Fun Home on Tour

Current Theatre & Tickets
Proctor's Theatre (Schenectady, NY)
432 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12305
10/31/2017 - 11/5/2017
Running Time
One hour and 45 minutes, no intermission


Porchlight Music Theatre to Continue Series with NEW FACES SING BROADWAY 1939
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber have announced the first production in its 2017 2018 season of Chicago's hit musical revue series, New Faces Sing Broadway 1939, hosted by Rob Lindley, directed by Keely Vasquez with music direction by David Fiorello, is Monday, Oct. 23 at Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave in Skokie and Tuesday, Oct. 24 at the Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

By Telling the Story of HAMILTON, 'Broadway Backstory' Host Patrick Hinds Shared his Own Narrative
by Matt Tamanini - Sep 29, 2017

At its best, theatre has the ability to impact people on personal levels that dramatically transcend the specific story being told. That is what happened when one of the theatre community's most well known interviewers saw HAMILTON for the first time. (more...)

Review: Victory Garden's Stunning FUN HOME
by Misha Davenport - Sep 29, 2017

Review: Victory Garden's Stunning Fun Home (more...)

Review Roundup: FUN HOME at Victory Gardens Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Fun Home runs at Victory Gardens Theatre through November 12. When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life. Moving between past and present, Alison relives her unique childhood playing at the family's Bechdel Funeral Home, her growing understanding of her own sexuality, and the looming, unanswerable questions about her father's hidden desires. (more...)

BWW TV: Welcome to the Fun Home! Watch Highlights from FUN HOME at Victory Gardens
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 28, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater begins its 43rd season with Fun Home, with music written by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics written by Lisa Kron and directed by Gary Griffin. Fun Home runs now through November 12, 2017 at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. BroadwayWorld is excited to share highlights from the show below! (more...)

Virginia Rep Welcomes Kikau L. Alvaro as New Associate Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces Kikau L. Alvaro as the new Associate Artistic Director. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief September 28th, 2017: THE SHOW-OFF Opens, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 28, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: THE SHOW-OFF opens, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, and more! (more...)

Tony Nominees Sydney Lucas and Sally Mayes to Star in Developmental Reading of New Musical INDIGO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Following on her acclaimed, Tony-nominated performance in Fun Home, Sydney Lucas is tackling her next musical role as a teenage girl with severe autism. Indigo is a musical exploration of how one family attempts to break through autism's challenging veil and in the process, learns how to listen to one another. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown, Lisa Kron, Tony Kushner and More Set for SKIRBALL TALKS Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

SKIRBALL TALKS, a new series presented by NYU Skirball, will feature two evenings of conversations with renowned theater artists, including: Jason Robert Brown, Lisa Kron, Steven Lutvak, Alex Timbers and Laurence Maslon (October 2); and Tony Kushner, Oskar Eustis and artists from the Palestinian Freedom Theatre (October 16). (more...)

VIDEO: See the Stars of 'CURIOUS INCIDENT', COME FROM AWAY, FUN HOME and More at Mirvish's 2017-18 Season Launch Event
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

On September 25, 2017, the 2017/2018 Mirvish Subscription Season Launch Event took over the Royal Alexandra Theatre. Subscribers and media guests were privy to some of the great things ahead for this season of top-notch Toronto theatre. Click below to watch highlights from the event! (more...)

Authors Sherman Alexie and Cressida Crowell Come to Symphony Space Kids' Book Club
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Symphony Space Thalia Kids' Book Club launches 2017-18 season with events featuring Sherman Alexie and Cressida Cowell on Friday and Sunday, October 13 and 15. Tickets are $17 each ($14 for Symphony Space members and groups), available online now. (more...)

