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BWW TV: Avance de FUNNY GIRL en Yelmo cines - 25 de octubre PhotoBWW TV: Avance de FUNNY GIRL en Yelmo cines - 25 de octubre
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - October 22, 2018

Ya puedes ver un clip exclusivo para BroadwayWorld del musical FUNNY GIRL, en cines Yelmo este jueves
THE GREATEST STAR! 10 versiones de los éxitos de FUNNY GIRL PhotoTHE GREATEST STAR! 10 versiones de los éxitos de FUNNY GIRL
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - October 17, 2018

Desde Donna Summer a Lea Michele, pasando por Jeremy Jordan, y por supuesto Barbra Streisand, 10 artistas que han interpretado los temas mas populares del musical de Jule Styne y Bob Merrill
FUNNY GIRL se proyectará en cines de toda España PhotoFUNNY GIRL se proyectará en cines de toda España
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - October 8, 2018

La produccion de la Menier Chocolate Factory, protagonizada por Sheridan Smith, se podra ver por una sola noche en YELMO CINES
Lea Michele Says She's Ready To Do FUNNY GIRL on Broadway; Ryan Murphy No Longer Hold PhotoLea Michele Says She's Ready To Do FUNNY GIRL on Broadway; Ryan Murphy No Longer Holds Rights
by Alan Henry - October 16, 2017

On last night's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE on Bravo, host Andy Cohen asked guest Lea Michele when she'd be returning to Broadway.
BWW Review: FUNNY GIRL, Edinburgh Playhouse
by Adam Robinson - April 20, 2017

People, people who need musical revivals, are the luckiest people in the world. And no musical has been overdue a return as the classic Funny Girl. A show based on the life and career of quirky Broadway performer Fanny Brice.
AUDIO: Hear Samples of Sheridan Smith On The New FUNNY GIRL London Cast Recording
by Michael Dale - August 8, 2016

The new London Cast Recording of FUNNY GIRL is now available.
Sheridan Smith Will Return to West End's FUNNY GIRL Tonight
by BWW News Desk - July 8, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Sheridan Smith has taken a leave of absence from Funny Girl at the Savoy Theatre due to 'stress and exhaustion.' Today, producers have confirmed that the actress will return to the West End production tonight in the role of Fanny Brice. Natasha J. Barnes has subbed for Smith since the end of May.
Sheridan Smith Expected to Return to West End's FUNNY GIRL in July
by BWW News Desk - June 10, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Sheridan Smith has taken a leave of absence from Funny Girl at the Savoy Theatre due to 'stress and exhaustion.'
Sheridan Smith FUNNY GIRL Cast Recording To Be Released July 8th
by Michael Dale - May 18, 2016

Pre-orders for the Menier Chocolate Factory production that transferred to the West End's Savoy Theatre are now being taken by Amazon.
Review Roundup: Sheridan Smith-Led FUNNY GIRL Opens on the West End
by Review Roundups - April 21, 2016

Theatre in the West End. The transfer follows a sold-out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory, and the show is booking until October 8. Smith takes on Barbra Streisand's iconic role of Fanny Brice, the Brooklyn singer and comedienne who became a Broadway sensation under producer Florenz Ziegfeld. The cast also features Darius Campbell as Nicky Arnstein, Marilyn Cutts as Mrs Brice,Maurice Lane as Mr Keeney, Valda Aviks as Mrs Meeker, Gay Soper as Mrs Strakosh, Natasha J Barnes as Emma/Mrs Nadler, Bruce Montague as Florenz Ziegfeld, and Joel Montague as Eddie Ryan.
Director Michael Mayer Punches Up FUNNY GIRL Revival with Expanded Dance Numbers, Set Pieces
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2016

With previews in full swing at the Savoy Theatre, director Michael Mayer continues to polish the new revival of FUNNY GIRL, starring Sheridan Smith, which premiered at Menier Chocolate Factory.
Official: FUNNY GIRL with Sheridan Smith Extends Booking Into October
by BWW News Desk - February 5, 2016

Due to unprecedented demand, the critically acclaimed production of Funny Girl, which is fast selling out its run, extends booking for a further 4 weeks until 8 October 2016. Tickets for the extension of Michael Mayer's "exhilarating embrace of a production - Independent" starring Olivier and BAFTA award-winning actress and "phenomenal talent - Independent" Sheridan Smith as Fanny Brice go on sale from 10am on 8 February.
FUNNY GIRL with Sheridan Smith Extends Through October at the Savoy
by BWW News Desk - February 4, 2016

FUNNY GIRL, starring Sheridan Smith, is now running Menier Chocolate Factory through March 5 before transferring to the West End's Savoy Theatre from April 9. According to the Daily Mail, the smash hit production, marking the musical's 50th anniversary year and helmed by Michael Mayer, has just extended its run at the Savoy by four weeks through October 8, 2016.
VIDEOS: FUNNY GIRL Fever Hits Record High This Sunday on Michael Urie's Cocktails And Classics
by Michael Dale - December 4, 2015

