Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Beanie Feldstein Will Miss FUNNY GIRL Performances Due to Positive COVID-19 Test

Funny Girl  is now playing at the August Wilson Theatre.

Beanie Feldstein took to Instagram to share that she tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss performances of Funny Girl.

"I'm vaxxed and I'm boosted, and I'm very grateful to not be feeling too bad," she said. "I'm just really bummed to miss seeing you all at the theatre, and I can't wait to get back on stage very soon."

She did not reveal the exact date she will return to the show.

Watch her video below:

Funny Girl is now playing at the August Wilson Theatre.

The musical stars Screen Actors Guild Award nominee Beanie Feldstein as Fanny Brice, Tony and Olivier Award nominee Ramin Karimloo as Nick Arnstein, Jeff Award winner Jared Grimes as Eddie Ryan and five-time Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch as Mrs. Rose Brice.

Tony Award winner Michael Mayer directs this brand-new Funny Girl, featuring the classic score by Tony, Grammy and Academy Award winner Jule Styne and lyrics by Tony Award nominee and Grammy Award winner Bob Merrill, (comprising additional songs from Styne & Merrill). The original book by Isobel Lennart, from an original story by Miss Lennart, is revised by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein.

This bittersweet comedy is the story of the indomitable Fanny Brice, a girl from the Lower East Side who dreamed of a life on the stage. Everyone told her she'd never be a star, but then something funny happened-she became one of the most beloved performers in history, shining brighter than the brightest lights of Broadway.



Related Stories

Buy at the Theatre Shop

T-Shirts, Mugs, Phone Cases & More



More Hot Stories For You


Local Playwright To Debut New Work At Rochester Fringe Festival
August 15, 2022

Rochester actor and high school English teacher Richard Steele is putting his love for fantasy-themed books and games to use as the author of a new one-act play premiering at this year's Rochester Fringe Festival. 

Orange County Student Artists Honored at Annual Junior Art Awards Ceremony at Festival of Arts 
August 15, 2022

On Sunday, August 14th, the Festival of Arts of Laguna Beach celebrated the talent and hard work of Orange County students at the annual Junior Art Awards Ceremony. The 2022 Junior Art Exhibit is sponsored in part by California First Leasing Corporation, Mark Porterfield of Laguna Beach, and a grant from the FOA Foundation.

Anthony Schmanthony Presented By Waterloo Region's New SOUNDS GOOD TO ME Performing Songwriter Series 
August 15, 2022

​​​​​​​On Friday August 19th at 8pm, at KW Little Theatre, Waterloo region's newest concert series 'Sounds Good to Me' continues its presentation of unique and relevant local songwriters in a variety of musical styles with Anthony Schmanthony (Anthony Damiao), a Guelph-based folk singer, banjo slayer, punk rocker, rock 'n roll agitator.

WYO Theater Receives $25,000 Gift From Witzel Family Foundation Grants
August 15, 2022

The Witzel Family Foundation recently granted the WYO Performing Arts & Education Center $25,000 to help further music education in Sheridan County. Through the purchase of updated sound equipment and in support of performances in the WYO's 2022-2023 Education Series, this grant will be used to enhance the community's experience at the WYO.  

Vangeline Is The Recipient Of 2022/23 Gibney Dance In Process Artist Residency
August 15, 2022

Vangeline Theater/ New York Butoh Institute announces that Founder and Artistic Director Vangeline is the recipient of a 2022/23 Gibney Dance in Process (DiP) Residency.