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Save 40% on Tickets to 2015 Tony-Winning Best Musical FUN HOMESave 40% on Tickets to 2015 Tony-Winning Best Musical FUN HOME
by Contests - Broadway - February 10, 2016

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BWW Interview: Chatting with FUN HOME's Smallest Alison, Gabriella Pizzolo!BWW Interview: Chatting with FUN HOME's Smallest Alison, Gabriella Pizzolo!
by David Clarke - February 4, 2016

Equally uplifting and heartbreaking, for many people FUN HOME is easily the most significant musical of 2015 and of this era of American musical theatre. Recently, Gabriella Pizzolo, who made her Broadway debut in MATILDA, THE MUSICAL, took over the role of Small Alison in FUN HOME. I caught up with the young star to talk about the show and this now iconic role. (more...)
Photo and Video Recap: What You Missed From FUN HOME's Twitter Takeover This WeekendPhoto and Video Recap: What You Missed From FUN HOME's Twitter Takeover This Weekend
by Sally Henry - February 1, 2016

Come to the Fun Home- or in this case, BroadwayWorld's Twitter. (more...)
Meet FUN HOME's Joel Perez, Taking Over BroadwayWorld's Twitter Today!Meet FUN HOME's Joel Perez, Taking Over BroadwayWorld's Twitter Today!
by Sally Henry - January 30, 2016

Come to the FUN HOME- or in this case, BroadwayWorld's Twitter. (more...)
BroadwayWorld's FUN HOME Twitter Takeover Postponed Due to Broadway CancellationsBroadwayWorld's FUN HOME Twitter Takeover Postponed Due to Broadway Cancellations
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2016

Due to the recent announcement that Broadway shows have been cancelled for today, BroadwayWorld is postponing FUN HOME's Twitter takeover. (more...)
VIDEO: New York City's Youth Pride Chorus Records FUN HOME's 'Ring Of Keys'VIDEO: New York City's Youth Pride Chorus Records FUN HOME's 'Ring Of Keys'
by Michael Dale - January 22, 2016

FUN HOME's anthem of self-discovery is a fitting selection for the ensemble that combats all forms of hate. (more...)
VIDEO: FUN HOME's Alison Bechdel, Michael Cerveris & Judy Kuhn Visit 'Charlie Rose'VIDEO: FUN HOME's Alison Bechdel, Michael Cerveris & Judy Kuhn Visit 'Charlie Rose'
by TV News Desk - January 11, 2016

The stars and creative team behind Broadway's FUN HOME stopped by CHARLIE ROSE: THE WEEK on Friday, January 8th. (more...)
FUN HOME Cast, Creatives to Appear Tomorrow on CHARLIE ROSEFUN HOME Cast, Creatives to Appear Tomorrow on CHARLIE ROSE
by BWW News Desk - January 7, 2016

BroadwayWorld has just learned that the stars and creative team behind Broadway's Fun Home will be featured on CHARLIE ROSE: THE WEEK tomorrow night, Friday, January 8 at 8:30 p.m. on PBS/WNET. Be sure to set your DVR, and BWW will bring you clips as soon as we have them! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: FUN HOME Cast Carols for a Cure in 'Home's With You' Video!STAGE TUBE: FUN HOME Cast Carols for a Cure in 'Home's With You' Video!
by Stage Tube - December 15, 2015

The cast of FUN HOME made a created a video of the song 'Home's With You' for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Carols for a Cure 2015. The song was written by Joel Perez and Marrick Smith.  (more...)
This Just In - Tony Winning FUN HOME Recoups on BroadwayThis Just In - Tony Winning FUN HOME Recoups on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - December 13, 2015

Producers Fox Theatricals (Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson) and Barbara Whitman have just announced that Fun Home, the groundbreaking and Tony Award-winning Best Musical, has recouped its production costs on Broadway in only eight months, becoming the first new musical of the 2014-2015 Broadway season to do so. Capitalized at $5.25 million, Fun Home opened to rave reviews at the 740-seat Circle in the Square Theatre on April 19, 2015, where it broke house box office records and won five 2015 Tony Awards. (more...)
FUN HOME's Jeanine Tesori On Resolving Musical Theatre's Gender GapFUN HOME's Jeanine Tesori On Resolving Musical Theatre's Gender Gap
by Michael Dale - December 3, 2015

As VIOLET makes its Australian premiere, Broadway's most successful female composer talks about opening doors for women. (more...)
Exclusive Photo Coverage: FUN HOME Company Lays Down Their Track for Carols For A CureExclusive Photo Coverage: FUN HOME Company Lays Down Their Track for Carols For A Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - November 28, 2015

Throughout the holiday season, BroadwayWorld will be bringing you our exclusive photo coverage from inside the recording room. Below, go behind the scenes with the company of Fun Home as they record 'Home's with You.' (more...)
VIDEO: FUN HOME's Gabriella Pizzolo Shows Off Rap Skills With BC/EFA PitchVIDEO: FUN HOME's Gabriella Pizzolo Shows Off Rap Skills With BC/EFA Pitch
by Michael Dale - November 13, 2015

The new Small Alison does her part to help raise funds for a great cause. (more...)
Michael Cerveris and Loose Cattle to Release FUN HOME Single 'Pony Girl' This MonthMichael Cerveris and Loose Cattle to Release FUN HOME Single 'Pony Girl' This Month
by BWW News Desk - November 6, 2015

