It's Lea Michele's opening night in Funny Girl on Broadway and while Mother Nature may have rained on her parade.
For the audience at the August Wilson Theatre, Michele was apparently both candy and a ball of buttah.
While critics won't have a chance to weigh in on The Great White Way's latest Fanny Brice for a few more weeks.
Twitter reactions are rolling in and Michele is a hit — to the tune of multiple standing ovations.
The audience leapt to their feet at least three more times before intermission.
Among those cheering on Michele were her Spring Awakening co-star Jonathan Groff, former boss Ryan Murphy
National treasure Harvey Fierstein, who also revised the book of the musical.
Michele is replacing Beanie Feldstein, who bowed out of the show earlier than expected.
Michele's former fellow Gleek Samantha Ware called out Broadway for "upholding whiteness" .
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