REVIEW: Hello Again, Gorgeous!: Funny Girl with Sheridan Smith (for Parterre Box)

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Sheridan Smith as Fanny Brice in Funny Girl. (Photo by Johan Persson)

Of the hit “Big Lady” musicals that proliferated on Broadway in the late 1950s and ‘60s—Gypsy, Hello, Dolly!, Funny Girl, and Mame—only Funny Girl has largely disappeared from view, except through its film version. Even Mame, probably the weakest of the group as a show—and still significantly associated with its creator, Angela Lansbury—has received a decent number of revivals with an intriguingly diverse collection of leading ladies…

Read the entire review at Parterre Box

Categories: Music, PARTERRE BOX, Theater

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