Funny Girl is a 1963 musical (opened on Broadway in 1964) with a book by Isobel Lennart, music by Jule Styne, and lyrics by Bob Merrill. The semi-biographical plot is based on the life and career of Broadway star, film actress and comedian Fanny Brice featuring her stormy relationship with entrepreneur and gambler Nick Arnstein.
Funny Girl received eight Tony nominations in 1964, including a Best Actress in a Musical nomination for Barbra Streisand.
There are 28 tracks on this album: Tracks 1-14 contain the background tracks and guide vocals; tracks 15-28 contain the background tracks alone. All tracks are re-recorded by professional singers and are in the original show tempos and keys.