Saturday, October 21, 2017

Gary Griffin Helmed “FUN HOME” Extends at Victory Gardens Theater by Michael J. Roberts

Victory Gardens Theater announces the extension of the first show of its 43rd season, Fun Home, with music written [...]

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Monday, October 16, 2017

Video: 'Changing My Major' from 'Fun Home' by Morgan Greene

This week's Showcase features a song from the Chicago premiere of Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron's Tony-winning musical "Fun Home," based on Alison Bechdel's graphic memoir, now playing at Vic…

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! by Bww Special

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature…

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Alexandra Socha & Joshua Boone to Star in Anna Ziegler's Actually Off-Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage veterans Alexandra Socha and Joshua Boone are slated to star in Anna Ziegler's two-hander Actually, set to make its New York debut at City Center's Studio at Stage II. Dir…

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Sydney Lucas and Lilla Crawford to Play U.S. Senators for American Scoreboard Readings by Andrew Gans

Fun Home Tony nominee Lucas will be Senator Elizabeth Warren, while Annie star Crawford is cast as Senator Patricia Murray.

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Monday, October 9, 2017

Lilla Crawford, Sydney Lucas to Headline 'AMERICAN SCOREBOARD' Reading of Betsy DeVos Hearing by BroadwayWorld

AMERICAN SCOREBOARD The Trump Administration will present the next installment of its series of live dramatic political readings on Monday, October 23rd from 700 p.m. to 820 p.m. at Pace Uni…

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Monday, October 2, 2017

Review: Fun Home

A graphic novelist examines her past in Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron's musical.

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Saturday, September 30, 2017

What’s Different About Fun Home on the Road? by Ruthie Fierberg

Kate Shindle, who plays Big Alison, reveals changes made for the national tour, plus audience reactions that tugged at her heart.

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Friday, September 29, 2017

Spare, moving Chicago 'Fun Home' is a musical about growing up by Chris Jones

Funeral homes in Chicago, which are not much fun, are sometimes located right next to senior living facilities. Noting such a juxtaposition the other day, my son suggested that there would n…

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Victory Gardens taps into pain and acceptance in sizzling ‘Fun Home’ by Hedy Weiss

Gary Griffin directs a dazzling production featuring a perfectly chosen cast.

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BWW TV: Welcome to the Fun Home! Watch Highlights from FUN HOME at Victory Gardens by BroadwayWorld TV

Victory Gardens Theater begins its 43rd season with Fun Home, with music written by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics written by Lisa Kron and directed by Gary Griffin. Fun Home runs now throu…

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Spotlight On...Walker Vreeland by Michael Block

Name: Walker VreelandHometown: Baltimore, MDEducation: BFA from Tisch School of the Arts at NYU, Walnut Hill School for the Arts.Select Credits: As a radio personality, best known for having…

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Tony Nominees Sydney Lucas and Sally Mayes to Star in Developmental Reading of New Musical INDIGO by BroadwayWorld

Following on her acclaimed, Tony-nominated performance in Fun Home, Sydney Lucas is tackling her next musical role as a teenage girl with severe autism. Indigo is a musical exploration of ho…

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

New Production of Fun Home Opens Its Doors in Portland by Adam Hetrick

Take a look at Portland Center Stage’s all-new production of the Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home, which runs through October 22 at The Armory.

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Monday, September 25, 2017

West End's ANNIE Replaces MURIEL'S WEDDING in Toronto; FUN HOME Cast Announced! by BroadwayWorld

David Mirvish today announced three new productions to the 2017-18 lineup, a change to one show in the main series and the casting for two locally produced shows in the Off-Mirvish series.

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Photo Flash: Kate Baldwin and Kate Shindle Honored as 'Actors of the Year' by Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago by BroadwayWorld

The Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago honored its 2017 recipients of the prestigious Actor of the Year Award in a lavish event this week at the Hilton Orrington Hotel in Evanston. Kate Baldwi…

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Watch Christy Altomare, Betsy Wolfe & More Transform in the New Season of Character Study by Lindsey Sullivan

Before your favorite Broadway stars take the stage as your favorite Broadway characters, there is a transformation that happens. Sure, performers don dazzling costumes, get glam with fancy m…

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Wonderful! Mary Kate Morrissey Will Star as Elphaba in the National Tour of Wicked by Ryan Gilbert

The national tour of Wicked will have a new leading lady running the Emerald City as Mary Kate Morrissey takes over the role of Elphaba. The actress will join the cast on September 26 while …

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

WHAT’S IN YOUR BOOK: How Did Actors’ Equity President Kate Shindle Book the Fun Home Tour? by Ruthie Fierberg

Watch the former Legally Blonde The Musical and Wonderland star sing through her repertoire book.

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Friday, September 1, 2017

Tony Winner Michael Cerveris Joins the Cast of TV’s Gotham by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony-winning star of Fun Home and Assassins comes to a small screen near you.

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Odds & Ends: Michael Cerveris Joins Fox's Gotham, Will & Grace Revival Releases Adorable New Teaser & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Michael Cerveris Joins Fox's Gotham Michael Cerveris has booked a cool new TV gig! The Fun Home and Assassins Tony winn…

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017 #LiveatFive with Kate Shindle of Fun Home by

Kate Shindle stops by HQ to chat about Fun Home on tour, Actors' Equity Association and more with Matt Rodin.

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Cast Set for Gary Griffin-Directed Fun Home by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning musical will begin performances September 19 at Chicago’s Victory Gardens Theater.

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Broadway composer Jeanne Tesori slated for Chicago visit by Hedy Weiss

Jeanine Tesori is the Tony Award-winning composer responsible for such shows as “Caroline, or Change,” “Shrek the Musical,” “Violet,” “Thoroughly Mo…

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Sunday, August 27, 2017

Vermont Stage Sets 6-Show 2017-18 Season by American Theatre Editors

Next season at the theatre will feature the Vermont premiere of 'Fun Home' and a new Stephen Spotswood play.

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

#TBT: Watch the Fun Home Cast Perform ‘Ring of Keys’ Like You've Never Seen or Heard It Before by Betsy Kaplan

We throw it back to the Fun Home cast’s creative rendition of “Ring of Keys.”

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater announces complete casting for Gary Griffin Helmed “FUN HOME” by Michael J. Roberts

Victory Gardens Theater, under the direction of Artistic Director Chay Yew and Managing Director Erica Daniels, [...]

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Victory Gardens sets season casting by Morgan Greene

Victory Gardens Theater announced complete casting for four productions in its 2017-18 season Tuesday. As previously announced, “Fun Home” (Sept. 19-Nov. 12), featuring music by Jeanine …

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Saturday, August 19, 2017

A "Hamlet" Without a Semblance of Majesty by Broadwayandme

Hamlet is hands down the world's most famous play. People who have never been inside a theater quote its lines "To be, or not to be" and "To thine own self be true." And parodies and homages…

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