Two-time Tony Award-winner Michael Cerveris and singing partner Kimberly Kaye, along with their band Loose Cattle, have recorded a country version of "Pony Girl," the original song written by FUN HOME Tony Award-winners Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron for the musical. Cerveris has created his own arrangement of the song, which was cut during early workshops of Fun Home, turning the tune into a waltzing cowboy lullaby. The single, mastered for iTunes, is now available for pre-sale, and will receive an official release on November 23, 2015 at most online retailers. Cerveris and Loose Cattle will celebrate "Pony Girl" with a release party and concert at Hill Country Barbecue (1123 Broadway) on Monday, November 23 at 8:00PM. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: FUN HOME's Gabriella Pizzolo Impresses with 'Ring of Keys' at SAGE AwardsSTAGE TUBE: FUN HOME's Gabriella Pizzolo Impresses with 'Ring of Keys' at SAGE Awards
by Stage Tube - November 3, 2015

Ring of KeysGabriella Pizzolo, who recently took over from Sydney Lucas in Broadway's FUN HOME, impressed the audience at the 2015 SAGE Awards at Gotham Hall in NYC on October 19 with her rendition of 'Ring of Keys' from the Tony-winning Best Musical. Watch her performance below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes of FUN HOME's Broadway Journey (So Far)!STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes of FUN HOME's Broadway Journey (So Far)!
by Stage Tube - November 3, 2015

FUN HOME, the reigning Tony winner for Best Musical, is celebrating six months on Broadway with a special behind the scenes look at the show's journey so far. Take a look inside the FUN HOME experience below! (more...)
PHOTO FLASH: FUN HOME's Oscar Williams and Gabriella Pizzolo's HAMILTON-Inspired Halloween CostumesPHOTO FLASH: FUN HOME's Oscar Williams and Gabriella Pizzolo's HAMILTON-Inspired Halloween Costumes
by Michael Dale - October 27, 2015

Halloween is a two-show work day for Broadway's kids, so many are getting in the spirit all week. (more...)
Photo Flash: NYWF Gala Honors FUN HOME's Lisa Kron and Jeanine TesoriPhoto Flash: NYWF Gala Honors FUN HOME's Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2015

On Thursday evening, The New York Women's Foundation (NYWF) held its annual Fall Gala in The Grand Ballroom of The Plaza Hotel in New York City. The evening's honorees included Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations; Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori, creators of the Tony Award-winning musical, FUN HOME, and corporate honoree Citi. TODAY's Hoda Kotb served as the evening's Mistress of Ceremony. The event raised $680,000 which will help to support NYWF's more than 70 women-led, community grantee-partner organizations. Scroll down for photos from the gala! (more...)
VIDEO: FUN HOME's Oscar Williams Makes a Sweet Music Video For Sydney LucasVIDEO: FUN HOME's Oscar Williams Makes a Sweet Music Video For Sydney Lucas
by Michael Dale - October 8, 2015

'Sydney, It has been my pleasure to have you as my Sister and Friend in this great Adventure.' (more...)
STAGE TUBE: FUN HOME Kids Sing Goodbye Song For Sydney Lucas, Written by Former Understudy Gabby PizzoloSTAGE TUBE: FUN HOME Kids Sing Goodbye Song For Sydney Lucas, Written by Former Understudy Gabby Pizzolo
by Michael Dale - October 7, 2015

Though movies and TV shows would have you believe that understudies aren't very nice people, FUN HOME's Gabby Pizzolo is apparently a real sweetheart. (more...)
BWW Flashback Special: Sydney Lucas Departs FUN HOME TodayBWW Flashback Special: Sydney Lucas Departs FUN HOME Today
by BWW Special Coverage - October 4, 2015

It's sad faces all around as BroadwayWorld bids farewell to Tony Award nominee Sydney Lucas who plays her final performance in Broadway's Fun Home today, Sunday, October 4. Below, we take a look back at the pint-sized star's journey with the production! (more...)
PHOTO FLASH: Comedy Legend Carol Burnett Visits Backstage at FUN HOMEPHOTO FLASH: Comedy Legend Carol Burnett Visits Backstage at FUN HOME
by Michael Dale - September 30, 2015

We're sure the cast was so glad to have this time together with beloved comedy legend, Carol Burnett. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Touching and Joyous FUN HOME Video Recalls Musical's Road To BroadwaySTAGE TUBE: Touching and Joyous FUN HOME Video Recalls Musical's Road To Broadway
by Michael Dale - September 24, 2015

Some of the magic moments that led to the groundbreaking musical being honored with the 2015 Tony Award as the season's best. (more...)
Tony Nominee Sydney Lucas to Depart FUN HOME Next MonthTony Nominee Sydney Lucas to Depart FUN HOME Next Month
by Jessica Khan - September 17, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Tony Award nominee Sydney Lucas will play her final performance in Broadway's FUN HOME on Sunday, October 4. Her understudy, Gabriella Pizzolo, will take over the role of 'Small Alison' beginning October 6, 2015. (more...)
TWITTER WATCH: Andrew Keenan-Bolger Has a Clever Parting Shot For AT&T #FUNHOMETWITTER WATCH: Andrew Keenan-Bolger Has a Clever Parting Shot For AT&T #FUNHOME
by Michael Dale - September 15, 2015

Because every great performance deserves an encore. (more...)

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