Fun Home on Tour

Running Time
One hour and 45 minutes, no intermission


BWW Review: FUN HOME at Straz Center For The Performing Arts
by Carolan Trbovich - Nov 30, 2017

Fun Home is a coming-of-age musical about a lesbian and her repressed gay father, who teaches literature, manages the family funeral home and eventually commits suicide. The musical is based on the memoirs of writer/cartoonist Alison Bechdel. Bechdel's 2006 book and was adapted into a musical with book and lyrics by Lisa Kron and music by Jeanine Tesori. (more...)

Christy Altomare, Lea Salonga and Ethan Slater Named 2018 KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY Ambassadors
by BroadwayWorld JR - Nov 29, 2017

The Broadway League is pleased to announce that Broadway stars Christy Altomare, Ethan Slater, and Lea Salonga will serve as the official ambassadors of Kids' Night on Broadway, taking place in New York City on Tuesday, February 27th, 2018. (more...)

Michael Cerveris' Band Releases Christmas Album 'Seasonal Affective Disorderis,' 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Not looking forward to the holidays? Then Loose Cattle's Seasonal Affective Disorderis the Christmas album for you. Releasing on December 1st, the record shines a light on the darker side of the holiday season, mixing humor, honesty and tongue-in-cheek twang into 15 Americana songs. (more...)

MTC's THE PORTUGUESE KID and ACTUALLY Enter Final Fortnight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Two weeks remain to catch Manhattan Theatre Club's acclaimed fall off-Broadway offerings at New York City Center - the world premiere production of The Portuguese Kid, the new play written and directed by Tony, Pulitzer Prize, and Academy Award winner John Patrick Shanley and starring Jason Alexander, Pico Alexander, Aimee Carrero, Sherie Rene Scott, and Mary Testa; and the New York premiere of Actually, the new play by Anna Ziegler, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, and starring Joshua Boone and Alexandra Socha. (more...)

Justin Matthew Sargent, Crystal Kellogg and Tony Vincent to Headline NYTB Reading of New Musical OSWALD
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

The tenth season of New York Theatre Barn's New Works Series concludes on Monday, December 4, 2017 at The Cell with pre-premieres of two new musicals: Oswald and Question 1. (more...)

New Musical FORGET ME NOT Slates Starry NYC Reading
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

A private, developmental reading of the new musical Forget Me Not will be presented on December 8 in Manhattan. (more...)

ThePianoGuys' CHRISTMAS TOGETHER Tour Coming to the National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

ThePianoGuys come to Washington, D.C.'s National Theatre for a special holiday residency this December with a new live show featuring the album's holiday music and their one-of-a-kind arrangements. (more...)

BRIGHT STAR Begins Performances at San Francisco's Curran Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, San Francisco's Curran's will wrap up 2017 with the Tony Award nominated new musical BRIGHT STAR, from Grammy and Emmy winner Steve Martin and Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Edie Brickell. Original BRIGHT STAR lead, Carmen Cusack, will revive her role, for which she received universal raves and a 2016 Tony Award nomination. (more...)

Sundance Institute Announces 2018 Sundance Ignite Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

Sundance Institute and Adobe Project 1324 announced the newest round of 2018 Sundance Ignite Fellows today, chosen from a global crop of more than 800 applicants. The fifteen 18-to-24-year-old filmmakers selected to participate in this one-year fellowship hail from five continents, with creative groundings spanning from television writing to documentary photography to narrative short films. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 9, 2017
by - Dec 9, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/9/2017
by - Dec 9, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/9/2017. (more...)

