Rave rewiews, ‘Funny Girl’ is a must-see production!

2024-05-18T05:57:46-07:00May 8th, 2024|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Melissa Manchester is a stand-out as Mrs. Brice, Fanny’s mother, and she wisely avoids the pitfall of making a caricature of the “Jewish mother” while still finding plenty of opportunities for wise-cracking. The ensemble provides a dazzling backdrop to the action. A game trouper, brings her flamboyant Bronx pedigree to the role of Mrs. Brice.

To my fans, friends and theater-goers across the country

2023-11-05T12:20:18-08:00November 3rd, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

A few days ago on my way to the theater, I took a fall and injured my knee, which will unfortunately require surgery and time for recovery. I am heartsick to be away from my beautiful cast mates, as well as the exquisite world of FUNNY GIRL. I am sorry to disappoint those of you who were hoping to see me in this historic production. [read more...]

‘Funny Girl’ delivers… led by young star Katerina McCrimmon and veteran singer Melissa Manchester

2023-10-27T07:26:53-07:00October 27th, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Nine years ago, a friend’s mother told Katerina McCrimmon, “You’re going to play Fanny Brice in ‘Funny Girl’ some day.” McCrimmon, just 16 years old at the time and a budding actress, possessed the same spunky, silly, never-say-die vitality as Brice, the friend’s mother said. Now 25 years old, McCrimmon is traveling the country in the national tour of “Funny Girl,”. Playing Fanny’s mother Rose, [read more...]