Shoshana Bean to Star in Funny Girl

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Broadway's onetime Elphaba in Wicked will play Fanny Brice.
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Shoshana Bean, one of the replacement Elphabas in Broadway's Wicked, has been chosen to play Fanny Brice in a production of Funny Girl at North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) near Boston.

The production is scheduled to begin performances June 7 and run through June 19. The rest of the cast will be announced at a later date.

The musical, which helped make a star of Barbra Streisand in its original 1964 production, has a score by Jule Styne and Bob Merrill, which includes “People,” “Don't Rain on My Parade” and “I'm the Greatest Star!”

The production was announced as part of the 2016-2017 NSMT season, which will also include productions of classics Mary Poppins, Singin’ in the Rain, Monty Python's Spamalot, West Side Story and A Christmas Carol.

For tickets, call (978) 232-7200 or visit NSMT.org.

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