Does the show's premise depend on the leading lady being hard to look at? Poor girls.
Beanie Feldstein To Star in Broadway's 'Funny Girl' Revival in 2022
|by Anonymous||reply 59||January 24, 2022 12:47 AM|
Well, if a girl isn’t pretty, like a Miss Atlantic City.
|by Anonymous||reply 1||August 12, 2021 2:07 AM|
She sure is ugly.
|by Anonymous||reply 2||August 12, 2021 2:08 AM|
The nepotism of it all. She's literally a female Jonah Hill .
|by Anonymous||reply 3||August 12, 2021 2:09 AM|
Let's hope she has less yo yo-ing than her fat fuck brother.
If you think the Hills are ugly now, you should see them when they're thin and popular.
|by Anonymous||reply 4||August 12, 2021 2:09 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 5||August 12, 2021 2:15 AM|
A thumb in a wig.
|by Anonymous||reply 6||August 12, 2021 2:17 AM|
Fannie Brice was fat?
|by Anonymous||reply 7||August 12, 2021 2:23 AM|
Does she have the voice?
|by Anonymous||reply 8||August 12, 2021 2:24 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 9||August 12, 2021 2:26 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 10||August 12, 2021 2:29 AM|
Lea Michelle was trending regarding this news and everyone was making fun of how miserable she must have been that she didn't get the part. What is the deal with that? Do people not like Lea or something?
|by Anonymous||reply 11||August 12, 2021 2:31 AM|
This thread will end in tears.
|by Anonymous||reply 12||August 12, 2021 2:35 AM|
What a god-awful unfortunate name. At least her brother had the sense to change his!
|by Anonymous||reply 13||August 12, 2021 2:39 AM|
Barbra was prettier and more talented. I heard beanie singing and it sounded very generic.
|by Anonymous||reply 14||August 12, 2021 2:45 AM|
[quote] Do people not like Lea or something?
R11, did you just fall off the turnip truck?
|by Anonymous||reply 15||August 12, 2021 2:56 AM|
Is she box office? Star of Booksmart doesn’t exactly sell tickets.
|by Anonymous||reply 16||August 12, 2021 4:09 AM|
R13 They've finally found a face and name more Hebraic than Barbra Streisand.
Fanny Brice was plain-looking and thin, and certainly made less of an impression than either of these high-profile Jewesses. But that's how good writers are supposed to live.
|by Anonymous||reply 17||August 12, 2021 4:15 AM|
DL fave Melissa Miller is gearing up to be her understudy.
|by Anonymous||reply 18||August 12, 2021 4:15 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 19||August 12, 2021 4:42 AM|
R19 I've seen heavier portions on Beanie Feldstein's lunch plate. How the hell are they gonna make this work, visually?
|by Anonymous||reply 20||August 12, 2021 4:43 AM|
If this tubbo Jew Broad wins an Oscar before me, I will burn this fucking town straight down to the desert soil!
|by Anonymous||reply 21||August 12, 2021 5:26 AM|
Not the first fat fanny on Broadway.
|by Anonymous||reply 22||August 12, 2021 6:05 AM|
She doesn’t have the voice for it.
I don’t know how she’s going to sing this show and who they think will pay to see her?
|by Anonymous||reply 23||August 12, 2021 7:01 AM|
This can't be as bad as the Brits reviving Funny Girl in the West End and casting Sheridan Smith as Fanny Brice. And then praising her with excellent reviews much like they did with the mousy, dull Elena Roger in their Evita revival.
|by Anonymous||reply 24||August 12, 2021 7:43 AM|
This is gonna be worse than Precious, when the reviewers praise the lead actress for being "brave" to show her fat face in "this shallow business."
|by Anonymous||reply 25||August 12, 2021 7:45 AM|
This bitch is fat and fugly.
|by Anonymous||reply 26||August 12, 2021 7:46 AM|
Don't rain on her parade. It will only make her float.
|by Anonymous||reply 27||August 12, 2021 9:04 AM|
What a disaster.
|by Anonymous||reply 28||August 12, 2021 9:12 AM|
[quote] Barbra was prettier and more talented.
Probably. In the pics OP posted, Beanie actually looks prettier than Barbra, however.
|by Anonymous||reply 29||August 12, 2021 9:31 AM|
Beanie Feldstein is going to sing The Music That Makes Me Dance? I think most of the audience will be heading up the aisle by then.
This has “community theatre turn” written all over it.
|by Anonymous||reply 30||August 12, 2021 1:25 PM|
R24 Well, at least Sheridan Smith is a pretty good actress, without being a case of nepotism, so there is that.
|by Anonymous||reply 31||August 12, 2021 1:34 PM|
She's who was cast in "Merrily We Roll Along in Linklater's 20 years in the making film.
|by Anonymous||reply 32||August 12, 2021 1:38 PM|
link for R32. Pardon.
|by Anonymous||reply 33||August 12, 2021 1:39 PM|
I'm afraid I don't know enough about either show to know if the same woman could feasibly play both roles properly. Enlighten me, please.
|by Anonymous||reply 34||August 12, 2021 1:40 PM|
[quote] Well, at least Sheridan Smith is a pretty good actress, without being a case of nepotism, so there is that
I saw her in Funny Girl and found her completely unbelievable as a Lower East Side New York Jew. Carol Burnett, who turned down the role when she was originally approached for the original Broadway production, was right. The actress playing Fanny has to be convincingly Jewish. Or at least 'ethnic New Yorker'.
|by Anonymous||reply 35||August 12, 2021 1:56 PM|
I’m not a fan of this actress.
|by Anonymous||reply 36||August 12, 2021 2:03 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 37||August 12, 2021 3:58 PM|
She doesn't have the voice to carry Funny Girl.