Kevin Aichele, Derek Carley, Robyn Hurder and Jenna Nicole Schoen Headline FROM HERE TO ETERNITY's North American Rollout at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

The Ogunquit Playhouse is honored to be part of the North American rollout of the new musical From Here to Eternity, on stage October 4 through 29. (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Welcomes Nicholas Even as New Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

The Board of Directors of WaterTower Theatre announced today the appointment of Nicholas Even to the position of Managing Director. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at FUN HOME at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater begins its 43rd season with Fun Home, with music written by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics written by Lisa Kron and directed by Gary Griffin. Fun Home runs now through November 12, 2017, with the press performance on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, at 7:30 pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Stage and Screen Star, Helene Yorke
by Theater People Podcast - Oct 9, 2017

On Monday, October 9, the Theater People podcast welcomes Broadway and TV star Hlene Yorke. Helene made her Broadway debut in 2008 in GREASE. She went on to originate the role of Olive in BULLETS OVER BROADWAY and Evelyn in AMERICAN PSYCHO. On television, she is well known for her work on THE GOOD FIGHT, MASTERS OF SEX, and GRAVES. (more...)

Southern Rep Adds Three Extra Performances of FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

Due to overwhelming demand and the pre-emptive cancelation of earlier performances due to Hurricane Nate, Southern Rep Theatre and NOCCA Stage Company announce three extra performances of Fun Home at NOCCA's Nims Black Box Theatre on Wednesday, October 11 at 7:30 PM, Saturday, October 14 at 3 PM, and Saturday, October 21 at 3 PM. (more...)

Lilla Crawford, Sydney Lucas to Headline 'AMERICAN SCOREBOARD' Reading of Betsy DeVos Hearing
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

AMERICAN SCOREBOARD: The Trump Administration will present the next installment of its series of live dramatic political readings on Monday, October 23rd from 7:00 p.m. to 8:20 p.m. at Pace University's Schimmel Center, 3 Spruce Street in downtown New York City, featuring Lilla Crawford (Annie) as Senator Patricia Murray, Syndey Lucas (Fun Home) as Senator Elizabeth Warren, Sam Poon (The King and I) as Senator Bernie Sanders, Nicholas Barasch (Big River, 2017 Encores!) as Senator Al Frankin, Edward O'Blenis as Senator Lamar Alexander (Law & Order SVU), and Tracy Shayne (Bronx Bombers, Chicago) as Betsy DeVos. (more...)

VIDEO: BWW Exclusive Sneak Peek - Martin Short Voices 'Visionary Director' on Sunday's Broadway-Themed THE SIMPSONS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2017

Below, BWW brings you a sneak peek from this Sunday's Broadway-themed episode of THE SIMPSONS. In the clip, Lisa and Marge commit to collaborating with visionary director Guthrie Frenel, voiced by Broadway's Martin Short. (more...)

Kate Shindle Stars in FUN HOME, Coming to PPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Producers Fox Theatricals and Barbara Whitman have announced the casting for the Providence engagement of the first National Tour of Fun Home, the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning Best Musical. The tour will make its Providence debut at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) November 7 12, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: Southern Rep Theatre Presents Gorgeous Rendition of FUN HOME
by Heidi Scheuermann - Oct 6, 2017

I love musicals. I love most all musicals. There's hardly ever a musical I come across that I don't like. For the most part, musicals are usually lively, fun, and lighthearted stories set to upbeat music with killer dance numbers. Fun Home isn't really that type of musical, but it does happen to be among the musicals that I truly think are going to change the world. (more...)

BWW Interview: Trista Moldovan of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA TOUR at Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Place Des Arts
by Noelle Hannibal - Oct 5, 2017

Trista Moldovan has been part of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA for nearly 10 years, having played Christine in the 10,000th performance on Broadway as well as on tour. She is currently on tour with the show, this time playing Carlotta. The tour makes a stop in Montreal from October 4 - October 15, 2017 at Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Place des Arts. (more...)

3 Activities for Food and Fun in Cooler Weather
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

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Broadway Publicists Launch grapevine public relations
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Veteran theatrical publicists Molly Barnett and Chelsea Nachman have launched grapevine public relations, a full-service boutique firm specializing in theatrical talent PR. Barnett and Nachman begin this new venture after a combined 17 years under Rick Miramontez at DKC/O&M, one of the industry's leading theatrical public relations firms, where their clients and projects have amassed more than 40 Tony, Grammy, and Drama Desk Awards, among others. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Martin Short Mixes It Up on Broadway-Themed THE SIMPSONS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

On this Sunday's episode of THE SIMPSONS titled 'Springfield Splendor,' Marge and Lisa turn Lisa's sad experience into a successful graphic novel-turned-Broadway show, but they struggle with creative differences and ego. (more...)

