How Much Longer Does FUN HOME Have?

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How Much Longer Does FUN HOME Have?#1
Posted: 6/17/16 at 11:03am

It's a topic of conversation that has been cropping up more and more often in other threads, particularly each weekly gross thread. Any conjectures?

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Posted: 6/17/16 at 11:21am

I hope it makes it thru January of 2018! it's so good.. what a legacy to have made it so long in Circle in the Square. 

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Posted: 6/17/16 at 11:44am

I'm not sure but I am hoping that it lasts a while, it really deserves it. Such a moving show.

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Posted: 6/17/16 at 11:45am

I'm guessing it will close in September.  It's been on TDF a lot lately, and I can't imagine them trying to push through a slow September/October when it's never been a show that saw a big holiday season bump like so many others.  They've had a great run as it is, and closing at the end of the summer would be nothing to be ashamed of.

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Posted: 6/17/16 at 11:55am

I agree, sadly:  Labor Day weekend will likely be their last.  

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Posted: 6/17/16 at 12:05pm

Speaking of TDF for this show, does anyone have knowledge of where the seats are? I'm looking to bring a friend next week but am wary of where they might put us for the show.

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How Much Longer Does FUN HOME Have?#7
Posted: 6/17/16 at 12:08pm

Tough to imagine it making it past Labor Day...

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How Much Longer Does FUN HOME Have?#8
Posted: 6/17/16 at 12:21pm

buhbuhbilly said: "I hope it makes it thru January of 2018! it's so good.. what a legacy to have made it so long in Circle in the Square. 

 

It's never going to make it to January 2018. 

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Posted: 6/17/16 at 12:22pm

thommg said: "Speaking of TDF for this show, does anyone have knowledge of where the seats are? I'm looking to bring a friend next week but am wary of where they might put us for the show.

 

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I was in the 400s but the curved portion, not the section directly behind the band (though that's where I was when I won the lotto).  I've sat all around that theater and honestly the only section I really didn't like were the 100s.

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How Much Longer Does FUN HOME Have?#10
Posted: 6/17/16 at 12:42pm

Are there a lot of shows in line to take Circle in the Square? It doesn't seem like there would be very many.

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How Much Longer Does FUN HOME Have?#11
Posted: 6/17/16 at 12:43pm

adamgreer said: "buhbuhbilly said: "I hope it makes it thru January of 2018! it's so good.. what a legacy to have made it so long in Circle in the Square. 

 

It's never going to make it to January 2018. 


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LOL....when I first read it, I assumed they had written 2017.   I need to work on my close reading skills.

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Posted: 6/17/16 at 12:46pm

CATSNYrevival said: "Are there a lot of shows in line to take Circle in the Square? It doesn't seem like there would be very many."

I dunno, I feel like the smaller houses are always in demand for more intimate/scrappy shows that are nervous about filling a bigger one.

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How Much Longer Does FUN HOME Have?#13
Posted: 6/17/16 at 2:33pm

As far as the next tenant for the Circle in the Square? Southern Comfort has its sights set on the venue once FUN HOME closes.

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How Much Longer Does FUN HOME Have?#14
Posted: 6/17/16 at 2:37pm

LimelightMike said: "As far as the next tenant for the Circle in the Square? Southern Comfort has its sights set on the venue once FUN HOME closes."

 

...really? It didn't exactly make huge waves at the Public.

 

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How Much Longer Does FUN HOME Have?#15
Posted: 6/17/16 at 2:44pm

"Southern Comfort" never really sold out at the Public. You could buy seats at the end. It was mildly praised in the Times, yet seems a dubious prospect for an extended B' way run; even 800 seats are not easy to fill. But from the look at the FH houses now, September may be wishful thinking, alas.  It probably hasn't been breaking even in recent weeks, or just barely.  

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How Much Longer Does FUN HOME Have?#16
Posted: 6/17/16 at 3:09pm

It's too bad Comet didn't wait to utilize the space for the environmental staging.

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Posted: 6/17/16 at 3:14pm

Mister Matt said: "It's too bad Comet didn't wait to utilize the space for the environmental staging."

 

Agreed.

 

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How Much Longer Does FUN HOME Have?#18
Posted: 6/17/16 at 3:21pm

Also in re: Southern Comfort- it didn't have great word of mouth, either. Even the (often generous) Show Score audience aggregate places it at 74- a resounding "it's okay."

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How Much Longer Does FUN HOME Have?#19
Posted: 6/17/16 at 3:26pm

Haha oops!! DEFINITELY meant 2017 not 2018.

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How Much Longer Does FUN HOME Have?#20
Posted: 6/17/16 at 3:28pm

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How Much Longer Does FUN HOME Have?#21
Posted: 6/17/16 at 3:42pm

Mister Matt said: "It's too bad Comet didn't wait to utilize the space for the environmental staging."

it really does seem like it would have been perfect there. that's a shame.

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How Much Longer Does FUN HOME Have?#22
Posted: 6/17/16 at 3:43pm

buhbuhbilly said: "Comet is completely deconstructing the Imperial for the proper staging! Gonna be huge "

 

We are completely aware, thanks. Our point is that Circle in the Square would be the better size. I hear the advance sales aren't great.

 

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How Much Longer Does FUN HOME Have?#23
Posted: 6/17/16 at 4:43pm

I'm going to make a plug for Amelie at Circle, which is tentative to open next spring. Mostly because I really really really want Fun Home to pull through till Jan 2018.

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How Much Longer Does FUN HOME Have?#24
Posted: 6/17/16 at 5:00pm
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How Much Longer Does FUN HOME Have?#25
Posted: 6/17/16 at 5:08pm

I am praying that this makes it through to the last date they have on sale currently. I bought tickets to the last performance they're selling tickets for since I will already be in town. This show means so much to me and if it is going to close I would love to be there at closing.