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Lea Michele Says She's Ready To Do FUNNY GIRL on Broadway

On last night's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE on Bravo, host Andy Cohen asked guest Lea Michele when she'd be returning to Broadway.

"I just talked to Ryan Murphy the other night. I did a concert in Central Park... I did like 9 Funny Girl songs and turned to Ryan and I was like - ok - I'm ready to do it. It's a lot of work and it would be an honor to do it. But if I'm going to go back that's what I'd really like to do..." said Michele. She also spoke of her adoration and desire to work with Barbra Streisand on the episode.

BroadwayWorld previously reported in 2015, Ryan Murphy had acquired the rights to produce FUNNY GIRL on Broadway. BroadwayWorld has reached out to Tams-Witmark, the licensing agent, to inquire on if he still holds the option. We were unable to reach someone for comment at press time.

Michele performed both "Don't Rain On My Parade" and "My Man" at Elsie Fest this past Sunday at Summer Stages in Central Park. See a video below!

Lea Michele currently stars in the new ABC comedy THE MAYOR. Her Broadway credits include SPRING AWAKENING, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, RAGTIME, and LES MISERABLES. She is perhaps best known for her role as Rachel Berry on GLEE.

"Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" is Bravo's late-night, interactive talk show that features guests from the world of entertainment, politics and pop culture. Hosted by Andy Cohen, the series has become a nightly destination for A-listers including Meryl Streep, Cher, Oprah, Jennifer Lopez, Ryan Reynolds, Jennifer Lawrence, Mariah Carey, Will Ferrell and Gwyneth Paltrow. Whether "Pleading the Fifth" or "Opening The Vault," endless memorable moments have been revealed as host Andy Cohen continues to challenge some of the biggest celebrities and Bravolebrities on the only truly live, interactive series in late night television.

Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo

Lea Michele sings Donít Rain On My Parade at #ElsieFest!

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