• Beanie Feldstein ‘Didn't Understand' Why Lea Michele Was Trending When She Landed ‘Funny Girl' Role

    11 days ago - By Billboard

    Beanie Feldstein landed her dream role as Fanny Brice in the Broadway revival of Funny Girl , but she didn't realize who else had been gunning for it: Lea Michele .
    The 28-year-old actress will be leading the musical revival, which she previously told Variety provided Feldstein with “a foundation for my love of musical theater” ever since she requested a Funny Girl -themed third birthday party.
    “It has been my dream my entire life, like from the moment I understood how to dream for something, it was this,” she told Andy Cohen on his SiriusXM show Radio Andy on Wednesday .
    But Feldstein...
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