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February 12 @ 3:00 pm
Winner of Five 2015 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score, and Best Book
Music by Jeanine Tesori
Book and Lyrics by Lisa Kron
Based on the Graphic Novel by Alison Bechdel
Directed by Maddie Roth
Music Directed by Justin Knowlton
When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life. Moving between past and present, Alison relives her unique childhood playing at the family’s Bechdel Funeral Home, her growing understanding of her own sexuality, and the looming, unanswerable questions about her father’s hidden desires. Fun Home is a refreshingly honest, wholly original musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes.
Approximate Length: Fun Home runs approximately 90 minutes with no intermission
Age Appropriate/Recommendation: Recognizing that families can make the determination for what their child is allowed to view, this show is recommended for teens aged 14 and up.
Sensitive Content Warning: Fun Home contains strong language, mild adult themes, and conversations/depictions of suicide.