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Jane Lynch ALSO leaving Funny Girl on Broadway ahead of schedule

Jane Lynch will be leaving the new Broadway revival of Funny Girl on August 14, three weeks earlier than originally anticipated.Although she was initially scheduled to leave September 4, she already had a planned holiday from August 15 to 23, the production told the Hollywood Reporter.She was also going to be out of the show on September 1 so she that could cross the country to Los Angeles for the Creative Arts Emmys.As a result, the producers decided that instead of having Jane come back for just one week, the 62-year-old could depart the production at the end of this week. On her way out: Jane Lynch will be leaving the new Broadway revival of Funny Girl at the end of this week - three weeks earlier than originally anticipated; seen in MarchJane has been a part of the current revival since it opened this year on April 24 with Booksmart star Beanie Feldstein in the title role of Fanny Brice - a part that was famously originated by Barbra Streisand in 1964.The current production features Jane in the role of Fanny's mother Rose, who was played by Kay Medford in both the original production and the 1968 movie adaptation, for which Barbra won her first Oscar.  Tovah Feldshuh was scheduled to take over for Jane on September 6, and that date is unchanged, so Jane's standby Liz McCartney will play Rose in the interim. Beanie received a spate of bad reviews for the new revival, and by July it was announced that Lea Michele would replace her in September.
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Jane Lynch ALSO leaving Funny Girl on Broadway ahead of schedule
Jane Lynch will be leaving the new Broadway revival of Funny Girl on August 14, three weeks earlier than originally anticipated.Although she was initially scheduled to leave September 4, she already had a planned holiday from August 15 to 23, the production told the Hollywood Reporter.She was also going to be out of the show on September 1 so she that could cross the country to Los Angeles for the Creative Arts Emmys.As a result, the producers decided that instead of having Jane come back for just one week, the 62-year-old could depart the production at the end of this week. On her way out: Jane Lynch will be leaving the new Broadway revival of Funny Girl at the end of this week - three weeks earlier than originally anticipated; seen in MarchJane has been a part of the current revival since it opened this year on April 24 with Booksmart star Beanie Feldstein in the title role of Fanny Brice - a part that was famously originated by Barbra Streisand in 1964.The current production features Jane in the role of Fanny's mother Rose, who was played by Kay Medford in both the original production and the 1968 movie adaptation, for which Barbra won her first Oscar.  Tovah Feldshuh was scheduled to take over for Jane on September 6, and that date is unchanged, so Jane's standby Liz McCartney will play Rose in the interim. Beanie received a spate of bad reviews for the new revival, and by July it was announced that Lea Michele would replace her in September.
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A new comic book about the life of Stevie Nicks has been published
Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks has been published.Yesterday (July 26), TodalWave Comics announced that it was adding Nicks to its ‘Female Focus’ comic book series, which focusses on women who have made an impact in the world.Female Force: Stevie Nicks is a 22-page comic book that details the life and career of Nicks by author Michael Frizell and artist Ramon Salas.The book is available in print and digital formats and you can see the cover here:A post shared by TidalWave Productions (@tidalwaveprod)Author Frizell said in a press statement: “There’s a popular meme that talks about how Taylor Swift writes sad songs about her exes, but Stevie Nicks makes her exes sing songs she wrote about them explaining how horrible they are, and every time I see it, I laugh.“Stevie’s fearlessness makes her a rock legend and explains her staying power and popularity.”Previous ‘Female Force’ titles have profiled Dolly Parton, Donna Summer, Tina Turner, Betty White, Michelle Obama, Barbra Streisand, Cher and Gloria Steinem.Earlier this week, Nicks announced the remaining dates for her 2022 US tour. Check out the full dates below and buy tickets here.Stevie Nicks US tour 2022SEPTEMBERFriday 02-Sunday 04 – Snowmass, CO – JAS Aspen SnowmassThursday 08 – Highland Park, IL – Ravinia FestivalSaturday 10 – Highland Park, IL – Ravinia FestivalTuesday 13 – Clarkston, MI – Pine Knob Music TheatreSaturday 17 – Asbury Park, NJ – Sea.Hear.Now FestivalMonday 19 – Mansfield, MA – Xfinity CenterThursday 22 – Bangor, ME – Maine Savings AmphitheatreSaturday 24 – Bridgeport, CT – Sound on Sound FestivalFriday 30 – Dana Point, CA – Ohana FestivalOCTOBERMonday 03 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood BowlThursday 06 – Phoenix, AZ – Ak-Chin PavilionSunday 09 – The
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Barbra Streisand brands US Supreme Court the 'American Taliban' over Roe v Wade vote
Famous faces from across all industries have expressed their dismay over the overturning of Roe v Wade.F1 driver Lewis Hamilton hit out at a US judge in a furious statement following the decision.The Mercedes star said he had been left “disgusted” by last week's ruling.In an Instagram post shared on Friday, Lewis said: “Disgusted by the decision made by the Supreme Court in the US today.“I don’t understand why some in power pushed and continue to push to strip rights away from millions of people.“This decision will impact the most vulnerable among us.“Women, people of colour, members of the LGBTQIA+ community and so on.”Singers Olivia Rodrigo and Lily Allen protested the decision during Olivia’s Saturday set at Glastonbury.The Driver's License hitmaker was joined by Lily Allen for a rendition of Lily’s 2009 hit F**k You.Prefacing the song, Olivia dedicated it to the US Supreme Court as Lily walked on stage.Olivia said: “I’m devastated and terrified [by the ruling] and so many women and girls are going to die because of this.“And I wanted to dedicate this next song to the five members of the Supreme Court, who showed us at the end of the day they truly don’t give a s*** about freedom.”Olivia was not the only artist at the festival to hit out at the Supreme Court over the ruling.Singer Phoebe Bridgers led the crowd in chants of “f**k the Supreme Court” on Friday.Meanwhile, during her headline set, Billie Eilish said: “Today is a really dark day for women in the US.”Before performing her song Your Power, she added: “I’m just gonna say that because I can’t bear to think about it any longer in this moment.”
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Barbra Streisand's life - real name, tragic childhood loss and Friends star romance
Hollywood icons come no greater than singing sensation and A Star Is Born actress Barbra Streisand.Since bursting onto our stereos in the 1960s, she has become one of the world's biggest selling artists of all time - as well as one of the most decorated composers, actresses and singers.Hailed as a recording legend, she has also led a very interesting life away from our screens and stereos - including her philanthropy and political work, as well as a number of high profile romances and revealing a secret about her 'real' name.To celebrate Barbra's 80th birthday, Daily Star looks back on the life of one of the greatest entertainers of all time.Global music megastar and Hollywood actress Barbra Streisand was born on April 4, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York to parents Diane and Emanuel Streisand.However at the age of just 15 months old, Barbra's father Emanuel Streisand died after suffering a seizure at the age of 34.Speaking at a Q&A session at ArcLight Hollywood, the actress and singer revealed that she wrote the 1983 film Yentl, as a way to explore the father and daughter relationship she never had."It just meant a lot to me to be able to make a story where I could create a father, a father I never had because he died when I was 15 months old.
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