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Lea Michele May Star in “Funny Girl” on Broadway, Mirroring Her Glee Character

Lea Michele May Star in “Funny Girl” on Broadway, Mirroring Her Glee Character

Seven years after the finale of the hit show “Glee,” insiders have shared that actress Lea Michele is being considered as a strong contender to replace Beanie Feldstein’s role as Fanny Brice in “Funny Girl” on Broadway. Her obnoxious character on Glee, Rachel Berry, spent the majority of the show pining after this same Broadway role, eventually having her fictional Broadway debut at the end of Season 5. Subsequently, “Glee” fans have been desperate for Michele to take on the role in real life, considering her dedication to the musical and her admiration for Barbra Streisand on the show.

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