Funny Girl Leaves Town at the End of Summer
If you’ve been holding off grabbing tickets for the revival of Funny Girl starring Lea Michele, you have a little bit of time. But a closing date for around 6 months from now has been announced. The first ever revival of this classic musical plays its final performance Sept 3.
In addition to Michele, who stars as Fanny Brice, headliners Ramin Karimloo, Tovah Feldshuh and Jared Grimes will perform the entire run.
This production marks the first time Funny Girl has graced the Broadway stage since the original hit the boards 59 years ago. It has been said that when the curtain came down on the March 26,1964 opening night performance, Barbra Streisand was officially dubbed a superstar.
Check out a montage of great songs featured in the revival of Funny Girl.
Valerie Smaldone is a 5-time Billboard Magazine Award winner and is well known for her unprecedented success holding the #1 on-air position in the New York radio market on 106.7 Life-FM, an iHeart station. She has hosted, produced, and created several award-winning nationally syndicated programs featuring in-depth interviews with stars like Paul McCartney, Celine Dion, Rod Stewart, Elton John and Mariah Carey among others. Her radio talk show "Bagels and Broadway" highlighted theatre and food personalities. She is an accomplished interviewer and voice artist heard on commercials, narrations, promos and audiobooks, as well as a sought after live announcer.
Most recently, Valerie produced and directed a film, The Thursday Night Club, featuring pop diva Gloria Gaynor in her movie acting debut. She is one of the creators and producers of a docu-series, Divine Renovation, starring Erik Estrada, on streaming networks soon.