Funny Girl

Funny Girl Theatre breaks

About the show

It's been 50 years since the first debut of Funny Girl arrived in London. Now, it has returned in full force to the wonderful west end, settling in at the sparkling Savoy Theatre. Funny Girl is a comedy-drama and a fun-loving musical, based upon the real life events of famous Broadway star: Fanny Brice. A struggling star, Fanny finally reaches stardom on the Broadway stage – but not without its difficulties on the way! Funny Girl is a story about reflection; through the use of flashback, Sheridan Smith’s Character tells the story of her life with her husband, Nick Arnstein, through drama and song – whilst she impatiently waits for him to return from prison.

The show, revamped by Jule Styne and Bob Merill, has a handful of new and updated songs, fresh content and other impressive changes to its original performance at the Menier Chocolate Factory. Famous star Barbara Streisand originally played the star role of Fanny Brice, both on Broadway and in the fantastic Hollywood film. Now on the west end, Sheridan Smith takes centre stage. Smith is no stranger to the west end stage, previously starring in and winning an Olivier award for her fabulous role as Elle in Legally Blonde.

Box office records were previously broken when the musical played at the Menier Chocolate Factory, as tickets sold out the morning after its first release at midnight! Tickets for the upcoming show in April are already selling like hotcakes. So, if Funny Girl sounds like the show for you - get booking now. You don't want to be missing out on the great deals we have to offer!

What to expect from Funny Girl

One of the most anticipated revivals of the decade, this brand new production of Funny Girl stars two-time Olivier Award and BAFTA winner Sheridan Smith as Fanny Brice, a role immortalised by Barbara Streisand on Broadway and on film. The heartfelt and captivating Funny Girl features a host of beloved musical numbers including ‘I’m The Greatest Star’, ‘Don’t Rain on My Parade’ and ‘People’.

Once you have left this exciting show you will be ready to relax. Luckily our theatre breaks allow you to book exceptional hotels in the heart of London, meaning that you will be in walking distance of not just safety and comfort, but style and luxury too. Booking a “Funny Girl” theatre break gives you excitement, indulgence and great value.


Reviews of Funny Girl

No reviews have been published for this exciting show as of yet. But hold tight, as soon as they are we will be publishing them right here to give you an inside scoop into this intriguing new show.

However, the dazzling duo who produced 'Funny Girl', Sonia Friedman and Scott Landis have stated that: "2016 will mark the fiftieth anniversary of the original London production of Funny Girl. It's enormously exciting to be bringing this legendary musical back to the West End for the first time since 1966, in a brand new production starring the incredible Sheridan Smith."

Interesting facts about Funny Girl

The show has previously been seen in the West End, with the premiere show initially starring Barbra Streisand in 1966.

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Performances

Running time - 2 hours, 30 minutes

Booking until - 08/10/2016

Important information

Sheridan Smith cannot be guaranteed to appear in every performance, and tickets are not sold on that basis.

Savoy Theatre

Savoy Court
The StrandLondon
WC2R 0ET

Nearest tube - Charing Cross

Seating information - The theatre is split into 3 tiers: the Stalls are at the ground level, with the Royal Circle on the 1st floor and the Grand Circle at the top.

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