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Cannavale gets the ‘Girl’

Actor co-stars with Ambrose in revival

Bobby Canavale has booked his next stage gig, signing on to co-star in the upcoming Broadway revival of “Funny Girl.”

Thesp, who won plaudits for his perf in “The Motherfucker With the Hat” last season, will play Nick Arnstein, the gambler with whom the title character, on-the-rise legit star Fanny Brice, falls in love. Lauren Ambrose will play Fanny.

Bartlett Sher (“South Pacific”) helms the revival, which will have a tryout run at the Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles early next year. Center Theater Group produces the L.A. run alongside the project’s commercial producers: Bob Boyett, Sonia Friedman Prods., Jean Doumanian, Stacey Mindich and Tim Levy.

Canavale also appeared in Theresa Rebeck play “Mauritius” on the Main Stem as well as in an Off Broadway revival of “Hurlyburly.”Exact Broaday timeline for “Funny Girl” has yet to be nailed down.

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