Actress Lea Michele is well known to the general public. Indeed, the actress and singer interpreted the role of Rachel Berry, a young girl gifted for singing, in the series Glee. Aired from 2009 to 2015this show was a real hit. Glee is a musical series featuring teenagers who love singing and dancing. They are educated at MacKinley High School, located in Ohio. The young people, bullied by their comrades, go through the trials of life with a lot of songs in the high school glee club (choir). The fate of Lea Michele and of his character seems to resonate with reality.
In effect, in GleeRachel Berry is an ambitious young high school student, determined to succeed at Broadway. She has great admiration for Barbara Streisand and dreams of playing the lead role in the musical funny girl on Broadway. Lea Michele is not a novice, she has acted and sung in several shows on the Broadway stage. The actress announced last Monday that she was joining the troupe of funny girlfrom September 2022. She will play the role of Fanny Brice, a character immortalized by Barbara Streisand…, just as his character dreamed! She will thus replace Beanie Feldstein, an actress who recently announced her departure from the show, which is still being played today.
A dream come true for the actress
The young 35-year-old artist wanted to share her joy at joining this legendary show on Instagram. The fans were therefore able discover this short message posted next to the poster introducing the show: “A dream come true is an understatement. I am incredibly honored to join this incredible cast and production and return to the stage playing Fanny Brice on Broadway.” The announcement of this casting change was also relayed on the official Broadway Twitter page on Monday, July 11, 2022.