Funny Girl: Musical Info & Synopsis


Funny Girl tells the story of Fanny Brice, a young and ambitious woman with dreams of becoming a star. During her rise to stardom, she captures the hearts of audiences and catches the attention of suave entrepreneur Nick Arnstein. As Fanny’s career takes off, her personal life becomes intertwined with the highs and lows of show business and marriage. Funny Girl is a semi-biographical celebration of the indomitable spirit of this woman.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1964)

Cast Size: 25+

Genre: Semi-Biography

Setting: 1910s, 1920s / USA ( NYC)

Creative Team

Music: Jule Styne

Lyrics: Bob Merrill

Book: Isobel Lennart

Cast Albums

Broadway Cast (1964)➝

Broadway Cast (2022)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1960s, BiographicalClassic, Female Lead, Large Cast, MetamusicalPopularTap DanceTrue Story

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