It was a delight to revisit Funny Girl tonight. It’s a wonderfully rich evening in the theatre and the partnering of Barnes and Campbell is pure theatre magic.
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This year’s Olivier Awards look set to be amongst the most exciting in recent times with Harry Potter And The Cursed Child receiving 11 nominations, Groundhog Day (8 nominations), The Glass Menagerie (7 nominations) and Dreamgirls (5 nominations) featuring prominently. Presented by The Society Of London Theatre, The Olivier Awards are named after Sir Laurence […]
Producers have announced that Sheridan Smith will reprise her role as Fanny Brice for the forthcoming UK tour of Funny Girl starting in Manchester on 18 February 2017. Smith will play the role in Manchester, Milton Keynes, Liverpool, Bristol, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Newcastle, Southampton, Bradford, Southend, Cardiff and Dublin. Further casting will be announced shortly, and […]
You can hear Sheridan’s personality in this recording, this is no sterile studio recording, you can hear her smile and the comedy of the show comes across in droves.
The producers of Funny Girl at the Savoy Theatre in London have just released the following statement:- We are delighted to welcome Sheridan Smith back to Funny Girl this evening. It is currently planned that Sheridan will also play this Saturday evening (not matinee), and Monday to Saturday next week (excluding the Wednesday matinee and […]
Following its critically acclaimed run at London’s Savoy Theatre, Funny Girl the musical will undertake a major UK tour in 2017. Funny Girl brought global fame to Barbra Streisand 50 years ago and boasts some of the most iconic songs in film and theatre history, including People and Don’t Rain On My Parade. Funny Girl […]
Barnes’ Fanny Brice is a musical comedy delicacy, a sumptuous multi-layered confection that should be savoured. On the surface level she tackles Fanny’s big production numbers like Don’t Rain On My Parade and People with ease, but the drama of the piece is also well served.
Producers have announced that Natasha J Barnes will play the role of Fanny Brice in Funny Girl at the Savoy Theatre for a short period whilst Sheridan Smith takes 2 – 4 weeks leave of absence from the production due to stress and exhaustion. Barnes played the role for the completion of the run at […]