Go Behind the Scenes of THE GREAT COMET with 'Broadway Backstory' Podcast
by Theater People Podcast - Oct 3, 2017

On Tuesday, October 3rd Broadway Backstory podcast podcast presents their episode on NATASHA, PIERRE, & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812. Broadway Backstory is a documentary-style podcast which, through conversations with writers, composers, producers, actors, directors and more, finds out how shows develop from and idea to a full Broadway production. (more...)

BWW Interview: Monique Wilson as Helen Bechdel, ¬"To not give up who she was¬"
by Yuliani Supandji - Oct 3, 2017

During her busy preparation for Pangdemonium's Fun Home, Monique Wilson (playing Helen Bechdel) manages to talk with us about her acting career, Helen Bechdel and her current / future projects. (more...)

SURVIVORS Reflects On Love, Guilt and Marriage in the Aftermath of AIDS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

SURVIVORS, a new play by James Masten, will be presented as a staged reading as part of the 29th Street Playwrights Collective's popular NEW WORKS SERIES at Bernie Wohl Theatre on Monday, October 16, at 7 pm. Lucy Gram, artistic director of One Bird Productions, will direct. (more...)

BWW Looks Back on Classic Musical Episodes of THE SIMPSONS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

n next week's episode of THE SIMPSONS titled 'Springfield Splendor,' Marge and Lisa are Broadway-bound. We've assembled some of our favorite musically-themed clips from the show below! (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Tony-Nominee Jeremy Jordan
by Theater People Podcast - Oct 2, 2017

On Monday, October 2, the Theater People podcast welcomes Tony nominee Jeremy Jordan. Jeremy Jordan made his Broadway debut in 2009's ROCK OF AGES. He went on to play the Tony alternate, appearing twice per week, in the 2009 revival of WEST SIDE STORY. In 2011 he originated the role of Clyde Barrow in BONNIE AND CLYDE. And he received his first Tony nomination for originating the role of Jack Kelly in 2011's NEWSIES. (more...)

Atlantis Announces Full Cast For MATILDA The Musical; Show Runs 11/10-12/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group (ATEG) is excited to announce the full cast for the internationally-acclaimed musical, MATILDA, inspired by Roald Dahl's beloved book. Composed of some of the finest musical theater talents of the country, the cast is currently deep into rehearsals gearing up for a November 10th opening night at Meralco Theater in Ortigas Center. (more...)

BWW Review: Compelling, Must see ¬"Well¬" @ Ensemble
by Roy Berko - Oct 2, 2017

Well is one of those special scripts and performances that showcases the message of what theater is all about. It's a must see experience. (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Appoints Nine New Board Members and a Slate of New Executive Officers
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

WaterTower Theatre has announced the election of nine new Board Members, as well as a new slate of Officers. The Board voted unanimously to install the following Executive Committee Officers: President Paul Shultz, Vice President Stan Graner, Vice President Grace Daniels, Treasurer Philip Longacre, and Secretary Karol Omlor. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE SIMPSONS Are Broadway-Bound on Next Week's Episode ft. Rachel Bloom & Alison Bechdel
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

On next week's episode of THE SIMPSONS titled 'Springfield Splendor,' Marge and Lisa turn Lisa's sad experience into a successful graphic novel-turned-Broadway show, but they struggle with creative differences and ego. (more...)

Alex Brightman, Tituss Burgess, Lesli Margherita and More Will Help 'Legends Live On' in ROCKERS ON BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

The Path Fund Inc. has announced the initial list of performers that will appear at the 24th Annual ROCKERS ON BROADWAY: LEGENDS LIVE ON! on Monday, November 13, 2017 at Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker Street) at 8 p.m. (more...)

Zachary Piser, MiMi Scardulla to Headline Final 'MADAME'S SOIREE' of 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Cabaret patroness Madame Mathieu has selected Zachary Piser (Wicked), and MiMi Scardulla (Gigantic) as guests of honor at the November 9 edition of the Bistro Awards Critics' Pick Madame Mathieu's Soiree. It will be the final soiree of 2017, with 2018 dates announced at the event. (more...)

