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STAGE TUBE: Broadway's FUN HOME Welcomes Plaintiffs in Historic Prop 8 CaseSTAGE TUBE: Broadway's FUN HOME Welcomes Plaintiffs in Historic Prop 8 Case
by Stage Tube - April 29, 2016

Earlier this week, the Broadway company of FUN HOME was joined by the plaintiffs who paved the way for marriage equality in the historic Proposition 8 case. The group went backstage to meet and chat with the cast following the show's final curtain - check out what they had to say below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: FUN HOME Kids Perform 'Gee, Mr. Miranda' at BC/EFA's 2016 Easter Bonnet CompetitionSTAGE TUBE: FUN HOME Kids Perform 'Gee, Mr. Miranda' at BC/EFA's 2016 Easter Bonnet Competition
by Stage Tube - April 28, 2016

The company of Fun Home was runner-up for turning West Side Story's 'Gee Officer Krumpkee!' into a plea to Miranda to write a show for them. But they ultimately realized that they could control their own destinies by creating roles for themselves, just as Miranda has done. Watch their full performance below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: The Tony-Winning FUN HOME Team Gets Immortalized at Sardi's!Photo Coverage: The Tony-Winning FUN HOME Team Gets Immortalized at Sardi's!
by Walter McBride - April 22, 2016

FUN HOME, the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning Best Musical, celebrated its first anniversary on Broadway earlier this week, having played 415 performances (and counting) at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th St). And that wasn't the end of the festivities this week. Just yesterday, the creative team (Tony Award-winners Jeanine Tesori, Lisa Kron, and Sam Gold) gathered at Sardi's to receive their very own portraits. (more...)
Photo Coverage: One Year at Maple Avenue! FUN HOME Celebrates First Anniversary on BroadwayPhoto Coverage: One Year at Maple Avenue! FUN HOME Celebrates First Anniversary on Broadway
by Jennifer Broski - April 20, 2016

FUN HOME, the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning Best Musical, celebrated its first anniversary on Broadway yesterday, April 19, where it has played 415 performances (and counting) at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th St). BroadwayWorld brings you a look inside the celebration with the show's stars below! (more...)
Days and Days! Tony-Winning FUN HOME Celebrates One Year on Broadway Today; Download 'Raincoat' Mashup!Days and Days! Tony-Winning FUN HOME Celebrates One Year on Broadway Today; Download 'Raincoat' Mashup!
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2016

FUN HOME, the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning Best Musical, celebrates its one-year anniversary on Broadway today, April 19, where it has played 415 performances (and counting) at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th St). (more...)
FUN HOME's Jeanine Tesori, Lisa Kron Among League of Professional Theatre Women 2016 Award WinnersFUN HOME's Jeanine Tesori, Lisa Kron Among League of Professional Theatre Women 2016 Award Winners
by Michael Dale - April 5, 2016

The FUN HOME author's join Micki Grant, Jane Cox, Ari Laura Kreith, Lear deBessonet, and Elsa Rael as honorees. (more...)
Exclusive Photo Flash: Mrs. Bechdel 2.0- First Look at Rebecca Luker in FUN HOME!Exclusive Photo Flash: Mrs. Bechdel 2.0- First Look at Rebecca Luker in FUN HOME!
by BWW News Desk - April 5, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, three-time Tony Award nominee Rebecca Luker will join the cast of Fun Home, the groundbreaking and Tony Award-winning Best Musical, as Helen Bechdel, for a limited time from April 5 - May 22, 2016. Four-time Tony Award nominee Judy Kuhn, who is taking a leave to have hip surgery, is set to return to the role on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Check out a first look at Luker in action below! CLICK HERE for an exclusive interview with Fun Home's new matriarch. (more...)
FUN HOME Partners with StoryCorps to Preserve Audience's Experiences in Celebration of First Year on BroadwayFUN HOME Partners with StoryCorps to Preserve Audience's Experiences in Celebration of First Year on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - April 5, 2016

Producers have announced that Fun Home, the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning Best Musical, has launched a partnership with the national nonprofit oral history project StoryCorps, on the occasion of the show's one-year anniversary on Broadway. (more...)
Tony Nominee Rebecca Luker Steps in for Judy Kuhn in FUN HOME, Beginning TonightTony Nominee Rebecca Luker Steps in for Judy Kuhn in FUN HOME, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 5, 2016

Three-time Tony Award nominee Rebecca Luker joins the cast of Fun Home, the groundbreaking and Tony Award-winning Best Musical, as Helen Bechdel, for a limited time beginning tonight, April 5, through May 22, 2016. (more...)
FUN HOME Star Performs at NLGJA's 2016 NY 'Headlines & Headliners' Benefit TonightFUN HOME Star Performs at NLGJA's 2016 NY 'Headlines & Headliners' Benefit Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2016

NLGJA, The Association of LGBT Journalists, is honored to announce that Gio Benitez, ABC News correspondent, LZ Granderson, ESPN Senior Writer and ABC News contributor, will share hosting duties at its 21st Headlines & Headliners benefit in New York tonight, March 31. (more...)
BWW Interview: Wife Swap! Rebecca Luker Gets Ready to Take Residence at FUN HOMEBWW Interview: Wife Swap! Rebecca Luker Gets Ready to Take Residence at FUN HOME
by Nicole Rosky - March 30, 2016

