First and most obviously what it is not: Fun Home isn't Hamilton. Though it originated at the same New York hit factory, the Public, in 2013 - two years ahead of Hamilton there - Fun Home is in a different, more domestic register entirely. But it is also every bit as ground-breaking and surprising, giving a rare and thrilling musical voice to a young lesbian cartoonist's autobiographically-inspired rites of passage. Read more
Winner of five Tony Awards, this electrifying Broadway version of Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel took America by storm.
Meet Alison at three stages of her life. Memories of her 1970s childhood in a funeral home merge with her college love life and her coming out. Looking back on her complex relationship with her father, Alison finds they had more in common than she ever knew...
Fun Home has a book and lyrics by Lisa Kron and music by Jeanine Tesori. This Broadway transfer will be directed by Sam Gold.