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Jane Lynch, most recently onstage playing Mrs. Rosie Brice in Funny Girl opposite Beanie Feldstein is a five-time Emmy, two-time SAG Award, and Golden Globe Winner.

She currently co-stars on the award-winning comedy series “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” as well as hosting NBC’s hit game show “The Weakest Link.” She is well known for her Emmy-winning role as host of “Hollywood Game Night,” as well as her Emmy and Golden Globe-winning portrayal of Sue Sylvester on “Glee.”

Additional television credits include portraying Janet Reno in “Manifesto,” “Space Force,” “Only Murders in the Building,” “Criminal Minds,” “The Good Fight,” “Portlandia,” “Angel From Hell,” “Party Down,” “Lovespring International,” “Two and a Half Men” and “The L Word.”

Lynch’s film credits include Wreck It Ralph I and II, The Three Stooges, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Talladega Nights, Role Models, Julie & Julia, A Mighty Wind, Best In Show, For Your Consideration, and Ivy + Bean for Netflix.

She made her Broadway debut in the 2013 production of Annie. Her additional theater work includes Oh Sister, My Sister at the Tamarind Theatre and Love, Loss and What I Wore at the Off-Broadway Westside Theatre.

Lynch is currently touring with Kate Flannery and the Tony Guerrero Quintet in their live cabaret show, Two Lost Souls. Their Billboard top 10 holiday album, “A Swingin' Little Christmas,” is available from iTunes, Amazon and other outlets.

Lynch was raised near Chicago and cut her theatrical teeth at the Second City and Steppenwolf Theatre. Her memoir, “Happy Accidents,” topped several national bestsellers lists, including The New York Times and Los Angeles Times.

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Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Mrs. Rosie Brice

Broadway Revival, 2012
Miss Hannigan [Replacement]

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2009
Performer [Replacement]

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Listen: Hear GLEE Stars Reunite to Honor Naya Rivera With Unreleased Single

The stars of Glee reunited to honor Naya Rivera with a previously unreleased single this year. “Prayer for the Broken,” which was initially recorded by Rivera in 2012, will now include background vocals from Kevin McHale, Jenna Ushkowitz, Amber Riley, Heather Morris, Vanessa Lengies and Ashley Fink.

Interview: Jane Lynch Heads to Boston for A SWINGIN' LITTLE CHRISTMAS!

Jane Lynch says she’s been a fan of Christmas music since her very earliest days. So it’s not surprising that the actor, singer, and comedian has made holiday music a regular part of her performing life.

SF Sketchfest Unveils Lineup for 2024 Comedy Festival Featuring More Than 200 Shows

SF Sketchfest has revealed the initial lineup for the 2024 Comedy Festival in San Francisco. Tickets go on sale on November 19.

Video: Watch AMERICAN DAD Parody CATS In New Clip As Roger Tries to Fulfill His West End Dreams

TBS' hit comedy American Dad parodied Cats in a recent episode. Watch a video clip from the episode now, which features Roger as he fulfills his dream of starring in Cats as the fifth understudy for Rumpleteazer and sixteenth for Grizabella.

City Winery Bosoton Celebrates The Holidays With Music, Comedy, Wine, And A NUTCRACKER

City Winery Boston celebrates the holiday season with music, comedy, wine, and even a Nutcracker. Check out the lineup of holiday shows in December.

Scottsdale Arts Dishes Up A Healthy Helping Of Holiday Events

Scottsdale Arts presents a lineup of holiday events featuring performances by Mariachi Sol de Mexico, Jake Shimabukuro, Jane Lynch, and Tower of Power. Enjoy a season of music and dance, starting with Thanksgiving weekend performances and continuing through December 22. Don't miss the holiday edition of Trivia Night at Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art.

See Johnny Mathis, David Sedaris & More at The Smith Center in November and December

Upcoming shows at The Smith Center from November 1 to December 31, 2023. Get tickets now for a variety of performances including music, ballet, and comedy. Don't miss out on the high-quality entertainment!

George Lopez Comes to Paramount Theatre, February 24

George Lopez will be performing at the Paramount Theatre in Denver, CO on February 24, 2024 at 7:00pm.

