But now it's straight up cancelled!
Ticket holders were sent the following email on Friday:
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The show that made Barbra Streisand famous, Funny Girl, is being revived on Broadway.
Bartlet Sher will direct the six week out-of-town tryout in late 2011 in preparation for a quick Broadway transfer later in the season.
Rights owner and producer Bob Boyett said:
"I don't have any other details, or anything on locations…Nothing is really pulled together except Bart Sher. There have been a few Hollywood types who have expressed interest…but we're also open to going with an unknown actress."
So, Lea Michele?!
Can't wait to find out who they cast as the lead!