lifetime. Lea Michele joins the forged of FUNNY GIRL as Fanny Brice starting September 6. See you on the August Wilson! pic.twitter.com/nQatXGOzee
— Humorous Lady on Broadway (@FunnyGirlBwy) August 19, 2022
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