Funny Girl Tickets
Funny Girl, starring Sheridan Smith, is back in London’s West End for the first time in 50 years. Featuring some of the most iconic songs in film and theatre history, including “People” and “Don’t Rain On My Parade”, this musical classic tells the fascinating and bitter-sweet story of Fanny, whose vocal talents and comedic ability see her rise from Brooklyn music hall singer to Broadway star, and her tempestuous relationship with gambler Nicky Arnstein.
This bold new production, with music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Bob Merrill, a book by Isobel Lennart from an original story by Miss Lennart, with revisions by Harvey Fierstein, is directed by Michael Mayer (Hedwig and the Angry Inch & Spring Awakening on Broadway).
Book your Funny Girl tickets, playing at the Savoy Theatre in London.
Charts the rise of Fanny Brice’s career as one of Broadway’s biggest stars by way of the Ziegfeld Follies, as well as her doomed romance with Nicky Arnstein.
Latest Funny Girl News & Features
Producers of the London revival of Funny Girl, which is currently playing at the Savoy Theatre, have confirmed that double Olivier Award-winning actress Sheridan Smith has returned to the company and the role of Fanny Brice following a leave of absence.
In the hit Broadway musical 42nd Street, understudy Peggy Sawyer finds herself at the centre of a fairytale-like situation, taking on the lead role in Julian Marsh's latest musical when the star sprains an ankle, leading to one of the greatest showbiz stories of all time. It's a theme that has been often reworked and retooled across various mediums, but it very much remains a common occurrence within the theatre industry.
It has been announced that Sheridan Smith will be taking a break of between two and four weeks from the West End transfer of the 1964 hit Broadway musical Funny Girl. The show opened at the Savoy Theatre on 20 April 2016 following previews from 9 April, and is running until 8 October 2016. The production transferred from the Menier Chocolate Factory, where the run sold out.
This week another piece of West End history is made as the first revival of the 1964 musical Funny Girl opens in the West End at the Savoy Theatre for the first time since 1966. Whilst this may not seem on the surface to be a remarkable achievement, it's extremely rare for a show that has such hit appeal has not been exploited in the previous four decades, considering the hit potential, and commercial goldmine, that the property offers.