Funny Girl Star Enters Broadway Spotlight April 7

News   Funny Girl Star Enters Broadway Spotlight April 7 Leslie Kritzer, who starred as Fanny Brice in the Paper Mill production of Funny Girl, will go it solo April 7 at the Ars Nova Theatre.

Kritzer is the latest offering in the Broadway Spotlight Series, which presents concert evenings with stars of the Broadway stage. Others who have taken part in the series include Les Miz’s Lauren Kennedy, Hairspray's Shoshana Bean, Into the Woods' Chad Kimball, Aida's Felicia Finley and former Renters Anthony Rapp and Idina Menzel. Pianist/musical director Vadim Fleitcher, of Lincoln Center’s Elegies, will accompany Kritzer, who will offer a “lighthearted look at her life in song.” Concertgoers can expect to hear songs from the worlds of Broadway, pop and rock. Show time is 8 PM.

Leslie Kritzer recently stoodby for Alice Ripley in the Kennedy Center’s mounting of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tell Me On a Sunday. She has also appeared in Godspell and Bat Boy and a concert staging of Rags.

The Ars Nova Theater is located at 511 W. 54th Street in New York City. Tickets are priced at $12 and may be purchased through SmartTix (www.smarttix.com) and by phone at (212) 206-1515.