Celebrate The Holiday Season At Joe's Pub With Sandra Bernhard, Murray Hill, Everett Bradley, Jane Lynch And More!

Celebrate the holiday season at Joe's Pub with a lineup of talented performers including Sandra Bernhard, Murray Hill, Everett Bradley, Jane Lynch & Kate Flannery, The Hot Sardines, and Eva Noblezada.

Scottsdale Arts Offers Major Festivals, Holiday Performances In November

The fall season continues as Scottsdale Arts welcomes back Canal Convergence for 'The Power of Play,” brings the Dreamy Draw Music Festival and The Mavericks to Scottsdale Civic Center and joins the holiday festivities with Jake Shimabukuro on Nov. 25. 

Bitch Announces Fall Tour With Indigo Girls, Crys Matthews and Co-Headlining the Kill Rock Stars and Friends Tour With Logan Lynn

Queer icon Bitch is announcing fall tour dates in support of her new album Bitchcraft out now. In November, Bitch will join labelmates on the West Coast for the first-ever Kill Rock Stars and Friends Tour which will include sets from Logan Lynn, Bitch, Caleb Nichols, Shaylee, Katie Cash, Yellow Trash Can, Chateau Chateau, Foxx Bodies.


Fraser Entertainment Group Presents YOU WILL BE FOUND - A BENEFIT CONCERT FOR NAMI GLAC. The performance is on Sunday, October 15th at 1PM. Learn more about the concert and how to get tickets here!

2 Broadway Shows Close Today

Broadway says goodbye to productions. Funny Girl takes its final bow at the August Wilson Theatre following 130 previews and 599 regular performances; and Once Upon a One More Time will conclude its run at the Marquis Theatre following 42 previews and 81 regular performances.

Video: Randy Rainbow Says Don't Arraign on Trump's Parade

Funny Girl meets Trump's legal woes in Randy Rainbow's latest parody! This time, he spoofs the classic 'Don't Rain on My Parade' with 'Don't Arraign on His Parade'. Watch below! 

City Winery Boston Presenting Music And Comedy Luminaries This Fall

City Winery Boston continues to cement its reputation as one of the area's best intimate entertainment venues this fall, with a line-up that showcases a wide array of talent from music legends to comedy icons.

The Green Room 42 to Present Sam Pancake in SAMBOYANT! Next Month

THE GREEN ROOM 42 – the intimate concert venue dubbed Broadway's “off-night hotspot” by The New York Times – will present beloved veteran actor and comedian Sam Pancake (“Search Party,” “Friends,” “Will & Grace”) in the New York debut of “Samboyant!” on Saturday, September 9 at 7:00 PM.

AMERICAN DAD! Returns For Season 18 in September

New episodes of the 18th season feature the voices of Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Scott Grimes, Rachael MacFarlane, Jeff Fischer, Dee Bradley Baker, and Patrick Stewart, along with special guests Shaggy, Eliza Coupe, Mark McKinney, Debra Wilson, John Cho, Jane Lynch, Breckin Meyer and many more. Watch a video preview!

Kristin Chenoweth, Annaleigh Ashford, Ashley Park & More Nominated for HCA TV Awards

Kristin Chenoweth, Annaleigh Ashford, Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies, Ashley Park, and more have been nominated for Hollywood Critics Association Television Awards. Other nominees included Sheryl Lee Ralph, Daniel Radcliffe, Rachel Brosnahan, Hocus Pocus 2, Amy Sherman-Palladino, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and more.

Photos: Audible Celebrates Pride with Alison Bechdel's DYKES TO WATCH OUT FOR

Just last week in celebration of Pride Week, Audible presented a special one-night-only event, “Alison Bechdel’s Dykes to Watch Out For - One Night Stand,” at Minetta Lane Theatre. Check out photos from inside the big night!


America's favorite musical satirist, Randy Rainbow, is “running for President” and he's taking his musical comedy campaign on the road with the Randy Rainbow for President Tour.


Jane Lynch's next show will be Funny Girl which opens on 4/24/2022 on Broadway.

Jane Lynch has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

Jane Lynch has not appeared in the West End

Jane Lynch has been nominated for Distinguished Performance Awards (Drama League Awards) for her role in Funny Girl.

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