Funny Girl at Birmingham Hippodrome

Sheridan Smith is #FunnyGirl

#BrumHour

by Julie Wallis twitter.com/nicenic63

Funny Girl at Birmingham Hippodrome

The UK tour of Funny Girl is at Birmingham Hippodrome until 13th May. Last night’s show was sold out, but if you can get tickets you are in for the theatrical night of your life!

Set at the start of last century, Sheridan Smith plays Fanny Brice, a young girl who wants to sing and dance, who meets her future husband Nicky Arnstein, played by Darius Campbell. Fanny starts at a vaudeville act and eventually gets the top slot working with the Ziegfeld follies, and is earning big bucks. Brice is not a traditional beauty like her fellow dancers but she can sing and is a great comedic act.

Funny Girl Photo by Johan Persson

Funny Girl is based on a true story and it is absolute mind blowing brilliance. Sheridan Smith is not only a great actor and dancer…

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