Lea Michele’s ‘Funny Girl’ Team Gives Her an Early Birthday Party During Rehearsals


Lea Michele will be celebrating her 36th birthday on Monday and the cast and crew of Funny Girl helped ring in the occasion a few days early!

During a rehearsal on Friday (August 26), the Funny Girl team presented Lea with a cake and sang her “Happy Birthday.”

Seen in the video are Lea‘s co-stars Tovah Feldshuh, who also joins the cast on September 6 and Jared Grimes, who received the show’s only Tony nomination this year.

A video of the moment was posted on Instagram by Lea‘s understudy Ephie Aardema, who is also in the ensemble.

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Lea will be making her official return to Broadway in just over a week. Tickets for her first night have been sold out since the day her run was announced. Check out the first footage of her rehearsing for the show!