And she is a rich kid from LA who started voice lessons when she was in elementary school.
(Ben sounds lovely in this video - he can sing).
|by Anonymous||reply 38||August 12, 2021 4:12 PM|
One more featuring her dancing...
|by Anonymous||reply 39||August 12, 2021 4:14 PM|
[quote] Lea Michelle was trending regarding this news and everyone was making fun of how miserable she must have been that she didn't get the part. What is the deal with that? Do people not like Lea or something?
There's a BI for that. ------
- The Nastiness Factor
In any profession, it’s good to have goals.
This actress has had the same goal for her entire life!
Her goal was to play the lead in the revival/remake of this classic musical.
The movie originally starred a legendary with an exceptional voice. She wound up winning an Oscar for her performance.
Our actress sincerely believes that she is a performer of the same caliber. She believes that she proved that as the lead of a television series that showed off her vocal talents. She believes that when the time is right, she will be called upon to take the baton of stardom and reprise the very role that made that Oscar winner a star.
Well, folks, the time is now!
They are doing a revival of that famous role on Broadway!
Yes, the very role that our actress believes she was born to play!
They just finished auditions and… the producers picked someone else for the lead role.
Needless to say, our actress is not exactly [bold]glee[/bold]ful about this.
[italic] She is devastated. She can’t believe that they picked someone less attractive, less talented, and with an inferior voice. It feels like a total slap in the face. [/italic]
We don’t mean to rain on her parade, but we hear that if our actress had been nicer to people on her way up, the producers would have seriously considered her for the starring role.
In this case, the nastiness factor appears to have cost her the lead.
From the Blind Gossip Site.
|by Anonymous||reply 40||August 12, 2021 4:45 PM|
In which particular alternative universe is that "item" even remotely "blind"?
|by Anonymous||reply 41||August 12, 2021 4:50 PM|
I’m supposed to stick my dick into that?
|by Anonymous||reply 42||August 12, 2021 5:08 PM|
Jonah Hill with a vagina, how stunning
|by Anonymous||reply 43||August 12, 2021 5:11 PM|
I had no idea she was Jonah Hill's sister.
I liked "Booksmart."
"Beanie" is a godawful, off-putting name, and she never should have entertained using it as her stage name. I'm sure she and her family and friends think it's cute. Everyone else thinks of a pile of mushy beans, Beano*, or worse.
* (the gas remedy, not the British comic mag)
|by Anonymous||reply 44||August 12, 2021 5:17 PM|
Was Lea Michelle even considered?
|by Anonymous||reply 45||August 12, 2021 5:25 PM|
It's a better choice than Lauren Ambrose at least.
|by Anonymous||reply 46||August 12, 2021 5:27 PM|
R35, Sheridan Smith was completely unconvincing as Californian Elle Woods in Legally Blonde but people over here went nuts for her and I believe she won an Olivier Award. She wasn't funny, she wasn't sexy, she had no sense of fashion. All she did was repeatedly walk down to the apron of the stage, arms akimbo, and sing her songs. I didn't even think her voice was that impressive. Audiences have different criteria around the world, they're not always looking for authenticity.
|by Anonymous||reply 47||August 12, 2021 5:28 PM|
Hey Mister Aaaarrrrnnsteeeeeiinnn—
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|by Anonymous||reply 48||August 12, 2021 5:30 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 49||August 12, 2021 5:32 PM|
Harvey Fierstein is going to write the book for this? Any young actress who wants to play Fanny in Funny Girl will have watched the movie and would insist that the show end with "My Man" like the film did.
Will they drop the gorgeous "The Music That Makes Me Dance" and acquire the rights to "My Man" instead? The book for the original show may have been an incoherent mess but it at least ended on a defiant note with Fanny reprising "Don't Rain On My Parade". The film chose to turn Fanny into an eternally codependent victim who still loved her man. The live vocal in the first part of "My Man" may have been a great cinematic moment but a DROMP reprise was truer to the real Fanny Bruce, who did get over Nick Arnstein.
|by Anonymous||reply 50||August 13, 2021 9:15 AM|
That’s a great rename for a remake with Beanie
|by Anonymous||reply 51||August 13, 2021 4:16 PM|
Does her pussy stink?
|by Anonymous||reply 52||August 14, 2021 2:04 AM|
Chrissy Metz will play the Anne Francis part.
|by Anonymous||reply 53||August 14, 2021 2:14 AM|
"Was Lea Michelle even considered?"
|by Anonymous||reply 54||August 14, 2021 2:34 AM|
OP stop trying to make this fat fug happen. She is so hard to look at and makes Streisand like like a supermodel.
|by Anonymous||reply 55||August 16, 2021 4:26 PM|
A " gracious " Lea Michele.
|by Anonymous||reply 56||August 17, 2021 1:37 PM|
🎶"Beanie Feldstein, Beanie Feldstein, What a beautiful, beautiful naaaame! 🎶
|by Anonymous||reply 57||August 20, 2021 8:11 PM|
My pick to star in the revival would have been Maude Maggart. She has such a beautiful voice, strong and pure but not a typical "Broadway" voice, very unique. She could sing the hell out of those songs.
|by Anonymous||reply 58||January 24, 2022 12:36 AM|
What happened to Lea Michele? Is she too old for the part now?
|by Anonymous||reply 59||January 24, 2022 12:47 AM|