Why Funny Girl Might Be for You: The Broadway Applause Series Salutes Funny Girl!

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Written by: Brittani Samuel

The “greatest star” is back! More than five decades after its original Broadway debut, Funny Girl is running now under the bright lights of the August Wilson Theater. The 1964 Tony-nominated musical-turned-movie was the vehicle that launched American songstress Barbra Streisand’s entertainment career into the stratosphere. Now, the role of the lovable, plucky hopeless romantic Fanny Brice is bringing delight to a new generation of musical theatre lovers. Here are six reasons why you do not want to miss Funny Girl’s long-awaited revival.

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