SOUND OFF WORLD PREMIERE EXCLUSIVE: Lea Michele Sings 'I'm The Greatest Star' From FUNNY GIRL On GLEE!
Today, BroadwayWorld is thrilled to present yet another world premiere exclusive first listen to a track from the next episode of FOX's hit musical dramedy series GLEE, this time with a stupendous showstopper from Jule Styne and Bob Merrill's iconic score for FUNNY GIRL, featuring Lea Michele performing "I'm The Greatest Star".
"I'm The Greatest Star" is one of many standout tunes from the legendary score for FUNNY GIRL that has been showcased on the new mostly NYC-set season of the series thus far, which has also included "Don't Rain On My Parade", "You Are Woman, I Am Man" and "People".
Of note, "I'm The Greatest Star" is not the only musical theatre mainstay in the song catalog for GLEE's "Opening Night" ep - "Who Are You Now?", also from FUNNY GIRL, as well as "NYC" from ANNIE both make appearances, too.
The official description of GLEE's "Opening Night" is as follows: "The night has finally arrived for Rachel's (Lea Michele) Broadway debut in "Funny Girl," and she has very special guests in town to support her career-defining moment in the all-new "Opening Night" episode of GLEE."
GLEE airs on Tuesdays at 8 PM on FOX
More information about GLEE: The Music is available at the official site here.
Listen to Lea Michele perform "I'm The Greatest Star" from FUNNY GIRL on GLEE's "Opening Night" below.
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From This Author Pat Cerasaro