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Look Back at Barbra Streisand in Funny Girl on Broadway

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The show officially opened March 26, 1964, at the Winter Garden Theatre.

Funny Girl opened on March 26, 1964, at the Winter Garden Theatre, starring Barbra Streisand as performer Fanny Brice. The musical played 1,348 performances and received eight Tony Award nominations, including Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Composer and Lyricist, and Best Musical. It was adapted into a motion picture in 1968, starring Streisand in an Academy Award-winning performance. 

Learn more about the show in the Playbill Vault.

Look Back at Barbra Streisand in Funny Girl on Broadway

Look Back at Barbra Streisand in Funny Girl on Broadway

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Streisand and Sydney Chaplin during rehearsals


Barbra Streisand and Sydney Chaplin during rehearsals

Henry Grossman


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Barbra Streisand and Sydney Chaplin, January 1964 Playbill, Shubert Theatre, Boston


In rehearsal: Sydney Chaplin, Streisand, Bob Merrill and Jule Styne


In rehearsal: Sydney Chaplin, Barbra Streisand, Bob Merrill, and Jule Styne


Streisand's Playbill bio


Barbra Streisand’s Playbill bio



“I’m The Greatest Star”

Henry Grossman



“Cornet Man”

Henry Grossman



“Cornet Man”

Henry Grossman



“Cornet Man”

Henry Grossman


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