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Backstage on Broadway: Stars of Tony-nominated "Fun Home" discuss how show breaks down barriers, relates to everyone

He ran the State’s Attorney office on “The Good Wife” but now Tony winner Michael Cerveris is running a funeral home and a dysfunctional family in the hit Broadway musical… 424 more words

Broadway

Knocked My Socks Off

From the Broadway show “Fun Home the Musical,” with the amazing Sydney Lucas.

ALISON:

You didn’t notice her at first but I saw her the moment she walked in… 233 more words

Life

My Reading List: Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home

Yesterday I spent a beautiful evening in Gravelly Park, aka Danger Field. It was given the nickname Danger Field because it’s by Reagan National Airport, right next to the runway where the planes touchdown. 988 more words

Literature

5 things I learned about writing from Alison Bechdel's Fun Home

I bought Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home right away when it came out in 2006. I was in the middle of writing my memoir about being a gravedigger’s daughter, so a memoir that featured a father who was a part-time funeral director? 536 more words

Writing

ACROSS THE POND: Fun Home on Broadway

Another transfer from the hugely acclaimed Public Theatre in NY,  Fun Home, is now on Broadway. The groundbreaking new musical based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir of the same name, features music by 4-time Tony Award nominee Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Lisa Kron and direction by Sam Gold, and stars Tony winner Michael Cerveris and three-time Tony nominee Judy Kuhn. 215 more words

BROADWAY

Review: The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For

reviewed by: V. Martin

On one of my many library visits, I was browsing my favorite section: graphic novels. It was here I cut my teeth on the more mature comics meant for those who had grown up on… 3,294 more words

Alison Bechdel

Fun Home Gets a Boost from Tony Nominations

Fun Home, the musical based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel, received a boost and had its biggest week at the Broadway box office. 48 more words

Comics