Production images have been released for the London premiere of Fun Home, which opens at the Young Vic later this week. The musical, which has been running on Broadway since 2015, is based on Alison Bechdel’s graphic memoir which tells of her exploration of her sexuality, her relationship with her father and a whole host of aspects from her life.
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-... Read more