Fun Home Tickets
Details of Fun Home and the Ticket Luck value
A groundbreaking new musical that features some never before explored themes, Fun Home has become a massive Broadway hit. Based on Alison Bechdel's 2006 graphic memoir of the same name, the novel was adapted into a musical by Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori. After a successful run off-Broadway, Fun Home recently became a mega hit on Broadway. The entertaining theatrical production is making history playing to sold-out audiences, earning rapturous reviews and capturing multiple awards.
Production history, cast and creative team
Fun Home, the musical, was first developed in 2009 at the Ojai Playwrights Conference. The show premiered off-Broadway at the Public Theater in late 2013. The production became an instant hit and its original run was extended several times due to popular demand.
After a successful run, it shifted to Broadway where it premiered in March 2015. Many of the show's original cast reprised their roles on Broadway including Michael Cerveris, who later won a Tony Award for his efforts. Judy Kuhn, Beth Malone, Emily Skeggs and Sydney Lucas all received Tony nominations for their roles.
Acclaimed and experienced theater director, Sam Gold, who also earned a Tony Award, directs the musical. Other members of the creative team include Lisa Kron, who wrote the book and lyrics, and Jeanine Tesori, who composed the music.Fun Home tickets will be a treat for theater enthusiasts as the show continues to run on Broadway.
A riveting storyline
The musical revolves around the story of the lesbian protagonist, Alison Bechdel, and traces three separate periods of her life. Delving deep into her past, Alison attempts to unfurl the mysteries surrounding her brilliant, domineering father. Her father, Bruce, committed suicide soon after Alison came out of the closet and looking back she tries to discover whether her revelation might have played a part in that.
On the way, audiences get a glimpse into her growing understanding of her own sexuality and the unanswerable questions regarding her father's. At times lively and funny, and at times emotionally complex, the riveting storyline takes audiences on a roller coaster journey through the protagonist's life.
Fun Home enjoyed considerable critical success over the course of its run, both off-Broadway and on. Some of the leading publications including k Antiqua,New York Times and Variety Magazine, among others, have praised the musical. The former called it a 'rare beauty' that is both "heart gripping and cathartic," while the latter declared it fresh and original, and praised Sam Gold's direction.
Daily News thinks it is an "uplifting musical drama" andAssociated Press and Wall Street Journal go on about the striking honesty of the musical.New York Magazine proclaimed it "the best new musical of the season." Even The Huffington Post, The Hollywood Reporter and Chicago Tribune are all rapturous in their praise about the enthralling new musical.
An award-winning hit
The musical has been generating quite a buzz in the media after its recent Tony Award wins. Earning an impressive five Tony Awards out of twelve nominations, Fun Home rocketed to the top as one of the leading musicals currently on stage.
The show won in three core categories including "Best Musical," "Best Book of a Musical," and "Best Direction of a Musical." Michael Cerveris won the "Best Actor in a Musical" Award for his depiction of Bruce while Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori won the Tony Award for "Best Original Score."
Besides its recent Tony wins, the musical had already captured a number of other prominent awards including Lucille Lortell and Drama League Awards for its off-Broadway production. A finalist for Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the show also won New York Drama Critics' Circle and Off Broadway Alliance Awards for "Best Musical."All these award wins are a testament to Fun Home's popularity, setting up the musical for a long successful run on Broadway.