Lea Michele is clearly over the moon about touchdown the lead position in Broadway’s revival of Humorous Woman. 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 followers, Lea added a second slide to the put up: a photograph of her Glee character, Rachel Berry, posing for the same snap when she starred in Humorous Woman 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 introduced to start with 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 forged and manufacturing and return to the stage taking part in Fanny Brice on Broadway. See You September sixth.”
Lea can be taking up for Beanie Feldstein, who introduced on July 10 by way of Instagram that she could be stepping away from the present “ahead of anticipated” because of manufacturing “deciding to take the present in a special route.” Jane Lynch, who performed Rosie Brice alongside Beanie, can be changed by Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh when Lea begins her stint.
The male leads, Ramin Karimloo and Jared Grimes are anticipated to proceed performing earlier than and after the transition. It was additionally revealed that present Fanny Brice standby, Beanie’s understudy Julie Benko, will proceed to carry out the title position 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 dying on Wednesday, July 13. Cory handed away in 2013 from an overdose at age 31. Lea posted an cute behind the scenes photograph of the pair smiling, with a crimson coronary heart emoji alongside it.