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Fanny - 1926 - Broadway


Lyceum Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
149 W. 45th St.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Sep 8, 2021
Beanie Feldstein stopped by The Tonight Show to chat with Jimmy Fallon about the upcoming Funny Girl revival and starring as Fanny Brice! She also brought a picture from her third birthday party, where the theme was, fittingly, Funny Girl!
by Marianka Swain - Sep 6, 2021
Alex Lodge is joining the critically acclaimed immersive London production of ‘Pippin’, Stephen Schwartz and Roger O. Hirson’s iconic and unforgettable musical masterpiece.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021
A new entertainment company, Second Half Productions, has been launched today by Jeremy Herrin, Alan Stacey and Rob O'Rahilly. It will bring together world-leading artists to create innovative work for both stage and screen.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) is opening up their Back Yard Stage in Florham Park, NJ again for an outdoor concert series titled, “Autumn Night Music.” Three of STNJ’s most luminous alums will bring music to the night air in three very different concerts. 
by Michael Major - Sep 1, 2021
The festival features documentary surrounding Alanis Morissette, Miles Davis, Julia Child, and more. 43 feature films including 11 world premieres, 6 US premieres, 7 east coast premieres, and 7 New York premieres, as well as 85 shorts will premiere throughout the 5-day period.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2021
A window into the running of a small theatre company pre-pandemic, and the making of a fringe theatre show, IN Exchange is a feature length documentary chronicling the highs and lows of Exchange Theatre Company producing Molière's Misanthrope at London's Camden People's Theatre in 2018.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 9, 2021
The World Music Theatre Company has announced that its original production of The FunikiJam Show: Totally Awesome Summer will be coming back Off-Broadway.  The show opens on Sunday, June 13th at The Actors Temple Theatre, located at 339 West 47th Street, between 8th and 9th Aveues.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2021
The Muny announced today the 12 extraordinary dancers and singers for its third show of its 103rd Season, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, August 12-18. Joining the previously announced Kendra Kassebaum (Milly Bradon) and Edward Watts (Adam Pontipee) are Raymond Baynard (Caleb), Colby Dezelick (Frank), and more.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 28, 2021
Valley of the Moon Music Festival announces its 2021 Blattner Lecture Series, featuring Christine Brandes, soprano; Carlo Caballero, Associate Professor of Music, University of Colorado, Boulder; Christian De Luca, pianist, VMMF TANK Trust Laureate; Heather Hadlock, Associate Professor, Stanford University; Alex Ross, critic, The New Yorker and Kate van Orden, bassoonist and Dwight P. Robinson Jr. Professor of Music at Harvard University, who also oversees the series.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2021
Two lovers, each with hidden secrets, struggle to prosper as gin hawkers. At a time in the 18th century when the average Briton drank 1.5 litres of gin every day, women were being locked up in cells to sober up and disorder was breaking out on every street corner, panic spreads among the upper classes who look to the magistrates, the Church and even their tipsy Queen to restore sobriety.
by Barry Lenny - Jun 20, 2021
She Speaks was a triumph.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 18, 2021
Darwin Festival 2021 is bringing big ideas and unique perspectives to stages and venues across Darwin from 5-22 August. The Festival’s 2021 program of 84 events is out now! Learn more here.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2021
RYE ENTERTAINMENT will present The Parts I Keep Inside on July 31st, 2021 at 7:00pm at THE TRIAD THEATER. The Parts I Keep Inside is a new song cycle by award-winning composer/lyricist Jeffrey Schmelkin (Untitled Time: A New Musical, What's Wrong With The World?) that takes a deep dive into the virtues of the human condition through the composer’s own experiences.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2021
National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced the line-up of new musicals for their 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS on Thursday October 20 and Friday, October 21, 2021. This year, NAMT ‘s Festival of New Musicals will be presented as a unique digital and in-person hybrid, allowing wider accessibility for attendees.
