Lea Michele is clearly over the moon about landing the lead role in Broadway’s revival of Humorous Lady. The 35-year-old actress took to her Instagram on Friday, July 5 to share a candy snap of herself standing in entrance of the present’s marquee on the August Wilson Theatre in New York Metropolis. She captioned the snap, “A dream come true.”
And to the delight of Glee fans, Lea added a second slide to the submit: a photograph of her Glee character, Rachel Berry, posing for the same snap when she starred in Humorous Lady on the TV musical dramedy. If Lea appeared excited concerning the alternative, so did her good good friend Asley Tisdale, who wrote within the remark part, “Sure, sure sure!”
When the information of Lea’s casting was first announced at first of July, she gushed about it on social media, writing, “A dream come true is an understatement. I’m so extremely honored to hitch this wonderful solid and manufacturing and return to the stage enjoying Fanny Brice on Broadway. See You September sixth.”
Lea will probably be taking on for Beanie Feldstein, who introduced on July 10 through Instagram that she could be stepping away from the present “earlier than anticipated” resulting from manufacturing “deciding to take the present in a special course.” Jane Lynch, who performed Rosie Brice alongside Beanie, will probably be changed by Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh when Lea begins her stint.
The male leads, Ramin Karimloo and Jared Grimes are anticipated to stay with the present. It was additionally revealed that present “Fanny Brice” standby, Beanie’s understudy Julie Benko, will proceed to carry out the title function from Tuesday, August 2 – Sunday, September 4, 2022 and on Thursdays starting Thursday, September 8, 2022.
In the meantime, Lea paid tribute to her late Glee co-star Cory Monteith on the ninth anniversary of his passing on Wednesday, July 13. Cory handed away in 2013 from an unintentional overdose at age 31, whereas staying in Vancouver, Canada. Lea posted an cute behind the scenes photograph of the pair smiling, with a easy pink coronary heart emoji accompanying it.