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Funny Girl - 1966 - West End Tickets, News, Info & More

Based on an original story by Isobel Lennart

Funny Girl is the semi-autobiographical tale of Fanny Brice's meteoric rise to fame and her stormy relationship with Nick Arnstein, a wealthy and charming gambler. From her start as a gawky Brooklyn teen fast-talking her way into show business to becoming the toast of New York to the unraveling of her personal life, Funny Girl is a stunning, richly told tour de force about one of Broadway's biggest stars. The endearing, poignant musical features a parade of great tunes including "People" and "Don't Rain on My Parade".

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Prince of Wales Theatre

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(Piccadilly Circus) Coventry Street
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by A.A. Cristi - Nov 30, 2021
A concept recording of SCARLET, a new musical written by award-winning composer and lyricist team Richard Lindenfelzer (he/him) and Jess Newman (he/him), featuring Dear Evan Hansen's Maggie McKenna (they/them), will be released on December 26th 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2021
RuPaul's Drag Race stars MRS. KASHA DAVIS and DARIENNE LAKE have teamed have teamed up once again, this time for the New York debut of 80'S LADIES II: THE MIXTAPE! Performances are Thursday, December 2 and Friday, December 3 at 7pm at The Laurie Beechman Theatre (inside West Bank Cafe at 407 West 42nd Street -- at Ninth Avenue).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 24, 2021
The Green Room 42 has announced their line-up through next weekend. Located inside YOTEL Times Square (570 Tenth Avenue, Fourth Floor), The Green Room 42 is Broadway's newest, most spacious, and funkiest cabaret club.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2021
Tickets for the new musical comedy MR. SATURDAY NIGHT, starring Tony and Emmy Award winner Billy Crystal, go on sale to the general public this morning, Monday, November 22 at 10:00am ET at Ticketmaster.com. 
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 21, 2021
Karen Mason has released a CD filled with songs well-known and compositions by local writers and it's available now.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 19, 2021
Girl From The North Country opens this January at the newly restored Theatre Royal Sydney as part of 2022 Sydney Festival.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2021
Bean returns to the Apollo Theater on December 13 for her holiday concert, Sing Your Hallelujah. Joining her are some talented friends including 2020 Tony Award nominee, Tony and Olivier Award winner Gavin Creel, singer/songwriter Shayna Steele, and Gospel Artist Jason McGee & The Choir. Additional guests will be announced in the weeks to come.
by Michael Major - Nov 18, 2021
BBC has announced the new line-up for the new series that will present filmed productions of popular musicals. Filmed captures of Kiss Me Kate and An American in Paris will be broadcast. The BBC Proms concert John Wilson on Broadway will also be aired, featuring performances from Sierra Boggess, Seth McFarlane, and more. Watch the trailer now!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Nov 18, 2021
Lucie Jones is no stranger to the theater-- she's graced the West End stage in shows like Les Miserables, Waitress, and more! We're rounding up some amazing musical theatre performances from Jones ahead of her stint as the Wicked Witch of the West. Which one is your favorite?
by Team BWW - Jan 9, 2022
Stars on stage in New York are shining bright as we continually celebrate the experience of live theater. As new shows prepare to head to the great bright way, let’s see which famous Broadway stars, celebrities from film and TV, and more you can see in upcoming shows!
by Kelsey Lawler - Jan 8, 2022
A lot of love and hard work went into this production, and if this cast keeps doing what they’re doing, they’re on track to charm audiences throughout their two-weekend run.
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 5, 2022
Christina Bianco is ready to go... to the British Isles - but not without one last night of music in Manhattan
by Elliot Lanes - Jan 4, 2022
Today’s subject Courtney Balan is currently living her theatre life on tour as the self-absorbed Broadway star Dee Dee Allen in the TOTALLY original musical The Prom.  The show plays through January 16th in the Eisenhower at The Kennedy Center. It will then continue on locally to The Hippodrome in Baltimore, MD from Jan 18th through 23rd.
by Student Blogger: Mariana Elosúa - Jan 4, 2022
I want to celebrate all the accomplishments I've achieved this year. I am sure that every single individual in this world, was able to accomplish something big or small. These accomplishments might be getting a good grade, landing a job, waking up without feeling tired, eating that dessert you've wanted, facing a hard time, learning something new, and more. Why am I saying this? Well, because sometimes we downsize our accomplishments and we believe that fitting the norm, doing the norm, and being the norm is and should be easy. Following the norm as well as breaking the norm is hard. 2021, you were a big year for me. There are so many things I got to do and try out as well as so many moments I wished I could just lie in my bed and disappear from what was happening.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2022
'This Is B.S.' is a new mockumentary-style web series inspired by the non-union summer stock experience. Creators Ella Smith and Lindsey Bristol met on a summer contract at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse in New Hampshire and started to write the show in their dressing room when they weren't performing onstage.
