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Photo Flash: Alison Bechdel, Jeanine Tesori and More Celebrate FUN HOME's West Coast Premiere, Curran Re-Opening in San Francisco

Following an extensive two-year renovation, San Francisco's Curran reopened last night with the groundbreaking Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home. Performances began January 25 (running four weeks through February 19) with an official opening night held last night, January 26. BroadwayWorld has photos from the starry opening festivities below!

In attendance were the Curran's leader, Carole Shorenstein Hays, along with the creators of Fun Home, Alison Bechdel and Jeanine Tesori and many others.

Based on Alison Bechdel's best-selling graphic memoir, Fun Home features music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics by Lisa Kron and direction by Sam Gold , whose work on this production earned them Tony Awards for Best Score, Best Book and Best Direction.

Fun Home introduces us to Alison at three different ages, revealing memories of her uniquely dysfunctional family - her mother, brothers and volatile, brilliant, enigmatic father - that connect with her in surprising new ways. A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, Fun Home is a refreshingly honest, wholly original musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes.

Photos courtesy Little Fang Photo

high res photos Photo Flash: Alison Bechdel, Jeanine Tesori and More Celebrate FUN HOME's West Coast Premiere, Curran Re-Opening in San Francisco
Outside the Curran Photo Flash: Alison Bechdel, Jeanine Tesori and More Celebrate FUN HOME's West Coast Premiere, Curran Re-Opening in San Francisco
Norman and Norah Stone Photo Flash: Alison Bechdel, Jeanine Tesori and More Celebrate FUN HOME's West Coast Premiere, Curran Re-Opening in San Francisco
Mayor Willie Brown Photo Flash: Alison Bechdel, Jeanine Tesori and More Celebrate FUN HOME's West Coast Premiere, Curran Re-Opening in San Francisco
Casey Waits and company Photo Flash: Alison Bechdel, Jeanine Tesori and More Celebrate FUN HOME's West Coast Premiere, Curran Re-Opening in San Francisco
George and Charlotte Shultz Photo Flash: Alison Bechdel, Jeanine Tesori and More Celebrate FUN HOME's West Coast Premiere, Curran Re-Opening in San Francisco
Carole Shorenstein Hays Photo Flash: Alison Bechdel, Jeanine Tesori and More Celebrate FUN HOME's West Coast Premiere, Curran Re-Opening in San Francisco
Jeanine Tesori Photo Flash: Alison Bechdel, Jeanine Tesori and More Celebrate FUN HOME's West Coast Premiere, Curran Re-Opening in San Francisco
Jeanine Tesori, Carole Shorenstein Hays and Alison Bechdel Photo Flash: Alison Bechdel, Jeanine Tesori and More Celebrate FUN HOME's West Coast Premiere, Curran Re-Opening in San Francisco
Alison Bechdel Photo Flash: Alison Bechdel, Jeanine Tesori and More Celebrate FUN HOME's West Coast Premiere, Curran Re-Opening in San Francisco
Gavin Newsom Photo Flash: Alison Bechdel, Jeanine Tesori and More Celebrate FUN HOME's West Coast Premiere, Curran Re-Opening in San Francisco
Robert Petkoff Photo Flash: Alison Bechdel, Jeanine Tesori and More Celebrate FUN HOME's West Coast Premiere, Curran Re-Opening in San Francisco
Kate Shindle Photo Flash: Alison Bechdel, Jeanine Tesori and More Celebrate FUN HOME's West Coast Premiere, Curran Re-Opening in San Francisco
The Archbishop Riordan High School Marching Band Photo Flash: Alison Bechdel, Jeanine Tesori and More Celebrate FUN HOME's West Coast Premiere, Curran Re-Opening in San Francisco
Gavin Newsom and the Archbishop Riordan High School Marching Band Photo Flash: Alison Bechdel, Jeanine Tesori and More Celebrate FUN HOME's West Coast Premiere, Curran Re-Opening in San Francisco
Mayor Willie Brown and Carole Shorenstein Hays Photo Flash: Alison Bechdel, Jeanine Tesori and More Celebrate FUN HOME's West Coast Premiere, Curran Re-Opening in San Francisco
The cast of FUN HOME at the Curran Photo Flash: Alison Bechdel, Jeanine Tesori and More Celebrate FUN HOME's West Coast Premiere, Curran Re-Opening in San Francisco
The cast of FUN HOME at the Curran Photo Flash: Alison Bechdel, Jeanine Tesori and More Celebrate FUN HOME's West Coast Premiere, Curran Re-Opening in San Francisco
Kate Shindle, Alessandra Baldacchino, Jeanine Tesori and Alison Bechdel Photo Flash: Alison Bechdel, Jeanine Tesori and More Celebrate FUN HOME's West Coast Premiere, Curran Re-Opening in San Francisco
Jeanine Tesori, Alison Bechdel, Dr. Jeffrey Hays, Carole Shorenstein Hays, Gracie Hays, Wally Hays and the cast of FUN HOME at the Curran Photo Flash: Alison Bechdel, Jeanine Tesori and More Celebrate FUN HOME's West Coast Premiere, Curran Re-Opening in San Francisco
Dr. Jeffrey Hays, Carole Shorenstein Hays, Gracie Hays and Wally Hays Photo Flash: Alison Bechdel, Jeanine Tesori and More Celebrate FUN HOME's West Coast Premiere, Curran Re-Opening in San Francisco
Alison Bechdel Photo Flash: Alison Bechdel, Jeanine Tesori and More Celebrate FUN HOME's West Coast Premiere, Curran Re-Opening in San Francisco
Alessandra Baldacchino and Kate Shindle Photo Flash: Alison Bechdel, Jeanine Tesori and More Celebrate FUN HOME's West Coast Premiere, Curran Re-Opening in San Francisco


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