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Beanie Feldstein & Company make their first bows in FUNNY GIRL

She arrived! Just yesterday, FUNNY GIRL began Broadway previews, on the 58th anniversary of the original production’s opening night, at the August Wilson Theater (245 W. 52nd Street). Produced by Sonia Friedman, Scott Landis and David Babani, this highly anticipated first-ever Broadway revival stars Screen Actors Guild Award nominee Beanie Feldstein as Tony and Olivier Award nominee Fanny Brice, Ramin Karimloo, in the role of Nick Arnstein, Jeff Award winner Jared Grimes as Eddie. Ryan and five-time Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch as Mrs. Rose Brice.

They are joined by Peter Francis James as Florenz Ziegfeld, Ephie Aardema as Emma/Mrs. Nadler, Debra Cardona as Mrs. Meeker, Toni DiBuono as Mrs. Strakosh, Martin Moran as Tom Keeney, and a cast of actors that includes Amber Ardolino, Daniel Beeman, Colin Bradbury, Kurt Csolak, John Michael Fiumara, Leslie Donna Flesner, Afra Hines, Masumi Iwai, Aliah James, Jeremiah James, Danielle Kelsey, Stephen Mark Lukas, Alicia Lundgren, John Manzari, Liz McCartney, Katie Mitchell, Justin Prescott, Mariah Reives, Leslie Blake Walker and Julie Benko.

Tony Award winner Michael Mayer conducts this all-new Funny Girl, featuring the classic score by Grammy and Oscar winner Jule Styne and lyrics by Tony Award nominee and award winner Bob Merrill. a Grammy Award (including additional Styne & Merrill songs). Isobel Lennart’s original book, based on an original story by Miss Lennart, is edited by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein.

FUNNY GIRL features choreography by Ellenore Scott, tap choreography by Ayodele Casel, stage design by Tony Award winner David Zinn, costume design by Tony Award winner Susan Hilferty, lighting design by Tony Award winner Kevin Adams, sound design by Tony Award winner Brian Ronan, hair and wig design by Campbell Young Associates, music direction and supervision by Emmy Award winner Michael Rafter, casting by Jim Carnahan, CSA and Jason Thinger, orchestrations by Chris Walker, dance arrangements, vocals and incidental music by Alan Williams, and additional arrangements by David Dabbon and Carmel Dean.

Photo credit: Bruce Glikas

(Front Row LR): Peter James Francis, Ephie Aardema, Jared Grimes, Ramin Karimloo, Beanie Feldstein, Jane Lynch, Toni DiBuono, Debra Cardona, Martin Moran (Back Row LR): Leslie Flesner, Stephen Mark Lukas, Aliah James, Colin Bradbury, Afra Hines, Daniel Beeman, Leslie Blake Walker and Amber Ardolino

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Ramin Karimloo as “Nick Arnstein” and Beanie Feldstein as “Fanny Brice”

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Feldstein beanie as “Fanny Brice”

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Jane Lynch as “Mrs. Rose Brice”

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Signage at the August Wilson Theater

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Signage at the August Wilson Theater

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Signage at the August Wilson Theater

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Signage at the August Wilson Theater