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 runs from 18th June to 1st September 2018.
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.