A VERY MERRY UNAUTHORIZED CHILDREN'S SCIENTOLOGY PAGEANT to Play Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a darkly funny and entertaining evening featuring the songs of the Obie Award-winning A Very Merry Unauthorized Children's Scientology Pageant! (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Charlotte Awards; JITNEY Leads Best Play!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; ALADDIN Leads Best Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards; IN THE HEIGHTS Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards; LOST IN YONKERS Leads The Group Rep!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld New Orleans Awards; BILLY ELLIOT Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards; RESORTS WORLD MANILA Leads Best Theatrical Venue!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards; FUN HOME Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; HEATHERS Leads Best Local Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards; ManeStage Leads Theatre of the Year!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor Jonah Platt Talks About Taking On the Panto of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Don Grigware - Dec 6, 2017

Actor Jonah Platt is a young man of many talents that include acting, singing, writing and directing. He is currently preparing to play the Lythgoe Family Panto of Beauty and the Beast to open Decmeber 13 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Tell us about the role you are playing in the Panto of Beauty and the Beast. I'm playing the Beast! He's the angry, hairy one. How are rehearsals going? Have you ever done Panto before? We haven't started yet, but I'm excited to get going. I've never done Panto before, but I've done a ton of improv so I'm excited to get to interact with our terrific audiences. What do you think makes Pa (more...)

Weston Announces 2018 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

Vermont's award-winning Weston Playhouse Theatre Company announces a blockbuster line-up for its 2018 season. Founding Directors Malcolm Ewen, Tim Fort, and Steve Stettler continue Weston's tradition of celebrating the classics and nurturing the new in their 31st and final season at the helm of the esteemed company. The season includes three productions on the company's Main Stage at the historic Weston Playhouse and four productions at its new flexible Second Stage, Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm. (more...)

Go Behind the Scenes of COME FROM AWAY with 'Broadway Backstory' Podcast
by Theater People Podcast - Dec 5, 2017

On Tuesday, December 5th, Broadway Backstory podcast released their episode about the making of COME FROM AWAY. COME FROM AWAY is the hit 2017 musical by Irene Sankoff and David Hine that tells the true story of what happened when 7,000 stranger were stranded in Gander, New Foundland in the wake of the September 11, 2011 attacks. Broadway Backstory, a documentary-style podcast that finds out how a show develops from an idea to a full production, charts the show's journey from a college workshop to it's out of town tryouts, to a concert event in Gander, and ultimately to Broadway. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Comes To Juanita K. Hammons Hall This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

Tickets are on sale now for the national Broadway tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC. The brand-new production of the family classic, produced by NETworks Presentations, takes the stage at Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts, on the campus of Missouri State University, for a limited three performance engagement January 9-11. Ticket prices start at $30 (plus applicable fees). (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside the Recording Studio with the Cast of Off-Broadway's DANCE DIVAS NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

The cast of the Dance Divas Nutcracker World Premiere just hit the recording studio to lay down their cast album, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the session below! (more...)

Michael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Caissie Levy and More to Bring Holiday Cheer to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

This December, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents a spectacular holiday lineup. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Photo Flash: The First National Tour of FUN HOME Takes Its Final Bow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

After 32 markets, over half a million audience members, and 14 months on the road, the national touring company of Fun Home took its final bow at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa, FL on December 3, 2017. Writer Lisa Kron and director Sam Gold joined the company on stage for an emotional curtain call. (more...)

Sundance Institute Announces Indie Episodic, Shorts & Special Event Selections For 2018 Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Works selected across the new Indie Episodic, Shorts and Special Events sections of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival were announced today, underlining Sundance Institute's commitment to showcasing bold independent storytelling, regardless of form, format or length. (more...)

WICKED Day-of-Show Drawing to Return to Windy City
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Broadway In Chicago has announced that a WICKED day-of-show drawing for a limited number of seats will take place inside Block 37. (more...)

