Responsible for launching Barbra Streisand into stardom, Funny Girl is a semi-biographical story, which follows the career of Broadway and film star Fanny Brice, and her rocky relationship with entrepreneur and gambler Nick Arnstein. Fanny wants to be a Broadway star, though she doesn’t fit the typical image of beauty. Despite her mother’s attempts to dissuade her from show business, Fanny perseveres and eventually lands a leading role in The Ziegfield Follies.
Enter Nick Arnstein, a sophisticated handsome gambler. Fanny falls in love and chases after Nick, determined to convince him to tie the knot. Marriage and a daughter follow, but happiness eludes them, for as Fanny’s Broadway star rises, Nick’s luck fades away. Starring New York guest artist, Isabelle Decauwert as Fanny Brice, and well-known Hawaii entertainer, Shari Lynn as her mother Rose. Funny Girl features a repertoire of hits songs, like “People” and “Don’t Rain on My Parade”.
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1 Interpreted & Described Performance
2 The "Talk Back" begins after the performance. Discussions are free of charge, and one need not attend that day's performance to participate.