Four-time Tony Award nominee Judy Kuhn will temporarily depart FUN HOME this spring to undergo hip surgery, and it's Rebecca Luker to the rescue! On April 5, the three-time Tony Award nominee will take over as the Bechdel family matriarch in the groundbreaking and Tony Award-winning Best Musical. Luker adds FUN HOME to her long list of Broadway credits, which already includes THE SECRET GARDEN, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, THE MUSIC MAN, MARY POPPINS, CINDERELLA, and many more. Now as she prepares for her latest role, she's checking in with BroadwayWorld to update us on the process so far! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Alison Bechdel Animates New Frames for Fresh FUN HOME TV SpotSTAGE TUBE: Alison Bechdel Animates New Frames for Fresh FUN HOME TV Spot
by Stage Tube - March 29, 2016

A new live-action/animated TV spot for Broadway's Fun Home features new drawings by graphic artist Alison Bechdel, whose memoir inspired the Tony-winning musical. The ad is titled 'Welcome' and captures the up-close, intimate nature of the show. Check it out below before it starts airing on TV tomorrow! (more...)
FUN HOME Star to Perform at NLGJA's 2016 NY 'Headlines & Headliners' BenefitFUN HOME Star to Perform at NLGJA's 2016 NY 'Headlines & Headliners' Benefit
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2016

NLGJA, The Association of LGBT Journalists, is honored to announce that Gio Benitez, ABC News correspondent, LZ Granderson, ESPN Senior Writer and ABC News contributor, will share hosting duties at its 21st Headlines & Headliners benefit in New York on Thursday, March 31. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Samantha Power Brings UN Ambassadors to FUN HOMESTAGE TUBE: Samantha Power Brings UN Ambassadors to FUN HOME
by Stage Tube - March 16, 2016

Earlier this month, UN Ambassador Samantha Power brought a group of ambassadors representing 17 different countries from across the world to see Broadway's Fun Home and participate in a post-show discussion with Lisa Kron, Jeanine Tesori, and other cast members, hosted by Cynthia Nixon. Go inside the special night below! (more...)
FUN HOME Will Become First Broadway Show to Take Part in Spotify SessionsFUN HOME Will Become First Broadway Show to Take Part in Spotify Sessions
by BWW News Desk - March 3, 2016

Fun Home, the groundbreaking and Tony Award-winning Best Musical, will become the first Broadway show to participate in Spotify Sessions, the music services' streaming program of intimate in-studio performances and conversations, it was announced today. The Fun Home session, which will be available beginning tomorrow, Friday, March 4, 2016 through Spotify, was recorded in front of a live audience on January 19 in New York City. (more...)
Photo Flash: Ambassador Samantha Power and UN Delegates Attend FUN HOME Q&APhoto Flash: Ambassador Samantha Power and UN Delegates Attend FUN HOME Q&A
by BWW News Desk - March 2, 2016

Last night, UN Ambassador Samantha Power brought a group of ambassadors representing 17 different countries from across the world to see Broadway's FUN HOME and participate in a post-show discussion with Lisa Kron, Jeanine Tesori, and other cast members, hosted by Cynthia Nixon. Scroll down for photos from the visit! (more...)
America's U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power Leads Diplomatic Mission To FUN HOMEAmerica's U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power Leads Diplomatic Mission To FUN HOME
by Michael Dale - March 2, 2016

Ambassadors from countries with laws restricting homosexuality attended last night's performance. (more...)
FUN HOME to Welcome UN Ambassador Samantha Power & LGBT Core Groups TomorrowFUN HOME to Welcome UN Ambassador Samantha Power & LGBT Core Groups Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - February 29, 2016

Producers Fox Theatricals and Barbara Whitman have announced that Fun Home, the groundbreaking and Tony Award-winning Best Musical, has teamed up with Ambassador Samantha Power and a group of UN ambassadors representing countries from acrossthe world for a special evening of theater on Tuesday, March 1. The group of ambassadors will attend the show and participate in a post-show talkback with the show's creators, Tony Award-winners Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori, along with members of the cast. The discussion, hosted by LGBT activist Cynthia Nixon, will take place on stage after the 7:00PM performance at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th St). (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: Rebecca Luker, Soon Joining FUN HOME, Sings An Enchanting 'Goodnight, My Someone'FLASH FRIDAY: Rebecca Luker, Soon Joining FUN HOME, Sings An Enchanting 'Goodnight, My Someone'
by Michael Dale - February 26, 2016

The beloved Broadway soprano sings from her Tony-nominated performance in THE MUSIC MAN. (more...)
VIDEO: FUN HOME's Jeanine Tesori Recalls Speaking Up About A Sexist Comment Directed To HerVIDEO: FUN HOME's Jeanine Tesori Recalls Speaking Up About A Sexist Comment Directed To Her
by Michael Dale - February 26, 2016

Watch the Tony-winner's full master class from this month's Athena Film Festival. (more...)
Tony Nominee Rebecca Luker to Step in for Judy Kuhn in FUN HOME This SpringTony Nominee Rebecca Luker to Step in for Judy Kuhn in FUN HOME This Spring
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2016

Just announced, three-time Tony Award nominee Rebecca Luker will join the cast of Fun Home, the groundbreaking and Tony Award-winning Best Musical, as Helen Bechdel, for a limited time from April 5 - May 22, 2016. (more...)
Oscar Williams to Depart Broadway's FUN HOME This MarchOscar Williams to Depart Broadway's FUN HOME This March
by BWW News Desk - February 17, 2016

Oscar Williams dropped the news tonight that his final performance in Broadway's Tony-winning musical FUN HOME will be March 27, 2016. (more...)
Photo Flash: FUN HOME Has Got You Covered This Valentines DayPhoto Flash: FUN HOME Has Got You Covered This Valentines Day
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2016

Still need a special something for your Broadway-loving Valentine? Not to worry- FUN HOME has got you covered. Below, check out some adorable graphics crafted by the team of the reigning Best Musical! (more...)
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...)

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