How did Lea Michele not let the drama rain down on her funny girl’s success

Immediately, speculation swirled that Michelle would finally be tapped to play Fanny, and on July 11th, it was pretty cool, it took two, when it was officially announced that she would in fact take on the lead role.

Of course, the news didn’t come without a bit of backstage drama like the ex-Michelle cheerful Share in the star Jane LynchPrice, who played Mrs. Price in the revival, announced that she will also be leaving the show earlier than expected, wrapping up her career before Michelle makes her debut. But Lynch replaced him Tova FeldshahSet the record straight about her relationship with Michelle.

“We’ve been in touch about this,” Lynch told Deadline in July. “You know, it was just a really strong idea to have Feldshuh and Lea show together. That’s the only reason [we won’t appear together.]”

She continued, “I adore her. She is going to take this show and make it her own. I am so glad she had the opportunity in real life to do the show and not just in cheerful. “

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