Breaking News + Photo: James Comey Attends FUN HOME Matinee in Washington, DC Today
The just fired FBI Director James Comey made his first public outing today at none other than the touring production of FUN HOME, currently playing at the National Theatre in Washington, DC.
Comey told the cast that their daughter had seen FUN HOME in Chicago and she told them "they had to see it." They purchased tickets months ago and weren't going to miss it! It was his first outing since being fired by The President of The United States.
Leading the touring cast is Robert Petkoff (Broadway's Ragtime, All The Way, Anything Goes) as Bruce, Susan Moniz (Broadway's Grease, Chicago's Marriott Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater) as Helen and Kate Shindle (Broadway's Legally Blonde, Cabaret and Miss America 1998) as Alison.
Joining them are Abby Corrigan as Medium Alison, Alessandra Baldacchino as Small Alison, Karen Eilbacher as Joan, Robert Hager as Roy, Lennon Nate Hammon as John, Pierson Salvador as Christian, Anthony Fortino, Caroline Murrah, Amanda Naughton, Sofia Trimarchi and Michael Winther. At certain performances, Carly Gold plays the role of Small Alison.
Beginning May 16, CARLY GOLD assumes the role of Small Alison, HENRY BOSHART plays John, LUKÉ BARBATO SMITH plays Christian, NOELLE HOGAN joins the company and at certain performances, JADYN SCHWARTZ plays the role of Small Alison.
FUN HOME was the event of the 2015 Broadway season, receiving raves from critics and audiences alike, winning five 2015 Tony Awards including BEST MUSICAL and making history along the way as the first show written exclusively by women to win theater's highest achievement. It was named to all of the major top 10 lists including The New York Times, Associated Press, New Yorker, Entertainment Weekly, BuzzFeed, The Daily Beast, Chicago Tribune, The Hollywood Reporter and more.