by Ricky Pope - Jul 8, 2021
What do you get when you combine the pianistic finesse of Michael Feinstein, the smooth phrasing of Tony Bennett, and the bawdy wit of Bette Midler? You get Michael McAssey, who for 40 years has reigned as the clown prince of New York cabaret, and has enchanted as one of its most talented troubadours. He calls what he does 'schtick.' But that's undervaluing his unique blend of beautiful ballad singing and standup, or rather 'sit down' comedy.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 7, 2021
Opening on September 30, 2021 in Los Angeles, the new museum will be the largest institution in the United States devoted to exploring the art and science of movies and moviemaking.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2021
Joining the cast are Scott Paige (Uncle Fester), Ahmed Hamad (Lucas Beineke), Dickon Gough (Lurch until 27 November 2021), Ryan Bennett (Lurch from 18 January 2022), Roxanne Couch, Oonagh Cox and Joshua Robinson. 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2021
On Sunday, July 11 at 3:00 pm, Ms. Enger welcomes European romanticism with “Vienna in Englewood: Music of the 1820's,” featuring music by Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn, John Field, Schubert and Chopin. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2021
“Fabulous Fanny Brice” starring Kimberly Faye Greenberg as legendary singer and actress Fanny Brice, will be presented at THE GREEN ROOM 42 (570 Tenth Avenue inside YOTEL in New York City) on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 7:00pm.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 31, 2021
The theatre will continue to offer a digital representation of shows for those who have been watching across the state and world, or are otherwise unable to visit the theatre in person.  They'll also continue to present closed captioned digital performances, and digital shows will still be offered on a pay-what-you-will basis.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 30, 2021
​​​​​​​The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust will present a diverse array of in-person and online programming this August to include film screenings, live concerts, virtual lectures, and family-friendly entertainment.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 28, 2021
Holmdel Theatre Company has announced tickets are now on sale for the next installment of their 2021 Broadway At the Barn series with CHRISTINA BIANCO: Me, Myself, and Everyone Else on Saturday, September 18 at 8 PM ET.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2021
Broadway Sings for Pride cast members Billboard artist Kimberely Locke, and Broadway's Jennifer DiNoia and Christine Nolan will perform at Pride at the Farm in Queens, NY this Saturday, July, 31, 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021
Learn more about the cast, production, tour dates, and how to purchase tickets here!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021
The Outrageous Sophie Tucker is the story of a turn of the 20th century immigrant girl and how she became the Last of The Red Hot Mamas. The show chronicles her early years as a singing waitress at her family's restaurant in Hartford, and spotlights how a first-generation full-figured Jewish girl partnered with Black performers Bill “Bojangles” Robinson and Molly Elkins to revolutionize American entertainment, onstage and off.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 2, 2021
PEAK Performances at Montclair State University today announced its 2021-2022 season, presenting a slate of gripping new works on film via the organization’s PEAK Plus streaming platform, free of charge, and then welcoming audiences back into the Alexander Kasser Theater for a robust lineup of exhilarating on-stage premieres.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2021
This weekend, on Sunday, July 25 at 3 pm, the Harlem Quartet, a Music Mountain favorite, takes the stage to perform a vibrant program of works by Black composers, from William Grant Still and George Walker to Wynton Marsalis and Billy Strayhorn.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2021
The first performance of the summer, on Friday, July 30, will be directed by bailaora (dancer) Lakshmi Basile “La Chimi.” A tribute to the late cantaor (singer) Jesús Montoya, the evening is sub-titled Pinceladas Escandalosas (“Scandalous Brush Strokes”).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021
It has been a long and hard wait, but as live shows return to New York City,  Hotsy Totsy will return to the stage with a brand new burlesque tribute to Gene Roddenberry's Star Trek! With nine different TV series, countless books, comic books and a movie franchise, Star Trek is one of the most beloved science fiction franchises in the world.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 12, 2021
Aria Entertainment and Music & Lyrics have announced the full cast of the UK and Ireland tour of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, A Musical Comedy. The Tour opens in Woking at New Victoria Theatre on 19 August 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2021
Today's top stories: Funny Girl may be coming to Broadway in April 2022, find out about Jennifer Coolidge's goal to return to the stage, watch Daniel Radcliffe perform a musical number, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 7, 2021
No information has been released on who has been cast in these roles, but there were previously rumors that Lady Gaga would take on the iconic role of Fanny. More recent rumors on the internet pointed to the possibility of Idina Menzel leading the production, but those rumors were also never confirmed. Last year, Rosie O'Donnell revealed that she would be playing Mrs. Brice, but this does not appear to be true, as the production is looking to cast that role.
