Duration: 2 hrs 40mins
Funny Girl enjoyed a record breaking, critically acclaimed West End run and toured twenty two cities across the UK in 2017, now you can see it for the last time on the big screen. The musical is set in and around New York City just prior to and following World War I. Ziegfeld Follies star Fanny Brice, awaiting the return of her husband, Nicky Arnstein, from prison, reflects on their life together, and their story is told as a flashback. 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. This ‘exhilarating’ (The Independent) musical tells the story of Fanny Brice, whose vocal talents and comedic ability see her rise from Brooklyn music hall singer to Broadway star. Directed by Tony Award winner Michael Mayer and starring Olivier Award winner Sheridan Smith.