Lea Michele confirmed that she tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss 10 days of Funny Girl performances
she, 36, joined TikTok and posted her first video just days after announcing she had to sit out a week of Broadway shows due to a COVID-19 diagnosis. And it's a hilarious nod to her starring role.
In a duet with another TikTok user, she lip syncs to an audio of her own voice being interrupted by rapturous applause while singing the show's signature tune, "Don't Rain on My Parade."
The video shows the Golden Globe nominee in comfy matching pajamas, using a hairbrush as a microphone. Her radiant smile speaks volumes as she mimics the movements from the original post.
The actress reposted the video to her Instagram account, with the caption, "She's on TikTok."
Her TikTok wasn't too far from reflecting the truth, was Michelle's first night onstage was full of applause. She received a total of four standing ovations before the end of Act 1.
"Unfortunately, I have officially tested positive for COVID. In following production protocol, I cannot return to the theater for 10 days," she wrote.
"This week has been a dream come true and I cannot wait to get back — You better get ready. See you soon," Michele added.
After she was announced to replace previous star Beanie Feldstein in July, Michele told PEOPLE that speculation of behind-the-scenes drama around the casting decision is not true.