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Runs from Tuesday May 14 2024 to Sunday May 19 2024

Approximate running time: 2 hours and 30 minutes


Highland Arts Theatre
40 Bentinck Street
Sydney NS B1P 1G2

Event Notes


Highland Arts Theatre Presents


Music by Jule Styne

Lyrics by Bob Merrill

Book by Isobel Lennart from an original story by Miss Lennart

Directed by Wesley J. Colford

Music Directed by Barbara Stetter

Choreographed by Stephen Greig

She's the greatest star! With humour, talent and chutzpah, Fanny Brice, an awkward Jewish girl who "isn't pretty," defies the odds and becomes a superstar of vaudeville, radio and Hollywood.

One of our most successful "Confidential Musical Theatre Projects" comes to life in a vibrant full production with a full cast, live band, and all local talent. In the Ziegfeld Follies, Fanny Brice was one of the most celebrated entertainers of her time. Fanny's rise to super-stardom and her turbulent romance with gambler Nick Arnstein are explored through Bob Merrill and Jule Styne's unforgettable score, which includes "Don't Rain On My Parade", "People", and "I'm the Greatest Star".

Starring Mea Tonet as Fanny Brice and CiarĂ¡n MacGillivray as Nick Arnstein

Come see the role that made Barbara Streisand a star in the first ever Cape Breton production!


Highland Arts Theatre - Sydney, NS


May 14 to 19, 2024

Tuesday to Saturday at 7:30pm

Sunday at 2:00pm and 7:30pm

There will be a brief intermission halfway through the show.


Recommended for 10 and up (but suitable for all ages)


Adult Admission: $39.00 (+ HST & Service Fee)

Ages 23 & Under Admission: $25.00 (+ HST & Service Fee)

Pay-What-You-Choose Preview Admission on May 14

Select Seats available for Free every performance while supplies last thanks to Radical Access.

All sales final.

Part of the 2024 Winter-Spring Season.

Thank you so much and see you soon at the HAT!

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