Fun Home Musical Will Launch National Tour in 2016
The Tony-nominated Best Musical Fun Home will welcome you to its house on Maple Avenue as the heartrending Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron musical launches a North American tour. The show will tour around the country during the 2016-17 season. Casting and official dates will be announced soon.
Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel, Fun Home charts a girl's quest to come to terms with her father's unexpected death. As she moves between past and present, Alison dives into the story of her volatile, brilliant father and relives her unique childhood at her family's funeral home.
Directed by Sam Gold, the Broadway production of Fun Home opened on April 19 at the Circle in the Square Theatre, starring Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn, Beth Malone, Sydney Lucas, Emily Skeggs, Roberta Colindrez, Joel Perez, Zell Morrow and Oscar Williams. The musical premiered off-Broadway at The Public Theater on October 22, 2013 and extended multiple times before ending its run in January 2014.
Fun Home is nominated for 12 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score, Best Leading Actor in a Musical (Cerveris), Best Leading Actress in a Musical (Malone), Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Kuhn, Lucas and Skeggs), Best Scenic Design of a Musical, Best Lighting Design of a Musical, Best Direction of a Musical and Best Orchestration.
Can’t wait for Fun Home to visit your city? Click below to see highlights from the Broadway production!