All About Funny Girl Shows And Broadway Tickets

With songs like “Don’t Rain On My Parade,” “I’m the Greatest Star,” and “People,” among others, Michael Mayer’s daring new production of Funny Girl marks the first time the musical will make its way back to Broadway since it first appeared 58 years ago.

A teenager from the Lower East Side who yearned for a life on the stage, Fanny Brice is the subject of the melancholy comedy Funny Girl. Everyone had assured her that she would never become a star, but then a weird thing happened: she rose to become one of the most adored performers in history, glowing more brilliantly than Broadway’s biggest lights.

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Summary of Funny Girl

  • Presently performing at the August Wilson Theatre
  • Variety: Musical
  • 2 hours and 15 minutes, plus a 15-minute break, make up Funny Girl.
  • Eight shows each week
  • Beginning of previews: March 26, 2022
  • the 24th of April, 2022
  • End of Performance: November 20, 2022

Musical biography of Vaudeville, Broadway, and film performer Fanny Brice, focusing on her life and career as well as her marriage to the errant Nicky Arnstein.

The cast of FUNNY GIRL includes Jane Lynch, a five-time Emmy Award winner, as Mrs. Rose Brice, Ramin Karimloo, a Tony and Olivier Award nominee as Nick Arnstein, Jeff Award winner Jared Grimes, and Julie Benko, who plays Fanny Brice.

The new FUNNY GIRL is directed by Tony Award winner Michael Mayer and has a score by Grammy and Academy Award winner Jule Styne as well as lyrics by Tony Award nominee and Grammy Award winner Bob Merrill (comprising additional songs from Styne & Merrill). Harvey Fierstein, a Tony Award winner, updated the original book by Isobel Lennart, which was adapted from a Miss Lennart original narrative.

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Show Description

The indefatigable Fanny Brice, a child from the Lower East Side who dreamed of a life on the stage, is the subject of this melancholy comedy. Everyone had assured her that she would never become a star, but then a weird thing happened: she rose to become one of the most adored performers in history, glowing more brilliantly than Broadway’s biggest lights.

With songs like “Don’t Rain on My Parade,” “I’m the Greatest Star,” and “People,” among others, Michael Mayer’s daring new production of FUNNY GIRL marks the show’s first return to Broadway following its original opening 58 years ago.

The history of Funny Girl on Broadway

A biographical musical based in the United States, Funny Girl tells the true tale of Fanny Brice, a pioneering female comic who helped to influence the comedy industry for generations to come. Fanny Brice was a star on Broadway, in movies, and Vaudeville.

The play was first presented on Broadway in 1964, and a prize-winning film adaptation of it followed in 1968. It is important to distinguish between the original television program and motion picture and Nick Hornby’s 2014 novel of the same name.

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1964’s original Broadway production of Funny Girl

Isobel Lennart and Ray Stark collaborated on the initial Broadway theatrical production in 1964. The lyrics were written by Bob Merrill, and Jule Styne wrote the music. Since Stark became Fanny Brice’s son-in-law when he wed her daughter Frances in September 1940, he had over 24 years’ worth of shared experiences to draw on for the plot. As a result, he was able to provide first-hand knowledge of Fanny Brice’s life experiences.

My Man was the show’s initial title, but it was altered at the last minute to better reflect the reactions of the critics and to bring the attention back to Brice as Arnstein was only a minor character in her life narrative. The 1965 Tony Awards ceremony saw the production nominated for eight of the prestigious Awards, but despite being much praised, it did not receive any of them.

How much are Funny Girl tickets?

Funny Girl ticket prices vary depending on many factors, including season, day of the week, and location within the theater. Funny Girl tickets start at $49 for weekday performances.

Who is in the Funny Girl cast on Broadway?

The Funny Girl Broadway cast includes Jeff Award winner Jared Grimes, Tony Award nominee Ramin Karimloo, five-time Emmy Award® winner Jane Lynch, and Golden Globe nominee Beanie Feldstein.

What are Funny Girl Songs?

Funny Girl the musical features one of the most iconic scores of all time by Jule Styne and Bob Merrill. Full Funny Girl song list below:

  • “Overture” – Orchestra
  • “If a Girl Isn’t Pretty” – Mrs. Brice, Mrs. Meeker, Mrs. Strakosh, Mr. Keeney, Eddie Ryan, and Keeney Company
  • “I’m the Greatest Star” – Fanny Brice
  • “Cornet Man” – Fanny Brice and Keeney Company
  • “His Love Makes Me Beautiful” – Ziegfeld Tenor, Fanny Brice, and Ziegfeld Company
  • “I Want to Be Seen With You Tonight” – Nicky Arnstein and Fanny Brice
  • “Henry Street” – Mrs. Meeker, Mrs. Brice, Mrs. Strakosh and Henry Street Neighbors
  • “People” – Fanny Brice
  • “You Are Woman” – Nicky Arnstein and Fanny Brice
  • “Don’t Rain on My Parade” – Fanny Brice
  • “Entr’acte” – Orchestra
  • “Don’t Rain on My Parade” (Reprise I) – Fanny Brice
  • “Sadie, Sadie” – Fanny Brice and Friends
  • “Who Taught Her Everything?” – Eddie Ryan and Mrs. Brice
  • “Temporary Arrangement” – Nick Arnstein and Businessmen
  • “Rat-Tat-Tat-Tat” – Fanny Brice and Ziegfeld Company
  • “Who Are You Now?” – Fanny Brice and Nick Arnstein
  • “The Music That Makes Me Dance” – Fanny Brice
  • “Funny Girl” – Fanny Brice
  • “Don’t Rain on My Parade” (Reprise II) – Fanny Brice
  • “People” (Reprise) – Full Company

Up Coming Performances

Upcoming Performances

Monday, Aug. 22nd        Dark
Tuesday, Aug. 23rd,        7:00pm
Wednesday, Aug. 24th,   2:00pm 8:00pm
Thursday, Aug. 25th,      7:00pm
Friday, Aug. 26th,           8:00 pm
Saturday, Aug. 27th     2:00pm 8:00pm

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