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Funny Girl

Funny Girl

by Jule Styne, Bob Merrill and Isobel Lennart

Based on a Real-Life Event
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Now Playing on Broadway

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Funny Girl

Funny Girl





A semi-biographical musical based on the life and career of Broadway, film star and comedienne Fanny Brice, played by Barbra Streisand in the show's original Broadway run.


Story:

Zigfield Follies star Fanny Brice reflects on her life while awaiting the release of her husband, entrepreneur and gambler Nicky Arnstein, from prison.

Based on an original story by Miss Lennart.


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THEATRE

August Wilson Theatre
245 West 52nd Street
New York, NY

Info and Directions

Schedule
MONDAY
Dark
TUESDAY
7 PM
WEDNESDAY
2 & 8 PM
THURSDAY
7 PM
FRIDAY
8 PM
SATURDAY
2 & 8 PM
SUNDAY
3 PM

Important Dates
PREVIEWS: Mar 26, 2022
OPENING: Apr 24, 2022


Run Time
2 hours and 40 minutes (1 Intermission)


Rush and Lottery Tickets
LOTTERY: Online, $47.50

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NOTE:

  • Most shows have special holiday dates and times. Check the official website for more information.
  • FUNNY GIRL is recommended for ages 10 and up. Guests under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theater.
Composer

Composer
Jule Styne

Lyricist

Lyricist
Bob Merrill

Librettist

Librettist
Isobel Lennart

Librettist

2022 Book Revisions
Harvey Fierstein



Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Winter Garden Theatre, Majestic Theatre, Broadway Theatre
Opening Night
Mar 26, 1964
Total Performances
1,348
Original Cast
Sydney Chaplin, Barbra Streisand, Roger De Koven, Joseph Macauley, Kay Medford, Danny Meehan, Jean Stapleton
Director
Garson Kanin
Choreographer
Carol Haney
Producer
Ray Stark
Musical Director
Milton Rosenstock
Orchestrations
Ralph Burns
Scenic Design
Robert Randolph
Costume Design
Irene Sharaff
Lighting Design
Robert Randolph

2022 Broadway Revival

Theatre
August Wilson Theatre
Opening Night
Apr 24, 2022
Original Cast
Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, Jane Lynch, Jared Grimes, Peter Francis, Ephie Aardema, Debra Cardona, Toni DiBuono, Martin Moran, Julie Benko, Amber Ardolino, Daniel Beeman, Colin Bradbury, Kurt Thomas Csolak, Leslie Donna Flesner, Afra Hines, Masumi Iwai, Aliah James, Jeremiah James, Danielle Kelsey, Stephen Mark Lukas, Alicia Hadiya Lundgren, John Thomas Manzari, Liz McCartney, Katie Mitchell, Justin Prescott, Mariah Reives, Leslie Blake Walker
Director
Michael Mayer
Choreographer
Ellenore Scott
Tap Choreographer
Ayodele Casel
Producer
Sonia Friedman, Scott Landis, David Babani
Musical Director
Michael Rafter
Orchestrations
Chris Walker
Scenic Design
David Zinn
Costume Design
Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design
Kevin Adams
Sound Design
Brian Ronan
Hair and Wig Design
Campbell Young Associates

1968 Film Version

Movie Name
Funny Girl
Type
Hollywood Musical
Director
William Wyler
Screenplay
Isobel Lennart
Starring
Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford, Anne Francis, Walter Pidgeon, Lee Allen, Mae Questel, Gerald Mohr, Frank Faylen





CDs

CD
Original Broadway Cast Album

CD
Motion Picture Soundtrack


Vinyl

Vinyl
Original Broadway Cast Recording


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Vocal Selections


Videos

DVD
Original Hollywood Version DVD

Blu-Ray
Original Hollywood Version Blu-Ray


Other

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2022 Tony Award Nominations

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical - Jared Grimes

2022 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical - Jared Grimes
Outstanding Choreography
Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical

2022 Drama League Award Nominations

Outstanding Revival of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Musical
Outstanding Direction of a Musical
Distinguished Performance Award - Beanie Feldstein
Distinguished Performance Award - Jane Lynch

1965 Grammy Award Nominations

Best Score From an Original Cast Show Album

1964 Tony Award Nominations

Best Musical
Best Composer and Lyricist
Best Actor in a Musical - Sydney Chaplin
Best Actress in a Musical - Barbra Streisand
Best Featured Actor in a Musical - Danny Meehan
Best Featured Actress in a Musical - Kay Medford
Best Choreography
Best Producer (Musical)

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