Fun Home, The Young Vic

Young Vic, London
Fun Home
Young Vic, London
Our Review 5 / 5

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.

Previews from |
18th June 2018
Opening date |
27th June 2018
Available until |
1st September 2018
Closes |
1st September 2018
Categories |
Lisa Kron
Sam Gold
Songs by:
Jeanine Tesori (music) and Lisa Kron (lyrics)

Young Vic Venue Information

Young Vic, 66 The Cut, London, SE1 8LZ
Venue Box Office:
020 7922 2922
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Customer reviews

Our Review of Fun Home


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

Latest Fun Home News & Features

Production images of Fun Home at the Young Vic
Monday, 25 June, 2018
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. With a music and book by Lisa Kron and music by Jeanine Tesori, Fun home stars Kaisa Hammarlund, Eleanor Kane, Jenna Russell...
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Broadway hit Fun Home to open in London as part of new Young Vic season
Friday, 14 July, 2017
The hit Broadway musical Fun Home is to get its UK premiere next year as part of the new season at the Young Vic. Fun Home is based on Alison Bechdel’s 2006 graphic novel and is about the character Alison at three different ages of her life. It premiered at The Public Theater, New York in 2013 and won 5 Tony Awards after a run on Broadway.  It features music by Jeanine Tesori, a book and lyrics by Lisa Kron, and will be directed in the Main House by Sam Gold when it...
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