Lea Michele shared a susceptible replace with followers on Wednesday (March 22) after her son Leo was checked into the hospital for an undisclosed well being matter.
“I’m so sorry but unfortunately I will be out of @FunnyGirlBwy today. We are at the hospital with our son dealing with a scary health issue that I need to be here for,” the actor wrote on her Instagram Tales, revealing she’d be calling out of her starring function in Broadway’s Humorous Woman for the night. “I’m so sorry. Please send us some love and strength.” She additionally shared a photograph of her hand wrapped over the 2-year-old’s from his hospital mattress.
Michele didn’t share what precisely despatched her son with husband Zandy Reich to the hospital, however Humorous Woman introduced earlier this month that it’ll shut this coming fall. After its ultimate efficiency on Sept. 3, the present will hit the highway for its very first North American tour.
Forward of the information of its pending ultimate curtain, the Michele-led revival of the 1964 musical starring Barbra Streisand — which initially featured Beanie Feldstein within the function of Fanny Brice — had been breaking field workplace information. Within the week main as much as Christmas, the present raked in additional than $2 million throughout eight reveals, setting a brand new excessive water mark for the August Wilson Theatre.
In February, Michele opened up as soon as once more in regards to the claims which have gone viral lately about her bullying others on the set of Glee, and the way the backlash affected her perspective going into Humorous Woman. “What I told myself stepping into Funny Girl was, ‘If I can’t take my role as a leader offstage as important as my role as a leader onstage, then I shouldn’t do this show,’” she advised playwright Jeremy O. Harris for Interview Journal.
Watch Michele’s Instagram Story earlier than it disappears right here.