Julie Benko

Watch Now: Funny Girl‘s Julie Benko Performs “I’m the Greatest Star”

Julie Benko is currently starring as Fanny Brice in the first-ever Broadway revival of Funny Girl at the August Wilson Theatre. Watch Benko perform one of the show’s most iconic tunes, “I’m the Greatest Star,” at Broadway in Bryant Park.

Currently, Benko leads a cast that includes Tony and Olivier Award nominee Ramin Karimloo as Nick Arnstein, Jeff Award winner and Tony Nominee Jared Grimes as Eddie Ryan, Liz McCartney as Mrs. Rosie Brice Peter Francis James as Florenz Ziegfeld, Ephie Aardema as Emma/Mrs. Nadler, Debra Cardona as Mrs. Meeker, Toni DiBuono as Mrs. Strakosh, and Martin Moran as Tom Keeney.

This bittersweet comedy is the story of the indomitable Fanny Brice, a girl from the Lower East Side who dreamed of a life on the stage. Everyone told her she’d never be a star, but then something funny happened—she became one of the most beloved performers in history, shining brighter than the brightest lights of Broadway.

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