Leah Mitchell clearly over the moon play lead role in the revival of Broadway funny girl, The 35-year-old actress took to her Instagram on Friday, July 5 to share an adorable photo of herself standing in front of the show’s marquee at the August Wilson Theater in New York City. She captioned the picture, “A dream come true.”
and for the pleasure of glee fanLee added a second slide to the post: a photo of him glee The character, Rachel Berry, posed for a similar picture when she starred in funny girl On TV musical drama. If Lee seems excited about the opportunity, does her good friend too? ashley tisdaleWho wrote in the comments section, “Yeah, yeah yeah!”
When the news of Lee’s casting broke first announced In early July, she wrote about it on social media, “A dream come true is an understatement. I am incredibly honored to be included in this amazing cast and production and to return to the stage playing Fanny Brice on Broadway. See you on September 6th.”
Lee will take over for Benny FeldsteinJo announced via Instagram on July 10 that she would be walking away from the show “hopefully sooner” because production is “deciding to take the show in a different direction.” Jane Lynch, who played Rosie Bryce alongside Benny, to be replaced by a Tony nominee tova feldshuh When Lee began his term.
man leads, Ramin Karimlu And Jared Grimes Demonstrations are expected to continue before and after the transition. It was also revealed that the current Fanny Bryce standby, Benny’s understanding Julie Benko, Tuesday, August 2 – will continue to play the title role on Thursday, starting on Sunday, September 4, 2022 and Thursday, September 8, 2022.
Meanwhile, Lee paid tribute to the late glee co-star Cory Monteith Wednesday, July 13, the ninth anniversary of his death. Corey died of an overdose in 2013 at the age of 31. Lee posted a cute behind-the-scenes photo of the smiling couple, accompanied by a red heart emoji.