REVIEW: “Funny Girl” at the Mac-Haydn

by Roseann Cane A small number of American musicals seem inseparable from the actors who originated the lead roles. For devotees of musical theater, Yul Brynner is The King and I; Robert Preston, The Music Man; and of course, Barbra Streisand is Funny Girl. Contemporary actors cast in these roles have a special burden in…

“Funny Girl” Up Next at the Mac-Haydn Theatre

CHATHAM, NY — The Mac-Haydn Theatre continues its 50th season celebration with the quintessential musical comedy “Funny Girl”, performing June 7 through June 17. The story of beloved comedienne Fanny Brice begins in New York’s Lower East Side, where the stage-struck teenager fumbles her way through burlesque and vaudeville, with dreams of making it big…