by TV News Desk - Aug 4, 2021
Directed by Lord Fascinator and filmed by Nico White and Dave Meagher, the fierce official video for “Man of the People” is part of a trilogy made in the absence of touring.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2021
Ursula Oppens is joined by longtime collaborator, the noted pianist Jerome Lowenthal at Brooklyn's Bargemusic (Fulton Ferry Landing, 1 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201) for an in-person piano concert, Eclectic Series: Friendship, on Friday evening, September 17, 2021 at 7 pm EDT.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 29, 2021
A wildly funny new musical will take a peek through the bushes to discover and celebrate Vauxhall's history as a hedonistic playground. Written by Glenn Chandler with music by Charles Miller, The Pleasure Garden will play at Above The Stag Theatre, a stone's throw from the historic park where its story is set.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 26, 2021
Now that we have a vaccine, the time travel ban on 2020 is over and once again The Doctor has come to visit Cherry Pitz in order to help her celebrate her birthday, bringing with her bevy of intergalactic beings all eager to shake their things at The Home for Wayward Girls and Fallen Women's monthly fund raiser.
by Student Blogger: Sydni Dichter - Aug 25, 2021
When I heard about this Funny Girl revival, my first thought was, “Oh my god, I hope it’s real this time… and I hope whoever is cast as Fanny Brice is Jewish.” Beanie Feldstein is a powerful choice for Fanny Brice not only because she is truly Jewish, but also because of all the ways in which she veers from the “traditional” Broadway leading lady.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 25, 2021
Stockard Channing and Rebecca Night will perform in the Pulitzer Prize-winning 'night, Mother by Marsha Norman.  This astonishing play, which had its UK premiere at Hampstead Theatre in 1985, will be directed by the theatre's Artistic Director, Roxana Silbert.  'night, Mother will run from 22 October until 4 December 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 24, 2021
This week, WINMI's third annual Audition Stories has come to the podcast. The previous audition episodes were released just a month before the COVID-19 shut down. And there have been a lot of guests with a lot of great stories since then.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 24, 2021
Ophelia's Jump Productions will present Espiritu Flamenco, an evening of exquisite Spanish food and virtuosic Flamenco performance on Friday, October 15, 2021 and Saturday, October 16, under the stars at a private residence in Claremont.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2021
The Tony Award-winning theatre has announced a fresh season of work – on its various stages in the East Village - that explores new rituals of our time from a multiplicity of perspectives and speaks to the epic changes of the 21st century.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2021
Members of the Lotus Chamber Music Collective, Tiffany Weiss (violin), Sasha Ono (cello), Carolina Diaz Chan (viola), and Emily Frederick (violin), will be performing a free concert of works by Fanny Mendelssohn, Rhiannon Giddens, Henriettë Bosmans, Florence B. Price, and Jessie Montgomery.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 19, 2021
National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced this year’s directors and music directors for the 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which will be held on Thursday, October 21 and Friday, October 22, 2021.
by Guest Author - Aug 19, 2021
It's my hope - after the year we’ve had - that audiences will get the kind of story that sets pulses racing, gets them thinking, talking, connects them.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2021
Today's top stories: behind the scenes as The Lion King prepares for its Broadway return, stars sing Billy Joel's 'New York State of Mind', and more!
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 15, 2021
Though Barbra Streisand remains Broadway's most beloved Fanny, plenty of legends have taken on the role over the last six decades.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2021
Today's top stories: Beanie Feldstein will lead Funny Girl revival, Tony Awards information, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2021
The upcoming Broadway revival, directed by Michael Mayer, will come to Broadway in spring 2022, at a theatre to be announced. Read more about all we know so far here!
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 11, 2021
As BroadwayWorld reported earlier today, Funny Girl has found its Fanny! Golden Globe Award nominee Beanie Feldstein (Booksmart; Hello, Dolly!) will star as 'Fanny Brice' in the first Broadway revival of Funny Girl. How do you know the new Miss Brice? Let's review some of her career highlights!