Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

VIDEO: Lea Michele Performs 'People' from FUNNY GIRL on THE TONIGHT SHOW

Michele appeared on The Tonight Show on Friday, September 30th.

Funny Girl's Lea Michele appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Friday, September 30th to perform "People" from the Broadway production. She chatted with Fallon after the performance.

Watch the full video of her performance and chat below!

The Glee star is currently playing Fanny Brice in the Broadway revival of Funny Girl at the August Wilson Theatre. The production also stars Tovah Feldshuh, Ramin Karimloo, and Jared Grimes.

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.

An American television institution for nearly 70 years and now the most viewed late-night program on digital, "The Tonight Show" continues to be a home to big-name celebrity guests and a stage for top musical and comedic talent. Taking a cue from his unforgettable predecessors, including hosts Johnny Carson and Jay Leno, Fallon carries on the tradition that audiences know and love - kicking off every show with the iconic "Tonight Show" monologue.

Known for his huge online presence, Fallon also brings along with him many of the popular segments, celebrity sketches and musical parodies that fans have grown to love, including "#Hashtags," "Thank You Notes" and "Slow Jam the News."

TodayTix Black Friday

Related Stories
VIDEO: Lea Michele Sings Im the Greatest Star From FUNNY GIRL Photo
Lea Michele performed 'I'm the Greatest Star' from Funny Girl on Late Night With Seth Meyers on Monday, December 5. The episode aired from 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET on NBC is available to stream today on Peacock.

Lea Michele to Perform From FUNNY GIRL on LATE NIGHT Next Week Photo
Lea Michele will perform 'I'm the Greatest Star' from Funny Girl on Late Night With Seth Meyers. Michele recently opened the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with a performance of 'Don't Rain On My Parade.' She also performed 'People' on the Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon and 'Don't Rain On My Parade' on Good Morning America.

Video: Watch Lea Michele Sing from FUNNY GIRL at the Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade Photo
Lea Michele took centerstage on 34th Street as the opening performance at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Below, watch as she is joined by the Broadway cast of Funny Girl to perform 'Don't Rain on My Parade.'

Listen: FUNNY GIRL Cast Recording is Available Now! Photo
The New Broadway Cast Recording of Funny Girl has been officially released digitally, November 18, 2022, on streaming platforms. Listen to the full album here!

Buy at the Theatre Shop

T-Shirts, Mugs, Phone Cases & More



More Hot Stories For You


Video: The New Queens of SIX Perform A Fabulous Finale for Their First Performance!Video: The New Queens of SIX Perform A Fabulous Finale for Their First Performance!
December 5, 2022

The Broadway production of SIX, the hit musical by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, welcomed its newest cast of queens tonight! See video of Broadway's newest Tudor pop divas in action here!

Video: Mariah Carey Takes Part in Radio City Rockettes Tik Tok ChallengeVideo: Mariah Carey Takes Part in Radio City Rockettes Tik Tok Challenge
December 5, 2022

Watch Mariah Carey's TikTok stitch, joining in on The Radio City Rockettes' new TikTok challenge – #ChristmasObsessed.

Anthony Rapp and Ken Ithiphol Welcome First ChildAnthony Rapp and Ken Ithiphol Welcome First Child
December 5, 2022

Anthony Rapp and Ken Ithiphol have a son! Rapp shared to Instagram, 'Ken and I are thrilled to share that our family has grown! Our son, Rai Larson Ithiphol, was brought into the world on Friday, December 2, 2022, by an incredibly generous surrogate, to whom we are eternally grateful.'

Video: See Katie Brayben & Andrew Rannells in TAMMY FAYE World Premiere at The Almeida TheatreVideo: See Katie Brayben & Andrew Rannells in TAMMY FAYE World Premiere at The Almeida Theatre
December 5, 2022

See footage from the world premiere of Tammy Faye, a new musical from Elton John, Jake Shears and James Graham, that ran at The Almeida Theatre from October 13 - December 3, 2022.

New Musical OBSESSED, THE STORY OF DIANE WARREN...SO FAR in Development, Directed by Kathleen MarshallNew Musical OBSESSED, THE STORY OF DIANE WARREN...SO FAR in Development, Directed by Kathleen Marshall
December 5, 2022

OBSESSED, The Story of Diane Warren...so far, a new musical based on the incredible life of one of the most famous and successful songwriters of all time, is in development.