Le Petit Theatre to Host FOOTLIGHTS FOR HOUSTON Hurricane Harvey Relief Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

On Monday, October 23rd at 7:30pm at Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre, 616 St. Peter St. (in the French Quarter), will host 'Footlights for Houston,' a Hurricane Harvey relief benefit for the Houston theatre community. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY's Caesar Samayoa to Host NAMT's SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce this year's line-up for the MIDDAY CABARETS and SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE hosted byCome From Away's Caesar Samayoa, which are part of the 29th annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS. The Festival will take place on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). (more...)

Time and the Broadways: A Look at the Theatre's Extensive Exploration of Time
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 15, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the new Broadway production of J. B. Priestley's Time and the Conways, directed by Tony winner Rebecca Taichman. Time and the Conways returns to Broadway for the first time since its premiere in 1938. (more...)

BWW Review: FUN HOME: A Rich Blend of Laughter and Tears, at Portland Center Stage
by Krista Garver - Oct 14, 2017

Fun Home will make you laugh and it will make you cry, and you'll love every minute of it. Go see it. Also, dads, call your daughters. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More!
by BWW Special - Oct 13, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature ONCE, Fun Home, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Casts Is Getting Into Character in Rehearsals for Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Oct 12, 2017

A legendary roster of Grammy Award winners. A visionary director and Tony Award-winning design team. One of the world's most beloved and unforgettable characters. Turn them all loose on Broadway and what do you get? SpongeBob SquarePants! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Squidward & Sandy & Patrick & More! Go Inside Rehearsals for SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS!
by Walter McBride - Oct 12, 2017

A legendary roster of Grammy Award winners. A visionary director and Tony Award-winning design team. One of the world's most beloved and unforgettable characters. Turn them all loose on Broadway and what do you get? SpongeBob SquarePants! (more...)

Emelin Theatre Announces Upcoming November Events
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Check out what's coming to Emelin Theatre next month! (more...)

BWW Review: FUN HOME Makes a Powerful Statement at TPAC
by Cillea Houghton - Oct 12, 2017

While most Broadway shows pack a powerful punch, Fun Home accomplishes that by capturing the viewer's heart, whether gently plucking at one's heartstrings or tugging with all its might, and its opening night in Nashville at TPAC's Andrew Jackson Hall offered viewers a bevy of emotion. (more...)

BWW TV: Broadway Meets Bikini Bottom- Watch Songs and Meet the Cast from SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS!
by TV - Press Previews - Oct 11, 2017

A legendary roster of Grammy Award winners. A visionary director and Tony Award-winning design team. One of the world's most beloved and unforgettable characters. Turn them all loose on Broadway and what do you get? SpongeBob SquarePants! (more...)

BWW Review: FUN HOME at Open Stage of Harrisburg
by Christy Brooks - Oct 11, 2017

Fun Home is a musical, based on the 2006 graphic memoir by the American cartoonist Alison Bechdel, who is the author of the comic strip DYKES TO WATCH OUT FOR. Bechdel's play tells the story of her life as she navigates through her years of childhood to adulthood, while living in the same house in a town in Pennsylvania. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Company of SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Oct 11, 2017

A legendary roster of Grammy Award winners. A visionary director and Tony Award-winning design team. One of the world's most beloved and unforgettable characters. Turn them all loose on Broadway and what do you get? SpongeBob SquarePants! (more...)


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Celebrated New Musical LIFE AFTER Announces Extension
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Following an overwhelmingly well received opening in September, Canadian Stage, The Musical Stage Company, and Yonge Street Theatricals are thrilled to announce that their acclaimed presentation of Toronto lyricist and composer Britta's Johnson's extraordinary new musical Life After, on stage now at the Berkeley Street Theatre, has been extended by a week due to popular demand. (more...)

Go Behind the Scenes of BONNIE AND CLYDE with 'Broadway Backstory' Podcast
by Theater People Podcast - Oct 10, 2017

On Tuesday, October 10th, Broadway Backstory podcast tells the story of how BONNIE & CLYDE, the 2011 musical by Frank Wildhorn, Don Black, and Ivan Menchell made it to Broadway. 'Broadway Backstory' is a documentary-style podcast in which each episode finds out how a show develops from an idea to a full Broadway production. This episode of the podcast charts the show's journey from a Wildhorn-helmed concept album for Atlantic Records starring Linda Eder, to an out of town hit, to a Broadway flop. (more...)

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