Lea Michele's run in “Funny Girl” doesn't end until Sept. 3, but she's already planning her return to Broadway.
In fact, the actor-singer told me she has her next gig lined up. “I already know what it is,” she quips.
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But Michelle is being tight-lipped on the details. “You know it,” she says, hinting that it may be a revival of some sort. “It's very different musically,” she continued.
Michelle makes a triumphant return to the stage in September When he replaced Beanie Feldstein in the first revival of “Funny Girl” since Barbra Streisand Originated the role of Fanny Brice in 1964.
“Funny Girl” follows Brice's rise to fame and her stormy relationship with gambler Nicky Arnstein. The musical includes such classics as “Don't Rain on My Parade,” “I'm the Greatest Star” and “People.”
Michele made her Broadway debut in 1995 at the age of 8 as young Cosette in Les Misérables. In 2006, she had a role in the Broadway production of “Spring Awakening”. Michelle then became a household name for her work as Rachel Berry in Ryan Murphy's “Glee.” Years later, she came under fire after cast members of “Glee” accused of bullying behavior, Mitchell issued an apology, admitting that what he did was “insensitive and inappropriate” and a sign of “immaturity”. She said that she would “keep working to better myself and take responsibility for my actions.”
just last month, Michelle was named one of the Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world, also announced this year Tony nomination with “MJ” star Miles Frost on May 2.
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