by - Jan 3, 2022
Today's top stories include an announcement of a hiatus for Mrs. Doubtfire on Broadway. Performances will be suspended from January 10 to March 14, 2022 due to COVID-19. Plus, learn about the shows that ruled 2021 and what's coming in 2022.
by Audrey Morabito - Jan 24, 2022
When an Uber driver asked Charles B. Moss Jr. what area of the film industry he worked in, Moss responded with “the boring part”. All I can say is, after picking up Magic in the Dark, I’m sure you’ll agree that is a vast understatement. But you'll have to see for yourself...Magic in the Dark is more a time capsule than a book, unlocking stories and histories about the movie industry that you won't believe have gone untold.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 24, 2022
Just last week, the Argyle Theatre welcomed Broadway Divafest! Featured artists included Kennedy Caughell (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical; Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812; Wicked), Tari Kelly (Anything Goes; Groundhog Day; Something Rotten!; The Boy From Oz; How the Grinch Stole Christmas; Show Boat), Janine LaManna (Seussical; The Drowsey Chaperone; Swing; Ragtime)Judy McLane (Mamma Mia!; Kiss of the Spiderwoman; Aspects of Love; Chess) and Kissy Simmons (The Lion King).
by Stephi Wild - Jan 21, 2022
Disney's beloved Olivier Award-winning stage musical Beauty and the Beast - re-imagined and re-designed in a completely new production staged by members of the original award-winning creative team - will come to London in Summer 2022, as part of its UK & Ireland Tour.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 20, 2022
Disney's beloved Olivier Award-winning stage musical Beauty and the Beast - re-imagined and re-designed in a completely new production staged by members of the original award-winning creative team – will come to Birmingham in 2022, as part of the recently opened UK & Ireland Tour.
by Team BWW - Jan 2, 2022
2021 has come and gone, which means it's time to get excited for the new shows coming in 2022! This year will bring anticipated revivals of The Music Man and Funny Girl, the return of Beetlejuice, the arrival of new musicals A Strange Loop, Paradise Square, and many more.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 19, 2022
Suffolk Theater Presents A BROADWAY VALENTINE on Saturday, February 12.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 14, 2022
Following the sad news of the death of legendary Broadway musical theatre composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim on Nov. 26, 2021, the Department of Theatre's upcoming production of Sondheim on Sondheim has taken on new importance.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2022
Nothing lights up the Broadway musical quite like great love stories! White Plains Performing Arts Center has announced FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE,  a celebration of some of Broadway’s greatest love songs performed by six of the finest vocalists (three real-life couples) from “The Great Bright Way”. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2022
Complete casting for the new musical comedy MR. SATURDAY NIGHT, starring Tony and Emmy Award winner Billy Crystal, was announced today.
by BWW Awards - Jan 12, 2022
Winners have been announced for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee Awards. The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 12, 2022
Steven Brinberg, Award-winning singer and actor returns with “SIMPLY BARBRA - - Love Is The Answer, a Valentine's Day show” to The Green Room 42, 570 Tenth Avenue at 42nd Street (in Yotel Hotel) NYC on Thursday, January 10th at 7:00 PM (doors open at 6:00 PM).  
by Student Blogger: Paige Rosko - Jan 10, 2022
Happy 2022 everyone! In my last article, I wrote about my favorite moments from 2021, and towards the end, I included some of the things I'm excited about for 2022. In this article, I am going to be diving in-depth into some of the things I talked about and also some things I forgot to mention in that article. The return of live theater is something I think we are all very excited about for 2022. While many shows made their return in 2021, there are many openings still to happen, on Broadway and around the world. While shows are currently being postponed or canceled due to the rise in Coronavirus cases, we can only hope that by the end of 2022 we will see pre-pandemic levels of theater engagement.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 7, 2021
After the global pandemic forced Broadway and live concert venues to shutter last year, Bean is expanding her global reach and bringing her holiday concert, Sing Your Hallelujah, to Los Angeles on December 18 at Immanuel Presbyterian Cathedral.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2021
David Mirvish has announced the cast of the North American premiere of Leopoldstadt, the newest play by Tom Stoppard, directed by Patrick Marber. This Sonia Friedman Production comes to Toronto after a much lauded and sold-out engagement at London’s Wyndham’s Theatre.
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 4, 2021
With her one-woman solo show about a Vaudevillian only Streisand fans remember, writer-actress Kimberly Faye Greenberg tells the truths that Funny Girl forgot about.
