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12 Favorite Non-Barbra “Don’t Rain on My Parade” For the Funny Girl Anniversary

March 26th, 2020 by

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12 Favorite Non-Barbra “Don’t Rain on My Parade” For the Fu…

The Broadway bio-musical about the life of Fanny Brice, Funny Girl opened on this date in 1964 at the Winter Garden Theatre, and made a huge star of its leading lady Barbra Streisand. After Babs recreated her performance for the film adaptation and won the Oscar, she and Funny Girl have become totally enmeshed. (Exhibit A: it’s never been revived on Broadway.)


To celebrate Funny Girl today we look at a dozen performances of the showstopper “Don’t Rain on My Parade” by women other than Barbra.

Lillias White


Samantha Massell


Shoshana Bean


Stephanie J. Block


Bea Arthur


Bonnie Milligan


Leslie Kritzer


Melba Moore


Judy Kuhn


Jessica Vosk


Sutton Foster


Idina Menzel