Fun Home, The Young Vic

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.

Lisa Kron
Sam Gold
Songs by:
Jeanine Tesori (music) and Lisa Kron (lyrics)

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Fun Home Customer reviews

Our Fun Home Review

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

Latest Fun Home News & Features

Production images of Fun Home at the Young Vic
Monday, June 25, 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.

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Broadway hit Fun Home to open in London as part of new Young Vic season
Friday, July 14, 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 runs from 18th June to 1st September 2018.

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