Omar Sharif Jr. is the special guest as Urie and company dish and delight over this classic flick.
FUNNY GIRL Now Booking Into September 2016
by BWW News Desk - December 4, 2015

Following a critically acclaimed opening at the Menier Chocolate Factory this week, the smash hit production of Funny Girl extends its booking period at the Savoy Theatre due to popular demand. Michael Mayer's "exhilarating embrace of a production - Independent" will now run until 10 September 2016 - marking the musical's 50th anniversary year. Tickets for the extended booking period production starring Olivier and BAFTA award-winning actress and "phenomenal talent - Independent" Sheridan Smith as Fanny Brice go on sale today.
Sheridan Smith-Led FUNNY GIRL to Land on Broadway in 2017?
by Jessica Khan - December 3, 2015

Earlier today, BroadwayWorld reported that West End-bound FUNNY GIRL star Sheridan Smith would love to bring the musical to Broadway. Now the Daily Mail reveals rumors that director Michael Mayer and Smith could take the show to the Great White Way in 2017. The site's Baz Bamigboye writes that for now it's 'Purely rumour, at the moment, but a lot of people would like to see it happen.'
Sheridan Smith on Bringing Her FUNNY GIRL to Broadway: 'That's My Dream'
by BWW News Desk - December 3, 2015

Fanny's back. Michael Mayer's Funny Girl just began its pre-West End run at Menier Chocolate Factory and star Sheridan Smith already has her sights on the show's life beyond London. When asked if she's like to bring the show to Broadway, she told the BBC: 'I'd be daft if I said no. I would love to, that's my dream. But would they take a Lincolnshire girl to do a New York-Brooklyn girl?
Review Roundup: FUNNY GIRL, Starring Sheridan Smith, Opens in London- UPDATED!
by Review Roundups - February 15, 2016

FUNNY GIRL returns to the London stage for the first time since its 1966 premiere in a sold-out run, led by Olivier and BAFTA award-winning actress Sheridan Smith as 'Fanny Brice'. The multi award-winning Michael Mayer directs the production, opening tonight, 2 December, at Menier Chocolate Factory before a West End transfer. Let's see what the critics had to say...
FUNNY GIRL, Starring Sheridan Smith, Opens Tonight at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - December 2, 2015

FUNNY GIRL returns to the London stage for the first time since its 1966 premiere. The sold-out run, led by Olivier and BAFTA award-winning actress Sheridan Smith as 'Fanny Brice', will play through March 5, 2016 before transferring to the Savoy Theatre in the West End from 9 April. The multi award-winning Michael Mayer directs both productions; the first opens tonight 2 December 2015.
FUNNY GIRL, Starring Sheridan Smith, Starts Tonight at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - November 20, 2015

FUNNY GIRL returns to the London stage for the first time since its 1966 premiere tonight, November 20, 2016. The sold-out run, led by Olivier and BAFTA award-winning actress Sheridan Smith as 'Fanny Brice', will play through March 5, 2016 before transferring to the Savoy Theatre in the West End from 9 April.
Photo Flash: Go Inside FUNNY GIRL Rehearsal, Starring Sheridan Smith
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2015

Due to unprecedented demand, the Menier Chocolate Factory Production of Funny Girl transfers to the Savoy Theatre in London's West End, following the sold out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory which begins later this month. Michael Mayer's production, starring Olivier and BAFTA award-winning actress Sheridan Smith as Fanny Brice and with the cast from the Menier Chocolate Factory, will begin performances at the Savoy Theatre on 9 April 2016 for a strictly limited 12-week run until 2 July 2016. Check out first photos from the production below!
Meet the Leading Lady of West End FUNNY GIRL Revival - Sheridan Smith!
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2015

In celebration of the big news, BroadwayWorld brings you a look back at some of Smith's best-known performances below!
Harvey Fierstein on West End-Bound FUNNY GIRL: 'I've Edited It to Make It Stronger'
by Jessica Khan - October 30, 2015

Wondering how the classic has been updated now that it's back in London? Harvey Fierstein, who reworked the book for FUNNY GIRL's UK return, said he immediately cut 40 pages from the script. 'There was a diamond in there and it needed to be cut out,' he told the Mail. 'It's not that I've cut it to make it shorter -- I've edited it to make it stronger.' Fierstein added that he 'reshaped the show so it's all seen through Brice's eyes.'
She's the Greatest Star! Sheridan Smith-Led FUNNY GIRL Set for West End Transfer This Spring
by Jessica Khan - October 29, 2015

Broadway's dreams of a Lea-Michele-led Funny Girl might be fading, but support for Menier Chocolate Factory's production, starring Sheridan Smith, is skyrocketing. The Daily Mail reports that the sold-out production will transfer to the West End's Savoy Theatre beginning April 9, 2016.
Ryan Murphy Says FUNNY GIRL, Starring Lea Michele, Is on the Back-Burner
by Jessica Khan - October 26, 2015

Since Ryan Murphy nabbed the stage rights to FUNNY GIRL last year, there has been virtual radio silence on whether the show -- ideally a star vehicle for Lea Michele -- will ever appear on Broadway. During a panel at EW Fest over the weekend, Murphy finally commented on the project.

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