Jane Lynch talks about casting Leah Michelle in Funny Girl

Leani Michele replaces Beani Feldstein in Funny Girl

Leah Michelle Acquired Jane LynchStamp of approval.

Michelle – who was recently Broadway is sure to join the revival Funny girl– Will be replaced Benny Feldstein Fanny Bryce will play, while Tova Feldshuh will play Mrs. Bryce’s Lynch. Lynch – who is leaving musical comedy later this month – shares his thoughts on his ex Cheers The co-star is being cast.

“We communicated about it,” Lynch shared Deadline July 12. “You know, premiering Feldshuh and Leah together was a really strong idea. That is the only reason [we won’t appear together.]”

He added, “I adore him. He’s just going to take this show and do it on his own. I’m so glad he’s getting a chance to do shows in real life and not just Cheers.

Following the news that Michelle will be joining Funny girl In September, the actress shared her excitement about Introduction landing.

“A dream come true,” he wrote in an Instagram post on July 11. “I am incredibly honored to be able to join and return to this amazing cast and production. Fanny Bryce playing on Broadway. See you on September 6th. funnygirlbwy #FUNNYGIRL. “

Michelle’s casting announcement came less than a day after Feldstein announced that he was Broadway Musical is leaving ahead of schedule.

“Playing Fanny Bryce on Broadway has been my lifelong dream, and it’s been a great pleasure and a real honor to have done it over the last few months.” Impeachment: American Crime Story Wrote alum on Instagram on 10 July.

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