The Broadwaysted Podcast Announces Star-Studded CHRISTMAS CAROL Radio Play Benefiting BC/EFA
by Broadwaysted - Dec 4, 2017

Broadwaysted, the popular and hilarious theater podcast, is thrilled to announce the World Premiere of A Broadwaysted Carol Channing, a three-part radio play spoof of Charles Dickens' classic tale 'A Christmas Carol' featuring an All-Star cast of Broadway favorites. Written and edited by Kevin Jaeger, A Broadwaysted Carol Channing serves as the centerpiece of Broadwaysted's Holiday campaign to raise money for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS this December. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Griffin Theatre Company's VIOLET
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Griffin Theatre Company launches its 30th anniversary season with a revival of the Tony-nominated musical VIOLET, with book and lyrics by Brian Crawley (A Little Princess), music by Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home, Caroline, or Change), direction by Scott Weinstein (Ragtime, Bat Boy: The Musical) and music direction by John Cockerill (Bonnie & Clyde). VIOLET runs now through January 13, 2018 at The Den Theatre's Upstairs Mainstage, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Rockin' Road To Dublin Announces National Tour And More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

RMS Productions is pleased to announce the addition of four veteran entertainment agencies to support their 2018 national tour. Alchemy Production Group, Bond Theatrical Group, SunnySpot Productions and Juniper Street Productions bring their years of experience to the producing team. The new generation of Irish rock and dance concert ROCKIN' ROAD TO DUBLIN, co-created and starring Irish Dance World Champion Scott Doherty and Celtic Rocker Chris Smith, is currently booking its 3rd national tour that will open in Nampa, ID March 2, 2018 and go on to play over 30 cities during the Spring of 2018. (more...)

Will Chase and More to Join Michael Cerveris & Loose Cattle for Holiday Concert at Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

On Monday, December 11 at 7:30PM, The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture presents two-time Tony Award-winner Michael Cerveris (Fun Home, Assassins, The Who's Tommy) and Loose Cattle in 'Seasonal Affective Disorder,' a live concert celebrating the release of their holiday LP of the same name. (more...)

Sundance Institute Announces Indie Episodic, Shorts and Special event Selections for 2018 Sundance Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Works selected across the new Indie Episodic, Shorts and Special Events sections of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival were announced today, underlining Sundance Institute's commitment to showcasing bold independent storytelling, regardless of form, format or length. (more...)

Who's Telling the Story? Meet the Full Company of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Dec 3, 2017

The new Broadway production of Once On This Island officially opens tonight, December 3rd, at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC), and is directed by Tony nominee Michael Arden, and choreographed by the critically-acclaimed Camille A. Brown. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch highlights from the show! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 10, 2017
by - Dec 10, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 10 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 10, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards; LOST IN YONKERS Leads Best Play!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld New Orleans Awards; BILLY ELLIOT Leads Best Musical
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards; FUN HOME Leads Best Broadway Show!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards; FUN HOME Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; HAMILTON Leads Best Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards; SOMETHING ROTTEN Leads Best Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Michael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Joe Iconis and More to Bring Holiday Cheer to Feinstein's/54 Below This Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

This month, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond, just in time for the holidays. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Stage Version of Ta-Nehisi Coates Book, David Adjmi's STEREOPHONIC and More Among 2017 Sundance Institute Theatre Lab Selections
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

Four projects representing diverse world voices, each with bold and independent visions of how art can elevate the human experience, comprise this year's selected projects for the two-week Sundance Institute Theatre Lab at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), convening December 3-17, 2017, with a public performance of another project slated for December 9. (more...)

New Work For The Stage: Sundance Institute And MASS MoCA Announce Theatre Lab Projects
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

Four projects representing diverse world voices, each with bold and independent visions of how art can elevate the human experience, comprise this year's selected projects for the two-week Sundance Institute Theatre Lab at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), convening December 3-17, 2017, with a public performance of another project slated for December 9. The Theatre Labs process is rigorous and generative. Dedicated to the creation and development of forward-thinking theater; projects are cast individually, rehearsed daily and benefit from concentrated, uninterrupted time and resources. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Charlotte Awards; BE A LION Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; TREVOR THE MUSICAL Leads Best New Work!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards; IN THE HEIGHTS Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

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