The Creighton University Department of Fine and Performing Arts will present the musical Funny Girl on the Mainstage Theatre. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27 – 29 and Oct. 4 – 6, and a matinee performance at 2 p.m. on Oct. 7. Tickets are $18, $15 for seniors and $5 for students, faculty and staff.
For more information, call 402-280-1448, to order tickets go to boxoffice.creighton.edu
Comedienne, vaudeville and Ziegfeld Follies star, Fanny Brice was one of the most celebrated entertainers of stage, film and radio. Funny Girl tells the story of the heights and depths of her career and personal life.
Musical numbers include I'm the Greatest Star, People, and Don't Rain On My Parade. Funny Girl played for 1,348 performances on Broadway at the Winter Garden, Majestic, and Broadway Theatres starring Barbra Streisand, Sydney Chaplin, Kay Medford and Jean Stapleton.
Directed by: Marguerite Bennett
Musical Director: Stephen Sheftz
Choreographer: Patrick Roddy
Scenic and Lighting: Bill Van Deest
Costume Design: Lindsay Pape
Cast of Characters
Fanny Brice- Ariel Talacko
Nick Arnstein- Sean Flattery
Eddie Ryan- Nik Whitcomb
Mrs. Brice- Jessica Harris
Mrs. Strakosh- Colleen Kilcoyne
Mrs. O’Malley-Meredith McGroarty
Mrs. Meeker- Eastin Yates
Florenz Ziegfeld- Daniel Christensen
Tom Keeney- Alain Hernandez
Emma, Miss Brice’s Assistant- Kristin Kirkpatrick
Jonnie, the Stage Manager- Meghan Bullard
Ziegfeld Tenor- Marcus Denker
Veronica Benton, Christina Dano, Alli Derr, Abby Gauvain, Alexia Larch, Cole Manternach, Katie McClave, Brady Moe, Rob Saunders, Cameron Trace, Willi White