Lea Michele shares side-by-side comparison photos beneath the Funny Girl marquee


Lea Michele shares side-by-side photos beneath the Funny Girl marquee from her new role and her TV show Glee: ‘A dream come true’

One of Lea Michele’s lifelong dreams is coming true very soon, and she couldn’t help but post about it.

The 35-year-old actress shared a pair of photos where she stood beneath marquees promoting the show Funny Girl.

Her first picture was a more contemporary photo, showing the star standing beneath the marquee outside the August Wilson Theatre.

Big dreams: One of Lea Michele’s lifelong dreams is coming true very soon, and she couldn’t help but post about it 

She stood in an elegant black cocktail dress that ended around her knees. Her dark brown hair was parted in the middle and fell down past her shoulders. 

She tossed a look back over her shoulder while she posed. 

The second photo she posted was a photo of her in character as Rachel Berry from her hit television show Glee. 

Throwback: The 35-year-old actress shared a pair of photos where she stood beneath marquees promoting the show Funny Girl

Throwback: The 35-year-old actress shared a pair of photos where she stood beneath marquees promoting the show Funny Girl

Life imitating art: Michele's character Rachel Berry landed the lead role of Fanny Brice on the show, the role she will start playing on Broadway next month; still from Glee

Life imitating art: Michele’s character Rachel Berry landed the lead role of Fanny Brice on the show, the role she will start playing on Broadway next month; still from Glee

In the picture, she donned a bright purple dress with a flared skirt that stopped in the middle of her thighs. 

She had bangs that ended just shy of her dark eyes as she flashed a smile for onlookers. 

Michele’s character Rachel Berry landed the lead role of Fanny Brice on the show, the role she will start playing on Broadway next month. 

The New York native captioned the photos, ‘A dream come true [red heart emoji].’ 

Moving on: Beanie Feldstein previously held the role in the revival. Her singing received mixed reviews, but others praised the actress and her costars

Moving on: Beanie Feldstein previously held the role in the revival. Her singing received mixed reviews, but others praised the actress and her costars

Last goodbye: Feldstein bid farewell to her lead role as Fanny Brice in the Broadway's Funny Girl, following her final performance at the August Wilson Theatre on Sunday

Last goodbye: Feldstein bid farewell to her lead role as Fanny Brice in the Broadway’s Funny Girl, following her final performance at the August Wilson Theatre on Sunday

Michele will officially take over the role on September 6. Beanie Feldstein previously held the role in the revival which has received tons of acclaim. 

The 29-year-old actress recently moved on from the role and posted an emotional farewell to her Instagram. 

‘But now it’s just another show, and you leave ’em laughing when you go,’ Beanie captioned the snaps with the lyrics from Joni Mitchell’s song Both Sides Now.

Lea is also taking the show seriously. She recently canceled her remaining summer concert tour dates so she could focus on getting ready for the role.  

No more summer shows: Lea is also taking the show seriously. She recently canceled her remaining summer concert tour dates so she could focus on getting ready for the role; still from Glee

No more summer shows: Lea is also taking the show seriously. She recently canceled her remaining summer concert tour dates so she could focus on getting ready for the role; still from Glee

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