Lea Michele denounces her debut as Fanny Brice in Broadway’s Funny Girl in the first-ever TikTok video

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Lea Michele denounces her debut as Fanny Brice in Broadway’s Funny Girl in the first-ever TikTok video… while temporarily absent from production to recover from COVID-19

Lea Michele joined TikTok and joked about her debut performance as Fanny Brice in the Funny Girl revival on Broadway in her very first post on the app.

The 36-year-old Glee singer shared a side-by-side video recreating user javirod305’s original clip.

Michele is on temporary leave from production after recently testing positive for COVID-19 just days after opening night.

Having fun: Lea Michele joined TikTok and joked about her debut performance as Fanny Brice in Funny Girl’s revival on Broadway in her very first post on the app

In the short video, Michele’s lip synced with Don’t Rain on My Parade, the musical’s most recognizable song.

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After getting through just one line, she stopped to give a subdued wave to where her audience would be as applause rang out.

She then sang the next line before quickly moving her hands up and down and assuming a fanciful pose.

Side-by-side: The Glee singer, 36, shared a side-by-side video recreating user javirod305's original clip

Side-by-side: The Glee singer, 36, shared a side-by-side video recreating user javirod305’s original clip

Lots of movement: She sang the next line before quickly moving her hands up and down and assuming a fanciful pose

Giving a Wave: After getting through just one line, she stopped to give a subdued wave to where the audience would be as the applause played

Showstopper: In it, Michele’s lip synchronized with Don’t Rain on My Parade, the most recognizable number of the musical. After getting through just one line, she stopped to give an understated wave to where the audience would be as the applause played

On leave: Michele is on temporary leave from production after recently testing positive for COVID-19 a few days after opening night

On leave: Michele is on temporary leave from production after recently testing positive for COVID-19 a few days after opening night

The New York resident captioned the video, “#duet with @javirod305 #funnygirl Obviously I can’t wait to get back to @funnygrlbwy next week.”

Michele, who took over the role of Fanny Brice from actress Beanie Feldstein, confirmed her positive coronavirus test last weekend.

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She told her Instagram that she was following via a Story post that “production protocols” require her to take a temporary absence from the show.

Confirmed: Michele, who took over the role of Fanny Brice from actress Beanie Feldstein, confirmed her positive coronavirus test last weekend

Confirmed: Michele, who took over the role of Fanny Brice from actress Beanie Feldstein, confirmed her positive coronavirus test last weekend

Protocols: She told her Instagram that she was following via a Story post that 'production protocols' require her to take a temporary absence from the show

Protocols: She told her Instagram that she was following via a Story post that ‘production protocols’ require her to take a temporary absence from the show

“Unfortunately, I have officially tested positive for COVID. According to production protocols, I cannot return to the theater for ten days,” said Michele, who made her debut as Fanny Brice earlier this week.

She went on to explain that the behind-the-scenes cast and crew of the musical have been dealing with a COVID-19 crisis that has led to significant absences in recent weeks.

“Luckily staying home today and catching this early protected so many members of our company from exposure. Funny Girl is and still is tackling a massive wave of COVID with nearly a dozen company members currently inactive,” she wrote.

“We’re almost on the other side of this and our swings and understudies do such an incredible job of keeping our show going.”

Despite her current health issues, Michele took a moment to get her hands on her “dream role” of Fanny Brice and how she’s looking forward to returning to the stage.

“This week is a dream come true and I can’t wait to get back. You better prepare yourself. See you soon,” Michele concluded, followed by a red heart emoji.

Hours earlier: Michele shocked fans when she informed them of her possible COVID-19 diagnosis just hours before she tested positive

Hours earlier: Michele shocked fans when she informed them of her possible COVID-19 diagnosis just hours before she tested positive

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