Monday, April 24, 2017

Primary Stages’ Spring Fling Will Celebrate Fun Home Composer by Robert Viagas

Shaina Taub and others will help recognize Jeanine Tesori as “extraordinary mentor.”

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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Fun Home’ at The National Theatre by Kristin Franco

Caption: Alison Bechdel, lesbian cartoonist, sits at her writing desk, struggling for inspiration. She looks to her past, and what comes to her becomes “Fun Home,” the beautiful,…

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Fun Home justifies its Tonys at The National Theatre (review) by Christopher Henley

About halfway through Fun Home, which opened Wednesday night at the National Theatre, ten year-old Alison is in a coffee shoppe with her Dad. It’s the second time during the show that fath…

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

DC Theater Friday: ‘Fun Home’ in the house by Nelson Pressley

The Tony-winning musical leads an entertaining week.

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‘Fun Home’ is pure musical satisfaction by Peter Marks

The touring Tony-winning show is as good at the National Theatre as it is on Broadway.

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Sam Gold on Trump and theatre: 'We have a place to put our anger and fear' by David Smith In Washington

The Tony-winning director talks about bringing Fun Home to Washington on the doorstep of a president whose cabinet threatens to roll back LGBT rightsDonald Trump has proved a gift to TV sati…

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Review: ‘Fun Home’ at The National Theatre by Patricia Mitchell

I never made it up to New York to see Fun Home. I did the same thing with The Ramones; it just always seemed like there’d be time to do it later. Fortunately for me – and unlike my gaffe…

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Fun Home Tour Kicks Off Victory Gardens’ Ambitious 43rd Season by Kelly Wallace

Chicago’s Victory Gardens reflects a new American era in its 2017–2018 lineup. See what’s hitting the stage this upcoming season.

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Fun Home Kicks Off Victory Gardens’ Ambitious 43rd Season by Kelly Wallace

Chicago’s Victory Gardens reflects a new American era in its 2017–2018 lineup. See what’s hitting the stage this upcoming season.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Meet the parents: Robert Petkoff and Susan Moniz on playing Fun Home in the nation’s capital by Sarah Scafidi

The first national tour of the Tony-Award winning, Broadway hit Fun Home is on stage at the National Theatre through May 13.  Adapted by Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori, the musical is base…

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Monday, April 17, 2017

9 Moments in Theatre History April 17–21 by Playbill Staff

From Shakespeare’s death in 1616, to Fun Home opening on Broadway in 2015.

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Friday, April 14, 2017

Tony-Winning Broadway Musical Fun Home to Play London’s Old Vic in 2018 by Andy Lefkowitz

Fun Home, the musical based on Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel, is heading across the pond to London, according to the U.K.’s Daily Mail. The winner of the 2015 Tony Award fo…

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Tony-Winning FUN HOME Will Be 'Flying Away' to London Next Summer by BroadwayWorld

London audiences will be saying Welcome to the Fun Home at the Young Vic next year, according to the Daily Mail.

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Is Tony-Winning Musical Fun Home Heading to London? by Andrew Gans

The Young Vic is reportedly in negotiations to present the groundbreaking musical.

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

It’s built around a funeral home, but there’s nothing funereal about ‘Fun Home’ by Peter Marks

Jeanine Tesori, Lisa Kron bring their Tony-winning hit to Washington’s National Theatre.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Stage review: The American musical comes of age with 'Fun Home' by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The riveting modern musical “Fun Home” provides a fresh point of view on what Hollywood might label “a coming-of-age” or a “coming out” story. It’s both, plus a family drama wi…

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Sunday, April 9, 2017

Stage preview: Tony winner 'Fun Home' flies from graphic novel to Broadway to Pittsburgh by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Fun Home” pushes boundaries with a contemporary story that earns a place in the evolution of musical theater. Looking back, Rodgers & Hammerstein never took the easy road — their …

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Sunday, April 2, 2017
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Theater News: Jay Armstrong Johnson to Star in Newsies at the Muny

Fun Home's Beth Malone also returns to The Unsinkable Molly Brown for the theater's summer season.

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Los Angeles Weekly Digest: March 24–31 by Patrick Pizzolorusso

Into the Woods and The Encounter come to town, and L.A. bids farewell to Fun Home.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Hamilton Sets Dates for Boston Engagement by Andrew Gans

The Broadway in Boston 2017-2018 season will also include Fun Home and Waitress.

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Monday, March 27, 2017

FUN HOME's Emily Skeggs to Lead Industry Reading of New Musical REMISSION by BroadwayWorld

Remission, a new musical about vulnerability and hope, announces presentations open to industry professionals on March 31st. The presentations will be directed by Portia Krieger, with booksm…

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Amanda Lepore on Her New Book, Celebrity Dates & Caitlyn's Lesbianism by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoAmanda Lepore is a trans icon, party hostess, photographers’ muse and now a book. The New Jersey-born answer to Marilyn Monroe, Lepore is the subject of Doll Part…

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Glass Menagerie Review with Sally Field…but no glass menagerie by Jonathan Mandell

Sam Gold, the innovative director who won a Tony for Fun Home, has cast Sally Field in a new Broadway production of Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie that doesn’t include a glass m…

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Southern Rep Announces 2017-18 Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup at the New Orleans theatre will feature 'Fun Home,' 'Eclipsed,' and more.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

FUN HOME's Kate Shindle Talks Pets, Rescue Work on CAN I PET YOUR DOG? Podcast by BroadwayWorld

FUN HOME star and Actors' Equity Association President Kate Shindle stopped by the CAN I PET YOUR DOG podcast this week

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Sunday, March 19, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Chats with Three-Time Tony-Nominee Rebecca Luker by Behind The Curtain

The hills are alive with the warmth and wit of three time Tony nominee Rebecca Luker. Best known for her appearances in THE SECRET GARDEN, SHOW BOAT, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, MARY POPPINS, and FU…

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie by Sandra Mardenfeld

The Sam Gold-helmed version of The Glass Menagerie isn't for everyone (as you can see by reviews  here   and  here  ), but this stripped-down version of Tennessee William…

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Michael Cerveris and his Accomplices by Doug Marino

The larger story here is that the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture, which is a remarkable organization on Bleecker Street in NoHo, is presenting a series called Convergenc…

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