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First Listen To Naya Rivera's 'Don't Rain On My Parade' From FUNNY GIRL On GLEE

February 23
4:04 PM 2014

First Listen To Naya Rivera's 'Don't Rain On My Parade' From FUNNY GIRL On GLEEFOX's hit musical dramedy series Glee returns from midseason hiatus this week with a special episode focusing on a diva battle for the title role in a new Broadway production of FUNNY GIRL and cast standout Naya Rivera's contemporary take on the show's most famous song is now available to hear.

Rivera imbues "Don't Rain On My Parade" with sass and fire in the new radio-ready cover of the classic tune originally popularized by Barbra Streisand in the original Broadway and film versions of FUNNY GIRL.

Of note, Glee returns from its winter hiatus with a new episode on February 25 at 8 PM.

The official description of "Frenemies" is as follows: "GLEE celebrates its Spring Premiere with a move to a new night and time: Tuesdays at 8:00 PM. Santana (Naya Rivera) auditions and snags the role of Rachel's (Lea Michele) understudy in "Funny Girl," causing a feud between the roommates. Meanwhile, back in Lima, Tina (Jenna Ushkowitz) and Artie (Kevin McHale) compete against each other to be the class valedictorian."

Additionally, the highly anticipated 100th episode airs on March 18.

Listen to Naya Rivera's take on "Don't Rain On My Parade" below.

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