Look Back at Barbra Streisand in Funny Girl on Broadway

Archival Photos   Look Back at Barbra Streisand in Funny Girl on Broadway
 
The show officially opened March 26, 1964, at the Winter Garden Theatre.
Barbra Streisand in<i> Funny Girl</i>
Barbra Streisand in the Broadway production of Funny Girl Friedman-Abeles/NYPL

Funny Girl opened on March 26, 1964, at the Winter Garden Theatre, starring Barbra Streisand as the comedian and performer Fanny Brice. The musical played 1,348 performances and received eight Tony Award nominations, including Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Composer and Lyricist, and Best Musical. It was adapted into a motion picture in 1968, starring Streisand in an Academy Award-winning performance. 

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