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 30, 2021
Everyone has a story or stories about the ways in which their life was changed by the presence in this world of Stephen Sondheim. This is mine.
by Joseph Harrison - Dec 3, 2021
As Broadway reopens and theatrical tours resume, audiences all over the United States are getting the chance to experience the latest productions from the Great White Way. The thrill of once again sitting in an audience with fellow theatre lovers and hearing the first notes of an overture is palpable. And getting to enjoy a production that is both entertaining and thought-provoking makes the experience that much more meaningful. Such is the case for the national tour of THE PROM, which will take the stage at the Dr. Phillips Center in Orlando December 7 – 12. Playing the role of the Broadway diva, Dee Dee Allen, will be Courtney Balan. I caught up with Courtney to find out more about THE PROM, her career and what it’s like performing this show to excited audiences all over the country.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2021
The Green Room 42 has announced their line-up for the next week. Located inside YOTEL Times Square (570 Tenth Avenue, Fourth Floor), The Green Room 42 is Broadway's newest, most spacious, and funkiest cabaret club.
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021
This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee, WI Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 25, 2021
This year we're taking a look at some of Broadway's best shows to see where they land in the holiday equation. Since handsomely orchestrated songs built around specific feelings and happenings are kind of our thing, let's see which of our favorite shows can be tied to some of our most timeless Christmas tunes!
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 20, 2021
Hosts Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley will be speaking tonight with CBS Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook, as well as Michael Mina (Chief Science Officer at EMed) and Kim Prather, Ph.D., (Distinguished Chair in Atmospheric Chemistry, UC San Diego) about the new Omicron variant and what it means for Broadway and beyond on tonight's episode of 'Stars In The House' to benefit The Actors Fund.
by Student Blogger: Paige Rosko - Dec 20, 2021
My friends, we have finally done it. In just a couple of weeks from now, we will be leaving behind the mess of a year that was 2021 and going into the hopefully bright future of 2022. Let's take a trip back through 2021 and talk about some of my favorite theater moments we experienced this year, from next-level movie musicals to the re-opening of Broadway.
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021
Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee, WI Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by Michael Major - Dec 2, 2021
The nominations for the 2022 IPA Satellite Awards have been announced! The film adaptions of tick, tick...BOOM!, In the Heights, and Cyrano received nominations. Other nominees include Cynthia Erivo, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jennifer Hudson, Beanie Feldstein, Robin de Jesús, Anthony Ramos, Melissa Barrera, Andrew Garfield, Ewan McGregor, and more.
by Jeffrey Kare - Dec 2, 2021
Tonight, NBC will air its sixth live musical production. Following in the footsteps of The Sound of Music, Peter Pan, The Wiz, Hairspray, and Jesus Christ Superstar, the peacock network will be presenting Annie. Based on Harold Gray's comic strip titled Little Orphan Annie, this musical tells the story of a little orphan with equal measures of pluck and positivity who charms everyone's hearts, despite a next-to-nothing start in New York City in the year 1933.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Dec 17, 2021
SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky has announced the lineup for his January virtual concert series with Jessica Vosk, Christy Altomare, Ciara Renée, and Ana Gasteyer. Every Sunday at 8pm ET, Seth and one of his favorite Broadway stars will perform an intimate concert filled with Broadway tunes, Seth’s signature hilarious interviews and even song requests from viewers requested in real time!  
by - Dec 16, 2021
Today's top stories include more cancelled performances, including Hamilton, Cursed Child, and 12 total London productions. In happier news, Lin-Manuel Miranda is launching a new TeeRico collection of Moondance Diner wear, with a portions of sales going to charity. Plus, get a first look at the pre-Broadway run of Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company's A Strange Loop.
by Fiona Scott - Dec 15, 2021
Ria Jones is known for her roles in musicals, most recently Sunset Boulevard at Leicester Curve and Gypsy at Royal Exchange, Manchester. She now makes her straight play debut in the Menier Chocolate Factory’s revival of Alan Bennett’s Habeas Corpus. We spoke with Jones about the show.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2021
Future Spotlight Productions in collaboration with KidZania London today announced that Cinderella will be available Stream.Theatre from 17 December until 10 January 2022. Filmed in the immersive city of KidZania, Cinderella is a festive production for all ages, featuring a West End cast, audience interaction and much-loved pantomime characters.
by BWW Staff - Dec 13, 2021
Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee, WI Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 13, 2021
Award-winning singer and actor Steven Brinberg (Simply Barbra) returns with “SIMPLY BARBRA: A CHRISTMAS SHOW” to The Green Room 42, 570 Tenth Avenue at 42nd Street (in Yotel Hotel) NYC on Tuesday, December 21st at 7:00 PM (doors open at 6:00 PM).  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 13, 2021
KAREN MASON has announced that the new music video for the song “We Never Ran Out of Love (We Just Ran Out of Time)” is available today, Monday, December 13. The video is edited by Michael Lee Stever. It was the recipient of the 2020 “Jamie deRoy Songwriting Award” from The ASCAP Foundation, given to its songwriter Paul Rolnick.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2021
The series features three Tony Award® winners and critically-acclaimed powerhouse talents: Stephanie J. Block (The Cher Show) on January 7; Santino Fontana (Tootsie) on February 5; and Laura Benanti (Gypsy) on March 26.