"Funny Girl" Starter Beanie steps down,  replaces by Lea Michele

Beanie Feldstein opted out of "Funny Girl", and Lea Michele replaced her! 

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Lea Michele would now be portraying Fanny Brice in "Funny Girl".

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Beanie Feldstein announced her decision on social media, as she steps down as Fanny Brice.

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Beanie could not agree with the production's decision to take the show in another direction.

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Feldstein surprised fans with her early exit from the show.

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However, Lea Michele would join "Funny Girl" on September 6. 

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Until then, the lead role is with Julie Benko.

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An elated Julie took her social media profile to declare herself "The luckiest standby in the world".

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Meanwhile, fans are gearing up for the new "Funny Girl" cast.

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Stay Tuned for many such updates! 

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