Funny Girl starring Sheridan Smith has extended at the Savoy Theatre
The West End production of hit show Funny Girl starring Sheridan Smith will now run a further 4 weeks with a final performance on 8 October 2016 at the Savoy Theatre.
Olivier Award-winning actress Sheridan Smith stars as Fanny Brice, a music hall singer from Brooklyn who rose to become one of Broadway’s biggest stars under producer Florenz Ziegfeld.
The role was made famous by Barbra Streisand who originated the character on Broadway, in the West End, and starred in the film. Smith who has received excellent reviews has notably made the role her own making use of her brilliant comic timing.
The production has made records for the Savoy Theatre with advance sales being the biggest in the venue’s history.
Funny Girl runs from 9 April 2016 until 8 October 2016 at the Savoy Theatre.