Lea Michele tested positive for COVID-19 and won’t be available in Broadway’s Funny Girl for ten days.
The American actress confirmed on social media that she is suffering from COVID-19 as the test result is positive.
However, she will not be part of Broadway’s Funny Girl for ten days as the production protocol wants her to get a temporary absence.
The Glee star shared on her Instagram account that “unfortunately I have officially tested positive for COVID-19.”
However, She has started her dream role as Fanny Brice earlier this week in Funny Girl but now she is will not be a part of the show for ten days.
So it means that she will not be available on stage for the upcoming parts of the show.
Besides all of her health sufferings and issues, she is still hopeful and looking forward to her dream role as a Fanny Brice on the stage.
So get well soon Michele, we are waiting for you.
However, Julie Benko is going to play Fanny Brice as Michele tested positive for COVID-19. As Michele wrote “Julie is going to crush it today as Fanny”
Moreover, Funny Girl also confirmed on the website that Julie Benko will play the role of Fanny Brine on Saturday’s performance of Funny Girl.
In addition, the message on the website also confirmed that she will return to the stage on September.2. as the Jewish vaudeville legend.
However, if you have bought the ticket to see Michele’s performance, then you can replace your ticket with another month’s ticket. As she tested positive for Covid-19.
In addition, Michele received six standing ovations when she made her “Funny Girl” premiere on Tuesday at the August Wilson Theatre. Jonathan Groff, Michele’s old “Spring Awakening” co-star, and “Glee” co-creator Ryan Murphy were reportedly present for the performance.
Subscribe to our newsletter!